Shield The Final: Western Australia vs Victoria, WACA, 31st March to 4th April, 1 PM AEDT (Midday Day 5)

Will WA complete the treble?


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Has No Rules

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got to laugh at people against DRS but now the same people are having a sook because a decision went against Victoria
 

LukeParkerno1

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got to laugh at people against DRS but now the same people are having a sook because a decision went against Victoria

DRS is hardly bulletproof either. We had one in the womens final which has Alana King being an off spinner and a leg spinner going down leg lol
 

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eth-dog

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Might as well bowl Harper. He hasn't bowled in FC cricket before, take the gloves for an over Hank!
 

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'tactical reviews' argument is just nonsense

you are either out or not out. There is absolutely no tactical benefit calling for a review
The reason reviews are called is purely because the captain or batsmen is not sure or the decision is wrong..zero to do with tactics
 

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With 67 overs left in the day, when do they call it? 450 run lead, even if Short takes a hattrick here we're looking at 7's now.
 

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'tactical reviews' argument is just nonsense

you are either out or not out. There is absolutely no tactical benefit calling for a review
The reason reviews are called is purely because the captain or batsmen is not sure..zero to do with tactics

And that's not what the reviews were brought in to do. They were brought in to remove the howler. With 1 review you can remove the howlers. As it is you don't lose reviews for umpires calls.
 

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With 67 overs left in the day, when do they call it? 450 run lead, even if Short takes a hattrick here we're looking at 7's now.
I'm not sure they can call it to early.
Is it with an hour to go?
 

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After four fascinating days of attritional cricket at its best looks as tho the final will now end in a tame draw. A shame. Yet it will be WA's first title since '99.

I have said it before this innings. Aaron Hardie will play Test cricket. Appears we now have two exceptional all rounders in the Keith Miller mould.
If they can get the tail, nothing stopping the Vics from just throwing the bat. Sure, WA will bowl them out, but a result is still possible. WA could get 60 overs to bowl them out.
 

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And that's not what the reviews were brought in to do. They were brought in to remove the howler. With 1 review you can remove the howlers. As it is you don't lose reviews for umpires calls.


the howler logic is also nonsense
any decision that is incorrect even if marginally can be classed as a 'howler' because that decision can influence the outcome of the game

The batsman/captain has the perfect right to a review even if he believes the decision is a 'close call'
 

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the howler logic is also nonsense
any decision that is incorrect even if marginally can be classed as a 'howler' because that decision can influence the outcome of the game

The batsman/captain has the perfect right to a review even if he believes the decision is a 'close call'

If it's a howler review it, but we don't need tactical ones and it is ridiculous teams get 3 reviews now, 2 was bad enough!
 

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Tremendous all round performance from Hardie!

Well done WACAers.
Minno looking down with pride.