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Old July 16, 2009, 02:55 PM
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But, if he is in the team as a specialist bowler, then breaking a partnership or two won't do. His job description will change. He will have to bowl 20+ overs per innings. I am not sure if we would like to see that. It will be unfair to specialist bowlers in the squad. This is the very reason why I had no problem with Riayd's batting show. He batted at no.8. Anything you get from that position in terms of runs is a bonus. His main job was to take wkts and he did. If Ash stays in the team he stays as a batsman, and I judge him with runs, not ocassional wkts, even though they were crucial breakthroughs. It will be awsome if Ash returns among runs and doubly awsome if he continues to show this trend of breaking partnerships. But, that is a secondary job description.
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