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    Quote Originally Posted by Prince EWS View Post
    What is it with Lords and leg side strangles in the last couple of years? ****test cricket.
    I think it's just poor batting. KW is falling away from the ball when he plays the shot, if he stays still the ball usually deflects off the thigh pad to fine leg after he nicks it. Cook's trademark flaw.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Flem274* View Post
    yeah well we just lost watlings wicket too ****

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    tell me about the 6666666666s Southee's just hit plz

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    Wasn't there 2-3 leg side strangles in the last test match also?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Maximas View Post
    Seems like the outfield is getting a little quicker, or is that just the NZ batsmen hitting the ball harder/better timing?
    England are bowling slightly quicker so that's probably helping
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    Average of 19 for Southee is a touch flattering IMO.

    Not that I think Watling should farm the strike.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Uppercut View Post
    I think it's just poor batting.
    It's poor bowling too though. I highly doubt Anderson was thinking "I'll give him a length ball down the leg side hoping for a caught behind." As I said, ****test cricket.
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    at least we have a decent tail (by our standards)
    Deducted using the primary philosophy of wisdom

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    Wonder how Southee will bat.
    I got great enjoyment shouting "WHY THE **** ISN'T THIS GAME BEING PLAYED AT THE BASIN?!>!?!?" to reasonably significant cheers from the sparse crowd
    one day NZ will bring chappell to his knees in a puddle of his own tears and you'll see Phlegm on his belly greedily tasting every delicious tear before watching the hope fade from that old ****s eyes.
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    Quote Originally Posted by ohnoitsyou View Post
    at least we have a decent tail (by our standards)
    Translation - Patel is not at 8.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Hurricane View Post
    Wonder how Southee will bat.
    According to the bookies:

    Like a Muppet : $1.01
    Sensibly: $10,001

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    Quote Originally Posted by KiWiNiNjA View Post
    According to the bookies:

    Like a Muppet : $1.01
    Sensibly: $10,001


    Depends how long Watling stays there doesn't it?

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    Quote Originally Posted by KiWiNiNjA View Post
    According to the bookies:

    Like a Muppet : $1.01
    Sensibly: $10,001

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    Southee having a go is infinitely better than Southee trying to bat properly as things stand. He isn't a very batsman-like lower order player atm. Might change in time and often tries to bat properly but he's far more effective and comfortable when he's given a license.
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    Quote Originally Posted by wpdavid View Post


    Depends how long Watling stays there doesn't it?
    Nah, it really doesn't. If they wanted some to play the support role Martin would be in.

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    southee will get out compulsively hooking imo. theyre setting it up now with the dude back.



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