The morning session passed smoothly enough, though not without intense frustrations for England fans. Initially the flames of bitter infuriation were fanned by Anderson's lacklustre opening overs. The Aussies had said he couldn't bowl in their conditions and we started to believe they were right.
Then the hideous spectre of the UDRS honed into view. Indians have been spared cricket's equivalent of the European Court of Appeal by the refusal of their board to play along. Lucky them..
Nearly an hour of wicketless action we thought had been ended by Doctrove's raised finger as Katich was trapped on the crease by Anderson. But when the decision was wisely referred to the 3rd umpire our breakthrough turned out to be a mirage.
Curses rained down with more concentrated venom soon after when Watson was alsoRead More »from We began to fight amongst ourselves