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Wednesday, November 23, 2005

zaheer misses out coz Ganguly is all rounder

LMAO ... someone please tell me what Zaheer thinks of all this.



  • At Wednesday, November 23, 2005 2:49:00 AM, Blogger Satba said…

    Were the selectors looking at Zaheer as an all-rounder ?!! I think Zaheer got punished for taking Gangs wickets during the Duleep trophy :-)

  • At Wednesday, November 23, 2005 3:02:00 AM, Blogger vshan said…

    ROFLOL! This is going to be fun.

    Also, why a 15 member team for a home test? Never before heard of. Australia names a 12 and lets the others go play for their state and here we name 15 for one test! This is real fun.

    And imagine if Ganguly gets dropped because we wanted to play 5 bowlers? ROFLOL! Clearly he does not select himself as a batsman - Sehwag, Gambhir, RD, SRT, VVSL, Dhoni select themselves and the reamining 5 places is where the batting-bowling-alrounder has to fight for.

    What a mighty fall for the Prince of Culcutta!

  • At Wednesday, November 23, 2005 7:54:00 AM, Blogger Vick said…

    There are few questions you need to answer after you are done LMAOing.
    1. Are we going to play 3 seamers in the tests at home?
    2. If we play both Bhajji and Kumble wouldnt be need a third seamer in case we are made to bowl on 1st day morning? Now if we cant have 5 bowlers and neither can have 3 seamers what should we do?
    Shouldnt we look for someone who can bowl few overs of seam?
    3. How many guys on the bench we have who can do this job? JP? SG? I cant think of anyone else.
    4. Havent SG picked up wickets in every first class game he has played this season.
    5. If he can do this job we wouldnt be forced to ask our spinners to bowl with new ball on fresh wicket.
    And i agree with VShan we shouldnt be picking 15 players for 'one test'. Specially when our domestic season is in full flow. Guys like Kaif and Yuvi are better served playing first class games instead of warming benchs.

  • At Wednesday, November 23, 2005 10:24:00 AM, Anonymous Anonymous said…

    maybe the team might be something like

    aggu/RP ?

    theyll prolly use ganguly as the third *seamer* option i assume and irfans in good batting form as well.

    by the way does anyone remember how well kumble was batting in the series against the aussies, i thought he put the top order to sham hopefully hes in the same vein of form :D


  • At Saturday, November 26, 2005 2:43:00 AM, Anonymous Anonymous said…

    Joke of the week - Ganguly is an alrounder

  • At Tuesday, November 29, 2005 10:26:00 AM, Anonymous Anonymous said…

    vshan, do you really don't know the spelling of 'Calcutta'? Asking because the keys for 'A' and 'U' on the keyboard are miles apart. So it can't be a typo. May be instead of laughing your ass out, you should learn how to spell.

  • At Wednesday, November 30, 2005 9:40:00 PM, Anonymous S on Cricket said…

    To Anon

    Maybe you need to think a little harder that the spelling error could be deliberate too.

    The term was coined by Boycott and he does pronounce Calcutta (or Kolkata) differently.

    Admirers and fans of Ganguly seem to have the knack of spotting irrelevant mistakes in others. ;-)

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