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India must pick horses for courses

DNMUM405221 | 1/11/2018 | Author : Chander Shekhar Luthra | WC :738

While Cape Town debacle paints gloomy picture, Kohli & Co can still turn the series around if they include Rahane, Rahul in XI
Rocking the Rainbow Test Series India in South Africa
A sensational spell by South Africa medium-pacer Vernon Philander, picking career-best six for 42 in the second innings, and an entire star-studded Indian batting line-up was on the mat for just 135.
India’s reputation as world’s best Test team took a big hit as the South Africa thrashed the visitors by what could be called a big if not massive 72-run margin in a chase of 208 to take a 1-0 lead in the three-match series.
Team India beaten in under three days (if rained day is excluded) on a pitch which was described as the slowest (of the three venues) there due to ongoing draught conditions in Cape Town in recent months.
The latest debacle has brought back memories of previous horrors on foreign pitches. The humiliation
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