Who was the pinch hitter? Ottis Gibson?1996 wc semifinal is the ultimate example of the pinch hitter strategy backfiring. West indies would've walked it if they'd just sent in their specialist bats and knocked it around for a few overs.
Are you talking about Courtney Browne opening?1996 wc semifinal is the ultimate example of the pinch hitter strategy backfiring. West indies would've walked it if they'd just sent in their specialist bats and knocked it around for a few overs.
He wasn't a pinch hitter. He was meant to be a regular batsman with lot of hitting potential. Supposedly the guy who could hit sixes at will.Atul Bedade.
That was a low point.
Mitch Johnson making some runs is one of the most enjoyable sights in my time watching cricket. Bloke looked so good when he made a fewi remember mitchell johnson randomly batting at 4 in an ODI against england years ago in an attempt to use him as a pinch hitter, but he made a really solid mature run a ball 60 odd
Who is the commentator? Is it the guy who posted the clip on YouTube? This is my new favourite commentator.Bedade was pretty grim but he lwft is with this gem
JFC the commentaryBedade was pretty grim but he lwft is with this gem
And India sends Anil Kumble to do the same job when we were batting. ROFL What the heck was Azhar thinking there !Yeah Symcox is a good example. He actually achieved more with the bat than with ball. This was one of his first successful pinch hitting efforts I remember:
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SA struggling at 20-2 and Symcox scores 61 off 49!