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Old November 29, 2011, 04:51 PM
Dilscoop Dilscoop is offline
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Ideal structure of a WORLD CLASS ODI XI:

Lefty/Righty Opening (bonus if one of them is a keeper): Tamim/? (Jahirul)
Balanced RHB, ability to play in all gear, preferably the best batsman in the team (Can we not find another Habibul Basahr?)
Glue-guy (RHB or LHB), dude that suppose to hold both side of the line up together. - Rahim
Specialist bat, free to bat anywhere. Position shouldn't bother him.
Balanced ALR - DEFINITION = Shakib
Aggressive ALR, powerplay specialist. not a blind slogger - Nasir
Specialist Spin - Can support with the bat (Can we not find another Rafique!?)
Pace - Can slog (Fit Mashrafe)
Seam - Nazmul
Furious -

We are so hell-bent over playing these mediocre ALRs ever since Shakib was born, now we don't have one single specialist batsman in the middle order! Every time a early wicket falls, we should see a confident batsman walking in, not a hengla-petla walking wicket. This is not club cricket, where everyone gets to bat and bowl.

Stop bringing in ALL EFFING ROUNDERS!
Are you trying to read this? Why did you highlight it?

Last edited by Dilscoop; November 29, 2011 at 05:42 PM..
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