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The final days play Aussies vs India at the Adelaide oval. It is Gilly’s last test match. My family and I sat with the Gilchrist family, and when the game finished my sister and I went onto the Adelaide Oval.
The final days play After that we went into the Aussies dressing room. I got a photo with every player in the team.
The Dressing Room I was going up to Mitchell Johnson for some tips on bowling and he said the tips and then we were talking about batting and he gave me his gloves. They were the gloves that he wore to bat in this test match. I was going up to Hados for him to sign the gloves and he said “see those pads over there, they were the ones I wore when I got 103 runs this game. I don’t need them any more, you can have them if you want”.
Adam Gilchrist It was his last test match. He is my favorite player in the whole world.
Mitchell Johnson Mitchell Johnson He is one of my favorite bowlers in the Australian team. I call him MITCHY.
Matthew Hayden Matthew Hayden is a really, really good batter. He opens the batting for Australia. I call him HADOS.
Michael Clarke Clarke is my favorite fielder in the Australian team. I call him PUP. He won the Sydney Test with his fantastic 3 wicket over.
Andrew Symonds Andrew Symonds (Roy) is the coolest player in the Australian team.
Mike Hussey Mike Hussey is a really good batter and fielder. His nickname is MR CRICKET because they say he loves everything about cricket just like me.
Ricky Ponting Ricky Ponting is the captain of the Australian cricket team. I call him PUNTER.
Brett Lee Brett Lee is one of my favorite bowlers in the Australian team. I call him BINGA. He can bowl a ball at 150kph. My best is 68kph. I hope I am as fast as him one day.
Brad Hogg Brad Hogg came into the team to replace Shane Warne. I call him HOGGY. He was a really nice person to talk to.
Phil Jacques Phil Jacques is new to the Australian team. I call him JACQUSEY. He is a left handed batsman. He is from NSW, the best state in Australia.
Stuart Clark He is a fast swing bowler in the Australian team. I call him STEWY CLARK. He bowled really well in the Sydney test which was good to watch.
Billy Bowden Billy is the worst umpire in the whole entire world. He is the umpire that dances around the pitch when someone hits a boundary.