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    Yeah, pretty much.
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    Don't think Swann fancies this much, tbh.

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    That's a proper bouncer.

    Play that if you can; Brownlie couldn't.

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    Good ball.

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    Guptill is properly toilet against spin, isn't he? Really looks village out there.

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    Brownlie will be particularly disappointed to get out to a short rock given it's his strength and he was starting to look slightly more comfortable against Swann. Good ball, but if Brownlie is going to be a success in Test cricket he can't be getting out like that.

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    Taylor's been quality. Played really, really well after tea.

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    Quote Originally Posted by BoyBrumby View Post
    Guptill is properly toilet against spin, isn't he? Really looks village out there.
    Just not a test quality batsman. Too many flaws in his technique.

    Gun at T20, which highlights the ease with which flawed batting can succeed in T20.

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    Quote Originally Posted by BoyBrumby View Post
    Guptill is properly toilet against spin, isn't he? Really looks village out there.
    Though English is not my native language, I think I'm not lying when I say my English is pretty ok. But you've got me here.

    Being toilet = being crappy, as in a filthy toilet? Or being prefectly clean, like any toilet should be? Oor do you refer to making ones toilet?
    Looking village = looking really cool, calm & collected? Or looking only fit to handle village cricket bowling?

    Anyway, I think Guptill had a decent go in India a few years back.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Stapel View Post
    Being toilet = being crappy, as in a filthy toilet? Or being prefectly clean, like any toilet should be? Oor do you refer to making ones toilet?
    Looking village = looking really cool, calm & collected? Or looking only fit to handle village cricket bowling?
    Bolded the correct interpretations for you.

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    He's saying 'village' to imply the standard of play, and 'toilet' to describe the receptacle it deserves.

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    Quote Originally Posted by HeathDavisSpeed View Post
    Cribb to be banned from posting in match threads when Gillard's anti-Gambling advertising legislation comes in tbh.
    I just Fy'd this post. Was actually pretty good.

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    Thanks guys



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