Originally Posted by Scaly piscine
NZ made 250 and lost comfortably, so I don't see the point there. It wasn't as though NZ completely cocked it up with the ball or Sri Lanka batted outstandingly well.
NZ have a slogger opening the batting, scoring slowly. Meanwhile one of their better 'proper batsman' floats around at 6-7 or whatever. But NZ need to be more dynamic than just batting in a routine fashion, they need a bit of creativity to try and muster extra runs somewhere.
It rained and Duckworth Lewis completely changed the complexity of the game. I'm sure you can fathom that.
BJ needs to be in all three forms, serious player. Actually I mean two forms, he's not a T20 option