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In an entertaining outburst in the Dominion Post, Hamish Bidwell rips into some of the unnecessary "tactical" moves made by teams in this World Twenty20. Needless to say, they have all backfired
Against Pakistan, off-spinner Nathan McCullum was the preferred candidate to bowl the second over of the match. Only between the warm-up and the second ball of the game, captain Ross Taylor felt that the breeze had started blowing differently.
It meant he wasn't confident that McCullum could bowl after all and while he was wondering who might, he dropped a simple catch at slip.
There's so much time between games, compared to the few hours overnight during a test match, that coaches, captains and their senior players' groups decide they have to use it searching for radical new ways to play the game.