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    South Africa's middle order holds the key

    Much has been talked about in the build-up to the England-South Africa series with regards both bowling attacks, but England's attack will be made to work very hard by the visitors quality middle order.


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    I would agree with that. Not bad when you've got Graeme Smith opening either. In terms of batting, I would say South Africa are definitely stronger, although England's batting line-up goes far down.
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    Hope Kallis shows up

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    Imran Tahir and Graeme Swann hold the key
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    Quote Originally Posted by smalishah84 View Post
    Imran Tahir and Graeme Swann hold the key
    England will win comfortably in that case.
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    you don't get it do you.....this will be Imran Tahir's break through series....Imran Tahir to do a Shane Warne

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    Quote Originally Posted by smalishah84 View Post
    you don't get it do you.....this will be Imran Tahir's break through series....Imran Tahir to do a Shane Warne
    So he's added a leg break to his wide variety of wrong'uns then?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Prince EWS View Post
    So he's added a leg break to his wide variety of wrong'uns then?
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    I think this thread should be merged with the 'official' Eng v SA thread.

    Can you merge threads here?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Stumpcam View Post
    I think this thread should be merged with the 'official' Eng v SA thread.

    Can you merge threads here?
    This gets it own thread because it's a frontpage article. Probably shouldn't drag Swann/Tahir stuff into it though.

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    Given that England's bowling-attack is yet to get their first South African middle-order wicket in the series, I think Woodster was right on the money.
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