Cricket Part III


#7712

Paine is not a scratch on Smith as skipper.
His field placings and bowling changes were horrid for long stints of the Indian series.
At the moment he is the best we have though


#7713

Saker’s been a sensational dude every time i’ve met him.
It’s interesting how chinese whispers works in the cricketing world.


#7714

Saker is the tamperiest ball tampererer that ever tampered.

My man inside CA (who gave me the news) says that the scuttlebutt inside CA is that the sacking (yes sacking) is tampering related


#7715

Weirdly long time coming, then.
And not so well disguised.


#7716

Obviously fortunate enough not to play along side him at Donvale then.


#7717

Can we just give Dizzy the money he wants and be done with it. He could also give some batting tips to a few of our batsmen.


#7718

It’s actually the best time to do it if you wanted to disguise it.

Sack him at the time - everyone realises there is a systemic issue, and that SA wasn’t a one off, as they kept trying to assert.

Quietly move him on months later - you have far more plausible deniability.


#7719

Remember how the Donvale first XI bowlers went from a bunch of sh/t kickers to swinging it sideways and winning flags? Isn’t that funny


#7720

The ones he was mates with and could remember their names you mean?

Yeah, i remember those blokes.


#7721

Given the complete lack of movement, particularly reverse swing this summer, I’d imagine he’d already been given the tap on the shoulder


#7722

We get it. He ■■■■ in your wheaties.


#7723

If you want to play it down then you tell him to find another job.
shrugs
I have no doubt that CA are arrogant flogs who don’t care, though.


#7724

Can we ■■■■■■■ not.

If there’s one bowling coach in the country you write a blank check for it’s not the bogan from #Shitadelaide.

Rhino o Rhino, where art thou o Rhino?!


#7725

Harris would also be great, how much coaching experience does he have in England?


#7726

You know it’s funny, I never ever had a personal run in with him. Pretty happy for that to be honest.


#7727

Not sure he’s got much coaching experience over there. Maybe an A tour at best. Currently with the centre of excellence. Plenty of experience knocking over English batsmen though. And being actual ■■■■■■■ legend of a human.


#7728

Why not? Very successful coach in England.


#7729

Bit of a whack job though, don’t you reckon?


#7730

And another bogan from Shitadelaide as you put it lol.
Ryan is a top shelf bloke though and has spent plenty of time at our club with volunteer coaching work as his brothers and cousins played for us at the time he was playing district and trying to break into the SA side


#7731

He actually isn’t.
He is a bit alternative but is a wonderful person and coach