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Ashes 3rd Test Perth Discussion

Postby scoob » Tue Dec 10, 2013 8:53 am

Australia vs. England Dec 13-17 @ Perth


Quick turn around, Can the Poms recover some form in 3 days? Can they answer the harsh criticism of them thus far? Surely there will be some sort of fight back at some stage.

Can the Aussie quicks back up and keep on top of a hapless English side?

The Ashes could be back in the rightful hand this time next week!
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Re: Ashes 3rd Test Perth Discussion

Postby Q. » Tue Dec 10, 2013 9:27 am

I wonder what Cook would do if he won the toss?
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Re: Ashes 3rd Test Perth Discussion

Postby heater31 » Tue Dec 10, 2013 9:52 am

Q. wrote:I wonder what Cook would do if he won the toss?


Probably shit his pants ;)
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Re: Ashes 3rd Test Perth Discussion

Postby Booney » Tue Dec 10, 2013 12:26 pm

Looks good for Perth later this week.

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Re: Ashes 3rd Test Perth Discussion

Postby Rik E Boy » Tue Dec 10, 2013 12:32 pm

We simply MUST pitch the ball up in this test. Don't get sucked in bouncing blokes on this track. That's what touring teams get wrong. If we pitch the ball up we'll use the bounce more effectively. This will be a good test of the team's maturity. I'm sure Boof will be all over the correct length to bowl at the WACA.

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Re: Ashes 3rd Test Perth Discussion

Postby stampy » Tue Dec 10, 2013 4:05 pm

Quote of the series so far from Kerry O'Keefe to Jonathon Agnew "the problem with this English cricket team is that it has too many Englishmen in it"..... Gold!
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Re: Ashes 3rd Test Perth Discussion

Postby norwood8 » Tue Dec 10, 2013 4:07 pm

If Putland pulls up fine from the current shield match get him over there as cover, much rather him to that spud Bollinger!
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Re: Ashes 3rd Test Perth Discussion

Postby bennymacca » Tue Dec 10, 2013 4:31 pm

norwood8 wrote:If Putland pulls up fine from the current shield match get him over there as cover, much rather him to that spud Bollinger!


Nearly 300 shield wickets at 28, 50 test wickets at 26, and 17 in 4 matches this year.

Can't really call him a spud. Putland needs to play a few seasons. Sayers would be the next after douggy and coulter-nile
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Re: Ashes 3rd Test Perth Discussion

Postby norwood8 » Tue Dec 10, 2013 4:45 pm

bennymacca wrote:
norwood8 wrote:If Putland pulls up fine from the current shield match get him over there as cover, much rather him to that spud Bollinger!


Nearly 300 shield wickets at 28, 50 test wickets at 26, and 17 in 4 matches this year.

Can't really call him a spud. Putland needs to play a few seasons. Sayers would be the next after douggy and coulter-nile

Yeah but I don't like him lol. I agree with Sayers being next in line, but the extra pace and height of Putland would be more desirable at the WACA.
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Re: Ashes 3rd Test Perth Discussion

Postby bennymacca » Tue Dec 10, 2013 4:46 pm

Not a huge fan of Doug either but he is far from a bad bowler. I think we can all agree that Clint McKay has the most punchable face of anyone in Australian cricket?
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Re: Ashes 3rd Test Perth Discussion

Postby Spargo » Tue Dec 10, 2013 4:50 pm

bennymacca wrote:Not a huge fan of Doug either but he is far from a bad bowler. I think we can all agree that Clint McKay has the most punchable face of anyone in Australian cricket?

He is the second coming of Glen Trimble.
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Re: Ashes 3rd Test Perth Discussion

Postby Squids » Tue Dec 10, 2013 8:18 pm

Putland can stay at the Redbacks thanks.
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Re: Ashes 3rd Test Perth Discussion

Postby Grahaml » Tue Dec 10, 2013 8:47 pm

bennymacca wrote:Not a huge fan of Doug either but he is far from a bad bowler. I think we can all agree that Clint McKay has the most punchable face of anyone in Australian cricket?


Can we count Mark Nicholas?
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Re: Ashes 3rd Test Perth Discussion

Postby Jase » Tue Dec 10, 2013 9:18 pm

bennymacca wrote:Not a huge fan of Doug either but he is far from a bad bowler. I think we can all agree that Clint McKay has the most punchable face of anyone in Australian cricket?


David Warner IMHO...

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Re: Ashes 3rd Test Perth Discussion

Postby bennymacca » Tue Dec 10, 2013 9:25 pm

did you see that little "where i came from" clip during the tea break that they played about warner? shows a whole different side to him, awesome imo.
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Re: Ashes 3rd Test Perth Discussion

Postby Jase » Tue Dec 10, 2013 9:30 pm

bennymacca wrote:did you see that little "where i came from" clip during the tea break that they played about warner? shows a whole different side to him, awesome imo.


No didn't see it, I just think he has a punchable face...

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Re: Ashes 3rd Test Perth Discussion

Postby Failed Creation » Tue Dec 10, 2013 9:33 pm

bennymacca wrote:Not a huge fan of Doug either but he is far from a bad bowler. I think we can all agree that Clint McKay has the most punchable face of anyone in Australian cricket?


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Re: Ashes 3rd Test Perth Discussion

Postby woodublieve12 » Wed Dec 11, 2013 7:57 am

Jase wrote:
bennymacca wrote:Not a huge fan of Doug either but he is far from a bad bowler. I think we can all agree that Clint McKay has the most punchable face of anyone in Australian cricket?


David Warner IMHO...

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Re: Ashes 3rd Test Perth Discussion

Postby Trader » Wed Dec 11, 2013 10:56 am

bennymacca wrote:did you see that little "where i came from" clip during the tea break that they played about warner? shows a whole different side to him, awesome imo.


Anyone got a link to an online version?
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Re: Ashes 3rd Test Perth Discussion

Postby Dogwatcher » Wed Dec 11, 2013 11:04 am

bennymacca wrote:did you see that little "where i came from" clip during the tea break that they played about warner? shows a whole different side to him, awesome imo.


Made me think that some PR people all got together and thought, "well, Davey boy's doing all right now. We need to let everyone know how far our suburban boy has come. That'll be great for Davey, great for the Australian cricket product and we can sell him to a few more companies as a brand ambassador. It's good for everyone! The public gets a boy-next-door hero and we get some more cash!".

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