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Which is the finest bowling pair?

Postby raja » Tue Nov 08, 2016 1:34 pm

Ok, this is an old article which I just happened to chance on now.
How did I miss this?

Just loved reading it. Especially the Chandra-Bedi part. :-)

Quite like the Marshall-Holding bit too. When written by a batsman who faced them (or as in the Chandra-Bedi case, written by a keeper who kept to them), the piece becomes even more valuable.

http://www.thecricketmonthly.com/story/ ... wling-pair

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Re: Which is the finest bowling pair?

Postby Going South » Tue Nov 08, 2016 1:48 pm

Who is akram's other side best bowler?

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Re: Which is the finest bowling pair?

Postby Katto » Tue Nov 08, 2016 1:56 pm

Johnson & Harris were awesome for a couple of years

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Re: Which is the finest bowling pair?

Postby raja » Tue Nov 08, 2016 3:04 pm

Going South wrote:Who is akram's other side best bowler?

Waqar

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Re: Which is the finest bowling pair?

Postby raja » Tue Nov 08, 2016 3:06 pm

This is a 2014 piece.

When Anderson-Broad retire, they will also be spoken of in this breath.
Fantastic pair.

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Re: Which is the finest bowling pair?

Postby Boycs » Tue Nov 08, 2016 3:23 pm

Yeah I concur with that

Donald and pollock in there?

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Re: Which is the finest bowling pair?

Postby squarecut » Tue Nov 08, 2016 3:58 pm

Fantastic Read !

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Re: Which is the finest bowling pair?

Postby Going South » Tue Nov 08, 2016 4:10 pm

Ashwin & jadeja

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Re: Which is the finest bowling pair?

Postby raja » Tue Nov 08, 2016 4:19 pm

Going South wrote:Ashwin & jadeja

:lmao: :lolup:

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Re: Which is the finest bowling pair?

Postby Leo » Wed Nov 09, 2016 5:09 am

1. Wasim - Waqar
2. Walsh - Ambrose
3. Donald - Pollock
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Re: Which is the finest bowling pair?

Postby Boycs » Wed Nov 09, 2016 5:13 am

I think Thompson would let lillee down in the running for this title, for all his raw pace he was wild and more inconsistent where lillee was just an awesome bowler

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Re: Which is the finest bowling pair?

Postby Aneesmoha » Fri Nov 18, 2016 6:27 am

Leo wrote:1. Wasim - Waqar
2. Walsh - Ambrose
3. Donald - Pollock


Agree with 1 and 2

3 I do not. Donald and Pollock weren't even South Africa's best bowling partnership for that i would have to say Mike Proctor and Peter Pollock (who were quicker and more aggressive than both).

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Re: Which is the finest bowling pair?

Postby Boycs » Fri Nov 18, 2016 7:28 am

Ishant sharma and sreesanth come to mind

If the question was biggest pair of talentless egotistical cricketers to take the new ball

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Re: Which is the finest bowling pair?

Postby Going South » Fri Nov 18, 2016 12:27 pm

My research pick the pair of ntini & Nicky boje

When Kumar Sangakkara and Mahela Jayawardene shared their world-record partnership of 624 against South Africa, Nicky Boje set a record for the highest number of runs conceded without taking a wicket. The South African slow left-armer Nicky Boje had figures of 0 for 221 from 65 overs in that record-breaking match in Colombo in July 2006.

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Re: Which is the finest bowling pair?

Postby crickofluv » Mon Dec 26, 2016 5:00 pm

Anytime Anil Kumble and Zaheer Khan India

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Re: Which is the finest bowling pair?

Postby Leo » Tue Dec 27, 2016 4:01 am

Aneesmoha wrote:
Leo wrote:1. Wasim - Waqar
2. Walsh - Ambrose
3. Donald - Pollock


Agree with 1 and 2

3 I do not. Donald and Pollock weren't even South Africa's best bowling partnership for that i would have to say Mike Proctor and Peter Pollock (who were quicker and more aggressive than both).


Actually I didn't watch them to play. So . . . . :)

4. Mcgrath - Warne
5. Vaas - Muralitharan
6. Kumble - Harbhajan
7. Amir - Asif (Most people will not like it as they are . . . . :P)
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Re: Which is the finest bowling pair?

Postby Mick180461 » Thu Feb 02, 2017 3:33 am

McGrath & Warne.
Ambrose & Walsh
Hadlee & Chatfield
Murulitharan & Vaas
The 3rd ones will raise some eyebrows, but Chatfield was impossible to score off and allowed Hadlee to attack flat out, he was the perfect foil for Hadlee.

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Re: Which is the finest bowling pair?

Postby raja » Thu Feb 02, 2017 4:36 am

Good to see Chatfield get a mention.
He was a quiet performer - that he's probably best-known for that Peter Lever incident, says a lot about his rather low profile.
But yes, he was a very useful foil for Hadlee, who attacked and got loads of wickets at the other end.

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Re: Which is the finest bowling pair?

Postby Boycs » Thu Feb 02, 2017 9:03 am

See? I told you. And when I picked him everyone laughed....


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