Image via Wikipedia It’s true that geniuses and champions are never satisfied with what they have achieved. They are always thinking of the next level, the next summit, the next goal. They dare not rest on their laurels. There’s always the next mountain to climb, the next peak to scale. And so it is…
To put it succinctly: India won a match they should have lost. Australia lost a game they should have won.
Neither team deserved to lose and it was a great advertisement for Test cricket. That’s what Test cricket is all about. It’s not over until it’s truly over!
The difference was that man VVS Laxman, who reserves his best for the kangaroos.
The Aussies kept digging into their marsupial pockets for ways to counter the Hyderabadi’s merry march to victory but there were just no tricks up their sleeves.
Ricky Ponting, unlike his predecessor, Steve Waugh, seems to more often than not, let the game drift and that seems to be exactly the case once again when the Aussies, by rights, should have been going in for the kayo.
No discredit to the fighting qualities exhibited by Laxman, Sharma and Ojha but Ponting needs a new thinking cap and soon!