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Offline laj

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Re: Australian Cricket - Crisis, What Crisis ??
« Reply #1110 on: March 21, 2017, 08:48:41 AM »
Looking forward to the Ashes this year.  Play the 4 quicks, Starc, Hazelwood, Cummins and Pattinson with Maxwell as the spin option.

Michael Vaughan tweeted how scared he was of that line up a couple of days ago.

We'll have a very powerful line-up come November. Hobart last year now seems so long ago.

Offline DJC

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Re: Australian Cricket - Crisis, What Crisis ??
« Reply #1111 on: March 21, 2017, 09:50:02 AM »
Looking forward to the Ashes this year.  Play the 4 quicks, Starc, Hazelwood, Cummins and Pattinson with Maxwell as the spin option.

Michael Vaughan tweeted how scared he was of that line up a couple of days ago.

We'll have a very powerful line-up come November. Hobart last year now seems so long ago.

There's a lot to like about that bowling attack, even if Smith won't bowl Maxwell  ::)
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Offline JonHenry

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Re: Australian Cricket - Crisis, What Crisis ??
« Reply #1112 on: March 21, 2017, 10:32:03 AM »
Jason Behrendorff might be in front of Pattinson.

Very impressive skill set and has recently taken a 9 for in Shield cricket

Online ElwoodBlues1

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Re: Australian Cricket - Crisis, What Crisis ??
« Reply #1113 on: March 21, 2017, 01:41:39 PM »
Jason Behrendorff might be in front of Pattinson.

Very impressive skill set and has recently taken a 9 for in Shield cricket

I like Behrendorff and he swings the ball which is something we lack...he is also very miserly and keeps the runs down..but would Aus play two left arm quicks(Starc).
I reckon thats unlikely.....Pattinson is quicker, does bowl a good outswinger and is handy with the bat...problem is he cant stay on the park and along with Cummins would make the captain
uneasy thinking he has two bowlers who break down regularly...

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Re: Australian Cricket - Crisis, What Crisis ??
« Reply #1114 on: March 21, 2017, 01:43:09 PM »
Jason Behrendorff might be in front of Pattinson.

Very impressive skill set and has recently taken a 9 for in Shield cricket

http://www.espncricinfo.com/sheffield-shield-2016-17/content/story/1084495.html

lefty, tall ad rangy - 1.93 odd. Bowls mid 140s?
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Offline laj

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Re: Australian Cricket - Crisis, What Crisis ??
« Reply #1115 on: March 21, 2017, 01:57:00 PM »
Pattinson would be in the selectors mind well and truly before Behrendorff  just for his pace alone. Not that's any put down on Behrendorff, who been bowling beautifully The quartet of Starc, Hazelwood, Cummins and Pattinson could uncover the demons the Poms had in 2013-14 given the extreme pace. Cummins was outstanding on the flat track in India whille Pattinson was brilliant last rolling taking 5/7 rolling Qld for 61.

« Last Edit: March 21, 2017, 02:01:25 PM by laj »

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Offline Bear

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Re: Australian Cricket - Crisis, What Crisis ??
« Reply #1117 on: March 21, 2017, 03:16:09 PM »
Pattinson needs to stay fit... but he would be ahead of Berendorf. Already shown that he can be damaging at test level.


We will destroy the poms if we have 3 of Starc, Hazlewood, Cummins and Patterson available. It will be exciting to see them all in the same team.

Offline crashlander

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Re: Australian Cricket - Crisis, What Crisis ??
« Reply #1118 on: March 21, 2017, 09:13:14 PM »
I do not understand why he didn't bowl Maxwell. The guys is very good in the shorter forms of the game.
But I don't understand why Smith doesn't bowl himself or Warner, both of whom bowl decent leg-spin and haven't been seen at the crease in far to long.
With his poor form with the bat in this series, it would do Warner good to bowl and get some confidence up. making a real contribution would be good.

I still wonder why we play guys in India who can't play spin. But I wonder about a lot of things.
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Offline laj

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Re: Australian Cricket - Crisis, What Crisis ??
« Reply #1119 on: March 22, 2017, 08:26:23 AM »
Pattinson needs to stay fit... but he would be ahead of Berendorf. Already shown that he can be damaging at test level.


We will destroy the poms if we have 3 of Starc, Hazlewood, Cummins and Patterson available. It will be exciting to see them all in the same team.

i'm looking at all 4 in against the Poms. Maxwell batting at 6 and doing the spin duties.

Offline malo

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Re: Australian Cricket - Crisis, What Crisis ??
« Reply #1120 on: March 22, 2017, 10:24:51 AM »
i'm looking at all 4 in against the Poms. Maxwell batting at 6 and doing the spin duties.

That'd be nice.....maybe you'd get away with it at the Gabba......but with the rest being all boring drop-ins you just have to have a specialist spinner. 



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Offline sandsmere

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Re: Australian Cricket - Crisis, What Crisis ??
« Reply #1121 on: March 22, 2017, 11:12:05 AM »
Maxwell may be the go at No.6, but he won't be the main spinner.
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Online ElwoodBlues1

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Re: Australian Cricket - Crisis, What Crisis ??
« Reply #1122 on: March 22, 2017, 11:31:22 AM »
Maxwell may be the go at No.6, but he won't be the main spinner.

Agree...Lyon or Okeefe need to play for balance....although England will probably play Ali as their only spinner with Root as their 2nd part timer ...
« Last Edit: March 22, 2017, 11:34:25 AM by ElwoodBlues1 »

Offline laj

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Re: Australian Cricket - Crisis, What Crisis ??
« Reply #1123 on: March 22, 2017, 12:44:53 PM »
That'd be nice.....maybe you'd get away with it at the Gabba......but with the rest being all boring drop-ins you just have to have a specialist spinner.

No problem getting away with it with the pace. Extreme pace works even on flatter tracks. Old West Indian theory, use your 4 best bowlers. When they are quick and good the pressure is enormous.
« Last Edit: March 22, 2017, 01:08:22 PM by laj »

Offline shadesy

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Re: Australian Cricket - Crisis, What Crisis ??
« Reply #1124 on: March 22, 2017, 02:16:03 PM »
I am a Marsh detractor but he will play the fourth test.  Good effort today.

A heck of a lot of ticker shown today, they should take great confidence from batting a full day on a day pitch 5 versus Ashwin and Jajeda.  Many Australian teams have folded in similar situations, but this one didn't.  Continues the theme of good application.

Smith's captaincy yesterday might be questionable but Kohli should cop some serious flack as well... the conservative batting once India drew level was pathetic given the bowlers were cooked and gives the impression that India were crap scared to chase 150 on the last day... Australia should have been batting soon after Lunch on day 4, not with 8 overs left in the day.

SOS has scored a 50 in every test. Copped a bad one in the second innings of the second test. Very underated tour. Been pretty steady and not thrown his wicket away at 4.
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