Every single spinner bar Hauritz has been a bad choice. Particularly picking part time spin options like White was just ludicrous.
The faith that selectors have shown in older players who have not performed.
The unwillingness to try out youth (except in the aforementioned spin bowler position).
Hauritz was a pretty odd choice when selected tbf. He wasn't even in the state team regularly at the time IIRC
do you think people will be allowed to make violins?
who's going to make the violins?
Australia's era of dominance ended at the MCG against South Africa in 2008.
"I am very happy and it will allow me to have lot more rice."
Eoin Morgan on being given a rice cooker for being Man of the Match in a Dhaka Premier Division game.
Expectations have been pretty slow to adjust to the team's dip in quality and England's rise in quality. As a result the team seems a bit.. scared of defeat. Like losing to England in Australia would be the WORST THING EVER. While England are treating the tour as a huge opportunity.
Mind the post-mortems though, I distinctly remember a similar discussion asking what was inherently wrong in English cricket and inherently good about Australian cricket on the eve of the final day of the Cardiff test.
Is Ponting the Richie Richardson of Australian cricket ?
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He's just as popular isn't he.Nah, that would make Micheal Clarke Australia's Brian Lara.
After the first day at the MCG its 1970/71 again
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