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    haha i jinxed them

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    Wow. That was perhaps the best hitting I have seen in the last five overs of a chase. Absolutely brutal from Pollard and he certainly earned his paycheck today.

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    Vicious. This is the Pollard we know and love. Ideally, he (or Maxwell) should be opening the innings, while the other comes out at five.

    I'm happy to see Mumbai Indians at the top and in contention for a top spot in playoffs- but those big hits off Ishant and Mishra are rather disturbing. It's a flat deck, but they were so savagely taken apart, it doesn't feel good if India are playing on flat decks in England.

    Then let's look at Stuart Binny. He may be India's Dwayne Bravo/Thissara Perera/Kieron Pollard, albeit on a much lower scale. He's doing very well for himself and the team. In limited opportunities, he's done well to have an average in the twenties and a strike rate over 150. Although Dravid hasn't given him much to bowl, he's got a good economy rate under 6.5 and a strike rate of 24, a good combination, and that's also bettered his career averages too. He may have a shout as India's frontline T20I all-rounder. Of course, Harbhajan and Vinay Kumar seem to be doing a lot better with the ball without being far behind with the bat.

    EDIT: What's the deal with Ajit Chandila? He somehow manages to keep his economy under seven, even on flat IPL decks on grounds with reduced boundaries. If he could bat as well as Yusuf or Binny, he'd be a hot contender for the T20I side.
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    Not sure about opening but definitely higher than 6. Arguably Pollard batted too low the last time MI reached the final and it may have cost them the trophy. It will be interesting to see where they slot him in the next few games.


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    Then there's the curious case of Ambati Rayudu. He had a slightly-better-than-average record in the IPL until this one, and people said that he deserves a place in the national side, ahead of "no-hit" Sharma, and he did rather well in the Ranji/Irani/Duleep season that followed, and people (especially on Cricinfo) started talking him up as an automatic India prospect. Now he's the weak link in the Mumbai Indians side, and fans now question him getting a place ahead of Pollard.

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    More for Mohit, the guy is having a great debut season. He doesn't seem to bowl crap deliveries and is now bowling around 135kph. I hope he keeps up his good performances because India may have found a star.

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    Anyone see the obstruction incident?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Spark View Post
    Anyone see the obstruction incident?
    Yes. Yusuf should play in the EPL instead.

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    Another on par performance from Kallis, why they stick with him is beyond me, must be a marketing ploy surely?

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    Yep, Morgan sitting out again - absolute joke. Hope he moves to a decent side.

    Yusuf was definitely out.

    Hmm Twatto should have hammered that. Seems to be a lot of bad blood in this later match. Not exactly the sort of gamesmanship you'd expect for a cricket game.

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    Yeah seriously, they picked a specialist batsman to bat eight in a 20 over game. Not only that but they used up one of their international slots on him and he's not a good fielder.

    And Faulkner batted #3 ffs.

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    deserves a slap
    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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