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Old May 7, 2012, 12:20 PM
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Default Your over-rated & under-rated Cricketer

So who according to you is an over-rated & an under-rated cricketer? Mention one player for each in your post. And if you happen to disagree with someone's choice, enlighten us.

Let me start.

Over-rated: Paul Collingwood
Under-rated: David Hussey
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Old May 7, 2012, 12:23 PM
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Under-rated: Nazmul Hossain
Over-rated: umm......
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Old May 7, 2012, 07:17 PM
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Over-rated: Dilshan.
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Old May 7, 2012, 07:32 PM
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Over rated: Mushfiqur Rahim.
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Old May 7, 2012, 07:46 PM
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Over rated: Mushfiqur Rahim.
Under rated: Farhad Reza.
You don't give up
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Old May 8, 2012, 12:36 AM
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Heck no! I wait,wait,wait, then stab,stab,stab. Vicious and merciless.
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His excellency, Shere Bangla, descendent of Tipu Sultan, the Uniter of the Two Bengals, the Wily Bengali, the prince of all things cool, I present you Roey Haque the 1st.
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Old May 8, 2012, 12:39 AM
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underated: The whole Bangladeshi Team (excluding Shakib)
overated: ummm ill get back to this one.
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Old May 7, 2012, 08:49 PM
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Old May 7, 2012, 09:00 PM
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Under rated: Ashraful

Over rated: Everyone else
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Old May 8, 2012, 11:25 PM
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Under rated: Ashraful

Over rated: Everyone else
this

every other post doesn't count

Ash is the most under rated cricketer of the century, he is the greatest batsman alive and nobody notices this

He is the best there was, the best there is and the best there will be
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Old May 7, 2012, 11:33 PM
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@Naimul_Hd why according to you is Sehwag over rated? He holds the HS of ODI record, scored a couple of triple centuries in tests and took batting a notch higher after Jayasuriya.

And Kohli is obviously one of the new comers who has already grabbed attention within no time. He has a steel determination and I expect him to have massive records once he hangs up.

And Narine? No one is able to pick him up. Has the economy rate, gets the wickets. What else is needed from a bowler?
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Old May 7, 2012, 11:53 PM
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Overrated: Umar Akmal and Jadeja
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Old May 8, 2012, 12:54 AM
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@Naimul_Hd why according to you is Sehwag over rated? He holds the HS of ODI record, scored a couple of triple centuries in tests and took batting a notch higher after Jayasuriya.

And Kohli is obviously one of the new comers who has already grabbed attention within no time. He has a steel determination and I expect him to have massive records once he hangs up.

And Narine? No one is able to pick him up. Has the economy rate, gets the wickets. What else is needed from a bowler?
I am bit old fashioned who likes solid technique over hand eye coordination aoula jaoula batting. Doesn't matter how many runs Sehwag gets, comparing him with Jayasuria, Viv Richards is just childish. Moreover, doesn't matter how many wickets Ajmal and Murali gets, they will be Chucker in my book.

As far as Kohli and Narine are concerned, no doubt they have a very bright prospect but still long way to go. But calling them one of the bests in the business now (according to some of the commies) is just premature.
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Old May 7, 2012, 11:52 PM
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Over-rated: Shaun Tait
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Old May 8, 2012, 12:42 AM
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Agree with Banglaguy & Dilscoop, Darren Sammy is under-rated. He's a good captain.
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Old May 8, 2012, 01:34 AM
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Kohli is NOT overrated. He is an arrogant prick, a bit douche, but he is not overrated. Do look at his stats. How many of our shona-babu's have scored that many centuries within their 1st 85 odd games? Even Sachin didn't have that many 100s that early on. How many other players (world-wide) avg that high in their first 100 games? He avg is a solid 50 in ODI. You can't say all that about any other young number 3 batsmen right now. With Ponting gone, and Kallis hanging on, Saga and Mahela batting all over the place, he is the best No. 3 to have in ODI. And he just starting up in test, already avg.ing better than our best batsmen. To top it all of he is one of the best fielders going around.

Kohli is best in the business right now. And 85 matches played, 4k+ BF, 3500+ runs scored is NOT premature. Calling Nasir Hossain the next Shakib is premature.

Give the credit where it's due, don't let hate get in the way.
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Old May 8, 2012, 08:08 AM
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Kohli is NOT overrated. He is an arrogant prick, a bit douche, but he is not overrated. Do look at his stats. How many of our shona-babu's have scored that many centuries within their 1st 85 odd games? Even Sachin didn't have that many 100s that early on. How many other players (world-wide) avg that high in their first 100 games? He avg is a solid 50 in ODI. You can't say all that about any other young number 3 batsmen right now. With Ponting gone, and Kallis hanging on, Saga and Mahela batting all over the place, he is the best No. 3 to have in ODI. And he just starting up in test, already avg.ing better than our best batsmen. To top it all of he is one of the best fielders going around.

Kohli is best in the business right now. And 85 matches played, 4k+ BF, 3500+ runs scored is NOT premature. Calling Nasir Hossain the next Shakib is premature.

Give the credit where it's due, don't let hate get in the way.

+1. Kholi is a beast. You are right he can be a bit of a douche, but when you are that good you can do whatever you want.
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Old May 29, 2012, 01:08 AM
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Kohli is NOT overrated. He is an arrogant prick, a bit douche, but he is not overrated. Do look at his stats. How many of our shona-babu's have scored that many centuries within their 1st 85 odd games? Even Sachin didn't have that many 100s that early on. How many other players (world-wide) avg that high in their first 100 games? He avg is a solid 50 in ODI. You can't say all that about any other young number 3 batsmen right now. With Ponting gone, and Kallis hanging on, Saga and Mahela batting all over the place, he is the best No. 3 to have in ODI. And he just starting up in test, already avg.ing better than our best batsmen. To top it all of he is one of the best fielders going around.

Kohli is best in the business right now. And 85 matches played, 4k+ BF, 3500+ runs scored is NOT premature. Calling Nasir Hossain the next Shakib is premature.

Give the credit where it's due, don't let hate get in the way.
Exactly. Kohli might not be a popular or a likeable player, but he is probably the best young batsman that the world cricket has ATM.
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Old May 8, 2012, 05:56 AM
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@Dilscoop You just echoed my sentiments about Kohli.
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Old May 8, 2012, 06:14 AM
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i love Kohli
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Old May 8, 2012, 08:04 AM
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Old May 8, 2012, 08:30 AM
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Over-rated : Ashraful
Under-rated: Ashraful
I might get a bashing for this, but for me that equation holds true for Tamim Iqbal. Over-rated by us, the Bangladeshi fans(he's not that great) & under-rated by others, the International fans(he's not that bad)
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Old May 8, 2012, 08:42 AM
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Over-rated : Ashraful
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Pola da Ashraful er pichu charlo na !!!
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Old May 8, 2012, 08:38 AM
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Maysun....even I might get a bashing...but I agree with you.
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Old May 8, 2012, 09:13 AM
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