Originally Posted by Sir Virgs and Zamora
Sounds like crane is going to play. Ready for some cognitive dissonance in action?
He either does well:
His fans - see he should have played all along
His doubters - dead rubber and Aussies not at the races so who cares
His fans - but unfair to throw him into an already lost series and expect him to stand out
His doubters - I was right - he is not good enough.
What will happen? Will anyone care?
In the absence of Stokes I can't see how they can get him into the side.
Cook Stoneman Vince Root Malan Bairstow Woakes Curran Broad Crane Anderson is a looooooong old tail.