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To begin with, let's understand why the cricketing world is so fascinated by all-rounders. In layman terms, you have a wicket-keeper who bats a bit and you have five batsmen and five bowlers. In effect, you have six people who can bat and five people who can bowl as their primary skill, out of the 11 players in the team. Now, if a couple of the batsmen can bowl a bit and a couple of bowlers can bat a bit, it gives immense balance to the side as the captain then has more options at his disposal.

India went into the first Test of a long home season, against New Zealand at Kanpur, with the euphoria of the 500th Test surrounding them

Hosts and World T20 favourites India were handed a rude awakening in their very first match of the tournament, as New Zealand shocked them by 47 runs at Jamtha in Nagpur on Tuesday