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An awesome victory for India !

So...I am back and feeling very glad.

It was an amazing feeling for me to see India beating Australia to score the biggest margin of victory in the history of Indian Cricket. They completely outplayed the Aussies in every department. Seeing Aussies in such a situation is very rare, and most of us know that not many teams can compete their supremacy, it was good to see Dhoni's men challenging and making the Australians work hard in every way.

The whole Indian team contributed in some way or the other, with Tendulkar going past Brian Lara and being the first person to score 12,000 runs in test Cricket. The openers did a brilliant job, by scoring runs quickly and therefore putting pressure on the Aussies. The middle order clicked this time.The bowlers were mind blowing !!! The way Zaheer Khan and Ishant Sharma used the new ball to reverse swing was outstanding, making the job easier for Harbhajan and Amit Mishra to bowl later in the innings. Perhaps the new ball bowlers were the main difference between both the teams. Also the Australians did lack a good quality spinner, seeing Camaron White struggling on a pitch which was not at all spin friendly. They were certainly missing a bowler like Shane Warne. Last but not the least, Dhoni (I would call him Mr. Cool Head) played the captain's knock by almost nearing his century in the first innings and an almost run-a-ball half century in the second innings.

What was good to see were the debutants from the teams, the young leggie Amit Mishra from Haryana and Peter Siddle from Victoria. Both of them bowled their heart out, and gave their level best to cement their place in the national squad. You can be quite assured that atleast Amit Mishra has done it to the squad after taking 7 wickets in total. Not that Peter Siddle didn't do anything, this guy who got 3 wickets in the first innings and a single prized wicket of Sehwag in the second innings has done a lot better than Brett Lee in this match. But we all know that we can't judge someone by only seeing his first performance. How can we forget that Brett Lee is the most consistent bowler in the Australia line-up. Obviously things can go bad for you sometimes.

Coming back to the Indian squad, I think it is going to be a huge pressure on selectors to decide the line-up for the next test match. Kumble is most probably fit, and no one would want Amit Mishra to sit on the bench since he has done very well on his debut, and has a lot of potential to do even better. Now the question comes will India go with 5 bowlers or continue with their 4 bowlers only ?

Only time will tell us, but for now it's Kudos to the Indian team, and I hope they continue playing like this.

India are leading the four match series 1-0 after the 2 matches, with 2 matches more to be played.

The third game which is going to played in New Delhi is going to exciting. I would be at my home ground and I would defiantly go to see the match for atleast one day.

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