Peter Handscomb should be in the Australian limited overs squad, but I want you to conclude that..

The Roar: I had a bit of a moment the other night during the second leg of the BBL Melbourne Derby, when halfway through yet another tweet espousing the clear and obvious brilliance of 24-year-old Victorian and Melbourne Stars batsman-wicketkeeper, Peter Handscomb, I realised that just maybe it was possible to go on about someone too much.

"Anyway, I’ve said enough about Peter Handscomb over time; watch him yourself and see what I’ve been going on about. Hopefully the Australian selectors are seeing it too." Image: ABC Grandstand

“Anyway, I’ve said enough about Peter Handscomb over time; watch him yourself and see what I’ve been going on about. Hopefully the Australian selectors are seeing it too.” Image: ABC Grandstand

I’d already earlier in the game mentioned how well I thought he was ‘keeping. I may have even re-mastered John Lennon’s famous line about Ringo Starr, and suggested that Matthew Wade wasn’t even the best ‘keeper in Victoria, let alone Australia.

Despite this epiphany, I still maintain he should be in the Australian limited overs squad, and though I’d rather you saw that for yourself, here’s a few reasons why…