The Ashes

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Who's the England spinner most likely to rip through the Australia tail-end and comdemn our colonial cousins to crushing defeat?

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The Ashes

Postby Deathchimp » Tue Nov 28, 2006 3:37 pm

Does anyone else think it odd that Panesar didn't play in the first test? And should the selectors keep faith with Harmison, or go for Mahmood in Adelaide?
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RE: The Ashes

Postby Nigel » Tue Nov 28, 2006 8:36 pm

IMHO, if they swapped the players with the commentators (Gower, Botham & co) they'd have more chance :(
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RE: The Ashes

Postby nordle » Tue Nov 28, 2006 9:12 pm

Is it coincidence that Warn has spent, so it seemed, most of the previous month saying how great Panesar is and how he's the biggest threat to Austrailia...... then he doesn't play....

Or are we going for a similar appraoch to last year, start horribly, blag some dodgy weather and pretty crappy decisions from Mr Pontin and we win.

Start horribly, check..... crappy weather, not likely, Ricky gonna make same mistakes, again, unlikely...... we're screwed!
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RE: The Ashes

Postby GMorgan » Tue Nov 28, 2006 10:58 pm

I think Panesar is probably the best spinner but isn't picked because Giles will hit 10 more runs in a game.
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