Watson tipped to move down the order
Shane Watson’s gradual slide down the order is set to continue with Ricky Ponting’s replacement expected to take over the No.3 position. Australia’s coach Mickey Arthur said that while the full selection panel had not yet discussed who would take Ponting’s place for the Hobart Test against Sri Lanka starting in ten days, he and the captain Michael Clarke had a potential replacement in mind who would be best suited to first drop.
That would mean Clarke could stay at No.5 and Michael Hussey at No.6, but Watson would need to drift down to No.4 to accommodate the new man. Watson is Australia’s…
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