Operation: Game against Rajasthan
General wish/want/endeavour: Win the game
Shane Warne, Gilly's 'best mate'
Graeme Smith, not playing but still Hersch's 'close' friend
Shaun Tait's yorkers
Things going Deccan's way (estimated) :
a) One wrong umpire decision
Things Deccan can do to make it easier for Rajasthan: Run Andrew Symonds out, right after Herschelle goes.
Things Deccan can do to come out of this mess:
a) Call upon the Chaminda Vaas batting ghost of yesterday (if he even exists)
b) Stop getting run out
c) Ensure that Hersch gets 5 direct, successful hits
d) Call Shaun Tait fat thereby distracting him (The horrendous Rajasthan uniform makes him look curvy)
e) Get wickets
f) Let Kemar Roach play
Some last inspiring Hollywoodesque words during the strategic time-out: If you lose, they win. If you win, they lose. Work it out, it's not complicated.
Post match thoughts: Hersch decided to drop a catch instead. It hurt like a bitch.