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Everything posted by CG

  1. I mean last 3 years he is only second to Smith.
  2. I think Pitches in India have been more bowling friendly in recent years.Against AUS When Starc and Co were Destroying us with reverse swing it was Pujara who turned the series.Pitches play a major role last tour of Sa pitches were too bowler friendly except Kohli,Abdv everybody struggled.I think Pujara will do well this time in England.
  3. Saina is a better prospect than Siraj.You should have seen his performance in semi final.
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    Ajinkya rahane is not a number 6 in tests!

    If Rahane and Pujara Swap Places it would be best for both of them.
  5. I would play Rishab,He is Better Keeper than Dk And Being a left hander will provide a diff challenge to English right arm seamers.
  6. Its Mind Boggling the hate Rohit gets.He and Kohli have carried indian batting after world cup 15.Top Three Are always under pressure due to non existent middle order.
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    Bhuvi kumar ....on flat tracks without swing.

    If India are playing 2 spinners with Pandya.I would Rather Have Yadav/Shami With Bumrah .Wickets Upfront are Important For spinners to be effective.
  8. Cook Struggles in England.His Away Record is Better.
  9. I am not Surprised Dhoni Has Always Played Like this.His GamePlan of taking the game to last 5 overs most often Fails against Top Sides.
  10. We Have Been Long Too Dependant On Top Order.We Don't Have a Middle Order.
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    Our seam bowling reserves

    I Am hopeful Khaleel was in A side and did well in England.Saini Was In test side against afg.
  12. K.l Rahul had his fair share of troubles playing moving ball outside off stump In Sa.
  13. Good Hardware and Clean Android.[emoji846]
  14. Don't know what Team Management is smoking.Pandey is not even in form. Sent from my Nokia 7 plus using Tapatalk
  15. Looking forward to Khaleel Ahmed,Potential India Odi Prospect.
  16. Khaleel will probably be the find of this Ipl.
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    Tendulkar swallows Lara (and others)

    Its a myth .Go and check every test victory india had and sachin played a major role in it.
  18. Sa Have been fined & caught tampering with the ball most times in the last few years
  19. That's why it was dumb for Smith and co to admit it.
  20. The three men were ushered into the public square, black hoods covering their faces. Their hands and feet had been chained, as befitting the perpetrators of great crimes. The mob that had gathered some time before and grown steadily angrier. It fed on its own anger to become even more furious. “Punish them.” “Hurt them.” “We want vengeance.” The authorities knew this was their chance to look good. The three had transgressed under their watch. How better to deflect any criticism of those doing the managing than by serving up those caught for public justice? Let the vultures of shrill outrage feed on the carcass of immediate action, fairness be damned. And protect the money coming in, at all costs. The bottom line was… the bottom line. Three men had been determined guilty, their crime angered the public, there was fear that this anger could have negative consequences for the overall brand, once the public was angry it fed on its own fury to demand blood, authorities the world over were only too happy to satiate that demand. Pile on the punishment until the outrage is satisfied, the crime be damned, and the penalty matching the crime be doubly damned. Today was to be the day of the sentencing. There was the blonde one, the stocky one, and the rookie. The rookie had done the deed, the stocky one had planned it, the blonde one had allowed it to happen. Their crime was trying to cheat to win an unfair advantage in a game. Their punishment had nothing to do with the crime. The punishment was for how people reacted to them being caught doing it. The three men looked like they had been space-rocketed to an alien civilisation because their lives suddenly didn’t seem to make sense anymore. They played a sport that had wink-wink-nudge-nudge allowed the sort of cheating they attempted for decades. They just did it very ineptly, and got caught. A significant part of the backlash they faced was because they had come to be regarded as ‘bullies’. But not just bullies, sanctimonious bullies who were happy to lecture other teams on appropriate behaviour. That backlash was understandable, and even to be expected. What threw the three men off was the unrelenting nature of the hostility and its scale. It didn’t stop, and it wouldn’t stop. Its volume meant somebody had to not just do something, but be seen to be doing something. And that something had to be aimed at satisfying those who were going to fork out money, now and in the near future. Among the baying public who each wanted their pound of flesh, there were two people who stood a little apart. One had a bored look on his face, the other had a puzzled one. The Cynic, for it was he who had the uninterested look, was merely watching dispassionately to record the event since it was of historic significance. The Cricketer was the one who looked confused. “This is how it is,” the Cynic offered, trying to enlighten the Cricketer. “It’s not pretty and it’s not nice. It might not even seem fair. But when the proverbial waste hits the fan, it sticks more to some than others.” The Cricketer was grateful for the wisdom, and decided to ask the Cynic about some more incongruous bits about the case that were troubling him. “This is a case of ball-tampering, yes? And all of these three men are batsmen?” [https://wicdn] Cameron Bancroft was caught tampering with the ball. [emoji767] AFP The Cynic nodded. “Then how is that only these three were found guilty? Were they tampering the ball without the knowledge of the bowlers? If so, wouldn’t the bowlers have realised immediately that something was off when trying to bowl?” The Cynic allowed himself a smile. “My boy, when there is a train rushing at full speed and you spot some people on the tracks, you have to make a split-second decision on whether you can save everyone or not. If you can’t, you best get those who you can extricate most easily out. The train will hit those left, but their chances of survival were slim anyway.” “Just my luck,” thought the Cricketer. “I get one guy who looks like he could clear stuff up for me and he likes to use philosophical metaphors to explain things.” Link-http://m.wisdenindia.com/full-story.php?category=Plan%20b&id=295619&
  21. Darren Lehmann Interview Before The Test.
  22. Sa are masters at the art of tampering Aussie are amateurs.Sa Commentators Kept talking about so call skill to get reverse swing in India test series where Sa were able to reverse the ball early.
  23. It's Pretty Clear It's was Warner's Plan .The Way Crowds and Sa Targeted His Wife They Wanted to Win at any cost.
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    Ball Tampering by Aus ?

    Brisbane Book Library Crime Section.

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