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Re: The Cricket Thread

Postby jimipresley » Tue Sep 11, 2018 00:32

England are all over India like a well-fed tomcat with the neighborhood in-heat strays.
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Re: The Cricket Thread

Postby Big Vern » Tue Sep 11, 2018 22:20

I might start watching this test. It's changed from England need 5 wickets to target 464.
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Re: The Cricket Thread

Postby jimipresley » Tue Sep 11, 2018 22:43

Astonishing stuff happening at the Oval. All sorts of landmarks being set and records being broken! Well, I'm riveted, anyway.
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Re: The Cricket Thread

Postby Big Vern » Tue Sep 11, 2018 22:53

If India manage to pull this off, unbelievable.
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Re: The Cricket Thread

Postby jimipresley » Tue Sep 11, 2018 23:11

Big Vern wrote:If India manage to pull this off, unbelievable.

I doubt very much if they'll win it, but they do stand a chance to get a draw, at least, and that would be a quite phenomenal achievement.
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Re: The Cricket Thread

Postby Big Vern » Tue Sep 11, 2018 23:42

jimipresley wrote:
Big Vern wrote:If India manage to pull this off, unbelievable.

I doubt very much if they'll win it, but they do stand a chance to get a draw, at least, and that would be a quite phenomenal achievement.


They were looking to whack it around. Lost another wicket. Two class batsmen still in, though.
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Re: The Cricket Thread

Postby cfimages » Sat Sep 22, 2018 18:50

Steve Smith and David Warner seem to have been forgiven in Australia at least. Both played grade cricket today, both scored a lot of runs, and the news say how great it is for kids to be able to watch their cricketing heroes playing on suburban grounds.

Grade cricket normally gets no spectators and doesn't even get a mention in the news.
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Re: The Cricket Thread

Postby Big Vern » Sat Oct 06, 2018 21:28

Blimey!

https://www.theguardian.com/sport/2018/ ... -abandoned

England's match was a wash-out.
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