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    My prime ministers xl

    In view of the world cup,the vb series,the test series i would pick the following team for the first game of the english tour for the prime ministers xl.BTW i would give phil jaques the gloves in this game,and look at he or mike hussey being the reserve wicket keeper at the world cup frees up a spot for another batsmen or bowler.Henriques in casw watson breaks down this season,we know hopes can't cut it.
    Prime ministers xl
    p jaques.
    m cosgrove
    b hodge
    m clarke captain
    s marsh
    s watson
    c white
    m henriques
    s clark
    m johnson
    d cullen
    12th man d bollinger.

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    Can Jaques actually keep or are you just guessing? I never heard anything about him being a wicket keeper in any shape or form, and I dont think Haddin is bad enough as a backup keeper-batsman to resort to just throwing the gloves to the next batsman available..
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    Phil jaques joined wests as a teenager as batsmen that could keep,he quickley developed into a wicket keepr batsmen,but then chucked the keeping when his batting took off.
    I am sure haddin will get plenty of chances when gilchrist retires,as i said it gives australia an extra reserve at the world cup,an extra batsmen or extra pace bowler would come in useful at the world cup.

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    Quote Originally Posted by grecian
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    How come thatcher doesn't get a game

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    Quote Originally Posted by aussie tragic
    How come thatcher doesn't get a game
    Never in a million years, not if I'm picking the team

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    Quote Originally Posted by aussie tragic
    How come thatcher doesn't get a game
    Suspended for 6 weeks, IIRC.

    Actually, it shouldn't be too hard to find XI premiers - England had 3 Aus ones at one stage in the mid90's in Malcolm, Gough & Fraser.

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    Oh, the fun you can have thanks to an omitted apostrophe. I was actually planning to make the same post. Don't know what that says about the Exeter water...

    And it does say "Prime Ministers XL". That's 40...
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    Quote Originally Posted by brockley
    In view of the world cup,the vb series,the test series i would pick the following team for the first game of the english tour for the prime ministers xl.BTW i would give phil jaques the gloves in this game,and look at he or mike hussey being the reserve wicket keeper at the world cup frees up a spot for another batsmen or bowler.Henriques in casw watson breaks down this season,we know hopes can't cut it.
    Prime ministers xl
    p jaques.
    m cosgrove
    b hodge
    m clarke captain
    s marsh
    s watson
    c white
    m henriques
    s clark
    m johnson
    d cullen
    12th man d bollinger.
    looks like a decent line up but i would throw a few more youngsters to the wolves

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    Actually, IIRC didn't Alec Douglas Home actually play FC cricket? I'd be guessing for one of the Unis.
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    PM's XI tends to be more experimental than that...

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    Hankering for a spot jack .
    Is the institite series over .
    I read somewhere that cricket australia wanted 1 strongly to defeat england in the first game apply pressure and 2 give players a warm up to the test match.
    But yes it is usually more experiemental.

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    Quote Originally Posted by grecian
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    duke of wellington
    salisbury
    wilson
    A brilliant opening partnership and a very solid number 3.



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