Even as there has been plenty of talk about the non-performance of India’s ageing batsmen, there is another problem that must definitely be troubling India – that is the form of their pace spearhead Zaheer Khan.
Ishant Sharma may have been ruled out of the opening Test owing to viral fever, but one still needs to ask the question whether the lanky medium pacer deserves a spot in the Indian Test squad any longer.
There is some real good news for fans of Mumbai cricket. Two biggies from the international scene – Sachin Tendulkar and Zaheer Khan – will be available for Mumbai’s first clash against Railways at the Wankhede Stadium beginning early next month.
India clinched a narrow 1-run win over Proteas in the final Super Eights match at Colombo but couldn’t make it to the Semi Finals. Pakistan instead have moved into the Semi Finals ahead of India and will take on Sri Lanka.