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#1 Futtocks

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Posted 14 February 2014 - 10:13 AM

SA 206 all out against Aus. Mitchell Johnson takes 7 (seven) wickets.

Blimey! South Africa's South Africans can't handle him any better than England's South Africans! 


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#2 tim2

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Posted 14 February 2014 - 11:25 AM

Johnson was very good last time in South Africa and is obviously on a roll.

We just have to hope that he's a "form" bowler who can lose it as easily as he regained it and he once again bowls down the left and right.
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#3 paulalmanack

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Posted 16 February 2014 - 11:04 AM

Still can't quite believe that Australians band of one-day players have now gone and smashed SA, something very wrong with standard of test cricket right now.

#4 Kiwi-Capper_merged

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Posted 17 February 2014 - 07:49 PM

Anyway back to the cricket.

 

I hope Brendon Mcullum reaches 300 this morning. It was an immense effort yesterday rescuing what looked like a lost cause. I think he's gone a long way recently to silencing the critics who though he was too "maverick" to be a great test captain.

 

also if i've made any grammatical errors it's not the end of the world so smart remarks aren't  necessary.



#5 ckn

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Posted 17 February 2014 - 08:16 PM

Aaaaand tidied up.

 

Please be nice.


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#6 Bob8

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Posted 18 February 2014 - 01:34 PM

Anyway back to the cricket.

 

I hope Brendon Mcullum reaches 300 this morning. It was an immense effort yesterday rescuing what looked like a lost cause. I think he's gone a long way recently to silencing the critics who though he was too "maverick" to be a great test captain.

And he has done it.


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#7 Futtocks

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Posted 18 February 2014 - 02:08 PM

And he has done it.

Excellent!

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Posted 18 February 2014 - 07:53 PM

'twas a marvellous moment in what has been a great summer of cricket for New Zealand that also included the fastest ever one day century.

 

It's also been a pleasure to see cricket played in good spirit without the sledging/broken arm threats/petty childish bickering that we had to endure whist watching the ashes.



#9 tim2

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Posted 18 February 2014 - 10:54 PM

It won't be long before the new ICC puts a stop to this sort of thing and decrees that India only have to play at home. ;)


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#10 Mister C

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Posted 31 March 2014 - 12:37 PM

And we've just been beaten by the Netherlands

#11 Futtocks

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Posted 31 March 2014 - 01:25 PM

And we've just been beaten by the Netherlands

'Beaten' being an understatement!


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#12 ckn

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Posted 31 March 2014 - 02:30 PM

We're not very good at this cricket thing, are we?  We're even getting beaten by people who haven't got English as their first language these days...


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#13 Mister C

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Posted 31 March 2014 - 02:39 PM

We're not very good at this cricket thing, are we?  We're even getting beaten by people who haven't got English as their first language these days...


i think the dutch team had a version of English as their first language bruce

#14 Futtocks

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Posted 31 March 2014 - 03:25 PM

We're even getting beaten by people who haven't got English as their first language these days...

Yes, the Ashes series was very disappointing. :P 


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#15 Bostik Bailey

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Posted 31 March 2014 - 07:59 PM

I don't suppose any of the England team knew what the odds on a Dutch win were.

#16 Trojan

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Posted 31 March 2014 - 09:37 PM

Back tomorrow anyway.  County sides playing Uni sides.


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#17 Wolford6

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Posted 01 April 2014 - 08:38 AM

If Ashley Giles get's the full coaching supremo job, something is seriously wrong at the EWCB.


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#18 gingerjon

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Posted 05 April 2014 - 07:32 AM

So, anyway, the women are in the final tomorrow after a fairly destructive performance in the semi final against South Africa.


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#19 Futtocks

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Posted 05 April 2014 - 08:04 AM

Listened to a bit of the commentary of that match. They sounded like they were in good form.

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#20 tim2

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Posted 07 April 2014 - 12:07 PM

Brilliant batting by Kumar Sangakarra yesterday in the final. Top performance by a top player.
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