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Re: Cricket 2017

Postby Haighy » Mon Jun 26, 2017 5:08 pm

whiteswan wrote:Pink Ball time :-D

Doh..... :duno:

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Re: Cricket 2017

Postby whiteswan » Mon Jun 26, 2017 5:29 pm

Stuart Broad was given the pink ball this morning for the first time so he could have a bowl and give his thoughts. He thought it was superb to bowl with, something to do with the seam being a bit thicker and the lacquer covering. Used in the County Championship today for the first time I believe.

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Re: Cricket 2017

Postby 1964white » Sat Jul 15, 2017 12:05 pm

Another magnificent half-century from Joe Root, the quickest 50 scored by an England captain

Great to see Anderson back too !

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Re: Cricket 2017

Postby whiteswan » Sat Jul 15, 2017 2:07 pm

Yes, good old Joe. Flicking between the ladies final and the cricket. Stokes is finding it hard out there...

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Re: Cricket 2017

Postby 1964white » Sat Jul 15, 2017 2:15 pm

whiteswan wrote:Yes, good old Joe. Flicking between the ladies final and the cricket. Stokes is finding it hard out there...


I'm flicking between the racing & tennis with commentary on the cricket :lol:

Bairstow doing it now

Where would England be without Yorkshire :wink:

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Re: Cricket 2017

Postby 1964white » Sat Jul 15, 2017 7:26 pm

Feeble batting from England

Yorkshire - 150
Extras - 15
The rest - 40

205 all out

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Re: Cricket 2017

Postby faaip » Sun Jul 16, 2017 9:20 am

Don't think Jennings is a test player, fairly sure Ballance isn't a test player. Dawson has never had the skills or temperament to be a test player.
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Re: Cricket 2017

Postby 1964white » Sun Jul 16, 2017 10:31 am

faaip wrote:Don't think Jennings is a test player, fairly sure Ballance isn't a test player. Dawson has never had the skills or temperament to be a test player.


Agree on all three :tup:

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Re: Cricket 2017

Postby faaip » Sun Jul 16, 2017 10:49 am

No idea where this Dawson is good enough thing has come from, would have thought there were a dozen better test spinners out there Mason Crane included (though he is a true number 11) I do think Crane has the tools to become the best leg spinner we've had since I can remember but maybe Rashid for now, as he can bat and field

Dawson is a good tie down one end limited overs bowler so no problem with him in the 50 over team and maybe the 20/20 version. Apparently Root wanted him to play so he got in.
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Re: Cricket 2017

Postby 1964white » Thu Jul 27, 2017 10:22 am

England to bat

Jennings out for a duck....41 runs in 5 innings :shock:

12 for 1

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Re: Cricket 2017

Postby faaip » Thu Jul 27, 2017 11:02 am

He just doesn't look a test batsman. Needs to be dropped soon
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Re: Cricket 2017

Postby 1964white » Thu Jul 27, 2017 12:00 pm

faaip wrote:He just doesn't look a test batsman. Needs to be dropped soon


His technique is poor.

Easy to earn a cap these days

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Re: Cricket 2017

Postby faaip » Thu Jul 27, 2017 1:46 pm

Root gone 113-3. SA well on top.

Looking forward to Malan' innings though
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Re: Cricket 2017

Postby whiteswan » Thu Jul 27, 2017 2:38 pm

faaip wrote:
Looking forward to Malan' innings though

Oh dear :(

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Re: Cricket 2017

Postby 1964white » Thu Jul 27, 2017 3:06 pm

faaip wrote:Root gone 113-3. SA well on top.

Looking forward to Malan' innings though


Well that was short & sweet or shall i say sour !

Cook playing well :-D

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Re: Cricket 2017

Postby faaip » Thu Jul 27, 2017 5:31 pm

lucky I had to go out then it seems
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Re: Cricket 2017

Postby faaip » Thu Jul 27, 2017 5:32 pm

Malan like Vince have excellent technique but like Vince I feel Malan has probably been ruined by 20/20 cricket.
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Re: Cricket 2017

Postby whiteswan » Thu Jul 27, 2017 5:58 pm

faaip wrote:Malan like Vince have excellent technique but like Vince I feel Malan has probably been ruined by 20/20 cricket.

It was a peach of a yorker though

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Re: Cricket 2017

Postby 1964white » Fri Jul 28, 2017 10:26 am

Big wicket for SA

Cook out for 88

183 for 5

Come on Jonny

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Re: Cricket 2017

Postby faaip » Fri Jul 28, 2017 10:33 am

Bit unlucky that...again.
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