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Australia v India, 1st Test at Adelaide Oval Dec 6-10.

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  1. Chism

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    Agree with this,, but we'd have to bowl well in the second innings.
     
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    His recent form has definitely been better, but I do have concerns about playing a left-hander against Ashwin at #6.

    He did OK with the bat in India though, so I wouldn't complain too much if he got selected.
     
  4. Richard Pryor

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    It's the kind of situation where you need the captain to stick a rocket up the bowlers. Have to bowl like we're defending a 120 total to have a chance.
     
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    Marsh is a left hander anyway. Can replace Marsh and we’d lose nothing
     
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    Yeah Marsh needs to be replaced. The question is for whom.
     
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    Perfectly summed up. Smiths test avaerage of 61 and Kohlis record in ODI and T20s backs up your case.
    Their win loss draw records as captains are similar as well. Also their batting averages as captains says they’ve stepped up; Smith 70 and Kohli 65
     
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    Yes. It's the bowlers that need a rocket.
     
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    Finchy ducking out early to beat the dinner rush at HJ's
     
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    Ya think?

    He'll be in the team for centuries to come yet. Along with his brothers. And then his kids.
     
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    Why would you bring Wade back in? It’s been proven that he isn’t good enough at international level. Just because Marsh and Wade dominate at state level doesn’t mean that they’ll suddenly be good enough to perform in Test cricket.
     
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    The McRib is back.
     
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    Plugger35 The umpires are always right!

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    Would me posting that Kapil Dev was a much better all rounder than Mitch Marsh make it relevant? Even at his age he'd probably still be better.
     
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    We're not really spoilt for choice here.
     
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    Given Mitch Marsh isn't even playing in this Test that might be the one thing that makes it even LESS relevant!!??@?#?@
     
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    Great logic. If you fail put a line through them.

    Imagine if that was in place when Ponting was dropped after his first stint in test cricket. Or Hayden. Or Michael Clarke. Or steve smith.
     
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    Ummm no ...India way on top IMO....we need at least a hundred run lead to put pressure on them

    I have no faith in our current batting line up chasing anything over 150 in the last innings

    I would love to see us chase down a total...but I cannot see it happening

    there is no intent from out batters...ashwin is just dictating terms

    Hopefully tomorrow Head can kick on with Starc and co to support him
     
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    Why aren't we discussing viable alternatives to a player who has 1 first class century in a 13 year career?
     
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    Tom Cooper making runs again. 3rd 100 in 4 matches beckoning. Hard to ignore that.

    To be honest I dont care who is in the side. The names being thrown around aren't going to change anything. Cooper averages 34 in FC and is 32. Late bloomer perhaps but slim chance.

    The worst thing I can think of happening is the selectors rushing in someone like Pucovski or another promising young player. The pressure would be immense.
     
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    Isn't Tom Cooper ineligible due to playing for the Dutch though? I think there's a few years you need to wait to switch national sides.
     
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    Had a bit of a flutter, yes.
     
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    Interesting.. hadn't heard of it.
     
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    The big C next to his name makes him exempt from any criticism and from ever being dropped.
     
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    Unlikely. Unless Mitch replaces him :$
     
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    You poor Australian cricket fans so starved of success, how many World Cups have you won? Try being an NZ cricket fan, we know all about disappointment.
     
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