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    February 22, 2005

    Fleming bans talk about Australia

    Stephen Fleming is sick and tired about continously being asked and reminded about how good the Australians are and he has made it clear that he is not going to talk about Australia's positives henceforth. Obviously he is still smarting from his team choking in the final stages of the first one-dayer.

    I doubt if the ban is helping too much. Fleming's unwillingness to focus on Australia possibly resulted in him sending Australia in to bat in the second one-dayer. Australia promptly thanked him and piled up 314 thanks to Hayden's century, his second big score of the series, and contributions from Ponting, Martyn, Clarke and Hussey. Jeff Wilson must now be seriously pondering returning to rugby after being belted around for 57 runs in his six overs. Daryl Tuffey disappeared for 73 in 8.

    New Zealand's chase was effectively over when they lost Fleming and Astle in the first 5 overs and ended up at 72/5 in the 16th over. The tail wagged for a while with Vettori smacking 83 in quick time. It is his first ODI fifty. New Zealand were all out for 208, a defeat by 106 runs. Gilchrist took five catches, making him the first to take 300 catches in one-dayers.

    Andrew McLean wonders on what basis New Zealand projected themselves as being challengers to Australia by pointing out several instances when they just didnt get it right.

    Twins were out on the field for New Zealand today: Hamish Marshall and his uncapped twin James. Does anyone know who is younger?

    Thus spake Jagadish @ 12:45 PM |
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