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  1. #81
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    Quote Originally Posted by BlackShadow View Post
    Pakistan's Day 1 tuk tuk is the reason Australia won't be able to chase this. People were critical then, but that batting approach has saved Pakistan the game.
    And perhaps also the reason Pakistan won't get Australia all out. Australia were never going to chase this, but they can easily draw it now.

  2. #82
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    Its good we are not learning from Pak batsman, Win / Loss is part of game, but it should be entertaining which this game was not i feel. Boring Test Match.

  3. #83
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    India would have scored 600 in the first innings and would have won by an innings.

  4. #84
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    It seems negative batting costed this match. 15-20 extra overs would have been enough.


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    Quote Originally Posted by Ozeirk View Post
    Indianhero are you in the ground to judge the difficulty level of the pitch?
    Australia did not take the new ball when it was due and it made it difficult to score runs freely. Despite that Pakistan has done well to stamp their dominance on the Australian attack, this will set the tone for the rest of the series.
    What Australian Attack? Plus you conveniently forgot that Warner Smith and Maxwell were not playing this game and if it was for them then this result would have been in favour of Australia 🇦🇺

  6. #86
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    Quote Originally Posted by Buffet View Post
    It seems negative batting costed this match. 15-20 extra overs would have been enough.
    Come on a buffet. If 150 overs weren’t enough then who are we to make assumptions?

    Fact is both Pakistan and Australia showed remarkable temperament in this test which the current Indian test team seems so incapable of.

    Can you imagine India drawing this test from the same situation?

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    Quote Originally Posted by freelance_cricketer View Post
    Come on a buffet. If 150 overs weren’t enough then who are we to make assumptions?

    Fact is both Pakistan and Australia showed remarkable temperament in this test which the current Indian test team seems so incapable of.

    Can you imagine India drawing this test from the same situation?
    india would have won

  8. #88
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    Indian players need to learn nothing from Pakistan. Not even in the bowling department anymore.

  9. #89
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    Time for Pakistani(UAE) curators to learn from Indian ones?
    Last edited by Bhaag Viru Bhaag; 11th October 2018 at 16:06.

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    Quote Originally Posted by freelance_cricketer View Post
    Come on a buffet. If 150 overs weren’t enough then who are we to make assumptions?

    Fact is both Pakistan and Australia showed remarkable temperament in this test which the current Indian test team seems so incapable of.

    Can you imagine India drawing this test from the same situation?
    I tend to agree that 140 overs should have been enough to bowl out opposition in 4th inning. I also don't see current Indian team lasting 140 overs to save a match.

    I don't recall any Aus team in past doing it for 140 overs. Some one can dig up stats, I am just going by what I remember. It was an special effort from Aus team without having their two main batsmen.


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    If Indian batsmen hate winning the test and want to learn how to draw a winning test, learn from Pakistan.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Buffet View Post
    I tend to agree that 140 overs should have been enough to bowl out opposition in 4th inning. I also don't see current Indian team lasting 140 overs to save a match.

    I don't recall any Aus team in past doing it for 140 overs. Some one can dig up stats, I am just going by what I remember. It was an special effort from Aus team without having their two main batsmen.

    We are on same page bro.

    I really wish to see this side of Indian batting. In 4th winning they simply don't show the nerves and temperament to bat out long. Is it a mental issue or ability?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Bhaag Viru Bhaag View Post
    Time for Pakistani(UAE) curators to learn from Indian ones?
    Most UAE curators are Indians. But it's a mystery why don't get to see their art of making exciting Day 5 Test matches. ICC should look into banning UAE pitches for being boring and unsuitable for Test cricket.

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    Even in the australian innings, Usman khawaja showed the most temperament . Looks like it's natural in Pakistani genes or something

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    Quote Originally Posted by freelance_cricketer View Post
    We are on same page bro.

    I really wish to see this side of Indian batting. In 4th winning they simply don't show the nerves and temperament to bat out long. Is it a mental issue or ability?
    You do have to play less shots and check your natural instinct. I would say it's more mental than anything else. Individually, Indian players have done it time to time, but collectively I don't recall them doing it in recent years.


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    Quote Originally Posted by freelance_cricketer View Post
    We are on same page bro.

