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    Quote Originally Posted by 91Jmay View Post
    I am happy with the side, and I have a ticket to Edgbaston. Swann isn't being rest, he just isn't that good at ODI cricket. Bell/Cook aren't really exciting players to watch in ODIs, would rather take a gamble on Carberry/Wright up the top of the order. Would have liked to see David Willey in the squad but overall I am more intrigued to watch now than I would be with the same old names.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Howe_zat View Post
    International cricket that's really a glorified net. It's ****ed.
    The answer in this country is to cut down on the number of ODIs that are played.

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    Quote Originally Posted by GingerFurball View Post
    The answer in this country is to cut down on the number of ODIs that are played.
    *most if not all countries
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    Quote Originally Posted by Maximas View Post
    *most if not all countries
    Well no because it's ODIs that brings in revenue.

    England is probably unique in that when Sky buy England's TV rights they're mostly paying for the Test rights.


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    Quote Originally Posted by GingerFurball View Post
    Well no because it's ODIs that brings in revenue.

    England is probably unique in that when Sky buy England's TV rights they're mostly paying for the Test rights.
    logistically yes, ODIs bring in the money. But they come at the expense of tests wayyyyyy too often

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    Missing those 5 isn't ideal but they could rest even more big names IMO and still get credit in my eyes as there's no Dernbach in there.
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    You'll be crying out for Dernbach once Overton and Jordan have played a couple of games!
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    I have no beef with resting players. Always seems like we're pulling it out of our arses when we come to name our World Cup squad, this time round we've given heaps of players a chance.

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