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ICC Cricket World Cup 2019

Discussion in 'off topic' started by Andrew C!, May 25, 2019.

  1. Andrew C!

    Andrew C! Been around a while....

    So sad to see the Aussies lose...
  2. gavreid

    gavreid pfm Member

    Desperately sad ;-)
    Andrew C! and wacko like this.
  3. Swamp Thing

    Swamp Thing Green Member

    The pinko liberal in me wants to applaud Cricket Australia for rehabilitating the recidivists.

    I call my inner pinko Jeremy, and he's locked in the basement until after The Ashes. And i've assassinated Boris and Nigel.
  4. slavedata

    slavedata pfm Member

    Interesting to see Australia vs W Indies at Trent Bridge last week. The "Sandpaper boys" were booed both on and off the pitch. I wonder how many years this will go on for.
  5. Swamp Thing

    Swamp Thing Green Member

    I think if they play some good cricket and just get on with things then it will quieten down. If they don't then they are unlikely to be playing international cricket anymore anyway, and the problem goes away differently.
  6. wacko

    wacko pfm Member

    Didn't the Aussies invent sledging ?
  7. Barrymagrec

    Barrymagrec pfm Member

    Wow, Chris Gayle can field.....
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  8. Swamp Thing

    Swamp Thing Green Member

    SA have a point at least!
  9. Swamp Thing

    Swamp Thing Green Member

    If I was Blackadder I would probably suggest that some sort of roof was in order.
  10. peter bj

    peter bj pfm Member

    Unfortunately Australia managed to win today due to some batting mistakes by Pakistan
  11. Barrymagrec

    Barrymagrec pfm Member

    Also appalling fielding by Pakistan allowed Australia to get a decent total.
  12. Martian Sunrise

    Martian Sunrise pfm Member

    it was appalling field from england that let pakistan beat them - win some/lose some...
  13. Alistair Cook and Graham Swan answering listeners emails on TMS this morning, "what did you used to think about whilst slip fielding Graham", "Cookies wife, Alice", he replied. Really enjoyable hour of radio.

    Cheers BB
  14. wacko

    wacko pfm Member

    Wood drops Gayle: unforgivable.
  15. Swamp Thing

    Swamp Thing Green Member

    Good chance of some net run rate gains here. But two batsmen off the field.
  16. Andrew C!

    Andrew C! Been around a while....

    WI very one-dimensional.
  17. Andrew C!

    Andrew C! Been around a while....

  18. Swamp Thing

    Swamp Thing Green Member


    I hope WI perk up s bit before next weekend, I've got tickets for them vs NZ.
  19. Andrew C!

    Andrew C! Been around a while....

    They are doomed. They need a pukka spinner. Their bowling is one dimensional. Engq beat them with nine players :eek:
  20. Aethelist

    Aethelist pfm Member

    Reckon I must be the only person on the planet (who can lip read) but Gayle definitely called Root a Batty Boy during the end of match meet and greet.

    They aint all that nice sometimes ,the Windies.

    Glad they had it up em today

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