It could've been only his sixth Test half-century had Paine not declared the innings.
"We decided and it was controversial."
"Confidence. It’s not even a cliche,"- Justin Langer.
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Beau Casson, the batting coach of NSW has forged a strong relationship with the 25-year-old and Patterson has constantly improved under his watch.
Richardson and Patterson will make their Test debuts for Australia.
The two teams now compete in the Test arena for the Warne-Muralidharan Trophy – named after the two ace spinners from either side.
Like Patterson, Wade also piled on the runs in the domestic cricket but only the former was considered.
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He slammed two centuries in the warm-up game against the visitors.