India’s 2010 cricket calendar began with a tour to neighbouring Bangladesh in January. Virender Sehwag started proceedings by calling the Bangladeshis an “ordinary side, that wasn’t good enough to take 20 wickets”. His straightforward comments received flak after Bangladesh’s first innings performance, but that didn’t deter Viru, who followed up with an ‘I-told-you-so’ when India coasted to victory at Chittagong.
India went on to win the Test series 2-0, but it was a series more in the news for injuries than on-field brilliance. Skipper Dhoni missed the first test due to a back strain. VVS Laxman then returned to India after injuring his finger while dropping a catch in the 1st Test.
This was followed by on the home side. The Indian batting looked less than special minus Dravid, Laxman and Yuvraj, all out to injuries.
India did manage to return the innings defeat in the 2nd Test at the Eden Gardens with Sehwag, Sachin, Laxman and Harbhajan all coming to theRead More »from Cricket Recap: SRT’s Double and the Right Royal Mess