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Comments: 2 
Posted by   on (August 9, 2010, 8:45 GMT)

KBH ... doesnt even make sense

Posted by   on (August 8, 2010, 9:49 GMT)

LOL, i think we r in need of a batsmen, not a bowler... wait a sec, i'm sure even Fazal Mahmood wud have scored more runs than our captain just did... :P

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