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Old 07-31-2019, 06:20 PM
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Originally Posted by Cumbrian View Post
Australia by contrast are going to play Cummins who will supply that raw pace. They can afford to then play the guys who will exploit the conditions better - imo, that's Pattinson and Siddle, rather than Starc.
It's been a while since Pattinson was fit to play but when he was he is quicker than Cummins.
Agree that Pattinson, Cummins and Siddle is the best pace attack for Edgbaston with one claveat ... they are all right armers.

Given that the most fanciful result is a 5 day batting display, I'd bring in Starc for Lyon and go straight pace.