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5 Worry lines on India’s brow

DNMUM402642 | 12/8/2017 | Author : Taus Rizvi | WC :974

Even before the first ball was bowled, the Test series between India and Sri Lanka was billed as a ‘no contest’ with the odds heavily tilted in the hosts’ favour. However, Sri Lanka put up a surprise resistance and Virat Kohli & Co managed to win just one Test in the three-match series (the other two being draws).
For India, though, it was a dress rehearsal ahead of the big test in South Africa and if the home team tried to prepare the kind of wickets found there by leaving grass on them in all the three Tests, only the wicket Kolkata wicket gave that impression.
The series might have ended in India’s favour, as predicted, but the 1-0 scoreline has definitely given Team India some creases to iron out if the team aims to win a Test
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