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    Quote Originally Posted by Gnske View Post
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    I don't buy the argument put forward by some that why would a guy on $1 million risk it all for $50 000

    Many wealthy people would do something very simple but shady for a quick buck

    If someone came to you and said can you block a ball for $50 000, most people would at least think about it

    $50 000 for a minute's work is a good rate, regardless of your wealth
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    Quote Originally Posted by howardj View Post
    I don't buy the argument put forward by some that why would a guy on $1 million risk it all for $50 000

    Many wealthy people would do something very simple but shady for a quick buck

    If someone came to you and said can you block a ball for $50 000, most people would at least think about it

    $50 000 for a minute's work is a good rate, regardless of your wealth
    Agreed entirely.

    However, since the Ashes have been brought up in the allegations, it will likely be brushed under the rug.

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    ^Looks like tin foil hat time eh.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Burgey View Post
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    Well its an allrounder from the world cup team.
    That means either Faulkner,Watson or Maxwell.
    Don't think it would be Stoinis.

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    Quote Originally Posted by howardj View Post
    I don't buy the argument put forward by some that why would a guy on $1 million risk it all for $50 000

    Many wealthy people would do something very simple but shady for a quick buck

    If someone came to you and said can you block a ball for $50 000, most people would at least think about it

    $50 000 for a minute's work is a good rate, regardless of your wealth
    'here' s $100k, block out a maiden in the third over of the day'

    Unless you got some absolute trash bowled at you is that even going to look particularly suss?
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    Steve Smith has been sending a signal to the bookies, when he is going to score a hundred he walks out holding a bat.

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    Quote Originally Posted by oblongballs View Post
    Agreed entirely.

    However, since the Ashes have been brought up in the allegations, it will likely be brushed under the rug.
    If it was brushed under the rug, it wouldn't have come out in the media...
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    Quote Originally Posted by TNT View Post
    Steve Smith has been sending a signal to the bookies, when he is going to score a hundred he walks out holding a bat.

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