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India tour of Australia: Of quarantine, body blows and a grand comeback
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India tour of Australia: Of quarantine, body blows and a grand comeback

Many years down the line, when arthritis wears down the limbs while grandchildren await the good old yarn and the years in the rear-view mirror are far more than the summers ahead, Indian fans will still have their rainbow moments. Sprung by memory and enriched by nostalgia’s magnetic pull, “Gabba” will be whispered.A wisp of a sound will slip past those slowly parting lips, the mouth will crease into a smile, those wrinkles on the forehead will magically vanish, albeit briefly, and the eyes will glint. And in those surreal moments of joyful remembrance, the summer of 2021 Down Under will acquire mythic proportions. The miracle at Brisbane’s Gabba and the manner in which India stunned Australia to retain the Border-Gavaskar Trophy at 2-1 will be recalled. And suddenly life will be good...
AUS vs IND: “We Indians Can Be Truly Proud Of Our Cricketers,” Says Sunil Gavaskar
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AUS vs IND: “We Indians Can Be Truly Proud Of Our Cricketers,” Says Sunil Gavaskar

AUS vs IND: Mohammed Siraj celebrates with teammates after taking a wicket during fourth Test.© AFP Former India skipper Sunil Gavaskar on Monday heaped praise on the Indian team for showing "great resolve and spirit" in the ongoing Test series against Australia. Gavaskar said the Indians are truly proud of the team for showing great character irrespective of the result of the fourth Test at The Gabba. The vi...