Boycott: Australia must gamble

Teams are now so scared of weakening the batting but for Australia it is a case of needs must. It is gambling time. Not quite the last throw of the dice, but it will require some special improvements from various individuals in the Australian team to stop England.

I know Australia need to take 20 wickets to win the game but in my view batting has let them down. They have not had enough solid top-order performances so it is a bold and positive decision by the selectors to go down this route. It is also a great novelty to pick two spinners at Perth.

Full story: The Telegraph

 

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