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    Quote Originally Posted by Cabinet96 View Post
    So quick he felt he needed to get halfway down the pitch to counter it?



    But he was taking a risk or two nearly every over, and going at just under 5 an over himself. If Trott had been going at the same rate, or even just slightly quicker than he did, it wouldn't have taken the scoring rate pressure off. Bell had hit 22 off his previous 14 deliveries, and England were still only going at 4 an over.
    You're saying Bell had to rush/panic, yet Trott has continued batting in an eminently predictable fashion and is now scoring at an acceptable rate. Nothing wrong with one bloke getting 60(80), the others should be good enough to bat around that.

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    Pretty quick over from McGlaggan

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    Mitch 143kph with the older ball

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    Quote Originally Posted by Cabinet96 View Post



    But he was taking a risk or two nearly every over, and going at just under 5 an over himself. If Trott had been going at the same rate, or even just slightly quicker than he did, it wouldn't have taken the scoring rate pressure off. Bell had hit 22 off his previous 14 deliveries, and England were still only going at 4 an over.

    Oh rubbish, it was a wide ball, that he had to go at, and he played a gash shot, honestly this is getting silly, as i said, would he have felt any less pressure if there were a number of wickets down with a iffy batting line-up.
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    Quote Originally Posted by thierry henry View Post
    You're saying Bell had to rush/panic, yet Trott has continued batting in an eminently predictable fashion and is now scoring at an acceptable rate. Nothing wrong with one bloke getting 60(80), the others should be good enough to bat around that.
    Fair, but it's easy to say in hindsight. Trott gets out on 30 off 60 and we're looking at it differently, and that's probably why Bell felt the need to charge Franklin when he did.

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    <240 -
    240-250 - grecian
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    <240
    240-250 - grecian
    251-270 - Cabinet96
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    Sorry Hurricane, TH got in there first. >240 the only slot left.

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    For a team who are only two down, this all seems a little ponderous. It doesn't look that difficult for batting.

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    I don't think the batting powerplay is the only thing that confuses you, Craig.

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    Quote Originally Posted by BeeGee View Post
    For a team who are only two down, this all seems a little ponderous. It doesn't look that difficult for batting.
    I guess the worry is that they're into the bowlers when they're 5 down.

    Which is only two wickets away now....

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    ...how would taht not be out?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Athlai View Post
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