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3rd Test: Australia v India at SCG Jan 7-11 2021

Discussion in 'International Game Day' started by TheParraboy, Dec 29, 2020.

  1. AlwaysGreen

    AlwaysGreen Immortal

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    Ashley Mallett > Lyon, Mcgill, Warne, O'Reilly, Grimmett combined, with or without horse blanket.
     
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    That’s a fair assessment.

    McGill was a fantastic bowler. Lyon knows how to control the game. Both have their advantages and disadvantages.
     
  3. Hutty1986

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    John Snow could have been the greatest spinner of all time, if not for an untimely run-in with the sickle of satan ruining his spinning finger in the battle for world supremacy in 19-dickety-2
     
  4. mave

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    Magilla, just cause it would annoy Plastic face.
     
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  5. JJ

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    Had to settle for being the best and meanest fast bowler ever
     
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    He still bowled a mean googly at 175km/h though. And he invented both reverse swing and the Charleston Shuffle.
     
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  8. mave

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    "Dictate terms"
    Cross another off the bingo list for the day.
     
  9. roofromoz

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    Wally Lewis a guest commentator?
     
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    Funny thing about MacGill, in the tests he and Warne played together he actually outperformed Warne. Not suggesting he’s better than Warne, but it’s incredible how good our second spinner was.
     
  11. roofromoz

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    Crazy theory, but maybe the NSW batsmen are... I dunno, better.
     
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    The only reason Victoria win the shield is because the NSW first XI is usually playing for Australia.
     
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    Warne had the ability to tie down batsmen, at times he was impossible to score off.

    Batsmen had a tendency to take risks againstMcGill because of this because they knew they'd get no freebies from the other end

    McGill was a fantastic bowler no doubt. Can't separate him and Lyon, Lyon was bordering on plod for a long time but developed himself into an excellent spinner.
     
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    We've settled on McGill, Lyon and Warne as the best modern era spinners.

    Who are the best Indian spin bowlers?
     
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    Nah bud, the SCG ffs
     
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    Cheers mate
     
  17. Meth

    Meth Moderator Staff Member

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    Good to get a free lecture on Psychology from Shane Warne
     
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    I recently read his autobiography. There is a whole chapter devoted to how great that narcissist city is. Life in Melbourne must be hell if they have to talk it up to everyone.
     
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    Isa Guha is a babe.

    Shane Warne is cricket's version of Braith Anasta.
     
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    The difference between Lyon and macgill is that Lyon is actually a chance of contributing something when not bowling. Macgill was Chris martinesque with his batting and kamran akmalesque with his fielding.
     
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