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    Another day, another Kohli award

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    Did he finally pick up **** of the year award?
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    Kohli tried hard but he could not win it off Shane Watson.

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    Awards 2014 | ESPN Cricinfo

    I'll say:

    Test Batting: McCullum 302
    Test Bowling: Johnson 7/68

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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.

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    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.

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    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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    Quote Originally Posted by Spark View Post
    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.
    Morkel was scary during that though. It was really something else.

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    Typical Morkel bowling a great spell for 3 fer. Glorified Ishant Sharma with a Styen and Philander next to him.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Cabinet96 View Post
    Typical Morkel bowling a great spell for 3 fer. Glorified Ishant Sharma with a Styen and Philander next to him.
    Morkel averages 25 since 2013. In the same period, Philander has pretty much been a glorified Stuart Binny.

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    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.

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