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    Philander is swing bowler like Anderson and Steyn, whereas Broad is better at using the pitch. He was the only one in UAE who was regularly getting wickets by seaming the ball.

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    Quote Originally Posted by GIMH View Post
    Btw I don't think it's conclusive at this point that Philander is a better bowler than Broad. Can certainly understand, or expect, that it would be a majority opinion, but to state it as an unarguable fact is wrong, IMO.
    it's a bit difficult to say, because really, we're basing it off 1-2 good years/7-10 good matches

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    Quote Originally Posted by Agent Nationaux View Post
    Philander is swing bowler like Anderson and Steyn, whereas Broad is better at using the pitch. He was the only one in UAE who was regularly getting wickets by seaming the ball.
    Philander's best asset is the movement he gets off the pitch tbh.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Agent Nationaux View Post
    Philander is swing bowler like Anderson and Steyn, whereas Broad is better at using the pitch. He was the only one in UAE who was regularly getting wickets by seaming the ball.
    Na he's a seam bowler, almost exclusively.


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    Yeah Philander is more of a seam bowler than Broad tbh, who is a more "mixed" bowler who tends to change his MO a bit depending on conditions
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    Quote Originally Posted by benchmark00 View Post
    History of wanting to leave venues early I see.


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    Quote Originally Posted by Spikey View Post

    phil hughes yet to be seen without a hat on his head.
    such a top bloke. If there was one success story I would like to see come to fruition for the Aus team over the next few years, it would be Phil Hughes.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ruckus View Post
    such a top bloke. If there was one success story I would like to see come to fruition for the Aus team over the next few years, it would be Phil Hughes.
    frankly he seems like a moody ****

    which means he seems like my kinda guy

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    Phil Hughes isn't someone you'd normally associate with the 'good bloke' tag itbt. Very focused individual, but is still polite.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Spikey View Post
    frankly he seems like a moody ****

    which means he seems like my kinda guy
    Reckon he's just a bit reserved. It's not a bad thing but it's pretty typical of country people.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ruckus View Post
    Reckon he's just a bit reserved. It's not a bad thing but it's pretty typical of country people.
    Think it's fair to say The Prince has very little country left in him...

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    Hughes update: Seen without hat on

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    Hughes update: Cracked a smile, although did not sing the team song

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    Quote Originally Posted by benchmark00 View Post
    Think it's fair to say The Prince has very little country left in him...
    explanation?



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