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    January 11, 2007

    Centurion at Centurion

    In the last year, several players played their 100th tests - Murali, Dravid, Langer, Pollock, Chanderpaul, Fleming, Kallis, etc. as far as I remember.

    Mark Boucher joined the pack today, when he took the field against Pakistan at SuperSport Park, Centurion (which explains the title of this post!).

    Boucher's been a bug-bear of sorts for most teams for the last half-a-decade or so now. As it is, South Africa normally have a handy lower order. Mark Boucher is the link between a fairly fragile top order and the dependable lower order. He's batted at #6 or #7 a lot of times and done a very good job. He's probably definitely South Africa's best player of spin and has been a pain in the arse far too often!

    He's been a pretty safe wicket-keeper too and has kept to some fairly high-class quicks (Donald, Pollock, Nel). Boucher (380) and Gilchrist (381) will now have a running battle to go past Ian Healy's mark of 395 wicket-keeping dismissals.

    Congrats, Mark!

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    A pain in the arse is correct. He definitely needs to be sorted out. So when does he come to India next? Maybe a barrage of off-spinners shall set him right! But in all honesty, he's bloody good.

    By Blogger Scribbler (11-Jan-2007, 5:26:00 PM)  

    Well he was dropped in late 2004 when South Africa toured India. He didn't take too long to make a comeback.

    By Blogger Jagadish (11-Jan-2007, 7:54:00 PM)  


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