Get one more and Mills/Oram won't need to bowl
Good old Calypso collapse.
And yes New Zealand should definitely have used Hira in Test cricket to prepare him for the World T20.
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They've really missed Dwayne Bravo in this innings
God almighty. What a useless shower. How the **** did England lose to that lot.
I guess that's why Windies aren't really still considered title contenders....
We really should chase this even with only four batsmen (plus the random awesomeness that is Nicol)
Bowling a team out in a T20 is such a novelty.
Someone to calculate how fast we need to do this to get through even if SL only win by 1 run.
Would be way better if we could have had points for a tie though. Don't really see the need for an eliminator when it's a round robin game.
Anyway, good recovery by our bowlers/terrible batting by WI. Problem is of course our batting from 6 down, plus Nicol, is crap, so if WI get early wickets they'll still be in with a decent chance.
The difference between England and NZ's NRR is literally about 6 runs.
If you add 6 runs to England's Against element the run rate suffers by 0.15. Which is almost the gap between the two sides.
So winning by 5-6 balls, maybe 3-4 balls if you passed the total by extra runs should eliminate net run-rate as a factor. Barring weird D/L adjustments.
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