Why not Ponting?

Why not Ponting?

Post by Bob Duber » Fri, 12 Apr 2013 16:56:43



Quote:

> > This is reminding of me some other incident, but I can't put my finger
> > on it. Some player was asked to declare himself available, did, and
> > then wasn't picked.

> Ouch.

> For the record, I'm publicly declaring that I'm willing and ready to play for Aus in the upcoming Ashes.

I believe I'm still eligible to play for England, but the ECB would
have to pay my air fare to show that they really do want me.
 
 
 

Why not Ponting?

Post by willsutto » Sat, 13 Apr 2013 16:04:33


Quote:

> <snip>
>> And if the selectors or even the Captain considered he would be a big
>> asset they could contact Ponting and ask him to reconsider...........

> They could, and they may have. If you ask him to make himself
> available then you pretty much have to guarantee him at least a place
> in the tour party.

> This is reminding of me some other incident, but I can't put my finger
> on it. Some player was asked to declare himself available, did, and
> then wasn't picked.

with the state of our batting they could ask the Chapells to make a come
back and they would be picked

and if the Don was still alive  who knows  :-)

As for Ponting, I think he would be delighted to be asked and go again

 
 
 

Why not Ponting?

Post by alve » Tue, 16 Apr 2013 09:18:25

Is this a trick question?