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    Sigh. Bloody Champions Trophy.

    Could have had a Third Test if it wasn't for that miscreant tournament.
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    At a T20 strike rate, from 5 games. Should have a pretty minimal impact on whether he's selected or not.
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    Littlejohn's really the last one likely to say 'your numbers in this discipline were poor but you were injured and not yourself, I'll give you the scholarship anyway' tbh.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Scaly piscine View Post
    At a T20 strike rate, from 5 games. Should have a pretty minimal impact on whether he's selected or not.
    When you consider how many 350+ scores happened this season a strike rate of 120 is pretty unremarkable


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    Quote Originally Posted by ohnoitsyou View Post
    Somehow i doubt How will be left out, Ronchi has been in **** form and Papps wont be picked so:

    How
    Guptill
    Williamson
    Taylor
    Elliot
    McCullum
    Franklin
    Vettori
    Southee
    Mills
    Mitch M

    N McCullum
    Neesham
    Henry
    Watling

    I think this is closest to the best ODI team we can put together. Still not sure about How. So while we're speculating, how about they say to Jimmeh "you have one last chance, you open in the IPL, open for us. Just smash it bro".

    Guptill
    Franklin
    Williamson
    Taylor
    Elliot
    McCullum
    Watling
    Vettori
    Southee
    Mills
    McClenaghan

    Then your back ups are

    Neesham
    Henry
    NcCullum (will he really not be in the team? Really?)
    And batting back up - How/Ronchi/Papps/Munro/Latham/Anderson/Rutherford/Fulton - Whoever. Probably an opener would be best as that is the area where we look super vulnerable. Is it wrong to suggest I think Kane would be a good ODI opener?
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    Quote Originally Posted by HeathDavisSpeed View Post
    Sigh. Bloody Champions Trophy.

    Could have had a Third Test if it wasn't for that miscreant tournament.
    No chance, we usually have 7 tests a summer and have 5 against Australia so 2 was all you were ever going to get. be the same next time you come as you are before Australia again.

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    Quote Originally Posted by HeathDavisSpeed View Post
    Sigh. Bloody Champions Trophy.

    Could have had a Third Test if it wasn't for that miscreant tournament.
    TBF I won't say that if we get Sth Africa'd in the 2 tests, and win the Champions Trophy.

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    Quote Originally Posted by flibbertyjibber View Post
    No chance, we usually have 7 tests a summer and have 5 against Australia so 2 was all you were ever going to get. be the same next time even though you guys are better than Australia.
    Fixed.

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    Quote Originally Posted by flibbertyjibber View Post
    No chance, we usually have 7 tests a summer and have 5 against Australia so 2 was all you were ever going to get. be the same next time you come as you are before Australia again.
    Yeah, the Champions Trophy only means that a couple of ODI's are chopped off. And I'd much rather have a global tournament than two ODI's against New Zealand in a bilateral series.

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    Quote Originally Posted by flibbertyjibber View Post
    No chance, we usually have 7 tests a summer and have 5 against Australia so 2 was all you were ever going to get. be the same next time you come as you are before Australia again.
    Going really long range, I notice they've slyly pencilled 2 Tests for England's next two tours here, and South Africa's next tour here. Well done everyone.

    http://static.espncricinfo.com/db/DO..._2011_2020.pdf
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    Quote Originally Posted by Kippax View Post
    Going really long range, I notice they've slyly pencilled 2 Tests for England's next two tours here, and South Africa's next tour here. Well done everyone.

    http://static.espncricinfo.com/db/DO..._2011_2020.pdf
    Yep - things aren't gonna change for us anytime soon - series that will likely take place over New Year break (eg 2013/14), have put in intitial year (2013)

    Funilly enough, we are now not scheduled to play Sth Africa away before the end of the FTP cycle in 2020, and only have 2 tests against them at home. Ouch.

