[Match Thread] OnIy Test: SL vs ZIM

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[Match Thread] OnIy Test: SL vs ZIM

Post by Detective RDS » Thu Jul 13, 2017 6:32 pm

Most of the people may be looking at Chakabva to open the innings. I want him to keep and so will have him in the middle order.

My XI:

1 Tarisai Musakanda
2 Hamilton Masakadza
3 Craig Ervine
4 Sean Williams
5 Peter Moor
6 Sikander Raza
7 Regis Chakabva (WK)
8 Malcolm Waller
9 Graeme Cramer (C)
10 Tendai Chatara
11 Carl Mumba
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Re: [Match Thread] OnIy Test: SL vs ZIM

Post by jaybro » Thu Jul 13, 2017 9:51 pm

Espncricinfo match preview suggests the pitch has an ice covering of grass but will take spin later in the match. I wonder if Zimbabwe's appetite for a chase will remain in the test arena or will they want to bat first?

I'd definitely bat first


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Re: [Match Thread] OnIy Test: SL vs ZIM

Post by Jemisi » Fri Jul 14, 2017 1:24 am

We don't have the seamers to send them in. Have to bat first.

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Re: [Match Thread] OnIy Test: SL vs ZIM

Post by ZIMDOGGY » Fri Jul 14, 2017 2:11 am

Not sure if the three pronged attack is a good idea in the tests.
One dayers definitely, but not sure about the tests.

Analyse whether williams and Waller would be a value add over mshingwe.

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Re: [Match Thread] OnIy Test: SL vs ZIM

Post by auszim » Fri Jul 14, 2017 3:11 am

Does anyone know if SonyLIV free streaming works? Or do you need a login/paid account?

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Re: [Match Thread] OnIy Test: SL vs ZIM

Post by tej_27 » Fri Jul 14, 2017 3:24 am

Mazakadza
Burl
Musakanda
Ervine
Williams
RaZa
Chakabwa
Cremer
Mushwange
Chatara
mumba
This would be my playing 11 for the match. A lot of felt that burl has the talent but he is like other Ervine useless down the order so I would try opening with him. We have already exceeded expectations on this tour. So it's nothing to lose

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Re: [Match Thread] OnIy Test: SL vs ZIM

Post by tej_27 » Fri Jul 14, 2017 3:25 am

auszim wrote:
Fri Jul 14, 2017 3:11 am
Does anyone know if SonyLIV free streaming works? Or do you need a login/paid account?
Works for free in India

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Re: [Match Thread] OnIy Test: SL vs ZIM

Post by Kriterion_BD » Fri Jul 14, 2017 3:59 am

Why is there a need to cut a Test match to accomadate 2 extra one dayers? this should have been a 2 Test series since either side could have staged a comeback. ZIM need to play more Tests period.

this should be a very entertaining and exciting game...hope the rain stays away.

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Re: [Match Thread] OnIy Test: SL vs ZIM

Post by eugene » Fri Jul 14, 2017 4:20 am

1 Regis Chakabva, 2 Hamilton Masakadza, 3 Tarisai Musakanda, 4 Craig Ervine, 5 Sean Williams, 6 Sikander Raza, 7 Malcolm Waller, 8 Peter Moor (wk), 9 Graeme Cremer (capt.), 10 Chris Mpofu, 11 Donald Tiripano

Debut for Musakanda.
Neil Johnson, Alistair Campbell, Murray Goodwin, Andy Flower (w), Grant Flower, Dave Houghton, Guy Whittall, Heath Streak (c), Andy Blignaut, Ray Price, Eddo Brandes

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Re: [Match Thread] OnIy Test: SL vs ZIM

Post by Kriterion_BD » Fri Jul 14, 2017 4:23 am

eugene wrote:
Fri Jul 14, 2017 4:20 am
1 Regis Chakabva, 2 Hamilton Masakadza, 3 Tarisai Musakanda, 4 Craig Ervine, 5 Sean Williams, 6 Sikander Raza, 7 Malcolm Waller, 8 Peter Moor (wk), 9 Graeme Cremer (capt.), 10 Chris Mpofu, 11 Donald Tiripano

Debut for Musakanda.
basically 1 bowler...Chatara and Mumba should have played unless injured.
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