That debate on Chandi's batting position

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There’s an interesting debate building up in cricket circles these days as to where the immensely talented Dinesh Chandimal should bat. A carefree stroke maker, Chandimal has been pushed up to bat at number four during the current series against Bangladesh. When the selectors suggested Chandimal...

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15 January 2011
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We must get over this once an for all. Chandi must bat at #4 and the wicket keeper must bat at #7. This is not something to get mystified about - every other team (well nearly all) does it. We have done it for years. We have a number of wicket keepers who can bat at #7 so lets just do it and stop having this discussion ever so often.

The best example to this is SA's De Kock who can probably bat anywhere from 1 - 7 but they bat him at #7....as does Wade, Saha, Watling, Safraz, Das and English wicket keeper (cant think of his name).

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