Originally Posted by howardj
On that question - Katich or Martyn? - I would drop Katich. I think he’s a top-order batsman, who looks so out of place at five or six. He’s had a good run at Test cricket (21 matches) and is averaging less than 40. Martyn, after his Ashes tour, can consider himself somewhat lucky, but I don’t think he has really shown any real signs of decline. For instance, in recent series, he has averaged 55; 50; 55; 41; 103; 78. Yes he had a horror Ashes, but there is no trend that justifies the ending of his career. I think he can play for another two years, by which time a young tyro (Phillipson or even Shaun Marsh) can take his place.
Didn't you have a standing $20 wager with me that Martyn would be sacked for his performance this Ashes???
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