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    The Michael Clarke appreciation thread

    It's that time of the cricketing calendar again, where we pay tribute to the world's best Twenty20 player, Michael Clarke.

    Last night he scored a fantastic 49 off 42 against Zimbabwe. WAG, Australia's finest.
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    All I can say. +1 to thread.
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    Can't we rename this the Michael Clarke Apportion Blame thread? 'cause that's what I'll be doing at OZ' inevitable second round exit......
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    Oh lord....

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    Lol,

    I appreciate his eagerness to do something good for Australian Cricket in general and t20 in particular, but I think the greatest he can do right now is to rule himself out of the national team for the shortest format. Or atleast till he has proven himself in the domestic and/or IPL his abilities.

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    lol that 49 out of 42 innings would have made Kallis and Ganguly proud.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Sir Alex View Post
    Lol,

    I appreciate his eagerness to do something good for Australian Cricket in general and t20 in particular, but I think the greatest he can do right now is to rule himself out of the national team for the shortest format. Or atleast till he has proven himself in the domestic and/or IPL his abilities.
    Yeah, problem is though, given he plays both other formats, he'll hardly be around to play domestic T20s.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Burgey View Post
    Yeah, problem is though, given he plays both other formats, he'll hardly be around to play domestic T20s.
    His fairly blatant dodging of the IPL is getting more and more gear grindy, though. He'll have to find a way to play some domestic T20's surely.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Burgey View Post
    Yeah, problem is though, given he plays both other formats, he'll hardly be around to play domestic T20s.
    He surely could've played IPL, if he did not sport wierd illusions of himself being worth a million dollars.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Sir Alex View Post
    He surely could've played IPL, if he did not sport wierd illusions of himself being worth a million dollars.
    Isn't his CA contract like $1.5 mill a year?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Spark View Post
    Isn't his CA contract like $1.5 mill a year?
    I meant worth a million in t20s.

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    Good start that, captain.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Nnanden View Post
    Good start that, captain.
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