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Serious pressure on Fletcher : Sourav Ganguly

Serious pressure on Fletcher : Sourav Ganguly

Sourav Ganguly feels India’s humiliating 0-4 whitewash in the Test series against Australia has proved to be a “nightmare” for Duncan Fletcher and his reputation as a coach is at stake. “It must also be a nightmare for Duncan Fletcher. He has lost 11 of his past 12 matches Down ...

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Time for changes in Indian team : Sourav Ganguly

Time for changes in Indian team : Sourav Ganguly

Sourav Ganguly has come down heavily on the Indian cricket team after it suffered a 0-4 whitewash in the Test series in Australia, demanding sweeping changes in the current set-up. “If the team keeps losing like this, changes are inevitable,” Ganguly said after India lost the final Test in Adelaide ...

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India has lost wickets at regular intervals : Sourav Ganguly

India has lost wickets at regular intervals : Sourav Ganguly

CRAIG McDermott’s role has been a very valuable one in helping Australia set up a series victory over India this summer. I saw McDermott bowl in 1991 when I toured this country as a 17-year-old. He would bowl such outstanding lengths and he has managed to get those young quicks ...

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Belted on a belter, but Kohli shows his class : Sourav Ganguly

Belted on a belter, but Kohli shows his class : Sourav Ganguly

ANOTHER ordinary batting performance from India, and this time on a good batting surface at the Adelaide Oval. The batting unit has struggled throughout the series but this effort must be really worrying to the players. One can argue the wickets in the past Test matches had a lot more ...

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Dravid’s fluency, Viru’s hunger decline: Sourav Ganguly

Dravid’s fluency, Viru’s hunger decline: Sourav Ganguly

IT WAS a fantastic display of batting yesterday by Ricky Ponting and Michael Clarke and they have put Australia in a commanding position. When a team scores 600 runs in an innings in a Test, it normally shuts out one result – a loss for that team – and leads ...

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How to deal with the End of Indian Cricket that started & ended with Dada

How to deal with the End of Indian Cricket that started & ended with Dada

The cricketing ecosystem has its checks and balances. India and Sri Lanka are struggling abroad, thanks to their classical ineptitude against fast bowling. On the other hand, the No. 1 Test team – England – were made to look silly by Pakistan’s Saeed Ajmal. This has been the one constant ...

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‘The failure of the batting is the top reason for India’s poor performance’

‘The failure of the batting is the top reason for India’s poor performance’

Adelaide: Former India captain Sourav Ganguly briefly spoke to The Telegraph on Wednesday evening. The following are excerpts: Q. India’s miserable show in Australia… A. It has become tough commentating… What do I keep saying on the TV? The mildest word I can use for our performance is disappointing. Q. ...

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Veterans take the game away once more : Sourav Ganguly

Veterans take the game away once more : Sourav Ganguly

It’s the same pair of Ricky Ponting and Michael Clarke who hurt India on the first day of the Adelaide Test. Australia were 3-37 at the SCG and three down for not many here after the Australian skipper won a good toss in perfect batting conditions. India got off to ...

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Why should we win in Adelaide and mindset concerns of future?

Why should we win in Adelaide and mindset concerns of future?

Day One pretty much says us that it’s going to be 4-0 but the win will mean a lot to our beloved fabulous five – Dada, Wall, Master, Jumbo and VVS, the men whose efforts seem to be going in vain. It looks to be a daunting task ahead and ...

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India erred in not playing Ojha: Sourav Ganguly

India erred in not playing Ojha: Sourav Ganguly

With India looking down the barrel yet again, former captain Sourav Ganguly feels the struggling visitors should have played two spinners in the ongoing fourth and final Test against Australia as the conditions here appear to be “closest to subcontinent”. Captain Michael Clarke (140) and Ricky Ponting (137) struck unbeaten ...

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