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    Quote Originally Posted by Athlai View Post
    Looking forward to this huge six Watling boult is about to hit.
    it was pretty nice
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    Quote Originally Posted by NZTailender View Post
    So sending him down the order is the answer? We need openers more than we need middle order batsmen, and on merit he doesn't really deserve to replace anyone except maybe Flynn. And given Taylor is aiming to come back vs England that makes it moot, for mine.
    No, but for the second innings in this game it might make more sense to keep Watling going.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mike5181 View Post
    I'd send Watling out as an opener. Why bother sending Guptill out there? BJ has been out there for a while, and would be a better chance of scoring runs than anyone else atm.
    You can't actually do that. You can't bat twice in a row. There has to be at least be a 15 minute break before a batsman can start their second innings if they were not out in the first and they followed on. A situation like this occurred about 5 years ago.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Bahnz View Post
    Yep, Guptill was picked for a job, but he's failed at it. Putting him to open again would just be flogging a dead horse.

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    Two decent batsmen and two mere mortal bowlers and this pitch is back to looking flat. Magic.

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    Looks a great day for batting so I suspect Smith and co. may want 50+ overs for average boasting.

    50 runs partnership up now. Was dumb to take a steaming Steyn out of the attack. Rory showing why he is a crap limited overs bowler. No clue.

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    Smash him Boult. For the love of God smash this fat asshole.
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    Quote Originally Posted by wellAlbidarned View Post
    Two decent batsmen and two mere mortal bowlers and this pitch is back to looking flat. Magic.
    Yeah, looked a bit easier since Steyn went off...

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ryan19 View Post
    You can't actually do that. You can't bat twice in a row. There has to be at least be a 15 minute break before a batsman can start their second innings if they were not out in the first and they followed on. A situation like this occurred about 5 years ago.
    What if 9 wickets are lost within 15 minutes?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ryan19 View Post
    You can't actually do that. You can't bat twice in a row. There has to be at least be a 15 minute break before a batsman can start their second innings if they were not out in the first and they followed on. A situation like this occurred about 5 years ago.
    I'm sure this is wrong and Dravid did exactly this at the Oval in 2011.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Ryan19 View Post
    You can't actually do that. You can't bat twice in a row. There has to be at least be a 15 minute break before a batsman can start their second innings if they were not out in the first and they followed on. A situation like this occurred about 5 years ago.
    Says f###ing who???

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    Haha, Boult can bat. Actually watches the ball all the way onto the bat.

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    So an opener who batted thru the entire innings couldn't resume his rightful place in the batting order in teh second innings.... LOLOLOLOL

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ryan19 View Post
    You can't actually do that. You can't bat twice in a row. There has to be at least be a 15 minute break before a batsman can start their second innings if they were not out in the first and they followed on. A situation like this occurred about 5 years ago.
    What if the not out batsman is an opener? Can't be right.

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