Tuesday, April 07, 2009

India End 41 Year Drought



India End 41 year Test series drought with a test series win 1-0 and end another 33 year drought with one day series win .

With Final test Ending in a draw due to bad weather conditions the series was won by India 1-0 who complete a historical and magical tour of Kiwis.

Scoreboard
India 379 and 434-7 dec.
New Zealand 197 and 281-8 dec.



Gautam Gambhir was the Man of the Match for his 167 in the second innings and has proved that he is one of the Openers on the game currently today in all Three forms of the game.

He also was rewarded win Man of the series with most runs in the series . Gautam who was said that he did not have enough patience to be a test player proved his critics wrong with a Wonderful series . He also played a defining knock in the second test match when he saved the Game with a marathon Innings with 10 hours at the crease.

This Indian team seems to be the Best in the recent times with platform made by Ganguly . He was the one who first encouraged youngsters to perform and consistently backed them even tough they were not performing .

Zaheer Khan was also a highlight of the series who spearheaded the bowling attack . The series was full of positives and hopefully they continue .




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