    I really wish to see this side of Indian batting. In 4th winning they simply don't show the nerves and temperament to bat out long. Is it a mental issue or ability?
    But Pakistan didn't do it in fourth innings. What's so special about Pakistan batting for ~160 overs in first innings in this game?

    India can dead bat endlessly on day 1 and 2. In fact, in the last game India declared after batting for 150 overs. India batted for 180+ overs against England when Jayant Yadav made a century. And then 190+ overs when Karun Nair made a triple century. ~180 overs twice against SL November last year.

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    Here is a question. How many pakistani batsman in the test side average 50 plus? Or even late 40’s?

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    If anything, we need to learn from the Aussie bats. The dead batting shouldn’t be done in the 1st innings. 3rf or 4th innings makes sense.

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    We will see their temperament in SA when they are facing full strength of Steyn, Rabada, Philander and Lungi.

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    West Indian tailenders have done some amazing stonewalling. Better than some top teams. Temperament alone won’t get you anywhere in testing condition. Pujara has a far superior temperament. He would have batted for 2 days on these track.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Nikhil_cric View Post
    Even in the australian innings, Usman khawaja showed the most temperament . Looks like it's natural in Pakistani genes or something
    Given that 11 real Pakistanis in the game did not show the same temperament, I would attribute it more to Khwaja's Aussie upbringing.

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    Quote Originally Posted by gani999 View Post
    Given that 11 real Pakistanis in the game did not show the same temperament, I would attribute it more to Khwaja's Aussie upbringing.
    Was Khawaja a Pakistani by birth?

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    Quote Originally Posted by freelance_cricketer View Post
    We are on same page bro.

    I really wish to see this side of Indian batting. In 4th winning they simply don't show the nerves and temperament to bat out long. Is it a mental issue or ability?
    I told you, your test team is a bottler.

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    It seems like Indian batsmen are in a hurry.

    This is just the 2nd day. They should aim to bat as long as possible and ensure they get to chase smallest score possible.

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    Looks like the suggestion is not off the mark. The way Indians are batting, they can learn a thing or two from Azhar and Haris.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Shandarchowka View Post
    Looks like the suggestion is not off the mark. The way Indians are batting, they can learn a thing or two from Azhar and Haris.
    Yes all batsmen around the world should scoop a ball to long-off after not being able to score runs on patta after playing 100 balls.

    Youngsta beauty!

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    Quote Originally Posted by freelance_cricketer View Post
    It seems like Indian batsmen are in a hurry.

    This is just the 2nd day. They should aim to bat as long as possible and ensure they get to chase smallest score possible.
    300/4.What a collapse


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    Quote Originally Posted by BlackShadow View Post
    Pakistan's Day 1 tuk tuk is the reason Australia won't be able to chase this. People were critical then, but that batting approach has saved Pakistan the game.
    I agree. Imagine Pakistan AO for 350 odd runs scoring at over 3 RPO.

    Teams are losing more today than they did in past because playing fast has ensured there are hardly any draws. A drawn test is an essential part of the game IMO.

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    Tempremeant isn't dead batting every single ball. Tempremeant is batting for a period of time , seeing off the good balls and making sure any looses balls are put away.

    Most great test batsmen were able to bat for long periods but still maintain a healthy strike rate. Without even watching Sunil bat I am almost certain that he would have put loose balls away and still show a strong defence .

    Indian batsmen don't need to learn from Pakistan batsmen. We need to learn from Indian batsmen.

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    Boom or bust mentality costing India. They needed to extend lead to 100-150 runs by displaying good technique and patience today.

    Failed terribly.

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    Attritional cricket is what Tests are about


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    Say what?


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    OP is trolling rofl

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    lol.

    This a classic f_c thread! How did anyone fall for the bait?

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    Pakistan must learn from Australia's young team on how to fight lol.

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    Bhaijaan's posts and threads are so
    subtle that it becomes difficult to see whether he is trolling or he is genuinely stating it.

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    What a sarcastic thread!!!!!! Our batting is one of the worst but don't need to insult us by making this type of thread.

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    Lol, looking at this thread right now is quite amazing (pak 77/5 batting first at abu dhabi)


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