It is a very good pitch on which 337 runs will be chaseable
Clint McKay was worldclass again, his four overs were hard to get hold of and Ben Raine bowled a couple of good overs at the back end so we kept it to a total that was probably chaseable
We talked this morning about in the region of 250 being a chaseable
target," he said.
When they were 27-0 off six overs at lunch that looked chaseable
He said: "The guys showed some great character throughout, it was a good batting wicket with a short boundary on one side and we felt it was a chaseable
It made the total a lot more chaseable
, but unfortunately we fell just short.
145 was always chaseable
because it was very good wicket to bat on.
But Broad said: "We thought we had them probably just below par, very chaseable
A short and wide delivery that kept a little low produced a slash, and an edge, from Ali after a century-stand with Asad Shafiq, removing the biggest obstacle between Sri Lanka and a chaseable
With the advent of T20 cricket such targets are chaseable
, and I was surprised that the team didn't go for it and preferred to play for a draw," he said.
Praveen Kumar (three for 34) and Munaf Patel (three for 21) ripped through the inexperienced Black Caps' line-up after India failed to make the most of Sehwag's century to leave a chaseable