Alex Doolan 3 50s and a ton in the Shield so far this season. Curently 61* v NSW. Could he make a shock recall to the Test side, especially if Khawaja is not fit?
Admittedly Edwards is a bowling all-rounder who bats at 6-7.
He picked Ashton Agar and Ashton Turner as future Test stars.
Not even Langer would pick them.
Turner could be a candidate for white-ball stuff.
What’s happened to Whiteman of WA, by the way? Seemed to go out by injury, but Inglis has been the man for quite a while now.
Early on I remember him being quite prone, for him, to chasing wider drives and snicking off to 2nd and 3rd slip.
Mind you, a weakness for Ricky Ponting would be a strength for almost any other cricketer who’s ever lived. So there is that.
Mitch Johnson smashed his finger (keeping) in BBL and they needed to do follow up surgery.
Moeen and Root both out for 3 in Poms’ second dig.
Burns took on the sub fielder at mid on and lost. Moeen holed out and Root caught behind off a big turner from Herath.
Jennings on 66 and Stokes 19.
opened for NSW in the JLT Cup, so clearly they see him as a little more than a bowling all rounder.
Looks like Khawaja should be good to go for the first test. Only 5 other batting places to fill.
3 after the Marsh brothers
I think the problem lies that Khawaja is the first picked. He’s been ok but in another era he would even make our 4th XI. Has loads of talent and I like him alot, but doesnt do enough.
EDIT: hmmmm…averages 43. 13 50s and 7 100s so he converts well.
Not sure what I was thinking.
His home form has always been super. Until his hundred in the first test against Pakistan he was a walking wicket on tour. Fingers crossed the added responsibility continues to inspire him because boy we need him.
England leading by almost 450 with 5 wickets in the shed. Game well and truly done.
makes it look so easy and gets bored and plays a loose shot. People go after him because he seems so casual.
Wow I love this! Part of the reason I enjoy cricket so much - so many useless but totally amazing stats to be found.
Used to love it when aravinda and Arjuna got stuck into merv and co. Didn’t take ■■■■ from anyone.
England declare with SL needing 462 to win. Jennings a big undefeated hundred, should do his confidence the world of good after a 1st innings 40.
His first ton for England. Looked good in both innings.
A lot of rain forecast for the next 2 days so we might not have enough time to bowl them out
Also, has anyone seen the channel 7 ad advertising the cricket? Just a bunch of cricketers saying the words “I’m coming” lol
Second ton for Jennings
They timed their ad campaign launch to be close to the first ODI despite the fact they don’t have the rights. Seems horrible timing to me.