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    Quote Originally Posted by grecian View Post
    Sanga looks in prime form.

    Fascinating our bowling attack, bowls a lot of crap balls, but takes wickets, showing that wickets count in 20/20, not negative bowling. Shows how far the game has come from dibbly-dobbers bowling nothing balls, Yardy excepted obviously.
    T20 has always been about specialist bowlers.

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    This is going beautifully. Sangakkara gone too. The 3 big players are gone, just need to keep the pressure on now.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Cricinfo
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    Styris to Pietersen, SIX, wow, what a shot, that is awesome...it's a repeat of his six off Muralitharan at Edgbaston, as he switches his grip and reverse-hits Styris over deep cover (or should that be deep square-leg) for a memorable maximum.
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    Styris to Pietersen, SIX, that's the most extraordinary shot, he switches his grip to that of a left-hander and launches Stryis high over long-off for a might six. That is one of the more incredible shots you'll see

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    Quote Originally Posted by grecian View Post
    Sanga looks in prime form.

    Fascinating our bowling attack, bowls a lot of crap balls, but takes wickets, showing that wickets count in 20/20, not negative bowling. Shows how far the game has come from dibbly-dobbers bowling nothing balls, Yardy excepted obviously.
    Sanga sent back....

    England keeping the RR under a run-a-ball AND taking all big wickets.
    Boring game .


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    Quote Originally Posted by GingerFurball View Post
    T20 has always been about specialist bowlers.
    dunno what you mean by this, tbh
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    Quote Originally Posted by grecian View Post
    dunno what you mean by this, tbh
    Dibbly dobbly nothing bowlers have never really been successful in T20, particularly at the highest level.

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    Quote Originally Posted by GingerFurball View Post
    Dibbly dobbly nothing bowlers have never really been successful in T20, particularly at the highest level.
    Oh then we totally agree, I was just saying that and many critics of the game kept on blathering about it. Counties did use them a lot too at first, James Hildreth bowling for Zummerset was particularly distressing. Anyway this partnership looking a bit dangerous.

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    Just slightly overdoing the slower ball bouncer atm one feels
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    Have England Used any other bowler then these five, in this tournament?

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    Quote Originally Posted by grecian View Post
    Have England Used any other bowler then these five, in this tournament?
    Collie bowled an over

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    Sri Lanka throwing it away here.
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    Quote Originally Posted by grecian View Post
    Oh then we totally agree, I was just saying that and many critics of the game kept on blathering about it. Counties did use them a lot too at first, James Hildreth bowling for Zummerset was particularly distressing. Anyway this partnership looking a bit dangerous.
    The partnerships might last for a while, but it's still nothing but a run-a-ball. After 16 overs, the RR is 5.75....

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    Quote Originally Posted by superkingdave View Post
    Just slightly overdoing the slower ball bouncer atm one feels
    Nasser Hussain made a great point though, the way bats are made these days (lots of weight at the bottom of the bat) makes hitting straight sixes very easy, its harder with these weird bouncers.

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