The Cameron Bancroft Appreciation Thread

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  1. hineyrulz

    hineyrulz Post Whore

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    Burns is a much better option than Plodcroft.
     
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  2. mave

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    The selectors made this rod/mess for themselves.

    I read an article today re Renshaw getting all hit happy in a few club games.

    I sincerely hope we see him again open for the test team, long term.
     
  3. Fangs

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    How dare you.
     
  4. Fangs

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    The Phoenix that is Cameron Bancroft will rise from the Ashes.

    Pun intended.
     
  5. aussies1st

    aussies1st Moderator Staff Member

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    Renshaw has the game for it, did pretty well in India given that was his first time in Asia.
     
  6. JJ

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    Yeah - I know he has struggled for runs, but dropping Renshaw was wrong IMO
     
  7. hineyrulz

    hineyrulz Post Whore

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    Agreed, he at least deserved the first couple of tests. And to be replaced by a bloke who you could fit George Rose through his bat and front pad.
     
  8. hineyrulz

    hineyrulz Post Whore

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    You created the thread, it’s all your fault.
     
  9. Fangs

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    Yes, its my fault for unleashing the power of Bancroft. I'll be a hero one day.
     
  10. herbert henry1908

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    It was his shield season form that put the nail in the coffin.

    10 innings.

    A 51 not out & every other innings he failed to go past 20.
     
  11. AlwaysGreen

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    Bancroft's mum doesn't even appreciate Cameron's batting.
     
  12. hineyrulz

    hineyrulz Post Whore

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    Ok JL.
     
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  13. Eelectrica

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    Whoever they pick for the SA tour is going to be on their second or third chance.
    Even if they stick with Bancroft it's pretty much a second chance.
    No getting around that unless they go the rookie option.
     
  14. Timbo

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    All jokes aside, Burns treatment was just flat out wrong.

    Did a very solid job, dumped for no real reason, brought back for one test on a pitch that had branches growing out of it.
     
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  15. Twizzle

    Twizzle The Alpha Male Staff Member

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    branches growing out f it ?

    you wouldn't be exaggerating would you Timbo ?
     
  16. Timbo

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    Bansai branches.

    He also wasn't the only one who failed, but was strung up with Ferguson and Nevill for it.
     
  17. Twizzle

    Twizzle The Alpha Male Staff Member

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    I think he, like Handscombe got dropped due to his technique rather than form

    once his weakness got exploited I think they thought he would be a sitting duck if the mighty Windies attack were able to exploit his weakness

    if he has been able to rectify it, he may be worth another chance
     
  18. hineyrulz

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    Well If they are dropping people on Technique Plodcroft should be the first one to go.
     
  19. Bazal

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    If we're dropping people on technique we'll have a new Test captain for South Africa....
     
  20. hineyrulz

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    And Sean Darsh would be the skipper :joy::joy::joy:
     
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