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    Over-rated things in cricket

    1. South Africa's bowling attack.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Blocky View Post
    As for Sharma, sorry but he's the only Indian bowler outside of Khan who has consistently managed to take wickets away from home and trouble good batsman. Shami looks highly promising but India don't have better seam options than Sharma at the moment in test cricket. Quite simple.
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    3. Wicketkeepers other than Haddin
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    4. Aussi attack


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    4. Aussie attack

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    So overrated that it had to be said twice.

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    6. Test selections based solely on scoring loads of runs and/or taking loads of wickets in domestic FC comps.
    - As featured in The Independent.

    "Predictably, the ending of his international career did not end the argument about Pietersen's merits, as an army of informed commentators and Piers Morgan weighed in to defend or attack him."
    - The Guardian's Andrew Anthony

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    7. Morne Morkel. (And other tall fast bowlers who have little else but speed and bounce going for them).
    Last edited by Garson007; 15-02-2014 at 01:26 PM.

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    The term over-rated

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    8.Kumar Sangakkara.
    Kumar Sangakkara : Most overrated batsman ever.
    Avg outside the subcontinent : 40. Number of hundreds outside the subcontinent : 5
    Averages in the 30s in 4/7 countries excluding Bangladesh and Zimbabwe

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    Well yeah Tendy is probably better than Bradman, but Bradman was 70 years ago, if he grew up in the modern era he'd still easily be the best. Though he wasn't, can understand the argument for Tendy even though I don't agree.
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    11. Spin Bowling

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