March 26, 2013, 11:15 am
In the November of 2008, India met Australia for the fourth and final Test at Nagpur for the Border-Gavaskar Trophy. The series was 1-0 in favour of the hosts, but there were a few factors that presented a fair chance for Australia to draw level. Gautam Gambhir, India’s most dependable opener back then, was suspended for a Test, owing to an altercation with Shane Watson, paving the way for 24-year-old Murali Vijay. The Test was Sourav Ganguly’s last appearance in international cricket.