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    Quote Originally Posted by Scaly piscine View Post
    Bangladesh are fielding a pretty strong attack (for them)... so the way they're getting annihilated is a bit worrying for them.
    Yeah it's not really far from full strength. Their best two ODI bowlers aren't playing but if we just pretended Shakib and Razzak were injured for a second then they absolutely could select this attack at full strength.
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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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    Really disappointed with Gazi's efforts in all these games. Thought he was a pretty decent bowler when I saw him against the Windies.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Cabinet96 View Post
    Chawla is so, so rubbish.
    yeah what's the deal here? Surely Somerset could have got someone better?
    Indians can't bowl - Where has the rumour come from as I myself and many indian friends arwe competent fast bowlers ?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Spikey View Post
    yeah what's the deal here? Surely Somerset could have got someone better?
    Rehman was the plan, who incidentally was awesome at the back end of last season, but he pulled out when he was selected for the Zimbabwe tour. Somerset are always going to be on the hunt for a bowler other than a batsman, and clearly the barrel was dry.

    Really gut wrenching when relegation rivals Surrey got Hashim Amla as well.
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    This English top three are cornflakes. They're not the most exciting thing out but they're pretty effective. Then the middle order are the sugar. Would be too much on their own but added to the cornflakes they add some much needed interest

    When KP returns he will be the banana..


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    Quote Originally Posted by Daemon View Post
    Really disappointed with Gazi's efforts in all these games. Thought he was a pretty decent bowler when I saw him against the Windies.
    Well he's still comfortably been their best bowler of the tour and he's returned decent figures in a couple of the games. I think it's probably just as much a case of "Yes, you can attack the attacking, loopy off spinner in OD cricket on flat English wickets when you're batting on 70* and all the other bowlers are leaking like taps as well" as it is him not bowling well.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Spikey View Post
    yeah what's the deal here? Surely Somerset could have got someone better?
    In his defence his flight landed from India the morning of the game yesterday, so he might be suffering from that but yeah when Dockrell has 5 and you can't get one against a severely weakened Bears line up its not a great sign.

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    Can't even get a win against Glamorgan this season it's looking like.

    *Sigh*

    Had no idea Goodwin was still playing though, surely he's getting a bit old now?

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    Quote Originally Posted by mightymariner View Post
    Can't even get a win against Glamorgan this season it's looking like.

    *Sigh*

    Had no idea Goodwin was still playing though, surely he's getting a bit old now?
    Is that why he moved to Div 2?

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    Quote Originally Posted by mightymariner View Post
    Can't even get a win against Glamorgan this season it's looking like.

    *Sigh*

    Had no idea Goodwin was still playing though, surely he's getting a bit old now?
    He's over 40 now. He got dropped and delisted by Sussex last season after a bit of a lean run but thought "No, **** you, I want to keep playing" and went over to Glamorgan.

    989 runs @ 66 so far this season. Joke's on Sussex.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Cabinet96 View Post
    Rehman was the plan, who incidentally was awesome at the back end of last season, but he pulled out when he was selected for the Zimbabwe tour. Somerset are always going to be on the hunt for a bowler other than a batsman, and clearly the barrel was dry.

    Really gut wrenching when relegation rivals Surrey got Hashim Amla as well.
    Could be worse. Hampshire were supposed to get Ajmal and all they got was a couple more weeks of Tanvir.

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    Quote Originally Posted by mightymariner View Post
    *Sigh*

    Had no idea Goodwin was still playing though, surely he's getting a bit old now?
    having a gun season too. WAG

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    fuuuuu - beaten to the punch. I'll be doing 20 laps of the oval then

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    Quote Originally Posted by Pothas View Post
    Could be worse. Hampshire were supposed to get Ajmal and all they got was a couple more weeks of Tanvir.
    Nah, I don't think it could be worse than Chawla tbh.

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    Somerset Cricket ‏@SomersetCCC 5m
    50 up for Compo off 86 deliveries. Steady knock by the recently resigned opener. #wearesomerset


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    Borthwick with a 3rd championship ton of the season. Turning into a very accomplished player. Always looks pretty secure technically on the highlights. Gotta be decent to score runs at chester le street in the top order- then again todays knock was against surrey.



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