11th Match: India v Sri Lanka at Hobart, Feb 28, 2012 | Cricket Scorecard | ESPN Cricinfo'
haha that match. absolutely crazy.
Did he finally pick up **** of the year award?
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Surely doesn't need one.
Originally Posted by Peter Mooresforever 63*
Kohli tried hard but he could not win it off Shane Watson.
OK, they're back for 2014:
Awards 2014 | ESPN Cricinfo
Test Batting: McCullum 302
Test Bowling: Johnson 7/68
Don't really care about the rest.
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Morkel nominated with 3/63? Really?
It was a good spell, but really...
EDIT: This nomination gets odder when you notice they've overlooked the Steyn spell in the last innings of the same match.
Last edited by Spark; 13-01-2015 at 03:01 AM.
If anything other than McCullum's triple wins the batting award it'll be a complete travesty. Rahane at Lord's would've won any other year imo. The bowling one has lots of cracking nominees... Harris' no-knee spell, Dhammika's headingley 5-fer and Herath's 14 were awesome, but yeah I'd go for the Mitch 7/68 too.
McCullum 302 (the double maybe a little unlucky not to get mentioned?)
Anderson 131* (but the 264 will win)
Malinga 5/56 (Hazlewood not far off)
Kohli or Hales, all pretty meh
Herath by a country mile
Test ones are pretty obvious tbh, despite there being a few really good performances. McCullum's triple and Mitch running through the SA top order like he did were ATG performances.
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Typical Morkel bowling a great spell for 3 fer. Glorified Ishant Sharma with a Styen and Philander next to him.
Ishant has done decently too in recent times tbf. Maybe we're simply seeing the era of the unlucky, he's bowled better than his figures suggest, bowler.
No one ever talks about 'the weak, silent type'. When's their moment?
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