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Kudos Gilly!!!!!!

All Good Things Come To An End!! Kudos Gilly!!!!!!

While we saw a wonderful Test series come to an end, there was one thing to admire a lot amongst many things. Well, forget all the controversies that happened and also for the time being lets forget the number or runs the batsman have scored or the wickets the bowlers have taken, lets give our thought for worlds deadliest ever wicket keeper cum stylish attacking batsman from New South Wales ‘ Adam Craig Gilchrist’

Making his ODI debut in 1996, it was for his high quality as a keeper who could demolish the opposition’s bowling attack that got him his place in the side .Remember he had to replace the likes of Ian Healy who was a very brilliant keeper at that time and to replace a person like him required a great deal of quality.

Best thing about Gilly was that he would walk out if he felt he was out or if he felt that he has knicked the ball.

A keeper who does the most difficult job is seldom appreciated and his hard work is over shadowed by some good bowling or good batting. A batsman gets his share of rest if he gets out, and the bowler might get a breather at the change of the over which lasts for minimum 6 balls, and if he is tired, he is replaced by other bowler. But for the entire day or innings, the keeper has to have his footwork and glove work going and his work is always unnoticed.

He added a new dimension for wicket keepers and expectations from the keepers have only increased. The likes of Dhonis and Bouchers definitely owe big time to Gilly.

Gilly’s decision was a big surprise to the entire cricketing world and he is the best judge to make the decision. And it’s always good to retire when in prime form and sounds good when some one question’s as to why do you retire rather that asking why don’t you retire?

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About Shams n Wags

ShamsnWags
ShamsnWags

Saurabh Sharma & Paresh Waghela aka Shams & Wags, the deadly cricket crazy duo promising to cover the reviews, comments and more on cricket.

It was way back in Feb 2007 when the duo met in a company where they used to work. Besides working, discussing over cricket matches, watching cricket and enjoy their favourite player play was the best way they could spend the time.
About Shams:
Shams is originally from Jabalpur, now working in Mumbai. He  is a Hindi Guru. He comes up with some deadliest of words in Hindi which makes even a serious person laugh. He plays a major role in stats and facts that appear in the article.Cricket is his passion

About Wags:
Paresh, born and brought up in Mumbai is a simple yet stylish tall left hander who likes to play around with words.Coming up with small tag lines or crisp articles is his speciality. Needles to say, a die-hard cricket fan.
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