It’s fair to say that Shaun Marsh’s inclusion in the Ashes squad wasn’t the most popular decision the selectors have made.
However, Marsh has paid their faith back in spades, scoring 51 in the first Test and adding a high quality ton in the second.
He made it to his century with an imperious pull shot to get to 100 off 213 balls, featuring 12 fours.
Queensland batsman Chris Lynn responded to the ton with a cracking tweet:
There were a few other pro cricketers that shared similar sentiments — including one of the main competitors for Marsh’s spot at six:
The Aussies are in a very strong position at the dinner break on day two, sitting at 7/409.
Marsh is on 103*, while Pat Cummins is 44*.
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