Ponting makes ME eat humble pie - Xtratime Community
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old March 14th, 2002, 13:56 Thread Starter
Star Player
Star Player
 
tigerTUFF's Avatar
 
Join Date: 09 2000
Location: Melbourne, Australia
Teams: Melbourne Heart, Liverpool, sheffield utd
Posts: 4,703
Ponting makes ME eat humble pie

A few of you will no doubt remember some of the tongue lashings Ive put on ponting recently, I constantly was having a go at his mental weakness and blah blah you heard it all before......

Well I am pleased to report that I was stoked that the guy finally showed some maturity and the resolve that is required from players who done the baggy green let alone who have aspirations of being captain!! If he faltered this match once gilly went out even before actually, I would have flipped it and broken down the ACB's doors demanding he get dumped for good, thankfully he finally stood up and shut my mouth and proved hes worth his salt Now I have a real belief that Ponting will go and establish himself as one of the games better batsmen, confidence and belief are marvelous weapons and right now Ponting is as free and happy as ever, he should rock on from here, now if only mark waugh gets dropped and replaced with lehmann we will have just abt THE PERFECT TEST TEAM
tigerTUFF is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #2 of 4 (permalink) Old March 14th, 2002, 14:04
Star Player
 
Join Date: 12 2000
Posts: 3,688
Well done Giorgos

I think the ACB have shot themselves in the foot here in that their axeing of the Waugh twins has put doubt in Mark and Steve's mind and i think this is affecting them mentally .

If they were going to drop them, then they should have done it in both forms of the game or not at all.

Having said that, it is pretty hard to keep an in-form Lehmann out of the team, especially since he is not getting any younger either
JamGraffiti is offline  
post #3 of 4 (permalink) Old March 14th, 2002, 14:09
Star Player
 
COUTO 5's Avatar
 
Join Date: 03 2001
Location: Australia
Teams: Portugal NT ,Maritimo & Fremantle Dockers
Posts: 4,724
Sorry Tiges , I aint convince on Ponting !!

He may have scored a 100 but remember even SA made runs in the 2nd dig. The track was pretty much like Bellerive. The Waugh Bro's must be feeling shaky though !!

" We are descended from a nation of great warriors & we are capable of recovering and returning to play" - Jaime Pacheco 11-9-01.


Click Here for Couto 5's McDonalds Adventures
COUTO 5 is offline  
 
post #4 of 4 (permalink) Old March 15th, 2002, 23:30
International
 
Join Date: 06 2000
Posts: 5,550
You guys might be happy with Punter. But i still dont think he can make it to that class. The guy is nowhere to be seen when the hammer is down. He can rip you apart, or you can demolish him off the face of the earth. He might have a superb average, but he isnt material for Australia. He shouldnt turn into one of our top 3 batsmen. I think its time to take a punt that will pay off. Lehmann and Bevan to replace Waugh brothers. It might sound crazy, but S.Waugh is past it, really past it, he has never played good this summer, he had an innings of 54 and 90 ! Is that meant to jkeep him in the squad ! Get tough, or lose your stuff
Abdul is offline  
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now



In order to be able to post messages on the Xtratime Community forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive. Try to avoid choosing short (like '1'), simple (like 'abcd') and easy to guess passwords (like a name of your favorite team, player, etc)! Complex and long enough passwords, that consists of random string of alphabet and numerical characters, are almost impossible to be stolen and misused.

Password:


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.

Email Address:
OR

Log-in











Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page
Display Modes
Linear Mode Linear Mode



Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome