Do we really matter?

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Re: Do we really matter?

Post by sloandog » Mon Mar 04, 2019 10:35 pm

Right well lets look at the players who are likely to be dead cert's.

. Faf
. De Kock
. Tahir
. Steyn { These guys are seriously the only 7 I can see as penciled in at this stage.
. Rabada
. Ngidi
. Miller

Other batters:
. Van Der Dusson { he's made a ridiculously strong case. What a start to his career.
. Amla { will probably make the squad out of loyalty but i honestly think his career is over. He's not the batter he was, not right now at least
. Duminy { has he done enough? Again, I don't think he should be in; 'passed it' springs to mind.
. Markram { can't believe this kid is even being sidelined for this series, let alone being questioned on his WC selection. Pure class, opener.
. Hendricks { has something special when he gets going; has probably one of the best back punches in the game. Should be given a spot.
. Behardean { looks to be in good form but seems to be out of favour.

All rounders:
. Andile { likely to be picked. He deserves to be in, to be honest, although for a long time i thought he was a quota selection.
. Muelder { I reckon he could be the future number 7 in test and ODI cricket, but it's whether he's ready yet. Could be a gamble.
. Morris { at 31, and without a central contract, I think his time has come and gone without ever taking his chances. A real shame.
. Pretorious { outside chance I reckon, although he's not really stuck up his hand to be counted.

Bowlers:
. Shamsi {not impressed with the bloke, to be honest. Tahir's clearly going to the WC. I doubt they'd waste another spot on a specialist tweak
. Nortje {no chance, but looks one for the future.
. B Hendricks {Wish he was going to the WC, but he won't. I really like what this guy can offer.

Headaches for the selectors, for sure.
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Re: Do we really matter?

Post by jaybro » Mon Mar 04, 2019 10:41 pm

Thread way off Topic but this is my RSA 15 Man WC Squad

Amla
QDK
Markram
Faf
Miller
Duminy
Muelder
Steyn
Rabada
Ngidi
Tahir

Van Der Dusson
Andile
Morris
Hendricks

I doubt they'd take 2 extra batsman though, so I guess VDD, Markram & Hendricks are fighting for the last spot, Duminy is their only batsman who can bowl so he's very important
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Re: Do we really matter?

Post by Googly » Fri Mar 08, 2019 6:37 pm

Markram absolutely setting it alight again. Damn what a talent! If they don’t pick him after his last three innings I predict there will be a cataclysmic upheaval in SA cricket.
There’s only so much bullshit those selector muppets can dish out. They’re already hedging their bets- getting Miller to keep so they don’t need a reserve keeper to possibly open up a slot for Markram.

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Re: Do we really matter?

Post by eugene » Fri Mar 08, 2019 8:13 pm

Andile Phehlukwayo must surely be in any Proteas ODI squad. He averages 33 with the bat and 28 with the ball and seems to a big game player from what I have seen. In English conditions he will surely do well with the ball also.
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Re: Do we really matter?

Post by Googly » Sat Mar 09, 2019 2:05 pm

Ya I’d say his place is certain.

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Re: Do we really matter?

Post by sloandog » Sun Mar 10, 2019 5:55 pm

Pretorious and Andile doing their chances no harm today with the bat
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Re: Do we really matter?

Post by Googly » Sat Mar 16, 2019 5:09 pm

VD Dussen and Markram batting for their spots right now. I think Markram May have done enough. Something about this guy, future superstar. VD Dussen looking good as well.

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Re: Do we really matter?

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Re: Do we really matter?

Post by zimbos_05 » Mon Mar 18, 2019 9:20 am

Mr Twig wrote:
Sun Mar 17, 2019 12:32 am
http://www.thecricketmonthly.com/story/ ... -world-cup

We don't exist.
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Re: Do we really matter?

Post by SpitfiresKent » Thu Mar 21, 2019 7:52 am

*Excluding matches against Zimbabwe and Bangladesh.
^When you're watching the cricket on tv and they pull up some stats :lol:

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