Cricket 24x7 - All the cricket

Breaking/Brief news

    February 14, 2005

    Juggernaut Pietersen rolls on, yet England cannot win

    England lost the final match of the one-day series after yet another century by Kevin Pietersen, who should perhaps now be called an alchemist, given that he currently averages 140 at a strike-rate of 100 after eleven one-dayers. Yet, England have not won a single game in which he has scored a century so far. His average, so far, is the highest anyone averages after nine one-day innings.

    I watched some highlights from the game this morning. It certainly seemed to me that he is a very powerful hitter and can score quite quickly. However, the line and length South Africa's bowlers served up to him was quite crappy. I know I didnt catch the entire game, but the highlights seemed to indicate that he was hardly ever given anything short of length. They kept bowling up and he kept swinging them over the infield. I'd be interested in seeing how he fares when an opponent has now analyzed his game threadbare and comes up with a plan to get him out or restrict him.

    To me, asking for his inclusion in a test match in the Ashes is a tad too early.

    Tanya Aldred writes about what Pietersen will encounter when he plays at home and her last line is quite true.


    Thus spake Jagadish @ 1:27 PM |
    Did you like the post? [ Subscribe to the blog feed - Blog Feed | | ]

    0 sledge(s):

    We'd prefer if you posted comments with your real name to add more credibility to your opinions. However, the moderators reserve the right to delete comments, especially those containing offensive or unsuitable language. The opinions in the comments are your own views. You are welcome to provide a URL to your own cricket blog, but the moderators reserve the right to delete comments which only reference sites for viewing live streams.

    Post a Comment

    Links to Juggernaut Pietersen rolls on, yet England cannot win



    Blogger search:

    Create a Link

    Links within entries open in a new window. Some of the links may now be broken/not take you to the expected report since the original content providers may have archived/removed the contents. Some of the sites linked may require registration/subscription.
    All opinions expressed are those of the authors alone. The authors' respective employers (past, present or future) are in no way connected to the opinions expressed here.
    All pictures, photographs used are copyrights of the original owners. We do not intend to infringe on any copyright. Pictures and photographs are used here to merely accentuate and enhance the content value to our readers.

    Powered by Blogger Locations of visitors to this page
    RSS Feed - RSS Feed

    Contact us
    cricket24x7 at gmail dot com
    cricket24x7 at yahoo dot com

    How Cricket 24x7 started

    The squad
    Sarfraz predicts thrashing for Pak
    No cricket at Asian Games
    Woolly Woolmer in trouble with ICC
    Brett Lee and Jason Gillespie trade blows on rotat...
    All Aussie 30+ on notice - Greg Chappell
    Reflections on Lehmann's dumping
    Hit them with pace - Imran
    Lets just have a competitive Ashes
    I love umpires - Brett Lee
    Sachin is da maan

    RHS navbar photo source - Tc7

    Partnership between

    Creative Commons License
    Cricket 24x7 - All the cricket by V Ganesh & S Jagadish is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 3.0 Unported License.