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    Which top batsmen have been dismissed the most by part-time bowlers?

    Inspired by me watching Tendulkar being bowled by Michael Vaughan on YouTube a few moments ago.

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    Swann keeps getting Sehwag and Gambhir

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    Sledger you lie. You don't see Tendulkar as a top batsman.

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    In 2005 Ponting took Vaughan's wicket.

    It's just a wicket I won't forget any time soon. I don't think Vaughan got out to part-timers regularly.

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    Not sure about frequent, but I remember Rob Key getting out to Damien Martyn and Steve Waugh in the 2002-03 Ashes.

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    Quote Originally Posted by stumpski View Post
    Not sure about frequent, but I remember Rob Key getting out to Damien Martyn and Steve Waugh in the 2002-03 Ashes.
    Yeah I thought of that when I first opened the thread. People started saying he had a "weakness" to part-time brisk medium nude balls. Obviously it was more mental than anything, especially since those sort of bowlers are generally used right before a break for that exact purpose.
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    Pretty convinced that Steve Waugh didn't bowl in that series, but that could just be the memory playing up.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Stapel View Post
    In 2005 Ponting took Vaughan's wicket.

    It's just a wicket I won't forget any time soon. I don't think Vaughan got out to part-timers regularly.
    Dunno. He smacked a Katich full bunger straight to a fielder's waiting hands when on 100 & plenty in the same series.

    Dibbly dobbly medium pieslingers often get Christened "partnership breakers". Craig McMillan had that kinda rep. Looking at the batsmen he dismissed (28 wickets in 55 tests, so v much a part-timer) his victims include both Waughs, Langer, Slater, Kallis, Andy Flower &, twice, Damien Martyn.

    Some quality batsmen seem to have issues with merde bowling seemingly.
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    Jadeja and Clarke? Unless I'm mistaken the former's role was as a batting all-rounder before the Australian series.
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    Quote Originally Posted by BoyBrumby View Post
    Dunno. He smacked a Katich full bunger straight to a fielder's waiting hands when on 100 & plenty in the same series.

    Dibbly dobbly medium pieslingers often get Christened "partnership breakers". Craig McMillan had that kinda rep. Looking at the batsmen he dismissed (28 wickets in 55 tests, so v much a part-timer) his victims include both Waughs, Langer, Slater, Kallis, Andy Flower &, twice, Damien Martyn.

    Some quality batsmen seem to have issues with merde bowling seemingly.
    Yeh, it's remarkable how often one of these guys grabs a wicket.

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