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Sangakkara

One-day internationals Sri Lanka
by Cricket-Coach (U7893851) 12 April 2007
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I am so pleased with Sanga's performance today and delighted to see him coming out of a minor slump. This is the good news today for me more than the win against NZ.
We now have a full team with every key batsmen in form.

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comment by Gr8-One (U8082840)

posted Apr 13, 2007

What about Nixon? I am just kidding...When will Jayawerdena win a toss. He lost almost every toss but it turned out to be for his benefit is it not? Lucky chap.

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comment by Gr8-One (U8082840)

posted Apr 13, 2007

My earlier comment was for Albondiga.
Zen, I will consider Sanath as an all rounder.

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posted Apr 13, 2007

Good to see SL chased a total for a change and won. Upul Tharanga must be careful about his shot selection. He should take singles and give as much strike to Sanath to keep the run rate steady.

How we are standing against the Aussies on Monday will tell our chances in the semi-final and possibly the final.

Go Lanka Go!

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posted Apr 13, 2007

I agree Sanath is an all rounder, I guess im saying I hope for someone in the lower order to thrash the ball around a bit - Ive seen Maharoof do it before and Vaas has been known but in this tournament after Arnold its curtains! Im sure Sangakarra and to an extent Jayawardene have played daddy a bit too much so far this tournament and not really gone out to dominate as we know they could, my theory on this is that they know the middle to lower order can crumble and they have been trying to hard to prevent this from happening

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posted Apr 13, 2007

he and adam gilchrist are two great w/keeper batsmen but sangakarra is betta with the gloves and he isnt scared of standing up to the stumps to people like vaas

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posted Apr 13, 2007

I think we will all be able to see a great match on monday, because the two teams that will be taking part in it will probably make it to the finals. I simply can not wait to see Lasith Malinga bowling to the ausie attack, let's not forget that he picked up a 5 for in his first ever test match against the same team.
I still think that Tharanga has not looked very comfortable with the bat during this world cup and he has almost lost his natural aggresive style. well however well done to my home team, they are making us very proud over here!!

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posted Apr 13, 2007

Gr8-One

Thanks for the humour but despite my knowing Nixon I would never rank him with Gilchrist, Sangakara or Boucher who is better than the credits he receices. McCullum has many years to play and if he continues to improve may well rank with the best of them.
As for allrounders Jayasuria is as good as most that we have seen lately.

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posted Apr 13, 2007

Ponting will aim to hurt Sanath by asking Tait to bowl bouncers. I remember him doing this tactic with Lee.

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comment by meeraah (U8101445)

posted Apr 13, 2007

What a stylish action as a wicket keeper and a batsman & he proofed again against NZ team after a minor slump and I agreed with the comments made by Naveendha that of Tharanga's bad performance with the bat, hope that he will improve against Australia, overall performance in terms of fielding are excellent compare with the other teams that will definitely help to beat the no.1 Australia

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posted Apr 13, 2007

Sanath is capable of handling Tait with comfort. He will square cut or hook those bouncers for six. Also, the maximum number of bouncers one could bowl in an over is just 1.

W'll wait and see.

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