India vs Australia Mohali Test: Michael Clarke and M S Dhoni's a few good men
“Look, I don’t want to talk about the past,” he repeated incessantly. “Please, move on.” Then, right at the end of this quasi-interrogation, someone asked him about the wicket on offer for the third Test. Clarke paused, sighed, and smirked.
It is not always easy to believe a cricket reporter’s pitch analysis, even if the person has had full access (as was granted on Wednesday) to the most important strip on a cricket field.
The inexact science of soil curation plays a role, as does the writer’s ignorance. But on the eve of the match, it was quite evident even to the untrained eye just why Clarke was amused. “I saw the wicket yesterday and am yet to look at it today,” he said.
“But I imagine it wouldn’t have changed much. There’s not much grass to cut off and it was quite dry yesterday so it’s probably even drier today. I think the conditions are going to be very similar to what we’ve
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