Sport "We've kissed and made up": Bancroft

13:55  11 december  2017
13:55  11 december  2017 Source:   msn.com

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The words we use matter, and we should pick them carefully. Irony, eh. Happens to all of us. We ' ve kissed and made up and without calling anyone thick or confused in the process, might I add.

Cameron Bancroft of Australia poses during a portrait session ahead of his Test Debut.© Ryan Pierse/Getty Images Cameron Bancroft of Australia poses during a portrait session ahead of his Test Debut. Very much in the fledgling stages of his partnership with David Warner, Cameron Bancroft didn't want to start a tiff after being run out at Adelaide Oval.

Bancroft and Warner dominated England in the Ashes opener, with their 173-run second-innings stand a Test record for the highest partnership in a 10-wicket win.

They started the second Test well, seeing off Jimmy Anderson and Stuart Broad's opening spells before things went awry in the 15th over.

Moeen Ali misfielded at cover, Warner called yes then no, Chris Woakes picked up the ball and Bancroft was short of his ground - dismissed for 10.

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"He probably made a bit of a mistake. I trusted his call and he was very definitive in that and then changed his mind," Bancroft told reporters on Monday.

"Talk about Mother Cricket coming back and biting you on the arse ... I was thinking about a month ago that I hadn't been run out in a four-day game (for a few years).

"Just a one-off ... an accident."

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Patched things up: ' We ' ve kissed and made up . 'It’s a viscous cycle, a slippery slope. I’ve watched too many people, they’ve become famous, also not enjoy losing their own privacy.

I’ve seen [Dolph] a number of times since then. We ’ ve kissed and made up .” Of course it hurt, but that eventually is over and then you just go back to the hard work that we all put in to make those fights look real and believable and emotional for people.

Bancroft, preparing for his first home Test and desperate to help Australia reclaim the urn with victory at the WACA, noted he and Warner had "kissed and made up".

"He's been great. We've got to know each other personally a little bit and the more we play cricket together the more relationships and partnerships develop," Bancroft said ahead of the third Test that starts on Thursday.

"One thing we've both done quite well is been able to get off strike ... we've got a lot of singles and that's probably a pretty good reflection of your ability to function (together) really well."

There were no histrionics or glares from Bancroft after the day-one drama in Adelaide, where he earned praise from pundits for quickly shuffling off without even a hint of disappointment.

"I certainly don't think it was always the case for me. I've had to learn some difficult lessons," Bancroft said.

Bancroft's childhood hero Justin Langer, now his coach at Western Australia, was full of praise for how the young opener has developed since the two squared off in a match between Aquinas school students and old boys.

"He feels comfortable in his own skin. He's not trying to prove to be anyone else," Langer said.

"That's one of the most important traits you can have if you're going to be successful in international cricket.

"He doesn't have to be David Warner, Matt Renshaw, Shaun Marsh, Gordon Greenidge or Desmond Haynes, he's got to be Cameron Bancroft."

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