Franklin turns ‘topsy-turvy game’
When Yuvraj Singh and Virat Kohli were warming up to the chase of 168 in Chennai, with a couple of sixes in the 13th over, it looked as though New Zealand’s tour would end the way it had panned out so far: winless. India required 49 runs from the last seven overs, but that was before James Franklin came in to bowl.
He immediately dismissed Kohli for 70, which looked like a minor blip in the chase, but after a couple of tight overs from him and Jacob Oram, India’s required run rate jumped to 10.66. They fell short by one run in the end.
“[It was a] topsy-turvy game,” Franklin said. “With…
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