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    Quote Originally Posted by Howe_zat View Post
    I'm guessing you turn turn 5th & 6th bowlers faster and more often?
    Yeah; partly a byproduct of simming so many games for CricSim where each team typically has a stack of bowling options, and partly deliberate to reward teams who actually selected/recruited a proper fifth bowling option in their top order.
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    How would you respond if someone posted their team with a note that they insisted only 4 bowlers be used
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    On Cricsim? Infractions, probably.

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    Quote Originally Posted by GIMH View Post
    How would you respond if someone posted their team with a note that they insisted only 4 bowlers be used
    I'd ignore it.


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    Quote Originally Posted by Marcuss View Post
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    Request to give weemanbob's lot a roughing up in a trial match.
    I wonder if you can make "knock their heads off'" as a special instruction.
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    This English top three are cornflakes. They're not the most exciting thing out but they're pretty effective. Then the middle order are the sugar. Would be too much on their own but added to the cornflakes they add some much needed interest

    When KP returns he will be the banana..

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    Quote Originally Posted by Cabinet96 View Post


    I wonder if you can make "knock their heads off'" as a special instruction.
    Difficult when your entire bowling line-up is spinners...

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    Quote Originally Posted by weeman27bob View Post
    Difficult when your entire bowling line-up is spinners...
    Hafeez has got a decent quicker ball to be fair.
    Last edited by Cabinet96; 30-04-2012 at 11:33 AM.

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    We do all our roughing up with the bat. Aiming for the fielders' faces.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Marcuss View Post
    Might as well send it to me too, not much else I'm doing with glandular..
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    If I can still enter a trial line-up:

    Marcus Trescothick
    Dean Elgar
    Adam Voges (6)
    Ross Taylor
    Steve Smith (5)
    Azhar Ali
    Brad Haddin+
    Stuart Broad (1)
    Ben Hilfenhaus (2)
    Trent Copeland (3)
    Cees de Villiers (4)

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    Quote Originally Posted by Johnners View Post
    For when you get a db

    Pouncing Kittens

    1. Ed Cowan
    2. Jacques Rudolph
    3. Virat Kohli (6)
    4. Mahela Jayawardene (c)
    5. Manoj Tiwary
    6. Glenn Maxwell (5)
    7. Parthiv Patel (+)
    8. Irfan Pathan (3)
    9. Steve O'Keefe (4)
    10. James Pattinson (1)
    11. Steve Magoffin (2)
    Updated

    Pouncing Kittens


    1. Ed Cowan
    2. Jacques Rudolph
    3. Virat Kohli (6 - only very occasionally)
    4. Mahela Jayawardene (c)
    5. Manoj Tiwary
    6. Glenn Maxwell (5)
    7. Parthiv Patel (+)
    8. Irfan Pathan (3)
    9. Mitchell Johnson (1)
    10. Steve O'Keefe (4)
    11. Steve Magoffin (2)
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    Quote Originally Posted by pasag View Post
    Ponting's ability to ton up in the first innings of a series should not be understated. So much pressure, so important. What a great!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Eds View Post
    1. Taufeeq Umar
    2. Alex Hales+
    3. Usman Khawaja
    4. Subramaniam Badrinath
    5. Jesse Ryder (7)
    6. Zander de Bruyn (3, 1)
    7. Daniel Vettori (4, 5)
    8. Chris Swan (1, 6)
    9. Murali Karthik (6, 4)
    10. Mohammad Amir (2)
    11. Sunil Narine (5, 3)
    Can I change this, Spark?

    1. Taufeeq Umar
    2. Alex Hales
    3. Usman Khawaja
    4. Subramaniam Badrinath
    5. Jesse Ryder (6)
    6. Zander de Bruyn (3, 5)
    7. Matt Prior+*
    8. Daniel Vettori (5, 3)
    9. Chris Swan (2)
    10. Murali Karthik (4)
    11. Mohammad Amir (1)
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    Feel free. I don't even have the db yet...
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    get ready for a broken ****in' arm

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    Quote Originally Posted by Cevno View Post
    Gun. Doing it with the new database or last seasons ?

    1)David Warner
    2)Tharanga Paranavitana
    3)Abjinav Mukund
    4)Kumar Sangakkara (Wk)
    5)Rohit Sharma
    6)Sourav Ganguly(6)
    7)Azhar Mahmood (5)
    8)Nikita Miller (4)
    9)Praveen Kumar (1)
    10)Brent Arnel (3)
    11)Alan Richardson (2)
    Changing this a little bit -

    1)David Warner
    2)Tharanga Paranavitana
    3)Abhinav Mukund
    4)Uday Kaul (Wk)
    5)Rohit Sharma
    6)Sourav Ganguly (6)
    7)Azhar Mahmood (5)
    8)Nikita Miller (4)
    9)Praveen Kumar (1)
    10)Brent Arnel (3)
    11)Alan Richardson (2)

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    Quote Originally Posted by Spark View Post
    Feel free. I don't even have the db yet...
    Show of hands if you're surprised

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