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IIRC Pattinson batted decently against the India in their latest series.
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Predicitng this will be Australia's next Test Team
Cowan has only scored 118 runs @ 23.60 this season with HS of 42 (3 games)
Watson, Hussey & Warner haven't played a FC game since the last Test (april)
Starc yet to play a FC game this season
Agree with all that
Cowan is a concern fullstop
He's an absolute journeyman
I don't blame him though as his performance in the international theatre to date is just a reflection of his FC career
That top 3 doesnt inspire confidence, shaky to say the least. Not convinced Watson is a long term test player anymore, just cant bat long enough to be a regular in the top or middle order, no other place for him atm i guess, Hussey aint going anywhere, unless clarke moves to 3 and Watson to 5 or 6, not gonna happen though. Outside chance of Ponting going back to 3, in dominant form right now.
Hussey has a very poor record against the South African attack so I wouldn't bank on him too much this series. Ponting, Clarke and Wade could be the mainstay of our batting lineup this series with odd contributions from the rest.
I do think Cowan is a good choice to have against Philander though. More likely to leave those deliveries that have been getting a lot of left handers out over the past year. Warner could really be in trouble this series although I'd be happy to be proven wrong.
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Hussey's been shocking against Steyn/Morkel, hasn't he?
Ouch. Averages <19.
Last edited by Spark; 28-10-2012 at 05:14 AM.
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Cowans 74 (73 balls) off the Vics making me feel a bit better since its against Pattinson & McKay as well as the Aussie A attack of Hastings, McDonald and Maxwell
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