Cheteshwar Pujara, who has been seen as the successor of ‘the wall’ Rahul Dravid, has performed up to the expectations of many, to date. Even while playing in the most difficult conditions of South Africa and facing the fearsome bowling attack of Steyn & Co., he showed that he not only has the temperament to play in the longest format of the game but the technique as well to score runs.
South African pacer Dale Steyn who carried the attack back to the Indian camp with a sensational six-wicket haul said that he wasn`t at all disappointed while not getting any wickets for more than 69 overs as he was bowling well.
Title contenders Chennai Super Kings put up yet another comprehensive performance as they thrashed Sunrisers Hyderabad by 77 runs to assert their supremacy in the Pepsi Indian Premier League here on Wednesday.
After losing three matches in a row, Delhi Daredevils would be desperate to register their first victory as they lock horns with the Sunrisers Hyderabad who have won two matches out of three in the Indian Premier League.
Kevin Pietersen has come under sharp attack in the 150th edition of Wisden Almanack, which has described the star batsman`s behaviour as ‘arrogant’ during South Africa-England series last year when the SMS saga led to his ouster from the national side.
More than 20 South African players, who are on the list of various teams of the Indian Premier League starting from April 3, are reportedly ready to test their skills against some of the best players in the world.
Former India captain Rahul Dravid has said that the national selectors must take a call on whether to continue with struggling Virender Sehwag as an opener in the Test series in South Africa later this year or give someone else a chance.