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    November 27, 2006

    Were you expecting any better?

    There's a huge amount of discussion, inside and outside Parliament(!), about India's dismal show in the two one-dayers so far. Failing to notch up 100 in the first game, and letting South Africa slip from 76/6 to 274 and losing by over 100 runs yesterday, are both being debated about with a lot of passion.

    But seriously, going by India's record against South Africa in South Africa, did you expect any better? I didn't.

    Of course, it hurts, when a team you passionately support bats, bowls and fields like schoolboys. Actually hang on, a couple of schoolboys (actually more than a couple!) will take some serious offence to that statement, given their recent feat!

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    why are the politicians bothered abt india's performance. They don't seem to be bothered about their constituency which is why they are elected for.

    By Anonymous pamthree (27-Nov-2006, 3:19:00 PM)  

    I've disagreed with Nirmal Shekar earlier (see here and here), but in yesterday's piece, he was pretty much spot on!

    By Blogger Jagadish (27-Nov-2006, 7:36:00 PM)  


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