12/09/2008

Australian team announced

Australia announced its 15 man squad for upcoming four Test Border-Gavaskar Cup series.
 
Expectedly, they have dropped Symonds from the squad. Bollinger,Siddle,Krejza and McGain are the new faces.One of the success stories of IPL, Shane Watson has forced his way into the team and Haddin the wicket keeper makes a comeback from an injury sustained during the West Indies Series.
 
The team:
 
Ricky Ponting (captain), Michael Clarke (vice-captain), Doug Bollinger, Stuart Clark, Brad Haddin, Matthew Hayden, Michael Hussey, Phil Jaques, Mitchell Johnson, Simon Katich, Jason Krejza, Brett Lee, Bryce McGain, Peter Siddle, Shane Watson.
 

7 Comments:

Blogger Naked Cricket said...

as always, expect the lesser known names to do well.

12/09/2008, 12:24  
Anonymous Ottayan said...

Indians and particularly Indian cricketers are known for their hospitality.

12/09/2008, 12:51  
Blogger Straight Point said...

the character of oz team is missing with symonds...they will not only miss his guile...but his all round abilities...specially against india...coz he always plays best against us...

bowling gives the impression thats once you see of lee...there will be some party in middle...

i already see our seniors having the sigh of relief and licking their lips...

12/09/2008, 17:56  
Blogger Straight Point said...

the character of oz team is missing with symonds...they will not only miss his guile...but his all round abilities...specially against india...coz he always plays best against us...

bowling gives the impression thats once you see of lee...there will be some party in middle...

i already see our seniors having the sigh of relief and licking their lips...

12/09/2008, 17:57  
Anonymous Ottayan said...

"i already see our seniors having the sigh of relief and licking their lips..." -

I fear for the future of Indian cricket.

12/09/2008, 19:21  
Blogger SLOGGER said...

WOW.. I can honestly say that I don't know anything about half of the Australian Team....I knew it was coming...I am too far away from cricket otts :(

12/09/2008, 22:58  
Blogger Ottayan said...

Slog,

You are not alone. :)

13/09/2008, 07:03  

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