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Old January 11, 2010, 06:51 PM
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Got the idea from an Indian cricket book where they present you with a hypothetical situation and you have to guess the outcome. So this is mainly to increase our cricket IQ. One will give a situation with the real outcome in mind and others will guess it. Sources can be found at cricinfo match archives or youtube.

Situation: Last ball remaining. 5 to win. 2 wickets in hand. 1 dot ball to bowl for you to bowl. Your opponent, a right-handed batsman scored a fifty in this match and hit couple of boundaries in this last over off you. A wicket fell but it was a run-out. Powerplay overs are already over. All the fielders at the boundary rope. Your turn to bowl.

Positive: Last ball, five to win, odds are for you. And one of your teammate bowler scored a hattrick for your team so that pretty much got the whole team rocked and riled up.

Negative: You are away. You got the homecrowd advantage going against you. Your opponent scored a six and a four in this over midwicket.

Question: What kind of ball you DON'T bowl?

a. full b. reverse swing c. yorker or into the blockhole d. bouncer
Look like th' innocent flower,. But be the serpent under 't.

Last edited by Zeeshan; January 11, 2010 at 07:16 PM..
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