On a day that will only be remembered for the milestones, India’s top three batsmen will rue the fact that they failed to make merry on a what seems like a batting paradise.
In case you missed it, here are the milestones
- Sachin breaches 12000 runs in Test Cricket
- Sachin makes 50th Test 50 and is the second Indian to do so after Rahul Dravid 🙂
- Sachin breaks West Indian Brian Lara’s record for most runs scored in Test Cricket
- Ganguly crosses 7000 runs
Meanwhile, there was a game of cricket being played.
Sehwag should have paid attention. Dravid looked set for a big one with some of the shots reminding us just what kind of a player he is. He should have capitalized on what looked like his best innings in the last 4 Test matches. Gambhir should have stayed on, he got stuck after lunch and fell shortly after Dravid. I have no words for Laxman. Maybe he should not have been promoted up the order – it seems almost like some kind of a curse. Tendulkar and Ganguly each played a brilliant innings, one true to their reputation. This partnership has saved India some blushes.
India will do well do get to 400. Does Amit Mishra bat? My fellow Delhi-ite bloggers NC, SB and SP will know better if deserving debutant Amit Mishra can bat. Now a days one has more faith in India’s lower order than our middle.