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India in trouble as Zaheer strains hamstring
India may have a batting line-up studded with some of the world’s best but the one man they needed fit to win this series was strike bowler Zaheer Khan. They were dealt a big blow when Zaheer left the field on day one clutching his hamstring. With no Zak, the British media were quick to starting penning India's obituaries. BBC’s Jonathan Agnew feels that his absence gives England a great opportunity to go one up in the series -
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India have taken a risk in only selecting four bowlers, especially allowing for the fact that Zaheer has only played one first-class match in seven months.
Given his lack of cricket, it was no huge surprise to see him hobble off, and it does raise questions over India's decision to only schedule one warm-up match ahead of this series.
I know they have a very busy schedule over the next few months, but that