North-South Regional T20 Series | 12th-14th Apr 2022

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Re: North-South Regional T20 Series | 12th-14th Apr 2022

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Bold call but Marasa looks more threatening than any of the spin bowlers in the domestic game apart from Wellington. But have leapt ahead of Mavuta and Ndlovu now.

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Buffet bowling!!! Quite embarrassing!

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Re: North-South Regional T20 Series | 12th-14th Apr 2022

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zimfan1 wrote:
Wed Apr 13, 2022 10:38 am
Bold call but Marasa looks more threatening than any of the spin bowlers in the domestic game apart from Wellington. But have leapt ahead of Mavuta and Ndlovu now.
Agreed, Masara seems to have more variations in his arsenal than any other Zim spinners right now. Would be a good addition to the T20 format.

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Re: North-South Regional T20 Series | 12th-14th Apr 2022

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Anyone else getting concerned about Wesley's batting? I would open with him.

Shumba for me is further ahead on the mental side of the game and can play the situation. To date I have never seen Wesley's play the situation, he only plays one way which is resulting in very inconsistent outcomes.

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Re: North-South Regional T20 Series | 12th-14th Apr 2022

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Yeah he's very inconsistent with the bat, it's to be expected I suppose at his age. Very capable on his day of course, although Shumba and Madande are probably ahead of him on batting alone at the moment. Need Klusener to work some magic. Anyone know when he's arriving?

Having said that, his bowling has looked much better the last few months and he's looking more and more like a genuine all-rounder.

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Re: North-South Regional T20 Series | 12th-14th Apr 2022

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secretzimbo wrote:
Wed Apr 13, 2022 5:58 pm
Yeah he's very inconsistent with the bat, it's to be expected I suppose at his age. Very capable on his day of course, although Shumba and Madande are probably ahead of him on batting alone at the moment. Need Klusener to work some magic. Anyone know when he's arriving?

Having said that, his bowling has looked much better the last few months and he's looking more and more like a genuine all-rounder.
Looks as though as though he competing more with Burl/Raza as a spinning allrounder than a top 4 batsman. He turns the ball quite a lot for an off spinner. Fingers crossed Lance will work his magic.

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Re: North-South Regional T20 Series | 12th-14th Apr 2022

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The biggest issue is the lack of a power hitter at 6/7/8. Burl hase not nailed down that spot, are we expecting too much of Evans to challenge for at spot?

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Re: North-South Regional T20 Series | 12th-14th Apr 2022

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Still think Kaitano would be a great 20/20opener. He played a really good innings today

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Re: North-South Regional T20 Series | 12th-14th Apr 2022

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What an innings from Tiripano today, he definitely needs to give up on the bowling now and be considered as a batsmen.

He won’t play for Zimbabwe again but will be useful to have him around the young players in the a side.

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Re: North-South Regional T20 Series | 12th-14th Apr 2022

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CalZim wrote:
Wed Apr 13, 2022 6:42 pm
What an innings from Tiripano today, he definitely needs to give up on the bowling now and be considered as a batsmen.

He won’t play for Zimbabwe again but will be useful to have him around the young players in the a side.
I think he might still be useful in specific formats as a lower order batsman who can bowl a bit. For example I think he actually could bat in our top 7 for tests if Regis is keeping. I would trust him over somebody like Wes or Burl in a test match if I'm being honest. I also think he played a big, attacking knock in Bangladesh a few years ago.

I would actual bet money that a number 7 and 8 combo of Tiripano and Wellington would score more runs in a test against Afghanistan than Wes and Burl if they played this year.

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