Comparisons would happen; if they want to do it, they will. The two have won some thrillers including at Delhi last week, but this was an important match of their nascent partnership. The presence of Ashwin and Vijay will be a boost for the team. We take a lot of confidence from the series win against India. The 30-year-old Californian is ranked a career-high 12th. It was given to me a few days before my first event. If they missed the shot, however, the Hamiltons had a chance to tie it up as they had three rocks in the house with one rock left to throw. For, by mid-day, it became rather clear that teams visiting the Chepauk later this year are likely to encounter a baptism by spin. “Hopefully, we can start looking to the next game and surprise somebody else. Krushelnitsky did not respond immediately to a request for comment.