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Old November 19, 2012, 10:28 AM
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Originally Posted by AsifTheManRahman
Batting at #7, Nasir will face his share of old ball as well as new ball bowling, not to mention spin. Actually, anyone who aspires to become a good Test batsman will have to learn to bat in phases against spin and pace, be it new ball or old ball. So the argument of picking/not picking someone for a particular position I think doesn't apply as much in Tests as it does in the shorter versions. That's the beauty of Test cricket - you have a thousand different scenarios to bat in and must be able to thrive in all.
Agreed. This is why our players struggle in Tests. They might be good in 1 skill but in another skill they are weak. They aren't well rounded enough which is why you might see them doing well 2-3 days but not a full 5 days.
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