    2013 (7 more tests)
    Away - 2 tests vs Eng
    Away - 2 tests vs Bang
    Home - 3 tests vs WI

    2014 (11 tests)
    Home - 3 tests vs Ind (apparently, very likely to only be 2)
    Away - 3 tests vs WI
    Away - 3 tests vs Pak
    Home - 2 tests vs SL

    2015
    WORLD CUP (9 tests)
    Away - 2 tests vs Eng (and I doubt that will change as The Ashes is on that summer)
    Away - 2 tests vs SL
    Away - 2 tests vs Zim
    Away - 3 tests vs Aus (really?!?!)

    2016 (11 tests)
    Home - 3 tests vs Pak
    Home - 3 tests vs Aus
    Away - 3 tests vs India
    Home - 2 tests vs Bang

    2017
    Home - 2 tests vs SA
    TEST CHAMPIONSHIP IN ENG (would need to be in the top 4 by then... probably not)

    PENCILLED IN
    Total = 16 test series
    2 test series = 8
    3 test series = 8

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    The more I think about it, the more I like Guptill at 5 for test matches. I know that's a bit harsh on Brownlie, but I like it, alright?

    Fulton
    Rutherford
    Williamson
    Taylor
    Guptill
    McCullum
    Watling
    Bartin
    Southee
    Wagner
    Boult

    Would make my NZ "A" first class team something like:

    Flynn/Redmond - I'd probably choose Redmond
    Papps/How/Raval - I'd go Papps maybe
    Latham/MBracewell - Go Latham
    Broom
    Brownlie
    Carlchopa/Munro/Mitchell - Quite like to try Mitchell
    Ronchi
    Bracewell
    Butler
    Gillespie
    A Spinner - Probably Nethula (I guess Vettori if he keeps playing first class?).

    Add to all those players McClenaghan/Ryder (maybe one day, maybe?)/Henry/Neesham/Arnel (still leading FC this year with Gillespie)/Anderson/De Boorder... And it seems to me we have a bit of a pool of players, in fact enough for 3 reasonably good teams (other than spinners still) ie Test team, then NZ A, and one more. Haven't included Franklin/Cartin/Patel/Mills either... As I think they should not play another test between them.
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    It would be really good to see yearly series (either home and away) against WI in the future. That would make for at least one competitive series a year alongside the odd good series, and maulings in the sub continent and against the top 3 away.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jezroy View Post
    The more I think about it, the more I like Guptill at 5 for test matches. I know that's a bit harsh on Brownlie, but I like it, alright?
    Maybe Guptill could slot into the middle order, maybe, if he bats there for 2 years in FC cricket and gets some consistency down, adapts his game for that area (although it shouldn't be hard because he has no game for a Test opener) and dominates. Meanwhile, Brownlie would have to fail, as would other middle order hopefuls who are floating around the scene.

    As it stands Brownlie doesn't deserve to be dropped, and I don't think you're advocating Guptill for #5 in this England series, but if Guptill does get in the middle order ahead of Brownlie (even if Brownlie gets two goldens in the first Test and is dropped for the second) it'll be ****ing dirty.

    If the argument is Guptill is more talented than Brownlie and would be better long term, why not just go straight to Corey J?
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    Quote Originally Posted by NZTailender View Post
    Maybe Guptill could slot into the middle order, maybe, if he bats there for 2 years in FC cricket and gets some consistency down, adapts his game for that area (although it shouldn't be hard because he has no game for a Test opener) and dominates. Meanwhile, Brownlie would have to fail, as would other middle order hopefuls who are floating around the scene.

    As it stands Brownlie doesn't deserve to be dropped, and I don't think you're advocating Guptill for #5 in this England series, but if Guptill does get in the middle order ahead of Brownlie (even if Brownlie gets two goldens in the first Test and is dropped for the second) it'll be ****ing dirty.

    If the argument is Guptill is more talented than Brownlie and would be better long term, why not just go straight to Corey J?
    Or if someone just has a BJ Watling/John Wright/wicketkeeper style hunch about him, he won't need to do ****.

    Harsh on Brownlie? Yes. But if they decide they want Guptill in the team at someone else's expense, I would still say that Brownlie is most likely IMO.
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