THE LITTLE MASTER

Looks like India’s got a grip on the Aussies big time.

India has won again, this time crushing the kangaroos by 7 wickets,an amazing feat well achieved, and who’s responsible??? The great little master who looks younger and better than he ever was steering India to victory yet again with his double hundred in the first innings and an unbeaten 53 in the second, doesn’t look like the auusies have any reply for him, just no reply.

Also a mention has to be made of debutant Cheteshwar Pujara who hit a fluent 72 as India moved to the verge of winning the second cricket Test against Australia on Wednesday.

The hosts, set 207 runs to win on a wearing wicket in a minimum of 77 overs, went to tea on the fifth and final day at a comfortable 185-3 in their second innings at the Chinnaswamy stadium in Bangalore.

Veteran Sachin Tendulkar scored an unbeaten half-century and Rahul Dravid was on 21 not out.

Pujara, who was promoted to number three in place of Dravid, then added 57 for the third wicket with Tendulkar before he was bowled by Hauritz, who was by the way awarded a Test cap only because Venkatsai Laxman was injured.

There has got to be no doubt about who the man of the match would be after an exemplary performance, the ceremony would only be a formality as it would be handed over to the little master.

This must take the spirits of the men in blue and their captian Mahendra Singh Dhoni sky high leading up to their one day series starting on 17th against the Aussies itself, and then their matches with New Zealand next month and South Africa a little later…

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