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    I'm very sceptical of this idea that there will be assistance from the pitch for the seam bowlers. Will believe it when I see it.

    Even if it does look a little green I'd still probably prefer we batted first. It would be a massive gamble to bowl first - we'd need probably 4-5 wickets in the first session to call it a success.

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    DOG's CERTAINTIES:

    1. Jayawardene will score a century.
    2. Patel will concede 100 runs in the first innings.
    3. If NZ are on top, the rains will come
    4. If SL are on top, the rains will stay away.
    5. Boult will look awesome but will take less than 3 wickets for the match.
    6. Umpires will check for a no ball anytime DOUGEH takes a wicket.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Howsie View Post
    If Martin plays I will probably kill someone.
    Andrew Fernando wrote that article, so we're probably safe.
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    Boult will make us better than the sum of our parts.
    Don't squander the gold of your days making a shrine of cricket videos, trying to improve the hopeless failure, giving your life away to the Blockys, the Devciches and the Weerasundaras! Surrender your devout little cricketing heart to the inured agribusinessman.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Flem274* View Post
    Andrew Fernando wrote that article, so we're probably safe.
    Fernando is pretty gun I thought
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    Quote Originally Posted by Days of Grace View Post
    DOG's CERTAINTIES:
    3. If NZ are on top, the rains will come
    maybe but also
    3. If NZ are on top, NZ's next innings will be 130 or less.

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    Southee
    Boult
    Bracewell
    Jeets
    Franklin

    Phew.

    Cricinfo smoking something with their batting order though. Williamson opening and Flynn at seven.

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    UDRS status for these matches? Presume it's low-profile and therefore nothing?
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    McCullum not hanging around.

    ****, there goes Guptill

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    I hope we haven't been watching England bat.

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    Williamson ton. My knee is tingling guys.
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    Guys. It turns out I have magical jinxing abilities.

    I'll keep this in mind and write out my suicide letter.

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    Someone ban this man.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Athlai View Post
    Guys. It turns out I have magical jinxing abilities.

    I'll keep this in mind and write out my suicide letter.
    ****ing hell Athlai.

    Williamson is perfecting that poke outside off

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    Have a good feeling about Sri Lanka's bowling attack. The spinners in particular.



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