Australia vs South Africa (ODI's & T20)

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First ODI - Sunday 4th November - Perth Stadium, Perth
Second ODI - Friday 9th November - Adelaide Oval, Adelaide
Third ODI - Sunday 11th November - Blundstone Arena, Hobart
First T20 - Saturday 17th November - Metricon Stadium, Gold Coast

AUSTRALIA SQUAD: Aaron Finch (c), Shaun Marsh, Travis Head, Chris Lynn, Glenn Maxwell, D'Arcy Short, Marcus Stoinis, Alex Carey, Ashton Agar, Mitchell Starc, Josh Hazlewood, Pat Cummins, Nathan Coulter-Nile, Adam Zampa.

SOUTH AFRICA SQUAD: Faf Du Plessis (c), Farhaan Behardien, Quinton de Kock, Reeza Hendricks, Imran Tahir, Heinrich Klaasen, Aiden Markram, David Miller, Chris Morris, Lungi Ngidi, Andile Phehlukwayo, Dwaine Pretorius, Kagiso Rabada, Tabraiz Shamsi, Dale Steyn.
 

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Watch the pacemen get injured and rub themselves out of the test series.
 

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PM's XI vs South Africa on Fox Cricket right now

PM's XI: Bryant, J.Edwards, Philippe, Patterson, Bailey (c), Heazlett, Sangha, Behrendorff, Dwarshuis, B.Edwards, Qadir

SA XI: De Kock, Markram, Hendricks, du Plessis (c), Miller, Behardien, Pretorius, Steyn, Rabada, Ngidi, Tahir
 

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I must admit Australia has been so poor since the ball tampering episode that my excitement for cricket in general has really been dented, actually the performances haven't just been poor they've been downright embarrassing, we are really missing strong leadership on the field (like AB or Steve Waugh), somebody with some grit and fight.
 

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Such a wasted talent through no fault of his own, just injury after injury.
He's banned from first class cricket but he might be able to get a run of 20/20 and One Day games. He was great against India in the shorter game. Hopefully he can sort it out.
 

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Summer of cricket starts today :) Yay.

Hopefully we can start the season off with some wins, we've lost 16 of our last 18 ODI's, that needs to change, we should be a dominant force in the shorter forms when you look at the names we're picking from.

1. Finch (c)
2. Short
3. Lynn
4. Head
5. Maxwell
6. Stoinis
7. Carey
8. Starc
9. Cummins
10. Hazlewood
11. Zampa

This is still the side I'd be picking, but seeing as it's in WA, and Langer is the coach, I could undoubtedly see Marsh, Coulter-Nile and/or Agar finding their way in to the XI.
 

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Head is in the conversation with the Marshes as the most overrated regular in the Aus side. Averages 35 in FC cricket batting in Adelaide (although not quite the road it was), doesn't move his feet, and has proven so far in his international career that he can only score runs consistently on super highways.
 

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After the summer essentially, March 2019.
Just in time for the World Cup which is the only time this limited overs shit means anything. They will get clobbered in this series but they will make some noise in the big tourney next year in Eng. Final 4 at least.
 

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Just in time for the World Cup which is the only time this limited overs shit means anything. They will get clobbered in this series but they will make some noise in the big tourney next year in Eng. Final 4 at least.
On paper yes, on performance they would actually be lucky to qualify if it wasn't automatic.
 

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The balance of this team is all wrong, I have thought for a while with the OD side we are too heavily influenced by 20/20. They're different skills.

You can have two Lynns but we have too many players like that. The result will always be 400 runs or 134.

Where is the guy that moves the ball around rotates the strike, finishes with 80 off 82 and gets you to the 50th over? While the Lynn's of the world bash 50 off 25?

We don't have that player anymore and our OD form is suffering.

First game they had collectively the highest scoring rate of any Australian ODI team, 96.27 runs/100 balls. That's massive but no stability no one holding it together.
 

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