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Bojan KantKick

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Nathan Lyon's strength is really tying up an end and he is very good at that and getting better. My only issue with him is he is not the kind of spinner who can be counted on to roll through the opposition on the last few days of test matches. Watching 'The Test' on prime he came across as not very confident and I think that is reflected in the way he bowls. He is too defensive for my liking. When he took a 6fer to win us the test match at Edgbaston in 2019 he rattled through the poms top order and bowled really aggressively. I'd like to see him be more aggressive more often.
This didn't age particularly well although Lyon bowled an aggressive line and challenged the batsman which is what Australia need if they are going to win series away from home. He stood up today which is great to see. Long may it continue!
 

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Lmao
 

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Actually feel for Root. Probably not a good leader but how anyone is supposed to succeed in that set up is a wonder.
 

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So England are now captained and coached by Kiwis. The state of that nation!
 

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Someone get a security detail for Ponting and McGrath. Dropping like flies atm.

RIP Roy.
 

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Bad things really do happen in threes. Marsh, Warne and now Roy. Shattering news, one of the most entertaining and important members of the 00s ODI team. He could bat, he could bowl, he could field (exceptionally well too) and he could iron out streakers.

R.I.P Roy.
 

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Bad things really do happen in threes. Marsh, Warne and now Roy. Shattering news, one of the most entertaining and important members of the 00s ODI team. He could bat, he could bowl, he could field (exceptionally well too) and he could iron out streakers.

R.I.P Roy.
That mid 00s ODI middle order was whack.

Ponting
Clarke
Symonds
Hussey
Watson/White
 

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what can you say that hasnt been said in the last few months. another hero gone. even forgetting his cricket career, i vastly enjoyed his stuff as a commentator for the BBL. talk about a perfect fit. RIP big man.
 

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They were coached by a Zimbabwean and captained by a South African for a while.
Been going on for 50 years.

Mike Denness - Scotland
Tony Greig - South Africa
Allan Lamb - South Africa
Nasser Hussein - India
Andrew Strauss - South Africa
Kevin Pietersen - South Africa
Ben Stokes - New Zealand
 

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