Match Thread : Sri Lanka Tour Of Zimbabwe 2020 | 1st Test | Zimbabwe V/s Sri Lanka | Harare

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Williams can’t find any timing at all, looks pretty rusty out there.

I don’t think I’ve ever seen a slower outfield !!! At least that will help when the boys bowl
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Williams now starting to look better
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Williams and Taylor are making Kasuza and Prince to look like Bradman

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247-5

That overly slow run rate is going to start becoming a problem now unless 6 sessions get rained off. You have to remember that the likes of Dickwella could power a chase of 150 off the final session of the match if it came down to it.
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And just like that we're 5 down with two new batters at the crease :?

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Another wicket here and it means all that stalling on day one has only slowed the game down by a couple of overs
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ZIMDOGGY wrote:
Mon Jan 20, 2020 9:57 am
Another wicket here and it means all that stalling on day one has only slowed the game down by a couple of overs
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The good thing about these two is that they're both busy players so we could see a counter attack after lunch.


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"bat time'' they said, the runs will come

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I didn't want to be called a negative nancy yesterday so kept to myself a bit, but yesterdays play reminded me of what I saw from Pakistan on day 1 at the Gabba. Openers keeping their wicket intact but not exactly scoring at a rapid rate. Difference was that Pakistan lost their shit after Lunch, and not on the 2nd day.

As well as the openers did, they need to ensure they are rotating the strike more often. Granted they are new to the scene and so hopefully this is something they will learn and develop. Bogging yourself down in runs puts pressure on you to make them later, which can lead to wickets. The senior players need to step up though when there is a solid platform laid.

Not all lost though. If these two can rotate the strike, no reason why we can't push towards 350 which I think will be a decent enough total to force Sri Lanka.

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