A BATTING WITH BIMAL BREAKING REPORT: Mahendra Singh Dhoni definitely had something to do with Virender Sehwag being dropped, says Sourav Ganguly

Ganguly is convinced Dhoni played a part in seeing Sehwag dropped

Former India captain Sourav Ganguly believes current skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni had something to do with the dropping of opening batsman Virender Sehwag from the Test side during the recently concluded four-Test series against Australia.

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A BATTING WITH BIMAL BREAKING REPORT: It’s England’s turn to ‘bully’ Australia, says Matt Prior

Prior wants England to fight back for all the times they have been “bullied” by Australia

England wicketkeeper-batsman Matt Prior believes it is time for the national team to do some bullying of their own in this year’s back-to-back Ashes series since the English have often been seen as the victims of Australia’s onslaughts in Ashes history.

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A BATTING WITH BIMAL BREAKING REPORT: We have all become one big happy family, says Graeme Smith

Smith feels as if his side have created an unbreakable bond between each other

South Africa captain Graeme Smith believes that his team have all become one big happy family after having a successful Test series against juggernauts England and Australia, where they accomplished their ultimate goal of establishing the country as the number one Test team in international cricket.

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A BATTING WITH BIMAL BREAKING REPORT: We will not underestimate New Zealand, says AB de Villiers

De Villiers does not consider any team to be the favourite in this series

South Africa wicketkeeper batsman AB de Villiers has warned his team-mates that even though they are 1-0 up in the two-Test series, they should not take New Zealand lightly, especially after they were able to fight back and end their recent Test series against Sri Lanka as a 1-1 draw.

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A BATTING WITH BIMAL BREAKING REPORT: Michael Clarke’s outstanding form was one of the key reasons why I decided to retire, admits Ricky Ponting

Clarke became the first batsman in Test cricket history to score four double centuries in a year

Former Australia skipper Ricky Ponting has revealed that one of the major reasons he decided to announce his retirement prior to the start of the final Test of the three-Test series against South Africa was due to the outstanding form of his successor Michael Clarke, who had scored back-to-back double hundreds in the first two Tests of the series against, what some cricket pundits and former players believe to be, the ‘best bowling attack in the world’.

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A BATTING WITH BIMAL BREAKING REPORT: I should be bowling more overs, says Shane Watson

Watson is hoping to see an increase in his number of overs

Australia all-rounder Shane Watson believes that captain Michael Clarke should be allowing him to bowl more overs, especially after the performances he had with the ball during the three-Test series against South Africa and Sri Lanka.

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A BATTING WITH BIMAL BREAKING REPORT: Shane Watson becomes frontrunner to fill Ricky Ponting’s spot

Watson will have to stay healthy if he is to fill Ponting’s spot on the Test roster

With former Australia captain Ricky Ponting having bid the game he grew up playing farewell, Cricket Australia and the national selectors have been left with the tough task of finding a suitable candidate to fill the veteran’s spot on the national team, and as of right now, all-rounder Shane Watson has emerged as the frontrunner.

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A BATTING WITH BIMAL BREAKING REPORT: I don’t believe Australia’s current pace attack are truly committed, says Dennis Lillee

Lillee believes running in the answer to Australia’s injury woes

Australia pace bowling great Dennis Lillee has questioned whether the current pace attack are truly committed to helping the country become the top ranked team across all three formats.

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