Originally Posted by Uppercut
The selectors have a tendency to give too much attention to ODI performances when picking the test side, but i think on this forum some people (Richard) go too far the other way. If you're smashing world-class attacks all over the pitch in ODIs it's pretty unusual that you'll not be up to scratch in tests.
Ha ha, yeah Richard pulled me into line for suggesting Hodge was dropped from the test team for poor ODI performances. I must agree, good form in tests, i.e. Clarke, shouldn't be influenced by some poor form in the shorter version.