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Friday, December 10, 2010

Team India won ODI series by clean sweeping Kiwis at Chepauk

Dream run with captaincy continued at Chepauk as well for Gautam Gambhir as Team India won the ODI series by clean sweeping Kiwis at Chepauk in Chennai. With this win Gautam Gambhir has confirmed that he is the captain for the future. Gambhir had second string team with him but the way he used his resources was mind boggling. Whoever included in the final eleven performed well and every match we got one match-winner and this shows how much Gambhir motivated his colleagues. Its going to be tough for the selectors to pick the team for World-Cup because everybody in this team is strong contender for the berth in final team for World Cup.
Virat Kohli, Parthiv Patel, R.Ashwin, Yusuf Pathan, Munaf Patel, Yuvraj Singh are the ones who have performed exceptionally and I must say anyone of them will not be picked then he will be unlucky. Selectors will have tough time ahead but this will going to be good tough time and they will enjoy this problem more.India also found solution for number seven spot in batting in form of Yususf Pathan, second spinner in form of R.Ashwin, return of Yuvraj Singh and backup wicket keeper and opener in Pathiv patel. Guys who will be unlucky in this series will probably now not going to get much chance and these players are Ravindra Jadeja, Rohit Sharma, M.Vijay, Vinay Kumar and Wriddhiman Saha.M.Vijay still have chance because Srikkanth have special love for him but not  other guys.

For Kiwis I think nothing went correct in the series. It was expected that Kiwis atleast give fight in this match but to their bad luck they got the rank turner which was turning left-right-center when Kiwis were batting and Kiwis looked vulnerable against the Indian spinners. Kiwis now have to get back to winning ways ahead of World-Cup and have to perform well against Pakistan at home and if they failing that series I don't think they will go into World-Cup with good morale. So it is important that they play well and for them advantage is that they will be playing at home.

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