> > I think more space has been devoted to Sachin missing his 200 than
> > Sehwag's 300.
> > Enough already!
> > Yes, it was a rather insrcutable decision, they should have waited a
> > couple of overs more, but just take a look at "The Hindu" online
> > edition's frontpage.
> > The 300 gets a passing reference.
> > What nonsense. Let the guy, Sehwag have his moment in the sun.
> > Big deal, Sachin missed his 200, bigger news-worthy item is the
> > triple.
> > -Lax
> If Dravid had been left stranded at even 294*, a few lines about what a
> great team player he was would have been all that would have been said.
Only if he ran out partners. Had he been stranded because of a declaration,
you'd have heard.
Speaking of which, Ponting, the captain of the best team in the world, says
that he would not have stranded one of his players on 194.
> Ganguly was stranded at 98* in SL (under somewhat different circs) and it
> did not get more than a paragraph.
Only because the game was over. Had the case been one of adjusting the
strike so that Ganguly's hundred was manufactured you'd have heard about it.
Like when Dravid was 'allowed' to score the winning runs in T2 in the last
> Ditto for Dravid in a recent Test in
Dravid was given the chance by Ganguly, which is why no one really spend
time on it
> The first time an Indian scores above 300 and India completely destroys
> Pakistani bowling in Pakistan in a Test, and this petty blind worship
> fan-talk is all some people can talk of.
So how about it, let's hear your views on the Sehwag knock. A great
individual accomplishment, wouldn't you say?