2018/19 Australian Summer of cricket

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Re: 2018/19 Australian Summer of cricket

Postby amber_fluid » Sun Dec 30, 2018 1:17 pm

Brodlach wrote:I seriously cannot believe people are calling for Matthew Wade to be put in the test team.


Is this is as low as we can get?


I’m not a fan of him either but he does have the runs on the board this year and last and he would value his wicket more than Mitch Marsh and Finch.
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Re: 2018/19 Australian Summer of cricket

Postby Senor Moto Gadili » Sun Dec 30, 2018 1:24 pm

Talk is that Handsombe and Marnus Labuschagne will replace Finch and Mitch Marsh for the 4th test. Sigh
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Re: 2018/19 Australian Summer of cricket

Postby The Bedge » Sun Dec 30, 2018 1:31 pm

Senor Moto Gadili wrote:Talk is that Handsombe and Marnus Labuschagne will replace Finch and Mitch Marsh for the 4th test. Sigh

Why the sign? Don’t you know Handscomb crunched runs in the Mickey Mouse cup against a B grade bowling attack? He’s now in red hot form!

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Re: 2018/19 Australian Summer of cricket

Postby amber_fluid » Sun Dec 30, 2018 1:35 pm

Corona Man wrote:
locky801 wrote:i thought when they named the side for the Melbourne test that the same squad was picked for Sydney as well, has that been changed somehow??

Yes, listening to Boof on the radio coverage yesterday he said they named a squad of 13 for both tests. God help us.


I’d play 9 a side and still leave Finch and Marsh out.
They are both useless at this level.
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Re: 2018/19 Australian Summer of cricket

Postby Armchair expert » Sun Dec 30, 2018 1:38 pm

Would prefer Maxwell over Labuschagne but I think Maxwells papers have been stamped.
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Re: 2018/19 Australian Summer of cricket

Postby Senor Moto Gadili » Sun Dec 30, 2018 1:54 pm

Armchair expert wrote:Would prefer Maxwell over Labuschagne but I think Maxwells papers have been stamped.

Agree Labuschagne has averaged 28 with bat and taken 5 wickets at 60 with ball. Indians would be terrified
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Re: 2018/19 Australian Summer of cricket

Postby whufc » Sun Dec 30, 2018 2:05 pm

Surely Labuschagne can’t play

Why do selectors all of a sudden think blokes will perform better at test level than they have at shield cricket.
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Re: 2018/19 Australian Summer of cricket

Postby Armchair expert » Sun Dec 30, 2018 2:21 pm

ML added to the squad, he is playing. Selectors are cooked.
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Re: 2018/19 Australian Summer of cricket

Postby Grenville » Sun Dec 30, 2018 2:51 pm

So we're replacing a medium paced Mong Darsh with a legspin Mong Darsh? I hope they drug test Trevor Hohns. Might explain the nickname 'Cracker'.
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Re: 2018/19 Australian Summer of cricket

Postby locky801 » Sun Dec 30, 2018 3:30 pm

I remember the days when you had to perform and work bloody hard to get a baggy green.

appears not so these days, cricket in aust currently is cooked, going to take along time to recover
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Re: 2018/19 Australian Summer of cricket

Postby mighty_tiger_79 » Sun Dec 30, 2018 3:42 pm

Brodlach wrote:I seriously cannot believe people are calling for Matthew Wade to be put in the test team.


Is this is as low as we can get?

Biased!
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Re: 2018/19 Australian Summer of cricket

Postby Brodlach » Sun Dec 30, 2018 3:53 pm

mighty_tiger_79 wrote:
Brodlach wrote:I seriously cannot believe people are calling for Matthew Wade to be put in the test team.


Is this is as low as we can get?

Biased!


Why am I biased?
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Re: 2018/19 Australian Summer of cricket

Postby mighty_tiger_79 » Sun Dec 30, 2018 3:55 pm

Brodlach wrote:
mighty_tiger_79 wrote:
Brodlach wrote:I seriously cannot believe people are calling for Matthew Wade to be put in the test team.


Is this is as low as we can get?

Biased!


Why am I biased?
Just get him in the side!!


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Re: 2018/19 Australian Summer of cricket

Postby TDJ44 » Sun Dec 30, 2018 5:57 pm

Senor Moto Gadili wrote:
Armchair expert wrote:Would prefer Maxwell over Labuschagne but I think Maxwells papers have been stamped.

Agree Labuschagne has averaged 28 with bat and taken 5 wickets at 60 with ball. Indians would be terrified

What a ridiculous selection,probably the worst test side in Australian cricket history.
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Re: 2018/19 Australian Summer of cricket

Postby stan » Sun Dec 30, 2018 6:14 pm

The only issue I have with Labuschagne is that after the series against Pakistan where I think he was starting to all right he needed to come back to Aus and keep making runs.

It was the same problem as with Renshaw, they just haven't made any shield runs.
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Re: 2018/19 Australian Summer of cricket

Postby daysofourlives » Sun Dec 30, 2018 6:50 pm

whufc wrote:Surely Labuschagne can’t play

Why do selectors all of a sudden think blokes will perform better at test level than they have at shield cricket.


Because 30 years ago a few selectors plucked Ian Healy, Steve Waugh and Mark Taylor from nowhere and they had a bit of success. It hasnt happened since but it doesnt stop the selectors from trying to be nostra fn dameous. In 100 years of cricket I dont think there has been too many to average more in Test cricket than Shiled cricket yet these muppets think they will buck that trend
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Re: 2018/19 Australian Summer of cricket

Postby The Dark Knight » Sun Dec 30, 2018 6:58 pm

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Re: 2018/19 Australian Summer of cricket

Postby Spargo » Sun Dec 30, 2018 6:59 pm

The fact that Kerry O’Keeffe has had to pen an open letter and apologise & explain himself to the oh so easily offended snowflake brigade is beyond a f#cking joke. We are in just as must strife off the field as we are on it.
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Re: 2018/19 Australian Summer of cricket

Postby Grenville » Sun Dec 30, 2018 7:33 pm

Spargo wrote:The fact that Kerry O’Keeffe has had to pen an open letter and apologise & explain himself to the oh so easily offended snowflake brigade is beyond a f#cking joke. We are in just as must strife off the field as we are on it.


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Re: 2018/19 Australian Summer of cricket

Postby whufc » Sun Dec 30, 2018 7:41 pm

daysofourlives wrote:
whufc wrote:Surely Labuschagne can’t play

Why do selectors all of a sudden think blokes will perform better at test level than they have at shield cricket.


Because 30 years ago a few selectors plucked Ian Healy, Steve Waugh and Mark Taylor from nowhere and they had a bit of success. It hasnt happened since but it doesnt stop the selectors from trying to be nostra fn dameous. In 100 years of cricket I dont think there has been too many to average more in Test cricket than Shiled cricket yet these muppets think they will buck that trend


Crash Craddock reckons less than 3% of cricketers average more at test level than they did at shield level.

I’m not sure what his exact criteria was around games played etc
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