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Aussie legend Allan Border feels that Indian bowlers perhaps got carried away by the Perth surface and bowled a little bit short on the opening day of the second Test. The hosts ended day one on an impressive 277 for 6, after a century opening stand.

During the course of his unbeaten 122 on day two of the Hamilton Test against New Zealand, veteran West Indian batsman Shivnarine Chanderpaul became the sixth highest run-scorer in Test cricket surpassing the legendary Allan Border.

During the course of his century on day one of the Galle Test against Bangladesh, former Sri Lankan skipper Kumar Sangakkara equaled fellow countryman Mahela Jayawardene’s record of 31 Test tons.

Cricket is a unique sport in the sense that you can be a great even if you specialise in any one aspect of the game. July 27 marks the birthday of two legends of the game, and corroborates opening statement of the article -- Allan Border and Jonty Rhodes.

Former Australian cricketer Geoff Lawson feels that Ricky Ponting should have retired soon after the Adelaide Test against India.