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Old March 27, 2012, 07:42 AM
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Originally Posted by Zeeshan
Couple of points on the above video. 1) I love how relaxed his stance is! Shows that he is just out there to have a good game of cricket. Compare and contrast with our Ash-moni dua durod porte porte mukh kalo kore thake. Yet he's all smiles with no helmet one. 2) Uses his height to full advantage, it was almost watching Gayle or Sir Viv play.
Nice thread Zee. Even though Gower is before my time too, I remember reading about how he exemplified lazy elegance. Your comparison with Ashraful is perhaps an apt one because by the end of his career it was clear that Gower never fully lived up to his potential....

Some really nice strokes in that video - the pulls to deep fine leg and the pick-up flicks to deep square leg.
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