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    easily morrison. pretty sure macka is pup11 as well.

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    Yikes, Bracewell is really bowling pies.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Bahnz View Post
    Yikes, Bracewell is really bowling pies.
    He is letting us down atm. Give him another over IMO.
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    Sri Lanka doing a NZ. 123 for 5, that classic score.
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    Keep bouncing him. Hasn't left one yet, lets see if he's a compulsive hooker.

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    Quote Originally Posted by wellAlbidarned View Post
    Sri Lanka doing a NZ. 123 for 5, that classic score.
    Difference is that Jayawardene is a proper batsman and now he's got 50 is unlikely to give it away - unlike say Flynn.

    We just have to be patient, hope for a mistake perhaps from Mathews and then try to chip away at the lower order.

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    Jeets isn't bowling badly, but they look pretty comfortable. So glad we didn't play Astle.

    As I type Mathews smokes him. WAC.

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    I reckon Jaya is due his 1 innings in 100 where he doesn't completely grind our hopes into the dust. C'mon, throw it all away. The lunch table awaits.

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    Phuck - Bracewell.

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    Mathews could be such a good batsman. Has a few rough edges but otherwise could bat much higher than six. Looks really comfortable against pace bowling in his own half and is more a proper batsman than the archetypical allrounder. Has total guns above him though.

    His bowling average is a bit jammy.

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    Bracewell is over pitching it.

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    Get Williamson to chuck a few down for the hell of it.

    Or Franklin.

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    Bracewell has let down NZ imo, Nice counter attack from the lankans though

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    Bracewell's a strange case. I'm not sure he's quite up to Test standard day-in, day-out; but when he gets himself into a groove he can look world class. When he doesn't fire, he seems to be pretty toothless against decent batsmen.

    He's only 22 though, so I have no doubt he will develop into a great NZ bowler, but right now he must be causing some headaches for selectors.

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    I'd probably put Southee in the same boat. NZ have a gun attack for the future in Bracewell, Southee and Boult. Hopefully they develop into consistent bowlers soon enough.
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