India Versus New Zealand: Brendon McCullum, BJ Watling Ensure Big Lead For Kiwis

http://daily.bhaskar.com/article/SPO-india-versus-new-zealand-brendon-mccullum-bj-watling-ensure-big-lead-for-kiwis-4524391-NOR.html

There’s something about the underdogs; they are the manifestation of some of the choicest of oxymorons existing in English language- feeble yet fierce, pushy but occasional pushovers, egotists but self-suspecting, the underdogs form a universe of fantasy, the efficacy of which is subservient to none but its own levels of limitless eccentricity and boundless bounty of exuberance. 
 
While India briefly paraded the ‘underdog’ tag in early 2000s – perhaps that’s the reason their march to Champions Trophy finals where they incidentally bumped into perennial holders of the tag, the New Zealand, remains a highly celebrated surge of sorts, or for that matter, their memorable peak in the 2003 World Cup makes for one of Indian cricket’s more retold folklore – the title of game’s eldest underdog would sit pretty with the Kiwis. 
 
 

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