India A’s triumph in the tri-series featuring Australia A and South Africa A was impressive in every sense. The chief factor behind their victory was the complete team effort that they put in. Here’s a look at the heroes of India A’s tri-series win.
Every time one thinks that the year cannot get any better for Shikhar Dhawan, he comes up with something even more sensational. In the virtual semi-final against South Africa A, the fearless left-hander came up with his best knock in list A cricket, and the second best ever in the form of the game to take India A to the final of the tournament.
South Africa A Team Tri-Series Live Scores: India A: 433/3 (50.0 Ovrs); South Africa A 394/10 (48.4 Ovrs); India A won by 39 runs. South Africa A Vs India A 6th Match Scorecard, at Pretoria ,12 Aug 2013.
For the second time in the series, India A went down to Australia A chasing a big score, and the sad part for India was that for the second time in the series, India A were actually in a position to chase down the big target, only to falter again.
When you know that you have thrown a match away which you should have easily won, it is extremely difficult to pick yourself up especially because at the back of your minds the regret of that hurtful loss stays with you.