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Old August 11, 2009, 12:04 PM
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[quote=IanW;955994]Beamer,

Yeah, I wasnt going to put that sort of wrap on the poor kid, comparing him to AB. But you really would put him with Afghanistan's older, tougher brother ?

No brother. I would not do that, yet. I still have some gray matters upstairs above my shoulder. What I was trying to say is that cricket has seen a plethora of people who were not fancied and projected to be great, but in the end have surpassed all expectations. Some were slow starters, playing on the periphery, but eventually became indispensable to a team. Senior Waugh was one such. We all assumed Pup, Petersen, Sachin etc to be great even before they became greats. But, for every one of them, there are also Younis Khan, Steve Waugh, Chaderpaul- of the world. Maybe we will get one or two of those as well. Sakib for sure, and maybe even Riyad..who knows. Things happen..
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