02 March, 2021

A Bhajan For The Turbanator

There's little doubt that South Africa and India will meet in the final—and it's going to come down to who handles the pressure better.

Pradeep Mandhani
A Bhajan For The Turbanator
The Turbanator has landed! He brought glory to India against Australia and now must know that it could also be a distinct possibility against the Proteas. The past week in South Africa, the Indian contingent have really experienced some of the gut-wrenching low of a loss at the famous Wanderers "bullring" and then a terrific high beating their more fancied hosts at a packed house in the shadow of the Union buildings of South Africa.

The loss at the Wanderers once again brought some garbled utterings in the media from captain Saurav Ganguly whom the cricket world has got to know as someone who often speaks before he thinks. He began by blaming his bowlers for the loss, while he himself was in great form with the bat but dropped a catch which surely cost the match. As bowlers go, he has at his disposal an attack that provides enough balance and attacking qualities to win any match and yet he chose to not play his prize wicket-taking bowler in Harbhajan Singh, and now in hindsight it seems he paid the price. However, the win at Supersportpark in Pretoria will ensure that Shaun...

In this article:

More from Pat Symcox

Latest Magazine

March 08, 2021

other articles from the issue

articles from the previous issue

Other magazine section