It wasn’t bad luck. Those batsmen fire as often as they don’t and even if they don’t fire then Rahul Dravid and VVS Laxman most likely will.
Or Gautam Gambhir will.
He’s the seventh member of India’s top seven, but on current form he’s the one you most want to get out. Gautam Gambhir positively flayed Australia a month ago and he’s got into double figures in every Test innings this year. He’s averaging 70 in 2008. Today he hit 179 against England at Mohali.
We tipped Gautam Gambhir for greatness back in 2005. You can see this in a post we wrote where we tipped Dheeraj Jadhav for greatness…