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    Quote Originally Posted by hendrix View Post
    Also, I've made this point before, but he's sort've had an opposite of Stuart McGill effect; he's been behind Vettori his whole career, but instead of being selected for turning tracks like the Aussies did, he's purely been selected for flat, lifeless decks against good players of spin bowling.

    Basically whenever our mediocre medium pace bowlers of the mid 2000s CBF, Jeets was thrust in.
    Thank you. I always felt bad when he was fed to the lions in India tours. He actually bowled pretty well on the previous tour of India for that two-test series. I'm not following this match super closely but I would've guessed NZ would play two spinners in Jeets and Martin with maybe Astle as the surprise pick. Kinda shocked Sodhi has leapfrogged Jeets and Astle, because he looked way too raw at the U-19 WC last year.
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    Wicket!


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    Wicket time.

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    Quote Originally Posted by JontyPanesar View Post
    Kinda shocked Sodhi has leapfrogged Jeets and Astle, because he looked way too raw at the U-19 WC last year.
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    Quote Originally Posted by JontyPanesar View Post
    Thank you. I always felt bad when he was fed to the lions in India tours. He actually bowled pretty well on the previous tour of India for that two-test series. I'm not following this match super closely but I would've guessed NZ would play two spinners in Jeets and Martin with maybe Astle as the surprise pick. Kinda shocked Sodhi has leapfrogged Jeets and Astle, because he looked way too raw at the U-19 WC last year.
    Well they're all rubbish, why not pick someone who actually has the tools to be a proper test match bowler?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Howsie View Post
    Well they're all rubbish, why not pick someone who actually has the tools to be a proper test match bowler?
    Any suggestions for a spinner?

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    worryingly this pitch is starting to turn more.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Howsie View Post
    Well they're all rubbish, why not pick someone who actually has the tools to be a proper test match bowler?
    Who do you have in mind?

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    Quote Originally Posted by JontyPanesar View Post
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    Stick with Sodhi

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    Gazi is kicking ass. I wonder when they'll declare. 200 lead?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Hurricane View Post
    Any suggestions for a spinner?
    could someone please point me to the page of the MCC rules of cricket which says you have to play a specialist spinner in the SC no matter how bad they are cos I don't think I've seen it
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    Quote Originally Posted by JontyPanesar View Post
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