it is so ridiculous to send a bowler as the 3rd batsman!

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Sulaimaan's picture
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3 December 2010
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there is no need for a poll, it definitely is stupid.Yes, he might have pulled it off but there is only so much you can experiment in a T20 match.Resting two key players from a T20 match itself is so stupid but if it was to give Mathews a go at captaincy then fine but Malinga should have played.

Sakala Bujang's picture
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8 April 2011
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10 min 59 sec

Its a technique that comes in useful; bowlers have developed themselves into sloggers who can muscle the ball around - a prime example is Thissera Perera. So captains have used this technique in the past to success, especially in IPL and so on, so it wasnt exactly a ridiculous idea, but maybe if he had been delayed to number 4 or so, so that a better platform could have been built.

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