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    Match so far has been pretty similar to Kolkata 2001... Cook to do a VVS?

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    Quote Originally Posted by flibbertyjibber View Post
    50 partnership. Hate to be a stuck record but Prior is wasted at 7 in Asia.
    True, but keeping for 700 overs straight is a pretty hard gig, tbf &, given the fragility of our upper order who aren't called Cook, he's likely to have a pretty teeny break between innings if he comes in higher.

    Maybe there's a case for Bairstow to keep in the second even tho (as one understands) Prior is much the better custodian.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Satyanash89 View Post
    Match so far has been pretty similar to Kolkata 2001... Cook to do a VVS?
    He may but we don't have the Dravid to partner him.

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    Strange period of the game this. Dhoni feels happy to let the game drift with defensive fields.


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    Oh man just saw the first innings Bell dismissal...What a hero haha.

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    Quote Originally Posted by flibbertyjibber View Post
    If he did get the job who'd be tossing more before the start of a match, him or you?
    Haha.

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    Murali took his wickets @ 45 in India? ITSTL.

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    Cook needs to hog strike till tea.
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    the sofa just commentated on the replay of Prior's 1st innings dismissal thinking it was live

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    Quote Originally Posted by BoyBrumby View Post
    Murali took his wickets @ 45 in India? ITSTL.
    Nasser just making the same point.

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    Stop ****ing sweeping you're batting well

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    Quote Originally Posted by BoyBrumby View Post
    Murali took his wickets @ 45 in India? ITSTL.
    They didn't exactly give him turners like this though, IIRC.

    Again, not saying this is a minefield, but it's a genuinely turning wicket.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Prince EWS View Post
    They didn't exactly give him turners like this though, IIRC.

    Again, not saying this is a minefield, but it's a genuinely turning wicket.
    Could spin it on glass, tbf.

    Without wanting to go over the same bollock-crushing CW tropes, I find it interesting that Warne's less than stellar Indian record is sometimes used as a stick to beat him with when Murali's is pretty ordinary too.

    I'd always assumed his record in India must've been on a par with the rest of his career.

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