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    What if Tendulkar was an Aussie ?

    What if Tendulkar were an Aussie ?

    Tendulkar hardly played any 5 test match series in his entire career to date - most of them have been 3 or 4 matches and inconsistent 'paper' heavy batting sides and on an average only 3 home tests

    As an Aussie he would have been guaranteed 6 home tests every year- plus a strong bowling and consistent batters around him - reckon he would have been 15,000 runs + 40 centuries at the minimum by now injuries et al
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    If....he was, then Australia would be my favorite team.

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    If he was, he'd be dropped on current form.
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    Quote Originally Posted by silentstriker
    If he was, he'd be dropped on current form.
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    Quote Originally Posted by silentstriker
    If he was, he'd be dropped on current form.
    That would be the day then I would turn from Aussie fan, to an all out Aussie Cricket hater.

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    Quote Originally Posted by silentstriker
    If he was, he'd be dropped on current form.
    Well he'd probably replace Martyn

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    If he was, he'd not have debuted until 22 or 23 - so wouldn't have played that many matches.
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    Quote Originally Posted by silentstriker
    If he was, he'd be dropped on current form.


    besides Australian middle order batsman bat less per match than any other team because Australia often only needs 1 innings. When they go to the second innings they don't usually bat as often either...

    He'd have less runs that ponting.
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    "if" he was australian he would probably have been more organised as a player. made to work harder than he has been. less inclined to injury. played less cricket at an early age. and he would be alot less revered.

    What if Peiterson or Hayden were Indian?

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    Quote Originally Posted by PrincePeiterson
    "if" he was australian he would probably have been more organised as a player.
    In what way?

    Quote Originally Posted by PrincePeiterson
    made to work harder than he has been.
    TBH, you'll find few harder workers than Tendulkar (Dravid, Kumble too).

    Quote Originally Posted by PrincePeiterson
    less inclined to injury.
    What do you mean 'less inclined'? How many players who've played 17 years of international cricket are injury free?

    played less cricket at an early age. and he would be alot less revered.
    yea.

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    What if Peiterson or Hayden were Indian?
    They would make more money.

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    imo and from what iknow of australian cricket he would have gone to an academy as a young boy and had an intensive education from the best cricket minds in the world? (a bit like what we are doing now in england) and for me that would have made him a more organised player.

    As a young player he would have had to work alot harder to break into the Australian team. The last time a real young player played for australia was ricky ponting and he was 20 or 21? Tendulkar would have spent alot more time at first class level battling to break into the side.

    I would take this back probably but i just always imagined australia to have a better fitness program and better player managment than any other team in the world during the last 8-10 years. I also dont think India has been greta in this area.

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    You realise that you spelt Pietersen wrong, right?
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    How embarrassing.

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    Quote Originally Posted by andyc
    You realise that you spelt Pietersen wrong, right?
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