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Australian cricket in crisis     A Powerpoint  presentation by Ricky          Eyre
Australian cricket is in crisis.Australian coach Mickey Arthur shocked thecricket world on Monday when he announcedthat fo...
Not doing their homeworkThe four players were dropped for not completing a team assignment which was set for the every mem...
Eight days between TestsThis is despite the fact that the Australian team had eight days between the end of the Second Tes...
Coach Mickey out of his depthSee the full Cricket Australia media release, including video of Mickey Arthurs conference, b...
Gratuitous Powerpoint chart of theCareer statistics of the 4 dropped players   60   50                                    ...
How to improve for the Third Test?(1) Organise a practice match for the team when  they have a week off between Tests. No ...
JUST DO IT  Pick the bestpeople to pick the  best people.
THE ENDThis has been a Ricky Eyreproduction. Copyright 2013.
THE ENDThis has been a Ricky Eyreproduction. Copyright 2013.
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Australian Cricket In Crisis

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A presentation in response to the dropping of Australian cricketers for not giving presentations.

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Australian Cricket In Crisis

  1. 1. Australian cricket in crisis A Powerpoint presentation by Ricky Eyre
  2. 2. Australian cricket is in crisis.Australian coach Mickey Arthur shocked thecricket world on Monday when he announcedthat four players – Shane Watson, UsmanKhawaja, James Pattinson and Mitchell Johnson– were ineligible for selection for the Third Testteam against India starting on Thursday.
  3. 3. Not doing their homeworkThe four players were dropped for not completing a team assignment which was set for the every member of the touring squad following their loss in the Second Test.All players were asked by coach Mickey Arthur to map out a written plan for their individual approach to training and preparation for the next Test.The presentation could be in any format. Even Powerpoint.
  4. 4. Eight days between TestsThis is despite the fact that the Australian team had eight days between the end of the Second Test and the start of the Third Test with no cricket scheduled.No practice match, nothing.(Or in Matthew Wades case plenty of time to play basketball and bust his ankle.)
  5. 5. Coach Mickey out of his depthSee the full Cricket Australia media release, including video of Mickey Arthurs conference, by clicking on http://www.cricket.com.au/news-list/2013/3/11/four-players-stood-downDoes Mickey look to you like a man who has lost control and is attempting a solution that is way out of proportion to the real problem?
  6. 6. Gratuitous Powerpoint chart of theCareer statistics of the 4 dropped players 60 50 No.Tests 40 Batting Av. 30 Bowling Av. 20 10 0 Khawaja Johnson Pattinson Watson
  7. 7. How to improve for the Third Test?(1) Organise a practice match for the team when they have a week off between Tests. No wasting time on self-analysis assignments.(2) Accumulate as many runs as possible in the first innings when you win the toss and bat first (which includes not declaring at nine wickets down on the first day)(3) Play your best players in every game. No rotation.And.....
  8. 8. JUST DO IT Pick the bestpeople to pick the best people.
  9. 9. THE ENDThis has been a Ricky Eyreproduction. Copyright 2013.
  10. 10. THE ENDThis has been a Ricky Eyreproduction. Copyright 2013.

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