Friday, September 02, 2005

Fallen...and to what levels.

An article by Harsha Bhogle, about the pathetic state of affairs in Indian cricket, especially the ongoing series in Zimbabwe, highlights some definite problems in the Indian team/selection mentality.

Here is an interesting exceprt from that article:
  • For an individual, defeat translates into being left out of the side. Players that are scared of being left out will hardly ever win a cricket match.
Being a hardcore supporter of the Indian cricket team and the players in the team, I guess I knew that some of these problems did exist, but when someone as respected as Harsha Bhogle points it out, I guess it strikes a nerve...but the obvious question is...what will the team/the players and the selection committee do as a result ? If anything, i.e.

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