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Indian loses luster after overseas failures

 India's Ravindra Jadeja, left, turns to see he is caught out by Australia's Shane Watson for 8 runs during their one day international cricket match ...
 Indian batsman Virat Kohli leaps in the air to celebrate his century as he took his team to victory over Sri Lanka in their one day international cri...

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India's Ravindra Jadeja, left, turns to see he is caught out by Australia's Shane Watson for 8 runs during their one day international cricket match ...

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Indian batsman Virat Kohli leaps in the air to celebrate his century as he took his team to victory over Sri Lanka in their one day international cri...

It has taken less than a year for the Indian cricket team to be reduced from the top-ranked test side and one-day world champion to a bruised and battered outfit with fissures within.
Eight consecutive test defeats abroad and an unimpressive display in one-dayers has forced critics to question the attitude of players who have failed to turn things around.
The slide began when India lost the top test ranking to England with a 4-0 whitewash in July-August last year, and it was then humbled by the same scoreline in Australia to hit a new low in tests overseas.


Updated : 2021-04-11 08:33 GMT+08:00