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    Philander needs to be a touch fuller to get an edge here, it's moving too much just short of a length to the tailenders.

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    a run!

    Pakistan reach the nervous 40's.

    This South African attack is special. Absolutely demolish lineups on occasions like no other team has in my viewing history.
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    Over 0.2: Putland to Nevill, OUT, no run, full ball swings in late to crash into his pads. Nevill is almost falling over trying to get bat on it but can't. Huge shout for LBW and Umpire Martell eventually raises the finger! P.Nevill - lbw b:Putland 0 (1 ball, 1 minute).

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    Quote Originally Posted by smalishah84 View Post
    the worst part is that this will probably be a feature of the tour....this kind of pakistan batting.....this will be a painfully long tour it seems
    Well from the very onset I was hoping something like the 2010 Australia test matches..
    We bowled out Australia for 250 in the first game and lost badly due to insipid batting.
    Next game we bowled them out for 88 and won by 3 wickets chasing 140.

    I am hoping for that one bad day South Africa have and one extraordinary day Junaid Khan has..

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    Quote Originally Posted by NUFAN View Post
    a run!

    Pakistan reach the nervous 40's.

    This South African attack is special. Absolutely demolish lineups on occasions like no other team has in my viewing history.
    Yep, became like this when Philander came around. But a few people still think he's overrated because he's not so fast and failed in a couple of test matches in Australia.


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    I'd really like to see a SA vs Rest of the World test series in South Africa at the moment

    Just need to think of a side to play them in the republic.

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    Quote Originally Posted by smalishah84 View Post
    the worst part is that this will probably be a feature of the tour....this kind of pakistan batting.....this will be a painfully long tour it seems
    Cape Town should be another hard workout but Pak may like Centurion, will be slower than here and Newlands. Could possibly also play a second frontline spinner there in Rehmann as it is late in the season.

    South Africa still need to kill this game today however and will want to bat well. Days 3 and 4 here should be good for batting and Aus chased down a big 4th innings total here before, so they know 250+ isn't a guaranteed win.

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    Quote Originally Posted by NUFAN View Post
    a run!

    Pakistan reach the nervous 40's.

    This South African attack is special. Absolutely demolish lineups on occasions like no other team has in my viewing history.
    Dale Steyn is quite extraordinary.. I never got to see Lillee, Marshall and Imran in full flow. I feel honoured that I get to see a fast bowler like this at his peak.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Prince EWS View Post
    Not if they keep bowling as pathetically as this they won't. Still don't know why Amla hasn't been tried - terrible captaincy, terrible bowling.
    Saving Amla for the follow on

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    If south africas batting collapse was spectacular, this display from Pakistan is like having sex with 7 supermodel virgins.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Zinzan View Post
    I'd really like to see a SA vs Rest of the World test series in South Africa at the moment

    Just need to think of a side to play them in the republic.
    absolutely. needs to be a more regular occurrence imo.
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    Quote Originally Posted by uvelocity View Post
    absolutely. needs to be a more regular occurrence imo.
    Ind33d, they did it back in '05 when Oz were no 1.

    What would your test side to play them in SA at the moment?

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    People who say pace is not important..that delivery to Jamshed..the only reason he could not get bat to ball was the extra yard of pace.. it was swinging in but a touch slower and he could have had an inside edge.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Zinzan View Post
    Ind33d, they did it back in '05 when Oz were no 1.

    What would your test side to play them in SA at the moment?
    Cook
    Warner
    Sangakkara
    Pietersen
    Clarke
    Kohli
    Prior
    Andersen
    Ajmal
    Khan
    Pattinson

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    I think Kallis has been amazing today, Morkel is the only wayward bowler, but he is still doing a terrific job softening the batsmen up. Steyn and Philander, well now its not fair anymore.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Zinzan View Post
    I'd really like to see a SA vs Rest of the World test series in South Africa at the moment

    Just need to think of a side to play them in the republic.
    Cook
    ?
    Sangakkara
    Pietersen
    Chanderpaul
    Clarke
    Prior
    Swann
    Anderson
    ?
    ?

    Picked Swann over Ajmal just because it'd be in South Africa really.

    Picking a second opener would be so hard; I guess we'd have to think about someone like Trott doing the job.
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