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    Shocking effort by our middle order. Our middle order has always been a problem. Why can't we just fix the fact that they score too slowly in the middle overs? Why is it so damn difficult? All our chokes can be traced back to the middle order. It is quite frankly ridiculous.

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    Fantastic! And what a great way to get your first international wicket by Jimmy! Well done fellas!

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    KW innings was brilliant!

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    Woop!! Top ball by Jimmy.

    I think this win can be solely attributed to the fact that Nicol wasn't playing.


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    Quote Originally Posted by NZTailender View Post
    At least 5 times in this thread, I think.
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    many many many times
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    Not sure if you're being sarcastic but it's been suggested lots of times. The main problem with it in the context of this lineup is that New Zealand are only picking two frontline seamers so, as bad as he is at the death, I'd probably still back him to be one of the NZ's best two death bowlers playing.
    Pretty sure it was sarcasm.

    Neesham did the business, but FFS, to have your best bowler not bowl his full quota and have to bring in a part timer who's only bowled 3 overs to bowl the final over cold, is bloody terrible captaincy, it has to be said.

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    While this was nice, I hope this isn't used as an excuse to sweep the test series under the carpet.
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    Well yeah Tendy is probably better than Bradman, but Bradman was 70 years ago, if he grew up in the modern era he'd still easily be the best. Though he wasn't, can understand the argument for Tendy even though I don't agree.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Prince EWS View Post
    Not sure if you're being sarcastic
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    Quote Originally Posted by Flem274* View Post
    While this was nice, I hope this isn't used as an excuse to sweep the test series under the carpet.
    Heh, personally was saving a comment like this until after the ODI series finishes.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Flem274* View Post
    While this was nice, I hope this isn't used as an excuse to sweep the test series under the carpet.
    Hesson and White are on their way to the broom cupboard as we speak.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Flem274* View Post
    While this was nice, I hope this isn't used as an excuse to sweep the test series under the carpet.
    It really just fits in perfectly with their split captaincy story.
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    Sanga has done well but Murali has done better. In my opinion, Murali is simply the best off spinner in history of cricket and I can't make that kind of statement for Sanga.
    Sanga isn't the best off spinner in the history of cricket? News to me.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Flem274* View Post
    While this was nice, I hope this isn't used as an excuse to sweep the test series under the carpet.
    What are you talking about?

    All is well with NZ cricket and it always has been. Nothing bad has ever happened. Move along people.



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    Well that was unexpected.

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    Great stuff. Nice for Neesham to get a wicket to finish it off. The fielding hadn't been that great in the early part of the tour so good to see it improve. I feel vindicated too in supporting Elliot's selection

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    With the NZC saying the main focus was on the one day world cup, they would say that this tour has now been hugely successful...

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    Quote Originally Posted by Garson007 View Post
    Shocking effort by our middle order. Our middle order has always been a problem. Why can't we just fix the fact that they score too slowly in the middle overs? Why is it so damn difficult? All our chokes can be traced back to the middle order. It is quite frankly ridiculous.
    You should be a coach.

    "Right, here's the plan: lads in the middle, you score faster"

    "Thanks, Coach!"

    Great effort by our boys. Love Williamson's ability to score big. He is going to break every NZ batting record going.



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