there's just over 11 hours to go to the start of the 3rd test of the 2010/11 ashes series and i'm bloody excited.
rumour has it that the deck will start off a little green and hopefully have some of the WACA's old pace and carry, but then that's been rumoured every series for the last decade. more important for england is whether it cracks and offers turn. i really hope so because love watching australia get taken apart by an off spinner.
as to the teams, god alone knows who aus will pick, but its either an all seam attack with smith and watson as allrounders, or its beer as yet another debutant spinner, and smith and watson both as allrounders. looks a lot like bits-and-pieces cricket to me...
england have announced tremlett to replace broad and a damn good decision it is too. much as i love big tim bresnan i just don't see him taking wickets. tremlett on the other hand can be scary, or at leas this bowling can - his attempts at sledging seem to resemble jimmy's 'nice guy trying to be mean approach'.