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henrietta
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Wade out, Carey in for South Africa ......... no other changes, as expected. Barring injury, I wouldn’t expect Carey to get a gig, other than warm up games. There’ ll be a few sweating on decent results to keep their places after South Africa. Good luck with that ....... should have done better when in Oz.

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henrietta
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So 5 out of 8 “qualify” for the “finals” in the BBL. It’s the modern way ..... everyone is a winner. And there’s talk of BBL “stars” making the squad to visit South Africa. That should get the Saffas quaking in their cricket boots !
Now let’s see, who has gone from BBL star to test cricket star ......?

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mullokintyre
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In Reply To: henrietta's post @ Jan 20 2021, 07:22 AM

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Well, I'm a long time Liverpool fan, and an Aussie cricket fan

Well, you are in some serious depressive state.
The reds have had a disastrous time of late.
Beat3n by a bunch of 3rd division amatiers!
Time to pick another team.
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henrietta
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And Jimmy Anderson just keeps on ......... most test wickets for a fast bowler. Latest figures in Sri Lanka's first innings,
29 overs, 13 maidens, 6 for 40

Wonder if Sri Lanka can keep the pressure on the Poms ?

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henrietta
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Well, I'm a long time Liverpool fan, and an Aussie cricket fan.

Not happy Jan !!!! grrr.gif tongue.gif

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henrietta
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Very well done India. Only saw a few overs today. Can only assume we went hard after wickets all innings and never shut up shop. Bit tough on the bowlers who were getting very little from this docile Gabba pitch. It seems to have gone the way of most international pitches ...... docile bowler breakers. Thought we could have pitched the ball up a lot more, especially when short stuff was ignored or bashed for 4.
Payne had a pretty ordinary match as captain and as a keeper. Stark will be lucky to make the South Africa tour. Lyons will also need to improve his consistency.

A few places up for grabs I reckon ....... maybe selectors, coach and captain also should be looked at closely. Something is not working ...... and I've always had a question mark over Langer and his methods.

Fancy India rebounding to win the series after the disastrous second innings in Adelaide ...... amazing stuff.

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mullokintyre
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Well, what a test match!!
Amazing finish, well deserved test win, series win, and Gavaskar -Border trophy win.
Aus cricket is looking pretty sick at the moment.
No excuses can hide the fact that apart from the first test, OZ have been outplayed by the India second 11.
Congrats to India, the entire nation will be rocking tonite!.
Wonder if Kohli will get a game in this side??
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mullokintyre
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Well, the way they are going this morning looks like they are going for quick runs. Three down now, lambshanks hit 25 off 22 and then nicked off to slip.
Warner and Lambshanks going down swinging.
oops, now as i type its 4 down!
Wade out third ball, another caught down the leg side.
Lead only 152, might be Wades last innings for Australia.
Time to try and teach ANOTHER OZ player how to play test cricket.
Indians looking more and more like winning this game and the series, which they probably deserve given whats gone against them.
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henrietta
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Well, we made it through to stumps with no loss. This second innings will be a real test for our batsmen ..........unless they are instructed to go for quick runs ....... in which doomed case India will win the test.

I'm pretty excited by Cameron Green. He looks as if he belongs, is not overawed, and thinks about his game. Could end up as a great gully fieldsman as well as a very good all-rounder.
Apart from Smith and Labuschagne and Green, maybe Warner still, I'm not convinced by our other batsmen.

Is Stark on the way out ? Seems heresy to even think about it, but on todays lifeless pitches which seem to be everywhere ( except NZ maybe?) , his style doesn't seem to work. Of course if the catches he produced were held his figures would look much better.

The Indian team is at home on this lifeless pitch, so things look a bit grim.

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henrietta
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In Reply To: mullokintyre's post @ Jan 17 2021, 02:20 PM

100 runs for the 7th wicket sad.gif

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