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Joe Burns arms are scarred. Adidas Ultra Boost Wholesale . The scars come from diving forward onto the abrasive squares of Sri Lankan cricket grounds in pursuit of catches at short leg. Painful as they are, deeper scars have been inflicted on Burns confidence as a batsman this tour, in which his struggles have been emblematic of a collective Australian failure not seen in many a long year.Having gone to India with Australia A last year, and again this year with a pre-tour advance party, and then spent two weeks in Colombo before the Tests began, Burns had seemingly been well prepared for the task. But from the moment he was bowled by a Rangana Herath skidder on the first afternoon of the series, Burns has slipped down an Asian wormhole of doubts and second guesses well known to plenty before him.In the second innings at Palekelle he was clean bowled by a Lakshan Sandakan special just when he looked to be getting set. He gifted Vishwa Fernando a first Test wicket in Galle with a hook to square leg, and then picked out cover when he attempted to take the attack to Herath in the second innings. If he has followed a personal mantra not to repeat the same mistakes, that is scant consolation for a return of 34 runs in four innings.Im not really one to be in or out of form, Burns said in Colombo. For me, every innings is different. I just try to focus on making sure Im not making those same mistakes over and over. And in a place like the subcontinent, theres so many things that you can learn from the experience that you dont really worry about form, its about executing different game plans and developing different skills.As a batter, you want to give yourself a chance to get in; its always disappointing to get out early in your innings. Especially in these conditions, you know its going to be tough to start. I guess that was the most frustrating thing about the second innings in Kandy - you know, when you do get a start you need to push on and make a game-changing score.Thats probably been the most frustrating thing for me so far on the tour, having an opportunity there in Kandy to really go on with it, and not take that opportunity. Like I said, we dont make any excuses, we just try to learn as much as we can. Ive learned a hell of a lot over the last four innings, and hopefully Ill take those lessons forward from here.For a batsman raised on the hard, true Gabba surface, these lessons have been something like a young students first forays in Latin or quantum physics. Burns agreed it took courage to go away from what was comfortable and familiar in order to succeed in Asia, but also acknowledged this could not be used as an excuse for poor batting displays.When you grow up, you learn a game, you play all your domestic cricket in Australia, Burns said. Some guys are lucky enough to play in the IPL or in County cricket and you get a taste of different experiences. I guess the courage comes when youre asked to change your game in the cut-throat environment of the pressure-cooker that is international cricket. It does take courage.I think all our boys are doing that. The results probably dont show that so far. Thats why everyone wants to get back out there and prove it to ourselves, prove it to the world, that we are good enough to take the game on and to adapt our game and have success globally. Not only that, but to play well for Australia. Were two-nil down in a series. Its very frustrating at the moment. Its a tough spot to be in. I feel like were doing everything we possibly can to turn it around.All that is left for Burns, and for others such as Usman Khawaja and Adam Voges, is to hope they are retained for the dead third Test - Rod Marsh and Darren Lehmann will discuss team selection on Thursday - and then attempt to show evidence of learning. Australia must now be looking upon this match as much for next years tour of India as the saving of face in Sri Lanka.It would mean a hell of a lot, Burns said of making consolation runs. The series has gone now, but youre playing for your country. Theres so much pride to play for in the third Test, not just for the country but as a group. Weve gone through a little bit of a tough time. But if we can turn it around and put in a good performance, it would be huge. I know all the boys are extremely motivated.Were doing absolutely everything we can to turn it around. We just have to trust that putting work into your game will get the results. International cricket is challenging because you play all around the world. To be an international cricketer you want to have success all around the world. That success hasnt come so far in the first two Tests, with the losses that weve had.But you want to be a part of winning teams as a group but also as an individual to be putting in strong performances around the world. That is what drives us as individuals and as a team. Thats why were working so hard and trying to be really open-minded to develop game plans and skills that are going to allow us to have success for a long period of time as a group.As for fielding at short leg, the scars, bruises and near misses to the helmet have not yet dissuaded Burns from the job - something else for the selectors to keep in mind. I dont hate it because I feel like Im always in the game in the subcontinent, he said. I feel like its an important position.At times it is quite painful and scary. You can sometimes hear the ball fizzing past you. You can certainly feel it hit you when it does. Whenever you get scared you kind of just look at the badge on your helmet and it makes it all worthwhile. Adidas Ultra Boost Clearance . -- Canadian Andrew Wiggins got the ball on the wing, made a nifty spin move and then let go with a soft floater from about 10 feet that swished through the net in Allen Fieldhouse. Adidas Ultra Boost Clearance Sale .ca looks back at the stories and moments that made the year memorable. http://www.cheapauthenticultraboost.com/ . -- Arizona knocked off some quality opponents, rolled over a few overmatched ones and grinded out victories even when things didnt go so well.After debuting off the bench against the U.S. Eagles, fly half Liam Underwood makes his first rugby start for the Canadian senior squad Wednesday against Fiji in the Pacific Nations Cup. Underwood and the Canadians will be facing a dangerous but likely tired Fijian side at Twin Elm Rugby Park in Ottawa. The Pacific Islanders have had to travel 16 time zones since knocking off 15th-ranked Japan 22-8 on Saturday on a waterlogged field at Lautoka, Fiji. The win moved Fiji into 13th place in the IRB world rankings, dropping Canada one spot to No. 14. Canadian coach Kieran Crowley called the date with Fiji "a massive challenge." Thats because the bulk of the Fijian squad plays professionally in Europe. And they showed off a powerful scrum and a speedy set of backs against Japan. Marquee names include captain Akapusi Qera, who plays for Englands Gloucester, and former sevens skipper Sireli Bobo (Racing Metro, France), who needed just 33 seconds to score in his return to the full side. The Fijian side against Japan was an experienced one, with an average age of 29. The Canadians, who opened up their tournament with a 16-9 win over the 16th-ranked Americans in Edmonton on Saturday, face a hectic schedule of their own. After Fiji, they host No. 11 Tonga on Saturday in Kingston, Ont., with games to follow against No. 9 Ireland on June 15 in Toronto and Japan on June 19 in Nagoya. All but the Ireland game are part of the newly expanded Pacific Nations Cup. Its five games in 25 days, prompting Crowley to manage his squad carefully. The former All Black has introduced Underwood and six others into his starting 15 against Fiji. None of the changes are injury-enforced. Crowley is looking to use his full squad to better manage the crowded schedule and to blood some of his younger players. "Weve got to find out about them," he said. That includes Underwood, who turned 22 Monday. He plays for Queens University and the Ontario Blues and has represented Canada ttwice at the under-20 IRB Junior World Trophy. Adidas Ultra Boost China Wholesale. "Hes worked hard in training and hes certainly a players who got a bit of ability, I think," said Crowley. "Its going to be interesting to see how he goes." "A silky runner," said Mark Winokur, general manager of the Ontario Blues. The average age of the Canadian side that faced the U.S. was 25. More veterans are joining the team as the tournament progresses. London Irish forward Jebb Sinclair and sevens star Nathan Hirayama will be on the bench Wednesday after missing the U.S. game. Veteran fullback James Pritchard is also back in camp after recovering from a broken arm and finishing out his club duties with the Bedford Blues in England. 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