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Apologies to the late John Lennon for the shameless pun.

India’s young pace bowler Ishant Sharma recorded career-best figures of 4-38 as Australia collapsed to 159 all out. India may have made hard work out of chasing down the meagre total, but at least they managed to complete a game without it raining.

Sharma’s figures are even more impressive when you take into account the fact that three of his four wickets were those of Matthew Hayden, Ricky Ponting and Andrew Symonds. Just as India need new talent to come through, it seems the pace bowlers are holding up their end of the bargain. As for the batsmen, the jury is still out.

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