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    gattaca got a reaction from velu in Flash would make a great cricketer   
    Rohit sharma
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    gattaca got a reaction from GoldenSun in ICC approves Test Championship, ODI league   
    Test championship will not be financially viable it will be downfall of test cricket.
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    gattaca got a reaction from SK_IH in Axcellent Fightback by Pakistan   
    It was good fight back nonetheless.
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    gattaca got a reaction from cowboysfan in Bhuvi as 3rd seamer in SA Tests   
    Historically doesn't apply to last tour we struggled to get the last few wickets and which caused the draw. May be this is our defensive thinking we should select bowlers who can pick up 20 wickets. Can't do much if we like up 550 and can't take wickets. 
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    gattaca reacted to Ian Pont in Mindset Of Indian Fast Bowlers Changing   
     
    It is worth remembering that strength doesn't always equal POWER and it is power we want to help work alongside pace.
     
    Muscles can make you STRONG but slower. If you think of a car with a small engine, but with a turbo and efficiently tuned, it can be much faster than a bigger engine. It is more important therefore to be effective in PLYOMETRICS (running, bounding, jumping) and being able to use the hips quickly. The key for speed is getting into the correct positions to bowl fast so the kinetic chain doesn't break within the action.
     
    UPF is launching a brand new site in a month all about fast bowling. And from January, we cover the CORRECT training to ensure the bowling action is supported to create speed.
     
    Size isn't important - SPEED is. 
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    gattaca got a reaction from Ankit_sharma03 in Sunil Gavaskar Hits Out at Selectors for Dropping Ajinkya Rahane From T20 Squad !!!   
    Rahane already cost us t20 World Cup. He should never be selected no matter someone old man from Mumbai cries.
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    gattaca got a reaction from JaFanatic in Pakistan vs Sri Lanka - Test Series - UAE 2017   
    This is a fact always let Pakistan chase. They don't have the nerves to chase they will come close but will loose.
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    gattaca got a reaction from beetle in Yadav's 71-4 or Kumar's 55-0? What would you rather have in ODIs?   
    Both are inconsistent. But bhuvi is complete bowler now on skills. Yadav can't even bowl in slog overs. Also op thread reminds of the green ghetto where they create threads to discount their own players.
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    gattaca got a reaction from beetle in Yadav's 71-4 or Kumar's 55-0? What would you rather have in ODIs?   
    Both are inconsistent. But bhuvi is complete bowler now on skills. Yadav can't even bowl in slog overs. Also op thread reminds of the green ghetto where they create threads to discount their own players.
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    gattaca reacted to Sean Bradley in Drop MS Dhoni for good ,and replace with whom ? Name the successor   
    Dhoni is Unremovable, i was a dhoni fan then a dhoni hater for a while because of his csk & sreeni connections and bullying attitude, and now a dhoni fan again purely because he's shown the hard work and the dedication to stay fit, hes a legend behind the stumps and in his mind their is a software that literally runs this team..players look up to him, the captain looks upto him, and i guess no one is ICF should have any complain anymore. 
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    gattaca got a reaction from velu in Another lovely read by Jarrod Kimber   
    That dude has no explanation on why he downvotes people.
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    gattaca got a reaction from flamy in Another lovely read by Jarrod Kimber   
    Jarod kimber the blabber mouth with no substance
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    gattaca reacted to SK_IH in Analysis of Dhoni's art of batsmanship   
    Lots of debates going on about his style , his tuk tuks etc.I think we can have a comprehensive debate ,consolidating everything in this thread.I will not touch upon his wicket keeping and intangibles like advises/general mentoring on the field because its just the batting that polarizes opinion about his place in the side.
     
    Note : Not bothered about stats,just the style of batting and the attendant positives and negatives.
     
    Dhoni , the batsman:
    Positives:
     
    I think in the last two series ,its apparent he is needed in the side.He has always been a master of ODI format and knows how to remain in the game and not throw it away.The chases in  SL albeit mediocre totals ,once gain emphasized the importance of Dhoni in this side ,because deep down even the critics knew till he is there we are in the game. Coming to yesterday's game,watching the match I was also infuriated when he was playing those dots but eventually we reached a fighting respectable score.It was majorly thanks to Pandya's assault but when got out at the score of 205 ,it was still way below par.But once again the style of playing till the last ball of the innings helped and fighting total was reached Combining both 1st and 2nd point,one quality that one can ascribe to Dhoni is the art of building partnerships in Limted overs cricket.his sole aim in any limited overs format is to build partnerships and take the game deep and give himself and his team a chance.This attitude dates back to his 1st tournament as captain,WT20,2007.Remember the game vs Pakistan,when we were tottering at 20 odd for 3, he build a partnership with Uthapaa ,Dhoni was the sedate partner but eventually a respectable target was reached.Similarly in a must win game against SA,again we were in trouble ,yet again he played a key role in a match winning partnership with Rohit and yet again he played second fiddle.This quality is still intact and was on display yet again yesterday. I have been reading this nonsense a lot since yesterday that because Faulkner was there Dhoni was able to catch up in the Ind.To all those critics,if you have followed Dhoni's career, this has been the generally the case.He most of the time targets such bowlers and tries to gain maximum out of them.But its not the case that he cant hit other bowlers when he wants to.Yesterday that six over covers was refreshing to see and there is also a clear change in technique as well as set up when he bats these days , meaning there is an effort to evolve.  
    Now on to the Negatives that invite criticism:
     
