johnson or starc to miss for mine. which one is anyones guess
Clarke basically flat-out confirmed Starc, didn't he?
do you think people will be allowed to make violins?
who's going to make the violins?
I agree AT that we will end up seeing that team.
You know if there was ever a time to 'rest' Clarke this would be the perfect opportunity. It gives Khawaja AND Maxwell an opportunity against lets face it an easier opponent. Huss to captain! This is all assuming Clarke isn't 100% fit, if he is there is no question that he plays.
I'd like to see
Tail isn't as strong but I'm a lot more confident of that bowling attack.
I would like to see:
1. Cowan 2. Warner 3. Hughes 4. Khawaja 5. Clarke 6. Hussey 7. Wade 8. Siddle 9. Starc 10. Lyon 11. Bird but I think AT's team is more likely.
Don't like Starc and Johnson in the same team, but reckon it will happen in Sydney.
Means more footmarks for Lyon though, so I don't have that much of a problem with it.
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Can't wait for Berry's next press conference. First he'll go on and on about Lyon, and then he'll go on and on about Muirhead
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Will say this once and then nothing else. Defamation laws quite clear in Aus.be careful.
RVD12183814721 will be stokedOfficials are considering giving him time off during the back-to-back five-game ODI series against Sri Lanka and the West Indies, opening up another leadership conundrum, with vice-captain Shane Watson not due back from a calf injury until later this month.
Selectors were due for a phone hook-up with the Cricket Australia board before the New Year's Test to sign off on a back-up for Clarke if he went down at any stage at the SCG and they will also present contingency plans for the ODI series. Among the possible stand-in ODI skippers in the absence of Clarke and Watson are Australia's Twenty20 leader, George Bailey, and the retiring Mike Hussey.
Another player discussed has been NSW all-rounder Steve Smith, who presided over the Sydney Sixers' win in the inaugural T20 Big Bash League but who did not feature in Australia's most recent ODIs, against Pakistan in the United Arab Emirates. Opener David Warner is seen as a leader of the future but is not expected to come into captaincy calculations this summe
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