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Thread: **Official** Group C Discussion - Sri Lanka, South Africa, Zimbabwe

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    Quote Originally Posted by NUFAN View Post
    Absolutely shocking performance by Zim.

    You'd think a team with limited bowling skills would be decent in the field, but no they've gifted an easy 15-20 runs to SL this innings.
    Yup, another buzzer there. Wheels off; sniping at each other too. Poor show all round.
    - As featured in The Independent.

    "Predictably, the ending of his international career did not end the argument about Pietersen's merits, as an army of informed commentators and Piers Morgan weighed in to defend or attack him."
    - The Guardian's Andrew Anthony

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    Quote Originally Posted by BeeGee View Post
    Terrible running, it has to be said. Never a second run there.
    And again.

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    Lol. Perera having a look first up then. Beautiful strike.

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    That's going to be way to many for Zim. They're going to need a miracle from Taylor.


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    Wow. Big in-hoop from Kula first up.

    Zim be doing well to get within 50 here, IMHO.

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    Can't believe Masakadza's only 29. Sure he was on Cricket 2002 I had on my old PS2. Used to tickle me how Richie said his name, in fact.

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    Not the worst start of a chase Zimbabwe could have hoped for...

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    Quote Originally Posted by Stapel View Post
    Not the worst start of a chase Zimbabwe could have hoped for...
    No, it's been ok, but just to keep up with the original target they need to be at 45 by the end of the 5th over. Still 36/0 from 5 is pretty decent, given the bowling.

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    Quote Originally Posted by BoyBrumby View Post
    Can't believe Masakadza's only 29. Sure he was on Cricket 2002 I had on my old PS2. Used to tickle me how Richie said his name, in fact.
    Made his Test debut before he turned 18 tbf. Actually held the record for the youngest centurion debutant for a brief few months before Ashraful broke it again.
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    Some spell from Mendis, A. 6 for 8 with 2 maidens. You won't see better.

    Zimbas literally having no idea.

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    Lol Mendis.

    I thought Zimbabwe were improving the past couple of years but they seem to have gone in the opposite direction recently based of this awful performance.

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    Have to say Mendis, J looks a useful cricketer. Decent control for a wrist spinner and has a well-disguised Bosie too.

    93/9 with just Mpofu to come...

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    Yeah, not a great contest, tbf.

    Zim really let themselves down, as santimonious an old prick as that makes me sound.

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    Not the perfect outing SL would have wanted, although the scorecard suggests otherwise. Batting was patchy. Munaweera at the top couldn't get going, hopefully he can adjust quickly. Ground fielding was abysmal as well, lots of direct hits missed, sloppy outfielding and throws not getting collected cleanly. A better team would have made SL pay.
    I'll show how it's done....

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    Mpofu out for Price (and quite right too) and yer Saffers prefer some random (Farhaan Behardien, ftr; never seen the boy play) to Ontong & du Plessis.

    Watchful stuff from the Zimba openers; just a short single off Steyn's first over.

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