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glenferry23

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Excellent catch to start the day, now he fluffs that one. Wow. That’s gonna be costly.
 

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Bojan KantKick

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Poms are going to really struggle tomorrow if they don't get early wickets. 2 days bowling and fielding in 30+ degree heat will effect Broad and Anderson significantly.
 

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Is it true that 2 BBL players were allowed to fly in to Aus from overseas and play the next day, without doing quarantine, and yet Pat Cummins isn't playing because some nonce walked past him in a restaurant.
 

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bar a couple of players this england team is way off it. could easily replace both openers, pope, butler and no one would really notice. plus stokes looks well and truly stuffed.
 

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I know very little about their depth in the squad chosen here. Surely there are some changes to be made for the next test, their batting in particular looks paper thin.

Burns looks in all sorts. Root and Malan at least have shown some fight and value their wicket. I don’t know who else can come in to strengthen them, but they’re going to need to do something. This is a procession.
 

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Their top 3 average just over 30 in Test Cricket. Pope averages 30, stokes 36.. It's a disaster of a batting line up. Joe Root the only who can actually bat.

Pope is such an odd one, he averages over 50 at FC level. Got a bit of the Warners about him - T20 specialist who transformed to FC player but hasn't done well so far.
 

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Joe Root 's entry points in last 26 test innings :-

17/2
73/2
18/2
56/2
15/2
10/2
27/2
0/2
16/2
49/2
63/2
32/2
5/2
60/2
17/2
12/2
42/2
46/2
23/2
1/2
159/2
6/2
120/2
11/2
61/2
12/2

Average score at Root 's entry : 36/2

How long until the geniuses at the ECB figure out they need two new openers?
 

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Joe Root 's entry points in last 26 test innings :-

17/2
73/2
18/2
56/2
15/2
10/2
27/2
0/2
16/2
49/2
63/2
32/2
5/2
60/2
17/2
12/2
42/2
46/2
23/2
1/2
159/2
6/2
120/2
11/2
61/2
12/2

Average score at Root 's entry : 36/2

How long until the geniuses at the ECB figure out they need two new openers?
Top averaging opening batsman in County this season was Marcus Harris.
 

Art Vandelay_

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Can we not throw this ******* test match away lads.

England’s final 3 wickets only need to hold on for another 32+ innings. 😂

But if they do, then you have to wonder why you wouldn’t just have England follow on after their 1st inning? This test would have ended yesterday.
 

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