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Old July 29, 2007, 03:50 AM
BD-Shardul BD-Shardul is offline
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Originally Posted by Mahir
Cant agree with many of the ratings given here by Miraz bhai. Nafees was the best batsman in the first ODI and he undoubtedly played a bad shot to get out when he was fully set. But he gets a lower rating than Mushfiq, who didnt do any better than Nafees in the first match, with two more ducks to show for. He has shown glimses of improvement with his keeping, but more is expected of him.

In fact, I couldnt make a lot of sense out of most ratings. Although overall team ratings seem justified, the standard of dishing out these ratings hasnt been maintained.

Originally Posted by Miraz
Javed Omar : Played only in the 3rd ODI and successfully managed a nice 4th ball duck only to slap his captain’s face who preferred him over Nafees.
Rating : 0

Musfiqur Rahim : He managed two ducks out of 3 innings and only scored 28 runs which were well below the expectations from everyone. His keeping was OK with occasional fumble, managed to keep his voice loud throughout the series to direct fielders the right end to throw in.
Rating : 6
Too harsh on JO. Well, he was out for a duck, but that may happen in cricket. And also this is just the second duck of his career. If its like slapping than, Ash also did it many times during his career.

On the other hand, Mushfiqur Rahim, despite two ducks and very poor wicket keeping gets 6, thanks to his loud voice behind the stumps.

Last edited by BD-Shardul; July 29, 2007 at 05:03 AM..
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