Astle hasn't really had an impact this summer. Not saying Nethula is the right choice, but I can understand why they would leave Todd Astle out rather than play him against Kallis and co.
Yeah, I wouldn't pick Astle either of course. But even in what you'd call a slight down year his number over the last two and a half seasons **** all over Nethula's.
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Has Astle worked out whether he's a batting or bowling allrounder yet?
His FC numbers are actually a bit better than I thought, I probably would take him over Nethula.
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I'm pleased as a 'backfootpunch' with Nethula's selection in the squad!
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^Not an expert on Easts if Dry is the leg spinner then as of 2 months ago yes he was still playing. He pushes them through quite quickly so I would not have him before Tarun. That said he was too good for NaeNae while I was watching from the sidelines. Looks good in a headband too.
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Unfortunately the NRL intervened before someone could at least tell him Boult bowls with his left arm.
Can someone tell me a bit about Tarun Nethula?
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