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Should Warner be playing? Hard to decipher for certain, he looked very ginger in that chase (if you can call it that) to the boundary. If he injures himself further and does more damage, would really have to question how wise it is that he’s out there.
He didnt look fit when batting yesterday, seems a bit selfish to play unfit but hey that Warner.
 

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Hopefully Bryce Street and Sam Whiteman can continue to progress. Puck will need an opening partner and, even then, another concussion and there will be huge concerns if he can continue to play.
 

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He didnt look fit when batting yesterday, seems a bit selfish to play unfit but hey that Warner.
He sure is selfish, proven again and again. Like others have said though, the selection is not his decision. However he must have convinced them that he’s in better condition than he actually is.

I question though, surely they put him through some running/sprinting drills. His running between the wickets didn’t look all that great yesterday, but he was only batting for a short time.

Today was more of a concern. He’s almost escorted a little paddle around the corner from Sharma to the boundary, it was baffling to watch. How is he in test match condition? A questionable decision at this point, and if he suffers further damage then it’s going to reflect very poorly on a number of people.
 

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I think Warne is genuinely one of the worst commentators across any sport in Australia. He has his set agendas and vendettas that he fits into the play whenever possible, doesn’t change his stance if replays prove him wrong and tries to force other commentators to agree with him. He talked about Pucovski as if he had never seen him bat before when the others gave analysis based on his shield batting.

Wonderful cricketer but horrendous caller.
 

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Well that was an interesting exchange between Warne and Symonds....
They are both revolting.

The apology from Kayo was, “Our stream started early and caught some unacceptable comments. On behalf of and the commentary team, we unreservedly apologise," it said on Twitter.”

Basically like saying, “We are truly sorry. Our commentators have said even shitter things about cricketers in the past but we will do our best to make sure our coverage doesn’t start earlier than it should.”
 
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What happened?
Warne and Symonds had this exchange

Warne: "Give Marnus a bowl."

Symonds: "Do something... that or his ADD."

Warne: "Jesus, it's annoying. 'No!!!' [imitating Labuschagne batting] Just f***** bat properly."

Symonds: "You'll have to give him the hogpile, 'mate, if you keep that sh*t up, we're gonna squash your guts out of your arse."
 

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What happened?
Symonds: "You'll have to give him the hogpile, 'mate, if you keep that sh*t up, we're gonna squash your guts out of your arse."
for context they’d be referring to this, what they used to do to Brad Hogg if he’d get too annoying

Well that was an interesting exchange between Warne and Symonds....
gave me flashbacks to this
 

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I think Warne is genuinely one of the worst commentators across any sport in Australia. He has his set agendas and vendettas that he fits into the play whenever possible, doesn’t change his stance if replays prove him wrong and tries to force other commentators to agree with him. He talked about Pucovski as if he had never seen him bat before when the others gave analysis based on his shield batting.

Wonderful cricketer but horrendous caller.
absolutely nauseating commentator. he puts a strange amount of effort into trying to be like he's daggy warnie from the late 90's, but wants everyone to know he's cool dad warnie now. tell the same 5 stories about food, basic spin bowling analysis, snidely cry about steve waugh and onto the next one.
 

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It’s not often that I have the volume turned up too much, something I started doing so I wouldn’t have to put up with the ridiculous commentary from the likes of Healy, Slater etc.

But whenever I hear Warne, it’s like he’s having a chat at the pub. Telling an old tale, talking about pizzas and so on.
 

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Geez am hoping that wasn’t more racial abuse directed at the Indian players. Didn’t look good.
Appears the Indian players did it to hold up play and there was no racial abuse from fans at all? I didn’t see it, just going off a fb post I saw.
 

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I really don’t believe that for a moment. There was still 120+ overs to be bowled for the remainder of the test at the time of the incident. I’m not sure what a ten minute hold up would’ve achieved for them in the grand scheme.
 

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Seems like the men news outlets showed were wrongly evicted
Hmm something just doesn’t look right from that footage. Looks like a left handed batsman at the crease, perhaps Warner or Wade? That seems to be front the first innings, and Siraj is likely in a different part of the ground at fine leg.

Yesterday the batsmen were Paine and Green at the time. So I think some wires are getting crossed.

No issue with the “Darryylllll” style teasing from the crowd, however the racial abuse from tiny sections here and there have been a long term problem. Whether the right person/people were identified, or the correct evidence/footage found, is a whole different story unfortunately.

I do feel for the blokes evicted, if it was just one of their idiot mates doing it and then as a result all of them have been evicted and footage of them all broadcast across the TV and newspapers.
 

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Hmm something just doesn’t look right from that footage. Looks like a left handed batsman at the crease, perhaps Warner or Wade? That seems to be front the first innings, and Siraj is likely in a different part of the ground at fine leg.

Yesterday the batsmen were Paine and Green at the time. So I think some wires are getting crossed.

No issue with the “Darryylllll” style teasing from the crowd, however the racial abuse from tiny sections here and there have been a long term problem. Whether the right person/people were identified, or the correct evidence/footage found, is a whole different story unfortunately.

I do feel for the blokes evicted, if it was just one of their idiot mates doing it and then as a result all of them have been evicted and footage of them all broadcast across the TV and newspapers.
Shouldn't CCTV be good enough these days to lip read what they've said? Unfortunately there's always a few idiots around who do the wrong thing.
 

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Shouldn't CCTV be good enough these days to lip read what they've said? Unfortunately there's always a few idiots around who do the wrong thing.
You’d think so, I read there’s something like 800 cameras at the SCG. Wearing masks makes that a lot more difficult though.

There was an article on The Age last evening saying that another man from that group quickly went away when Siraj had complained and the players/umpires got together.

Perhaps the implication there is that he was the one hurling the abuse (and hence me saying earlier I feel bad for his mates if they had nothing to do with it but are deemed guilty by association).
 

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