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Stephen Fleming Quotes

Stephen Fleming
That gives the bowlers more time to recover, and it gives us more opportunities to win games rather than chase games.
Stephen Fleming
#Games

Stephen Fleming
The substitute also means that the team that wins the toss starts the match with a distinct advantage.
Stephen Fleming
#Advantage

Stephen Fleming
We'll try to play on that little lack of confidence at the top of their batting order and Shane will be a threat even on a flat pitch because he's fast and he swings the ball.
Stephen Fleming
#Confidence

Stephen Fleming
England always play under a huge amount of pressure. Australia are used to dealing with it and they just roll on.
Stephen Fleming
#England

Stephen Fleming
I did it in the last series against Smith because we saw an emotion that we could tap into ... I won't be doing it to Marcus.
Stephen Fleming
#Emotions

Stephen Fleming
That we have been here for 10 days is an advantage. This is a place which takes getting used to. The day may start mildly, but the afternoon can cause burn in the lungs.
Stephen Fleming
#Advantage

Stephen Fleming
We are very keen to know about ourselves and understanding our own players rather than worry about the opponents. This is a thing which a lot other teams ignore.
Stephen Fleming
#Understanding

Stephen Fleming
That was against Australia. And we didn't have as good a side as we do now.
Stephen Fleming
#Australia

Stephen Fleming
I am more concerned about how my team is doing rather than worry about the opposition,
Stephen Fleming
#Worry

Stephen Fleming
It's false, it detracts from the game and it doesn't add any meaning to it,
Stephen Fleming
#Meaning

Stephen Fleming
He has worked hard to create this side, and I have come in at the end - which is great.
Stephen Fleming
#Create

Stephen Fleming
I don't function 100% because i sleep too much
Stephen Fleming
#Sleep

Stephen Fleming
I don't think they think too much of our cricket from the comments that have come out. I guess they don't see too much of us on TV. It always seems to be the case with teams that tour here - they don't really rate us... we've got to prove to them we're a pretty good side at home.
Stephen Fleming
#Cricket

Stephen Fleming
We've lost a player who could win matches and whenever we went on to the field with him, we knew we were in with a chance of winning the game.
Stephen Fleming
#Field

Stephen Fleming
We won't compromise the game. Certainly from my point of view we can't afford to, we're not that good.
Stephen Fleming
#Compromise

Stephen Fleming
We're pretty happy, it was a good performance.
Stephen Fleming
#Performance

Stephen Fleming
Well, it would be exciting news if it does come off. It would be particularly good for New Zealanders, and will flow on from the Rugby World Cup success - so it was exciting to hear.
Stephen Fleming
#News

Stephen Fleming
It's an opportunity to be very aggressive at the top and get another score around the 300 mark.
Stephen Fleming
#Opportunity

Stephen Fleming
It's often harder for a player who has been given a role to create a strike rate to do that.
Stephen Fleming
#Create

Stephen Fleming
We're now determined to win 5-0, which we would rate very highly as an achievement.
Stephen Fleming
#Achievement

Stephen Fleming
He'll give them confidence and he'll give them runs somewhere along the way in this series.
Stephen Fleming
#Confidence

Stephen Fleming
We may have been a bit too aggressive but once again we have found ourselves in a position of strength. A 140-run lead, and if we put another 60 on, a 200-run lead is very handy and a good position to be.
Stephen Fleming
#Strength

Stephen Fleming
There's been a dependency on Shane with his strike power and the guys have been following up rather than taking the lead.
Stephen Fleming
#Power

Stephen Fleming
We haven't got one eye on South Africa, we've got both eyes firmly on the next Test and if we can keep improving in each area then we'll go to the Republic in good shape.
Stephen Fleming
#Eyes

Stephen Fleming
We need an improvement in the third Test (against the West Indies), and if we finish playing six Tests still improving, then it's going to be a good series in the Republic.
Stephen Fleming
#Improvement

Stephen Fleming
They've been playing a level of cricket which makes you hard because Australia push you to the limit. South Africa had some good performances in isolation, but they needed a bit more.
Stephen Fleming
#Cricket

Stephen Fleming
It's an inflammation injury that will settle down with a period of rest, we haven't been able to get him enough rest. I don't think it's a career-threatening injury, just annoying.
Stephen Fleming
#Rest

Stephen Fleming
It's been a bit of a struggle over the last month to get across the line, so I am pleased to have converted.
Stephen Fleming
#Struggle