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    Don't let the fact that we never see bunsen burners in either country get in the way of the fact that Aussies can't take a joke.

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    doesn't seem like bunsen burners would pass the OHS check
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    I don't want to get too far ahead of myself but having seen the team Australia are putting out 4 months before the series starts....

    Who's actually locked in for Australia? Warner, Hughes, Clarke, Siddle, Pattinson. Watson will be there in some form or another. Fully expect Henriques to have nailed his spot by the end of the current tour.
    Will Cowan and Wade hold on?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Marcuss View Post
    I don't want to get too far ahead of myself but having seen the team Australia are putting out 4 months before the series starts....
    ....in completely different conditions to England....
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    You honestly think Doherty and Maxwell are going to play in English conditions? Well..

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    Quote Originally Posted by benchmark00 View Post
    You honestly think Doherty and Maxwell are going to play in English conditions? Well..
    No more crazy than Lyon not playing in Indian conditions, really, tbf.
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    Quote Originally Posted by benchmark00 View Post
    You honestly think Doherty and Maxwell are going to play in English conditions? Well..
    No. Not for certain but I don't think it's a stretch to consider the likelihood of Doherty playing seeing as he has just been selected as your frontline spinner and I don't expect you to go in without one.

    As for Maxwell, stranger things have happened.

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    I'd say it's quite likely that Australia go into a few tests without a specialist spin bowler in England.

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    and then they'll not pick a spinner when they actually have to, because they're afraid of dropping of the seamers

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    What side would you be picking Benchmark?
    Warner, Cowan, Hughes, Watson, Clarke, Henriques, Haddin(?), Starc, Siddle, Pattinson, Lyon ??

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    Quote Originally Posted by Spikey View Post
    and then they'll not pick a spinner when they actually have to, because they're afraid of dropping of the seamers
    Ha, quite so.

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