you think South African batsmen will have trouble facing Copeland given that they face Morkel and Steyn in the nets all the time?
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Siddle has been given ample opportunity to succeed at Test level, and he's shown inconsistency. He has been supplanted. He can now go back to FC cricket and show he's improved by taking shed loads of wickets.
If Siddle plays ahead of Copeland in SA then basically every positive step we have just taken on the tour to SL wil have been swept away at the stroke of a pen.
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Clark got his wickets through bounce, seam and tight lines, much as Copeland is looking to do (at an admittedly lesser pace). These conditions would perfectly suit Copeland and South Africans are the most likely opponents to throw their wickets away trying to club him out of the attack.
Why are people judging pace as a major factor? Wouldn't control be better, which what Johnson and Siddle can't really deliver?
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picking him IMO would be a defensive move.
though if the spinner is not doing the containment job well, then copeland should get the nod ahead of him.
Copeland isn't gonna bowl short at them though......... Siddle will though.
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