He might do well but it would be miraculous if he had a big game.
Australia’s selectors are looking to be the stars of the show by picking these wild cards. You live in the dark ages if you think a group of selectors should pick the team. The coach and captain should be able to pick their own selectors, who should then act as scouts.
It is hard to understand how Ricky Ponting has been in the job seven years and still does not get the team he wants, particularly when it is his head on the chopping block. You do not see the chairman of selectors in the headlines. It is all about Ponting going into this Test.
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