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Monday , January 9 , 2012
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‘Waca pitch will have bounce’

The Indian team are in for a tough time at the Waca in Perth during the third Test as the curator has promised plenty of bounce for the pacers. Waca Ground curator Cameron Sutherland’s assertion means more trouble awaits the struggling Indian batsmen.

“We think it will play pretty similar to last year against England, where it had a bit of colour and had a bit of grass on it,” Sutherland was quoted as saying by The Sydney Morning Herald.

Sourav support

Former India skipper Sourav Ganguly feels left-arm spinner Pragyan Ojha should get a chance in the Perth Test in place of a struggling Ravichandran Ashwin. “I think the left-arm spinner could come in and do well. He’s a good bowler and he’s ready, and Ashwin obviously hasn’t bowled well,” Sourav was quoted as saying by The Age.

Clark & Clarke

Sydney Sixers boss and former Australian pace bowler Stuart Clark is keen to rope in Michael Clarke in his side and said his presence would provide Big Bash a credibility boost. “I think he was torn being playing it this year and taking on the new job. He chose to take on the new job but I hope in the future there is an opportunity for Michael to play somewhere down the line,” Clark was quoted as saying by The Age.

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