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Q Did you, at the start of this series, expect Australia to be in the position they are in?
A If I’m to be honest, no. I did expect Australia to win the series, but not as comfortably as they have.
What gave you that confidence?
Watching Australia play in South Africa, at the start of the season... The fast bowlers were coming through well and the team was definitely improving. Because of the bounce in Australia, I knew India’s batsmen would be troubled... That’s how this series has turned out.
But India’s failure has been collective...
Well, yes... The other day, (Gautam) Gambhir said a lot about the wickets in Australia, but India’s bowlers have bowled on the same tracks and haven’t got Australia out for 150, have they? This Australian team has batted better, bowled better and fielded better... I can’t Read More »from Clarke's in such a good space mentally: Taylor