The Matt Renshaw Appreciation Thread

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  1. Twizzle

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    but that's the issue isn't it ?

    its not working for him. he's been brought up on our pitches where anyone can drive off the back or front foot, particularly that highway where he plays Shield cricket

    last summer he stood on his stumps which is going back way too far

    he would have nightmares in the subcontinent or any other turning pitch around the world, playing the ball off the back foot is giving the ball a chance to turn and beat him and if he cant pick them he has to play them off the pitch which makes it very hard to score, he probabaly wont have experienced that at the MCG
     
  2. tomdl

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    101* (137) on debut batting at 3 for Somerset. Averaging 81 in FC cricket since been left out of the Ashes squad.
     
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    didn't really do anything in RSA tho
     
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    Did anyone expect him to? Can’t really blame either him or Burns for that. Getting dragged over with a couple days notice immediately after playing a shield final was always going to be tough.
     
  5. AlwaysGreen

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    Lol, Renshaw's prep for the 4th test in SA: play a four day game, immediately hop on a plane and fly 10 hours, enter an Australian squad devastated by the biggest drama since WSC including losing the captain, field for 2 days. Then bat. Then field for another 1 1/2 days and bat chasing 600.

    I'm surprised the kid didn't neck himself.
     
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    All things considered, he and Burns did everything they could.

    I sincerely hope Burns isn’t scapegoated again.
     
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    Scored a century before lunch last night.
     
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  8. tomdl

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    Certainly seems to have found a way to bat on the green English April monsters. Making runs before inevitably getting a ball with your name on it. Gotta love looking at the county runscorer list and seeing him making guys like Markram, Amla, Elgar and Pujara look like peasants.

    Hopefully he can carry on like this and start making a few more runs in the innings he doesn’t belt tons.
     
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    They'd better drop him for anyone else
     
  10. AlwaysGreen

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    Maybe a western Australian
     
  11. Haynetrain

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    Matt Renshaw is the GOAT
     
  12. AlwaysGreen

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    Fractured finger will cut his time short in England.
     
  13. Timbo

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    Time to get Ashton Turner in there!

    Renshaw would just be seatwarming for Bancroft with the gnome in charge anyway.
     
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    Crazy how still he is at the crease now than when he debuted. Couldn’t be happier that he is gone back to shield and fixed his issues, unlike Bannedcroft who has been falling over his front leg since he was playing Under 19’s.
     
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    29 ball 42 not out batting at 5 for Australia A at the back end of the innings yesterday for Renshaw. Marnus Labuschagne also looked incredibly comfortable playing the SA A spinners on his way to a near run a ball 65 batting at 4.

    Good signs considering how desperate we were in England for middle order bats rather than the top order batsmen we had batting out of position.
     

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