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    Duminy to the tail? Lolsmith.
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    TAB sports bet ad just came on. South Africa are paying $3 to win the England v Sri Lanka game. I know they're goo but ...

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    My goodness, SA's bowling attack is ridiculous now with Morkel firing and Vernon on a purple patch.

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    Gotta love Williamson for exposing the tail so much.


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    Yeah thinking a little too much about that hundred I'd say.

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    Hmm, why isn't the field more attacking? Runs aren't a problem..

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    Because they want to keep Bracewell on strike where possible.

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    So, if my math is right SA could get one over of the new ball?

    If so, could be a crazy finish. Imagine Steyn bowling with a new cherry to Chris Martin in the final over of the match.
    Batsman I tolerate: V. Richards, S. Tendulkar, E. Morgan, N. Hussain. KEVIN O F******* BRIEN

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    Quote Originally Posted by wellAlbidarned View Post
    Because they want to keep Bracewell on strike where possible.
    Hmm, my theory is to get Bracewell out.

    The way he's batting, SA can surely bring in a few fielders. Take right now for an example, there are 2 balls left this over with Bracewell on strike, bring em all in.

    What's the purpose of the fine leg? Stupid..

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    I'm nervous about Williamson's nervous 90s.

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    Quote Originally Posted by NUFAN View Post
    Hmm, my theory is to get Bracewell out.

    The way he's batting, SA can surely bring in a few fielders. Take right now for an example, there are 2 balls left this over with Bracewell on strike, bring em all in.

    What's the purpose of the fine leg? Stupid..
    They should be looking to attack both batsmen as much as possible. Its always a mistake in these situations to forget about getting the established guy out.

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    Just got home do we finish at 6pm or can SA claim an extra half hour etc?
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    Williamson edge for 4!

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    Quote Originally Posted by NUFAN View Post
    Hmm, my theory is to get Bracewell out.

    The way he's batting, SA can surely bring in a few fielders. Take right now for an example, there are 2 balls left this over with Bracewell on strike, bring em all in.

    What's the purpose of the fine leg? Stupid..
    When Williamson is on strike, they encourage the single. When Bracewell is on strike, they bring single stoppers in apart from a fine leg. You can't get a batsman (especially tail-enders) out easily if there's an easy single into the leg side every time. If Bracewell is on strike for just the last ball or two then they'll drop the field back a bit to get him back on for the next over.

    WAG Kane.
    Last edited by wellAlbidarned; 26-03-2012 at 10:23 PM.

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    Hundred!!!!!!!!

    WAFG. Take a bow Kane



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