South Africa vs India: 3 Test Series; January - February, 2018

Who would you want to see win?

South Africa
5
50%
India
5
50%
 
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Re: South Africa vs India: 3 Test Series; January - February, 2018

Postby raja » Sun Jan 28, 2018 4:01 am

squarecut wrote:This win will give BCCI great self belief that they can compete and win in overseas conditions. Hopefully they will be better prepared for their net tour in England and they will not committ the same mistakes, viz keeping Rahane and Bhuvneshwar Kumar our of the playing XI. This series should serve as a great learning experience cum turning point of Indian cricket as far as playing away test series is concerned.


Yes, this is the biggest positive from this win.

Will boost the confidence of the players tremendously. They needed that.

Taking all 60 wickets in a series - rare achievement.

Winning a Test with only quicks, not a single spinner in the side. And all quicks contributing.

Batsmen finally showing character and hanging in there facing a top bowling attack, on a challenging wicket.

Yes, we lost the series - and, as has happened on previous series in SA too, you are left with a "what if" feeling.

But it's all done now, SA bowlers deserve credit too for winning the first two Tests for them.

But this was a quite unexpectedly positive performance from BCCI - and bodes very well for the future.

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Re: South Africa vs India: 3 Test Series; January - February, 2018

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Re: South Africa vs India: 3 Test Series; January - February, 2018

Postby bolero » Sun Jan 28, 2018 7:31 am

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Re: South Africa vs India: 3 Test, 6 ODI & 3 T20I; January 5 - February 28, 2018

Postby bolero » Sun Jan 28, 2018 5:09 pm

bolero wrote:India going woefully underprepared and undercooked. Should have gone 3 weeks early instead of thrashing Sri Lanka.

Normally India play their worst in the first test. By the time they get adjusted its the third test and the series is over.


This prediction made before the series started has come true.