India vs Australia: Michael Clarke gave impression he had independent mind
Peter Siddle was the one bowler who seemed to be banking on the old trick that the Indians are notoriously prone to falling for. In his first two overs, he kept the ball on off stump and moved it both ways. But he wasn’t persisted for a longer spell when the ball was new. Siddle did return after 30 overs to carry out the team’s plans of aiming at the stumps and hoping that reverse and the uneven bounce would help them. Pujara did fall to an in-coming ball that kept slightly low. This might have strengthened the Aussie’s belief of sticking to the straighter line. But according to Pujara, he had somehow lost sight of the ball and was thus beaten, rather than getting undone by low bounce. The pitch map and Hawkeye showed that the Australians had used the away-going ball merely as a variation, and that
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