Originally Posted by Simon
Liam, howcome the Australian players are unavailable at the start?
Ponting made a comment about the Australian players likely to be unavailable for the IPL for the first couple of years. I've taken this to mean that they're unavailable for this one at the very least. That said, that status may change before or during the IPL season. Nathan Bracken, however, is recovering from surgery and unlikely to take part in it at any stage.
Sreesanth said, "Next ball he was beaten and I said, 'is this the King Charles Lara? Who is this impostor, moving around nervously? I should have kept my mouth shut for the next ball - mind you, it was a length ball - Lara just pulled it over the church beyond the boundary! He is a true legend."