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Re: Cricket, cricket, cricket.....

Postby Jiminee » Thu Jan 04, 2018 11:21 am

All 5 Test matches of the summer have been rain interrupted - can never remember that happening before.
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Re: Cricket, cricket, cricket.....

Postby norbs » Thu Jan 04, 2018 12:46 pm

We need more pitches like this. This is what I call a Test.




Or this.



High quality bowlers yes, but the ball is doing a bit, and the batsmen, who dont have enormous fucking bats either, are being given a torrid time.

The problem is, these days the crowds dont want to see this sort of battle, they want to see the ball flying over the fence once an over.
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Re: Cricket, cricket, cricket.....

Postby pixelboy » Thu Jan 04, 2018 1:50 pm

That's what T20 is for.

I believe that test fans do want to see those kinds of battles.. I do!
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Re: Cricket, cricket, cricket.....

Postby Dr. Pain » Thu Jan 04, 2018 3:10 pm

Same. I tend to remember great bowling spells over great innings. Ambrose in Perth in the early 90's stands out and those wicked in swing yorkers by Wasim Akram.

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Re: Cricket, cricket, cricket.....

Postby norbs » Fri Jan 05, 2018 10:59 am

Hmm, so they seem content to try and bounce the poms out. The pom tailenders have been getting short ball after short ball. Fucking ridiculous.
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Re: Cricket, cricket, cricket.....

Postby Dr. Pain » Fri Jan 05, 2018 11:22 am

All out so it seems to work :lol:
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Re: Cricket, cricket, cricket.....

Postby pixelboy » Fri Jan 05, 2018 7:46 pm

Yes I agree, it was a stupid strategy. I went to the game and everyone in the crowd near us agreed..

Just bowl at the fucking stumps!
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Re: Cricket, cricket, cricket.....

Postby Dr. Pain » Mon Jan 08, 2018 8:43 am

It's great to see Pat Cummins about to play his 25th day of test cricket in a series with no problems. Seems like he's waited forever with all the injuries he's had. If we can keep him, Hazelwood and Starc going, it would have to be one of our best fast bowling cartels we've had in years.
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Re: Cricket, cricket, cricket.....

Postby Jiminee » Mon Jan 08, 2018 5:19 pm

This Aussie team is one of those rare units where the whole is greater than the sum of the parts - as we saw in Melbourne without Starc (terrible pitch notwithstanding).

But fuck me the Poms are horrible to watch. Their entire approach is negative and defensive and has been for years, previously though they had the talent to make it effective, not so anymore. All they can do is try to bore the opposition into submission, there is no plan B - other than maybe hoping one guy plays out of his skin and carries them to a victory. Stokes and Root are the only ones who could really do that in Australia though and without Stokes, Root felt the pressure too much and wilted.

And I have never seen a team faff about so much. They have conferences for every bloody thing. Its cricket, its not that bloody hard, hit off stump and set a field to suit. It is a great sign that our guys did not simply try to blast England into submission this time and were prepared to grind it out, but the entire contest got tedious at times with England being SO defensive, Australia had no choice but to grind them down.
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Re: Cricket, cricket, cricket.....

Postby Dr. Pain » Thu Feb 01, 2018 9:51 pm

In breaking news... Optus stadium in Perth is to be torn down with cricket returning to the WACA ground. :rofl:
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Postby Bauer » Sat Feb 03, 2018 9:56 pm

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Postby Shaun » Sun Feb 04, 2018 8:49 pm

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Postby Bauer » Sun Feb 04, 2018 10:06 pm

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Re: Cricket, cricket, cricket.....

Postby brocko » Wed Feb 07, 2018 9:35 pm

Please can Michael Clarke piss off Shit captain worse commentator
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