To Marsh or not to Marsh?

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  1. Showtime

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    They want an extra bowler....even New Zealand scored big runs against us on this pitch. Mix that with our obsession to find the next Kallis and you get the Marsh selection.

    I don't agree with it but they're so worried about injuries to the fast bowlers.
     
  2. ANTiLAG

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    I doubt that if you ask many fans who has the potential to be the next 'Kallis' many would answer with Marsh.

    Marsh still hasn't proven he's even good enough to potentially be the next 'Watson'.
     
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    They want an extra bowler but he’s batting in the top 6. He’s not good enough to bat there, if we had a Gilly and could carry him at 7 fine but otherwise at least pick someone good enough to hold down their spot as a batsman first. Cummins and Starc will score more runs than the useless plank.
     
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  4. Showtime

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    I don't disagree with you I can just see where they're coming from and they obviously love him. The fact that someone averaging 21 is getting picked in the top 7 is a sad indictment on Australian cricket.
     
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    I would rather Maxderp or Head. Their bowling is as Likely to get a wicket and they are at least batting well enough.
     
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  6. Blade23

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    I see Marsh as a bowling all-rounder nothing more. When push comes to shove he is not good enough to bat in the top 6 at test level.
    If he cashes in this week it will because of a road of a pitch or the poms bowlers struggling with their line and length or worn down by the time he comes to bat.
     
  7. Showtime

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    I feel for Ferguson.... he played 1 game on a green wicket against a quality attack and ran himself out in the first innings and found himself out of the team.
     
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    Feel as almost as sorry for his brother who flew all the from London to Hobart to watch him run himself out for 1 didn't he?? LOL
     
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    Yep he was treated very poorly, everyone deserves at least 2 tests IMO. He was picked for a reason at least give him a chance.
     
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    Pretty sure as the poor bastard walked into the ground to take his seat he saw him get run out. And he blew up deluxe LOL!!
     
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  12. PJ

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    Well that is a sad endictment as the plodder has an average of less than 1 wicket per test across his career to go with his worst batting average at 6 of any player over ?? Tests.
     
  13. lockyno1

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    An extra spinner in Perth?

    Are you nuts?

    How about we just play 6 bats. Wilder mouth looks the best AR anyway
     
  14. hineyrulz

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    My point was you cretin that their bowling will probably be just as handy as the pies Marsh will offer up. And we both know that they will be able to score more runs.

    And Wilderwho??? Another Plodding QLDer??
     
  15. Blade23

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    Which firms in my mind that he is not a test player.
     
  16. lockyno1

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    Why can’t we just play 6 bats and Smith the useless one could bowl a bit for a change!
     
  17. TheParraboy

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    Nic Maddinson averages 6.75 from 3 tests
     
  18. lockyno1

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    Yes and he’s the worst test cricketer we’ve seen for a while lol
     
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  20. Showtime

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    Remember when guys Martin Love, Brad Hodge, Jimmy Maher, Stuart Law, Michael Bevan and Matt Elliott couldn't get game despite scoring ridiculous amounts of runs.... they must just shake their heads at the guys getting a game. Martin Love was almost technically perfect and he would have to sit back and watch Handscomb bat at 5.
     

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