A test closer than a shave from one of those new fangled 5 blade razors, that cost £20 for the blades but the actual razor only costs a fiver.
Both teams weren’t brilliant, but VVS Laxman’s individual effort certainly was. Laxman’s 73 not out was so good in fact, there is petition to replace www. with VVS. on the internet.
Under the circumstances, he was both carrying a back injury and India looked dead and buried before he came to the crease, it was one of the great match winning innings.
Aided by his sidekick Ishant, first finding his radar with the ball and removing key batsman quickly in the 2nd innings. Then staying at the crease with VVS, and chipping in some very valuable runs.
Truly one of the great test matches.
The great thing about test cricket at the moment is all the top 5 teams can beat each other, home or away. This is reinvigorating the sport.
Close tests and series like this can only be good for test cricket.