Both made decent test starts before coming into strong criticism for their 'sub-standard' glove-work and batting. Both have have responded strongly of late but who between the two is the better wicket-keeper/batsman
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I'd take Prior. Akmal's such an uggo...
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Prior by a decent margin.
Prior maybe the better batsman but as a keeper he is much worse. Akmal is the better wicket-keeper batsman where I am concerned.
Yeah, I'd have to go Prior as well. I never got the hype about Akmal.
Akmal is one of the worst keeper batsmen Ive seen. So many mistakes and simple ones at that.
However, I certainly havent seen anything close to all his games and if I was giving him the benefit of the doubt Id say that maybe Ive just seen him at bad times.
However, as I said, the times Ive seen him there have been few worse.
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Courtney Browne? How about his drop of Steve Waugh. Talk about a big miss, in his first test no less.However, as I said, the times Ive seen him there have been few worse.
That said, I do have him on tape pulling off an absolutely lightning millimetres-in-it stumping of Stuart Law a few years ago. Still, he was ordinary with the gloves.
Akmal at the moment.....
but both the teams will be better of with better keepers...
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Ergo, at this point in time, Prior is the less unimpressive.
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Two very average players who are very fortunate to have represented their Country at all.
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