Srilanka vs India 2nd Test; Aug 3-7,2017 at Colombo

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Srilanka vs India 2nd Test; Aug 3-7,2017 at Colombo

Postby Misty » Sun Jul 30, 2017 6:17 pm

India squad:
Virat Kohli (capt.), S.Dhawan, KL Rahul, Cheteshwar Pujara, Ajinkya Rahane, Rohit Sharma, R Ashwin, Ravindra Jadeja, Wriddhiman Saha (wk), Ishant Sharma, Umesh Yadav, Hardik Pandya, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Mohammed Shami, Kuldeep Yadav, Abhinav Mukund.



Srilankan Squad:
Dinesh Chandimal [capt.]Rangana Herath , Upal Tharanga, Dimuth Karunaratne, Kusal Mendis, Angelo Mathews, Niroshan Dickwella (wk), Dhananjaya de Silva, Danushka Gunathilaka, Dilruwan Perera, Lahiru Kumara, Vishwa Fernando, Malinda Pushpakumara, Nuwan Pradeep
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Re: Srilanka vs India 2nd Test; Aug 3-7,2017 at Colombo

Postby raja » Wed Aug 02, 2017 1:11 pm

I like this Sr Lankan team but the difference in ability between the two teams is just too much.
This Sri Lankan attack will struggle every time to dismiss this BCCI team cheaply.

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Re: Srilanka vs India 2nd Test; Aug 3-7,2017 at Colombo

Postby raja » Thu Aug 03, 2017 10:18 am

Misty wrote:Cong 50 for Raja special Rahane

:grin:
I don't complain about Rahane in Tests.
Come on, he's got a Lord's 100 (and a very good one at that!)
In fact, he's got Test 100s in NZ, Aus, Windies, SL, England and a 96 in SA...

So I don't have a problem with him in Tests.

It's in limited-overs cricket that I have a problem - I think there are better batsmen for ODIs and T20s.
That's why I call him Trahane for these formats. :grin:

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Re: Srilanka vs India 2nd Test; Aug 3-7,2017 at Colombo

Postby raja » Fri Aug 04, 2017 9:52 am

cricinfo stat
"Only 15 allrounders have claimed 2000 runs and 250 wickets in Tests. Ashwin reached there quicker than anybody else, in 51 matches."

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Re: Srilanka vs India 2nd Test; Aug 3-7,2017 at Colombo

Postby Boycs » Fri Aug 04, 2017 8:36 pm

raja wrote:cricinfo stat
"Only 15 allrounders have claimed 2000 runs and 250 wickets in Tests. Ashwin reached there quicker than anybody else, in 51 matches."


I shall have a crack at naming them.

In no particular order.

Ashwin
Sobers
Imran Khan
Kapil dev
Ian botham
Richard hadlee
Kallis
Ritchie benaud
Shaun pollock
Stuart broad
Shane Warne
+ harbajhan
+ kumble


..... I'm not sure about Warne he might not have got that many runs but I remember him being the highest run getting without a century so I'm confident he has over 2000

I know flintoff only took about 226 wickets.

Think carl hooper only got 150-odd?

I wondered if kumble or harbajahn might have played enough tests to scrounge out 2000 runs but I don't think they were good enough with the bat.

Jayasuriya didn't have that many test wickets

Neither did Shane Watson. And I don't think Keith miller did either?

I can't guess any more.

Edit - looked up the article. Bhaji and kumble did do it. But still stuck on the last two.

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Re: Srilanka vs India 2nd Test; Aug 3-7,2017 at Colombo

Postby Boycs » Fri Aug 04, 2017 8:41 pm

Vettori! Shit how did I forget about him?!

Chaminda Vaas?

Mitchel Johnson!