Let's begin with the basics: India's loss to South Africa was the first defeat in this edition of the World Cup. And despite this bad hair day, India still top Group B and is certain of a place in the quarter-finals. We could crib and cry and say our three wins in the group came against minnows - but remember what a 'minnow' called Ireland did to England?
- India has amassed 1,405 runs in their five matches so far - thrice batting first and twice chasing. They have taken a total of 44 opposition wickets - bowling out Ireland and Netherlands before 50 overs. Virender Sehwag, Virat Kohli, Sachin Tendulkar (twice) have scored centuries while Gautam Gambhir (twice), Yuvraj Singh (twice) and Virender Sehwag have registered half-centuries in those matches. Yuvraj Singh got a five-wicket haul once during one of those matches. So, appearances to the contrary, we aren't doing too badly after all, in two of the three departments of the game. Our fielding sucks, did you say? Of course it does,Read More »from We love hating India; don’t we?