Nathan Coulter-Nile has been as aggressive as a fast bowler could be. To change a winning combination is rarely a good idea, and Gambhir would not be too keen to do that unless Lynn is declared fit or Boult’s stars align overnight
One can only hope that this trend does not carry over to any other form of cricket. Otherwise, in a few years, we will be watching a Test match where the umpire will call for a Haldiram’s Chaat and Dhokla break instead of saying ‘Gentlemen, it’s lunch’.
If Delhi have been tasked with improving the all-round capabilities of a player, they’re doing a mighty fine job. Delhi have not been able to field a settled combination, making changes every game, and disrupting the balance of the team.
But is this all we expect now from the greatest finisher of all time? A one off stylish innings to keep the critics quiet and the fans happy?