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Old 01.06.2011, 11:07 PM
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what do you guys think about trotts scoring rate? a few people have been complaining he is too slow, i dont see a problem it is test cricket after all so long as he is making runs he can score at what ever pace he wants, it can be a bit slow when he is batting with cook but it is at the start of an innings anyway when you are looking to build the innings and not lose wickets.
I read sumwhere that boycott critisised his run rate lol
It's a stupid criticism brought up by those who don't understand the game. Scoring rates are largely irrelevant in Test cricket, and his is hardly 20. Trott's strike rate is 48. Compare that to Jaques Kallis, possibly the best batsman on the past decade, at 45.

Besides, he has shown that he can score at a run a ball if he needs to. Same with Cook, he's not a slow player. It's just that neither are big hitters in the Pietersen/Morgan mould, so therefore they are labelled slow and boring.

Give me a side of Trotts and Cooks any day.
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