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Will the final day’s play at the Wankhede be the final showdown of the Veterans? Greg Chappel, Kiran More and their gang’s opinion of grooming the young blood in preference to the old guns has so far yielded good results and also augurs well for TEAM INDIA for the 2007 World Cup. In this process, the first victim had been Sourav Ganguly followed by VVS Laxman and given the successive failures of Sachin Tendulkar for the last 10 innings makes a glimpse of a chance of the axe falling on the greatest accumulator in International Cricket.
Will the hardest decision in the history of Indian Cricket be taken to derail Tendulkar’s career at this crucial juncture of preparing the side for 2007 World Cup? Sachin’s performance on the final day of the final Test will be the deciding factor – Youth Versus Experience.
The stage has not arrived to opt for a bogey of complete youthful brigade running on the track with just an experienced Captain to guide, or to ride on the old war horses alongside with young soldiers.