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    The most underated players

    In my opinionn Andy Flower is the most underated playre in the world.m He has an average in the mid 50's yet is not considered by many in the 5 in the world. Damien Martyn is also very underated.
    Andy Flower is the greatest

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    he is not underrated, he is commonly classed as the 2nd best test keeper after gilchrist, i think that on average if you take out 1 or 2 of his tours you would find his average alot lower, remember also that Sangakkara and Boucher are both capable of making heaps of runs
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    Yeah, but remember that Andy Flower plays for Zimbabwe, a team with not as much experience as some of the other countries, and a youth player system that is sadly, , not as good as others.
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    Andy was ranked world's #1 batsman last year.

    Underrated? Hmmm.. Fulton/Key See the overrated post!
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    LOL

    Now if only you'd pushed Key, there wouldn't have been the arguments!
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    No further comment..

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    Andy Flower was ranked #1 but in australia when they talk about the best batsmen they never said him. They always say lara, tendulker and waugh but never mentioned flower. thats my point :lipsrsealed:

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    Yep, always Lara, Tendulkar and Waugh. But now Gilchrist is entering the fold!!!!!! :cheesy:

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    Hmm... David Fulton made 116 for Kent against the Sri Lankans today..

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    And how seriously were the Sri Lankan really taking it? You don't concede 400+ at 6 an over if you're trying hard.

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    Hard enough to get rid of Key and Smith early doors anyway...

    Okay, they went off later (Jones and Fleming's assaults) but at the start they seemed to be pretty on it. I think we need Rich to settle this one!

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    LOL.

    1st score check I got was 114-2 after 19 overs - exactly 6 an over. To his credit, Fulton was then on about 75, but this does look good to me. If this is how SL bowl when they haven't got a chucker to tie up one end, then England may very well win a series against the team most misguided punters are calling the second best in the world.

    If he could only miss the 1st 2 Tests and let England win, I'd be happy, as then I'll get to watch him at Old Trafford in the 3rd game, which will be meaningless in terms of series result!

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    You can hardly call it a form check... they were missing Vaas and Fernando as well, it's their first game, Canterbury's a batting paradise, it was freezing cold and wet (by Sri Lankan standards anyway).

    They'll be on it come June, wait and see!

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    Canterbury's a batting paradise, it was freezing cold and wet (by Sri Lankan standards anyway).
    Hey what makes you think Canterbury is a batting paradise, oh yeah did Kent's 577, Hampshire's 671, SL 375 and Kent's 464 give it away.

    Fulton 98 and 116 not a bad start to the season long may it continue.

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    You can hardly call it a form check... they were missing Vaas and Fernando as well, it's their first game, Canterbury's a batting paradise, it was freezing cold and wet (by Sri Lankan standards anyway).

    They'll be on it come June, wait and see!
    You do have to amit that the batting line up will be pretty much the same and yes Jayawardena (sp?) knock was impressive, not quite as good as Fleming's 66 ball 100 assault on the SL attack, half strenght or not they are still players of international caliber.

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