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    To be playing Clarke in the first two ODIs would have been an utter, unforgivable travesty given the schedule we have and the fact that we and everyone else knew that he was carrying a hamstring injury that he has had before and which has put him out of entire series because we rushed him back.

    I would sooner rest the entire XI for an entire home ODI series than put our most important players at risk at the top of a year where we play the three of the most important series for any Australian team.
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    What they stuffed up was pulling three cogs of what seems to be the preferred top 7 out at the same time.

    Warner should have played the first two while Clarke rested, and then gotten his rest.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Spark View Post
    Really? Not that this doesn't make sense and it's not a valid reason, but where'd you hear this?
    Read it in the newspaper.

    And **** sake Howard, stop talking about rotation.
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    Quote Originally Posted by howardj View Post
    Geez I am a dinosaur for thinking that, when you are ranked 4th in the world, guys should play in live rubbers at the peak of Summer.

    You, by contrast, are so cutting edge for thinking they should be rested. You are really on the razor's edge mate.

    I think we have seen where pulling blokes in and pulling blokes out has gotten us

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    I'm not trying to be cutting edge at all. I hate the idea of genuine rotation in Test matches - even the young bowlers tbh. But the fact of the matter is that Australia have too much cricket scheduled, so if we don't want players burnt out or injured for the Tests then we'll need to rest them from ODIs sometimes. This isn't even a new thing; resting and rotation in "live" ODIs has been happening for years, and the selectors stopped really caring about the actual results of these series years ago.
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    How the hell did Doherty get picked ahead of Beer.My 20 20 team.

    1.Warner
    2.Finch
    3.Marsh
    4.Dussey ( I rate him as our best 20 20 player but please keep him far from the test team).
    5.Bailey
    6.Maxwell
    7.Faulkner
    8.Cutting
    9.Starc
    10.Laughlin(would be Hazelwood if he was fit and inform)
    11.Beer

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    Quote Originally Posted by Spikey View Post
    stu macgill stu macgill ‏@scgmacgill

    right up front- I'm on the SCG trust, so I'm far from impartial. BUT- CA/CNSW are only offering 2:1 tix at T20 coz they've sold so few

    stu macgill ‏@scgmacgill

    @scgmacgill Absolutely nothing to do with last night's match being called off due to poor weather. desperate attempt to boost ticket sales

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    Crowds not giving a **** when team doesn't give a **** shocker!

    And that is not a pro or anti rotation comment. Its just obvious this summer's limited overs schedule is meaningless except for everyone except for the touring teams (SL and WI).

    I mean Sangakkara says his highlight was winning the 3 match ODI series vs. Australia a few years back... soooo

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    Why didn't they go back to the Tri-Series after it was in last year?

    It also helps them with their rotation excuse, as they can rotate throughout the series and then have best side for finals, assuming they make it.

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    Oh, I'm assuming everyone has gotten the email?
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    Quote Originally Posted by vic_orthdox View Post
    Why didn't they go back to the Tri-Series after it was in last year?

    i don't see india here, ****
    Indians can't bowl - Where has the rumour come from as I myself and many indian friends arwe competent fast bowlers ?

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    clarke sprained his ankle apparently. i blame the drs.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Daemon View Post
    clarke sprained his ankle apparently. i blame the drs.
    Too much rotation in his ankle, apparently.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Philhughesisbes View Post
    How the hell did Doherty get picked ahead of Beer.My 20 20 team.

    1.Warner
    2.Finch
    3.Marsh
    4.Dussey ( I rate him as our best 20 20 player but please keep him far from the test team).
    5.Bailey
    6.Maxwell
    7.Faulkner
    8.Cutting
    9.Starc
    10.Laughlin(would be Hazelwood if he was fit and inform)
    11.Beer
    Yeah its weird with Dussey, T20 is probably his best format but he can't get a game in it, while I have concerns about him in the other two formats and he's currently playing ODI and the media want him in the Tests.

    By the way, Beer is currently injured and has been ruled out of WA's Shield match. I do rate your team.

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    I don't mind Dussey at 6 in ODI cricket; any higher and it's a problem. Think he's probably the best equipped player to do, well, exactly what he did against SL in the first ODI.



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