3rd ODI; Australia v England at the SCG.

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  1. Gough

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    England with a chance to take an unassailable lead in the series. Will Australia remember to pick enough bowlers this time, does Smith even have a plan A, let alone a plan b for when it's going a bit pear shaped? All will be revealed. Match begins 1350 ACDT.
     

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  2. Cold Sober

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    Australia should maybe do an England and select a separate capt. for ODI's. Think Gough's got it right with NFI. [retain Smith as player and make him bowl]
    If things aren't working out we seem to be going back to what was broke in the first place. No flair or dare makes johnny a dull boy.
     
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    Is Hazelwood due back today?

    Also if White is gonna play, he has to bat at 4 or 5 ffs. Stoinis and Carey can do the late innings slogging.
     
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    Won't Paine be back?
     
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    If we are insistent on bringing back Paine, we should drop either Head or White and push Carey up the order as a specialist bat.

    Bloke did more than enough on debut to be retained, can't say the same about the other two
     
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    Head should be dropped regardless. Just doesn't have the form going into this game
     
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    Ahoy Comrades... LEts see if we pull our ODI finger out today.

    Put a cheeky $20 again on the POms today at $2.20... Has paid well last two games!
     
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    Australia 1.64 favourites. England 2.30.

    Wow. We haven't even come close to winning a game.
     
  9. Gough

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    From the Graund blog.
     
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    Must play a spinner in Sydney.
     
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    Won the toss, we are bowling first



    Out: Head, Carey, Tye, Richardson
    In: Paine, Cummins, Hazlewood, Zampa
     
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  12. cricketnut14

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    white to bat @3

    cummins, hazlewood, paine and zampa back in.
     
  13. Scorpus

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    No changes to England side

     
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    Better balance.

    I think we'll look better with another batsman and one of Stoinis and Marsh though.
     
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    Probably had to change it up due to the ease at which England have chased the last 2 totals.
     
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    Would have liked to see Richardson keep his spot.
     
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    Feel sorry for Carey and Richardson. They both earned their way in the last game but I don't understand the Zampa selection. Surely the selectors would be looking at GOAT for Sydney
     
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    Will we see 10 overs go to a combination of Finch, White and Smith rather than giving Mitch Marsh a bowl?
     
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    How does white get the prime #3 spot? last into the squad & was awful last game.
     
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    Really hope Zampa makes a contribution otherwise there may not be any SA boys in the team for their home ODI this Friday. If white has a stinker then Head must come back in
     
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    Agreed, really Carey should have kept his spot too.
     
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    Why? Paine was good the game before. Carey was promising but he will get some chances in the t20 series
     
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    The big bear will make 100 today and prove his doubters wrong.

    And me, im going into hibernation mode like a bear.
    ... Had a big night last night.

    Gnight fellas.
     
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    No. Head can actually score some runs domestically first. He’s dead set made no runs for ages
     
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