1st Test: Australia v India at Adelaide Dec 6-10 2018 - INDIA WIN BY 31 RUNS

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  1. simmo1

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    Easily Australia's day despite the frustrating last hour. Would have been 300+ with better shot selection.
     
  2. Pete Cash

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    There is no venom in it. I don’t mean to have a pop at the guy he is a classy batsman but he isn’t known for his aggressive batting but pujara was smashing anything short because there was so little risk in it

    The biggest complaint about the captaincy I have is pulling slips to shami
     
  3. AlwaysGreen

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    Australia's day, without Pujara scoring half their runs the Indians would have been pummeled like a female on an Indian train
     
  4. jargan83

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    I’d take 9/250 at stumps on day 1 after Kohli won the toss this morning but it could have been a lot less.

    Great knock from Pujara
     
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    I just think the negative captaincy set the tone and we bowled accordingly after that. Lyons leg stump lines,spreading the field for the quicks and then the obsession with bowling short shit when the good length balls got all the wickets.

    From 4 for 50 to 9 from 250 with a lucky run out at the end. We have the best bunch of quicks in the world imo bowling with absolute junk plans. It was like watch the f**king Eels execute a set play.
     
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  6. typicalfan

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    You'd take 9/250 at the start of the day but after being 4/56 you'd say they ended up with around 70 runs too many at least.
     
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  7. mave

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    9/250 after losing the toss in that heat ?
    Yes please.

    Hopefully we can avoid the follow-on tomorrow.
     
  8. umina panther

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    Im very happy we didn't have to bat tonight
     
  9. hineyrulz

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    Rubbish, Lyon picked up two wickets today :thinking:
     
  10. blaza88z

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    Today was great but i'm not getting excited at all until I see us bat, we could just as easily get rolled
     
  11. Twizzle

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    it will be a bit easier to bat on days 2 and 3 so we have an opportunity to push forward and take control of the test match if we can bat for 2 days

    not sure we are good enough to do that although our tail is decent compared to India's tail
     
  12. Bazal

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    [​IMG]

    #goat
     
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  13. Incorrect

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    Thought Bryce McGain would be in that list....
     
  14. Bazal

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    I think he's close, but just behind Jason Krezja.
     
  15. TheParraboy

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    Negotiate the new ball is a must for us first 25-30 overs,
    Do that, should be gravy train for us from there

    Speaking of trains, has serial aussie bagger Haynetrain popped in today at all?

    Aussies 1
    Haynetrain 0
     
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  16. TheParraboy

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    Be interesting to know the breakup of those 6s

    Lyon has been superb over the last 18-24mths or so
    wouldn't be surprised if a good portion of 6s came at this time?
    Was quite conservative at times in the past
     
  17. TheParraboy

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    play of the day Khawajas catch

    Had every right to drop it, and would be forgotten as in the too hard basket

    We could have been toast with Kholi and Pujera

    hope we don't blow this great start
     
  18. Twizzle

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    when's the last time we had 2 Victorian openers ?

    any batting collapse will totally be their fault
     
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    So many finger spinners
     
  20. _snafu_

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    Need more New South Welshmen in team.
     

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