Neo's campaign, Test star VVS Laxman said, This is an
exciting phase of Test cricket where we now stand at the threshold
of something special. However I would like to personally take
it one match at a time and am fully focused on the upcoming
Future Cup to help maintain our upward climb in the test rankings.
the players are excited about the IPL as well, the fact is
that playing for the country provides us with the ultimate
motivation. We have changed our reputation of being poor travelers
abroad. We won the Test series playing in England and the
West Indies. We also played well in Australia, so much so
that after the Sydney test they played very defensively especially
in Adelaide. This gave the players a lot of confidence which
we will carry into this series.
plays Test series against South Africa, Australia and England
at home this year. It also travels to Sri Lanka. With so much
of cricket, India has the chance to become the number one
team in Test cricket. If that happens, sports broadcasters
will have a lot to cheer after paying big for acquiring live
telecast rights to these matches.