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Who will be selected as wicketkeeper for the Ashes?

  • Alex Carey

    Votes: 8 100.0%
  • Josh Inglis

    Votes: 0 0.0%
  • Jimmy Peirson

    Votes: 0 0.0%
  • Josh Philippe

    Votes: 0 0.0%
  • Matthew Wade

    Votes: 0 0.0%
  • Other

    Votes: 0 0.0%

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Wow

Do they make Cummins captain ?

If Paine is considered the best keeper in Australia he plays.

If not they pick the best keeper.

Is the next best keeper in the country even in the Australia A Squad at the moment.

Many rate Peirson as the best gloveman.

Is Inglis a better gloveman than Carey ?

Or do they now have the chance they have wanted for years and pick CA Poster Boy in Carey ?
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Wow

Do they make Cummins captain ?

If Paine is considered the best keeper in Australia he plays.

If not they pick the best keeper.

Is the next best keeper in the country even in the Australia A Squad at the moment.

Many rate Peirson as the best gloveman.

Is Inglis a better gloveman than Carey ?

Or do they now have the chance they have wanted for years and pick CA Poster Boy in Carey ?
Having already played 83 times for Australia in international cricket, Carey is a well-tested, well-experienced, ready-made fit. He already knows the ins and outs of the Australian environment, having now spent nearly 4 years in the white-ball set-up, and hence would need no time to settle.
He is also arguably the best batsmen of the lot, and his credentials were on display in the warm-up game at the SCG last year, where, in testing conditions, he scored 32 and 58 against an Indian attack that featured Shami, Bumrah and Siraj.

Needless to say, he has a sparkling record as a batter in ODIs, something that also serves as a good indicator of his ability.

The biggest argument often made against Carey is the fact that his glovework in red-ball cricket is not great. Or at least nowhere near some of the other contenders. Thereby his selection might depend on whether the management will be willing to give precedence to batting over keeping.

The youngest of all contenders, Josh Inglis has been lighting up Australian cricket since the start of 2020, and he showcased his red-ball credentials in the Shield last season. A 585-run season where he averaged 73 with the bat, and finished with 25 dismissals to his name, saw Inglis be named in the Shield team of the season, and he has been in the Test conversations ever since.

Where Inglis edges out Carey is two areas: one, his glovework and two, the brand of cricket he plays. Inglis is renowned to be one of the best keepers in the country, and his glovework alone has seen a portion of people push for his selection. And unlike the incumbent Paine or the rumored front-runner Carey, Inglis is from the Adam Gilchrist school of batting, where he habitually counter-punches and decimates bowlers batting at No.7.
The right-hander has an overall FC strike rate of 62 but this rose to a staggering 85.02 last season. He is your quintessential aggressive keeper who bats lower down the order and has the ability to change the course of matches in the span of a few overs.
 
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Having already played 83 times for Australia in international cricket, Carey is a well-tested, well-experienced, ready-made fit. He already knows the ins and outs of the Australian environment, having now spent nearly 4 years in the white-ball set-up, and hence would need no time to settle.
He is also arguably the best batsmen of the lot, and his credentials were on display in the warm-up game at the SCG last year, where, in testing conditions, he scored 32 and 58 against an Indian attack that featured Shami, Bumrah and Siraj.

Needless to say, he has a sparkling record as a batter in ODIs, something that also serves as a good indicator of his ability.

The biggest argument often made against Carey is the fact that his glovework in red-ball cricket is not great. Or at least nowhere near some of the other contenders. Thereby his selection might depend on whether the management will be willing to give precedence to batting over keeping.

The youngest of all contenders, Josh Inglis has been lighting up Australian cricket since the start of 2020, and he showcased his red-ball credentials in the Shield last season. A 585-run season where he averaged 73 with the bat, and finished with 25 dismissals to his name, saw Inglis be named in the Shield team of the season, and he has been in the Test conversations ever since.

Where Inglis edges out Carey is two areas: one, his glovework and two, the brand of cricket he plays. Inglis is renowned to be one of the best keepers in the country, and his glovework alone has seen a portion of people push for his selection. And unlike the incumbent Paine or the rumored front-runner Carey, Inglis is from the Adam Gilchrist school of batting, where he habitually counter-punches and decimates bowlers batting at No.7.
The right-hander has an overall FC strike rate of 62 but this rose to a staggering 85.02 last season. He is your quintessential aggressive keeper who bats lower down the order and has the ability to change the course of matches in the span of a few overs.
I’d be giving Inglis a crack. He’s been quietly doing his thing the last few years and consistently delivering. Has more time on his side (26 vs 30). They both average about the same and strike rate isn’t much different.

I’d also argue that Carey being an Adelaide oval baby and not having a significantly higher average than Inglis speaks volumes too.
 
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Get him into a BBL side!

I honestly think they should introduce a requirement that every team has one spot on their list reserved for someone from a developing cricket nation like this. I'm sure they could find someone who wouldn't be much lower standard than half the international players we get each year. Even if they aren't up to scratch, the experience they would get being around a professional setup would help these players out far more, even if they don't get a game, and that has to be good for the sport overall. Give each team an extra squad spot if necessary, if they want to keep the 3 international limit.
 
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Get him into a BBL side!

I honestly think they should introduce a requirement that every team has one spot on their list reserved for someone from a developing cricket nation like this. I'm sure they could find someone who wouldn't be much lower standard than half the international players we get each year. Even if they aren't up to scratch, the experience they would get being around a professional setup would help these players out far more, even if they don't get a game, and that has to be good for the sport overall. Give each team an extra squad spot if necessary, if they want to keep the 3 international limit.
Totally agree (maybe not him) but Namibia , Netherlands , Oman , PNG , Scotland show cased their talents in the WC.

Afghanistan , Ireland , Zimbabwe have players more talented than these England county cricketers teams seem intent on signing every year.

Ali Khan (USA) has played IPL before.

Year ago the Renegades gave Siaka (PNG) a rookie contract.

Like you said even if they don't play , learning and training and sitting in the dressing room with guys like Finch , Maxwell , Rashid etc would be so beneficial when they get back to their teams.

Can't see the point of continually signing OS players that have not played/ performed on the International stage , be better off just playing a domestic player.
 
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