    As mentioned earlier, his tactics playing sedate partner in partnerships and trying to be there till the end to maximize the runs till 50 overs ,brings one question to mind.Why his partner has to show some intent always and he becomes stagnant in the process of remaining there till the end.This question mark will remain with him ,because he has done that throughout his career.And I don’t think we will see any improvement in this regard with his batting especially while setting up totals.There was this thought that once he relinquishes captaincy he might change his attitude and play a bit more adventurously but obviously that was false belief. In a way he thinking of the team first that he should be there in the end and add extra 20-30 runs but with deteriorating abilities he fails to execute perfectly.
    The most irritating part about his approach, is the proclivity hold back a bit longer than he should before going for the slog.Yesterday I thought he would open up post 45 overs mark atleast but he didnt and even Bhuvi helped him immensely during that period.The fact that he started going for runs only from 47 overs onwards is something thats not up to the mark and he needs to be more proactive in this regard specilaly on flatter wickets. Thirdly,it was nice to see him finish and chase those mediocre totals in SL but I have this big question mark on his art of batsmanship,when we will be chasing 300-350 kind of scores in near future.There is no scope of sedate batting at that time , there will be greater need of intent.Partnerships will still be the key in chases as always but his proclivity of playing dots and just being there can be a major handicap those situations.Major increase in RRR will eventually lead to wickets and such a situation should not forced upon any batsman. Obviously these are my assumptions what could happen in bigger chases with Dhoni but hopefully its not the case.
     
    Overall, to sum up he is an ATG ODI bat and still deserves his place in the side for his batting as well.He has these negatives attached to his art of batsmanship ,which will always be brought forth when he fails to execute.There is also this discussion going on about batting at no.4 may be ideal for kind of batting he does these days but I like him coming at no.5 but not below than that.
     
     
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    gattaca got a reaction from Ankit_sharma03 in MS Dhoni mega discussion thread   
    Ya he is captain of wc 2011 and some keyboard is angry he is still playing even though he is fit. What happened in seilanka because of dhoni we were able to clean sweep the series Indian batting order is still vulnerable to callapse. 
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    gattaca got a reaction from flamy in Another lovely read by Jarrod Kimber   
    Jarod kimber the blabber mouth with no substance
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    gattaca got a reaction from randomGuy in Would you pay $1000(or 89k in India ) for a cell phone?   
    Doesnt matter to apple. They think people will pay and they are right people will as they sheeple. Augmented reality really thats one of your selling point.Their is no competitor for apple anyway and their eco system is only booming this is like a circle. If your company does mobile apps what laptop , phone and tablet do they buy and then you buy iPhone,  apple tv, watch ?
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    gattaca got a reaction from MCcricket in BCCI should have its own private plane: Kapil Dev   
    Lol why this is stupid. The maintenance of the aircraft and fees they pay for landing the commercial airline are useless. Just fly business class and be done with it.
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    gattaca got a reaction from Laaloo in How India got fast   
    Kind of wrong argument. Ishant , Yadav even after being mediocre played for long.
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    gattaca got a reaction from Cricketics in Gautam Gambhir to fund education of martyred Kashmiri cop's daughteR   
     
    He does this probably second time. Just no words except salute to the great being he is. I don't see any other cricketers doing that.
     
     
    http://zeenews.india.com/cricket/gautam-gambhir-to-fund-education-of-martyred-kashmiri-cops-daughter-2039586.html
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    gattaca got a reaction from MechEng in Travelling in the US   
    You should be able to get license anytime except for the usual long weekend and weekends. Just get a learners permit. If you have idp some states allow but getting a learners is not tough you can download the booklet online and study for few hours max. They do give crazy questions some times like you have to remember speed limits on county roads etc. one more thing I forgot if you have ssn always apply for credit card. Don't delay lot of people do that. Don't overspend on credit card just use it like debit card.building credit history and diving history is most important thing in US.
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    gattaca got a reaction from Cricketics in Gautam Gambhir to fund education of martyred Kashmiri cop's daughteR   
     
    He does this probably second time. Just no words except salute to the great being he is. I don't see any other cricketers doing that.
     
     
    http://zeenews.india.com/cricket/gautam-gambhir-to-fund-education-of-martyred-kashmiri-cops-daughter-2039586.html
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    gattaca got a reaction from GoldenSun in Kohli thanks Inzamam and Miandad ; But fails to acknowledge Gavaskar, Vengsarkar, Vishwanath et al!   
    Atleast dhoni doesn't do such cheap marketing. Always trying to woo padosis.
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    gattaca got a reaction from Cricketics in Gautam Gambhir to fund education of martyred Kashmiri cop's daughteR   
     
    He does this probably second time. Just no words except salute to the great being he is. I don't see any other cricketers doing that.
     
     
    http://zeenews.india.com/cricket/gautam-gambhir-to-fund-education-of-martyred-kashmiri-cops-daughter-2039586.html
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    gattaca got a reaction from Cricketics in Gautam Gambhir to fund education of martyred Kashmiri cop's daughteR   
     
    He does this probably second time. Just no words except salute to the great being he is. I don't see any other cricketers doing that.
     
     
    http://zeenews.india.com/cricket/gautam-gambhir-to-fund-education-of-martyred-kashmiri-cops-daughter-2039586.html
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    gattaca got a reaction from sandeep in Game of Thrones (TV Spoilers allowed, Book spoilers not allowed)   
    thats the only option to become king. He was kicked from south. He has no true claim to throne. Only way is you marry in to royal family.

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