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Old June 27, 2012, 03:16 AM
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Originally Posted by Kohli_Sox
I would play Tendulkar in place of Du Plessis, Morgan in place of Samuels and Botha in place of DR Smith; but it's your choice

My line up would be:

Watson
Tendulkar
Jayawardene
Dhoni
Morgan
Steve Smith
Albie Morkel
Botha
Vettori
Brett Lee
Sunny

If openers get good start, Albie Morkel could be moved to no 3 in place of Jayawardene for pinch hitting or may be Botha as Botha also batted no 3 position in some of T20s. If wicket falls early- Jayawardene there for anchor. Dhoni, Morgan and Steven Smith could capitalize in middle overs then later Albie Morkel, Botha and Vettori can clear the park
Spot on Kohli_Sox Thats why i was laughing at BD_Rox earlier. Why would you play Du Plessis when you have Tendulkar? And why would you put Albie Morkel at no. 9 . Hes a bloody good finisher with the bat.

You could also do this team
1. Shane Watson
2. Sachin Tendulkar
3. Mahela Jayawardene
4. Marlon Samuels/Dwayne Smith
5. MS Dhoni
6. Steve Smith
7. Albie Morkel
8. Johan Botha
9. Daniel Vettori
10. Brett Lee
11. Elias Sunny

I would opt for Marlon Samuels because you only have one specialist pacer. So the people that will bowl pace would be Brett Lee, Albie Morkel and Marlon Samuels. I wouldnt include Eoin Morgan because he has been in poor form. You have too many finishers in your team (Dhoni, Steve Smith, Albie Morkel). I think if you take Jacques Kallis off me then your team will be much better because you will have more options with the bowling and you will have a batsmen as well.

So the team with Kallis would look like.
1. Shane Watson
2. Sachin Tendulkar
3. Jacques Kallis
4. Mahela Jayawardene
5. MS Dhoni
6. Steve Smith
7. Albie Morkel
8. Johan Botha
9. Daniel Vettori
10. Brett Lee
11. Elias Sunny

A much better looking team. I would take Kallis over Samuels or DR Smith anyday of the week. Or if you want a specialist pacer then why dont you want Sohail Tanvir off me? He has good stats.
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