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History Beckons at SCG
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31 December, 2018 20:16
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Re: History Beckons at SCG
Birbal (IP Logged)
31 December, 2018 22:35
Sydney... coming full circle... Where it all began for Kohli as Test Captain... could be where he achieves the Holy Grail of Indian Test cricket... A series win Down Under

 
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Re: History Beckons at SCG
Birbal (IP Logged)
31 December, 2018 22:42
If I were selector I'd pick...

Agarwal, Vihari, Pujara, Kohli, Rahane, Pandya, Pant, Ashwin, Jadeja, Ishant and Bumrah...

Sad for Shami to miss out...but this would give me greatest confidence we will win the series.

All bases covered... pace, spin and longer batting...



Edited 2 time(s). Last edit at 31/12/2018 22:51 by Birbal.

 
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Re: History Beckons at SCG
Birbal (IP Logged)
31 December, 2018 22:47
If I was aiming for 3-1... I'd go with:

Agarwal, Vihari, Pujara, Kohli, Rahane, Pant, Ashwin, Jadeja, Shami, Ishant, Bumrah...

 
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Re: History Beckons at SCG
Birbal (IP Logged)
31 December, 2018 22:50
Normally Sydney is a good batting wicket that spins a bit later... but maybe Aussies are scared of India's FAST bowlers and will prepare a big turner... thinking Lyon will be their ace...like in Perth...smiling smiley



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Akbar
Re: History Beckons at SCG
Akbar (IP Logged)
01 January, 2019 02:38
Quote:
Birbal
If I was aiming for 3-1... I'd go with:
Agarwal, Vihari, Pujara, Kohli, Rahane, Pant, Ashwin, Jadeja, Shami, Ishant, Bumrah...
I like this squad. Batting of Ashwin and Jadeja will more than compensate for the absence of Rohit.
And bowling will be much stronger.

 
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Re: History Beckons at SCG
Birbal (IP Logged)
04 January, 2019 15:46
They picked Kuldeep instead of Ashwin.. with over 600 in the bank Kuldeep could be a trump card... I am really looking forward to see the two slow left armers... Jadeja and Kuldeep in tandem.... will be FUN....

 
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Re: History Beckons at SCG
Akbar (IP Logged)
05 January, 2019 20:14
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Birbal
They picked Kuldeep instead of Ashwin.. with over 600 in the bank Kuldeep could be a trump card... I am really looking forward to see the two slow left armers... Jadeja and Kuldeep in tandem.... will be FUN....

They have taken 5 out of 6 wickets so far. Bumrah has been wicketless.

 
Akbar
Re: History Beckons at SCG
Akbar (IP Logged)
07 January, 2019 03:30
India on the cusp of history.

 
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Re: History Beckons at SCG
Birbal (IP Logged)
07 January, 2019 04:29
History made...Pujara deserved man of series. But so did the bowling unit.

 
Akbar
Re: History Beckons at SCG
Akbar (IP Logged)
07 January, 2019 04:33
Huge moment for India and Indian fans. Once in a lifetime moment. Congratulations to all fans!

 
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Re: History Beckons at SCG
Birbal (IP Logged)
07 January, 2019 04:40
For sure. Not quite like 1971 series wins in West Indies and England. More like the 2003 win in Pakistan. Now only South Africa remains unconqered. With the Indian fast bowling unit now that shouldn’t be too far away



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Akbar
Re: History Beckons at SCG
Akbar (IP Logged)
08 January, 2019 03:12
Now when it has been achieved, expect a few more in Australia and other countries in quick succession. This will give them belief.


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