Last Updated: Tuesday, February 04, 2014, 13:05
India’s ascent to the No. 1 spot in Tests was a result of some significant opening partnerships between Gautam Gambhir and Virender Sehwag. No matter which part of the world India toured, these two made it a habit of laying a solid foundation for the team, irrespective of the fact whether India were batting first or chasing. But those two overseas tours in England and Australia probably pegged both these batsmen on the backfoot, and they haven’t managed to recover back, since then.