Australia should have won Game 1, but were Alby Mangled in the power play.
SA should have won Game 2, but used their 2003 World Cup run-rate calculator. In a less charitable era, on a less charitable blog, you might find accusations of malfeasance vis-a-vis the punt, but not here.
The Duminator is claiming all the pressure is on Straya, the Pontinator is claiming all the pressure is on SA, the Mickey-A-inator is claiming all the pressure is on Dave Warner.
"Pressure does funny things to people." You may have heard that once, or twice.
Victorians White and Hussey Minor will both star because they did not play against Queensland in the Big Slather & Whack preliminary final. Meanwhile, new New South Waler Brendan McCullum looks set for his first Baggy Green.
One-One going in to Game 3 and Straya will be bolstered by having Stud Johnson, who made his name in white ball cricket, replace The Hilf, who hasn't.
One thing is certain: It's the SCG, so whoever bats first will win.