I can sort of see why one might think that Harris is an English conditions bowler because he does swing the ball, but he can also be a good seam bowler when he wants to be too.
And if you're going to apply that logic, then you'd also expect Anderson to be poor, and Broad, Finn and Bird to be much better. The reality is that there's a bit more to bowling than that. Harris, Broad, Pattinson are all bowlers who can operate as both swing and seam bowlers depending on conditions.
I think that it's going to be less about bowling conditions and more about batting conditions. We are yet to see how Root goes on fast bouncey wickets - I expect him to do well because I rate him, but still he's untested. The likes of Watson, Clarke, Haddin et al are more likely to enjoy those conditions than the slower wickets of England.
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The opener at Brisbane will be nasty. We already know how Bouncy the Gabba can be well rang me father the other day who lives in Brisbane. He said they have not had rain in 3 months.
So Australia and England will go from some of the slowest tracks we have seen to probably the fastest track they will see all summer. Could be carnage. And for players that have never really played Brisbane wicket in the English team they wont know what hit them.
conditions will be perfect, like they always are
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