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Re: Cricket fred

Postby Galfon » Sat Sep 21, 2019 9:43 pm

Phook me - it just keeps giving..! :shock:
Wuss get last ball win in the semi's of the T20 Blast final at Edgy, then lose to Essex on the last ball of the final - Harmer living up to his name with the killer blows at the end of the match.Sell out crowd, great late summer weather.Bravo doods.
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Re: Cricket fred

Postby Big D » Mon Sep 23, 2019 3:03 pm



No Anderson or Bairstow in test side. Roy understandably left out. Suspect he will go play the big bash.

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Re: Cricket fred

Postby Stom » Mon Sep 23, 2019 3:17 pm

Big D wrote:https://twitter.com/TheBarmyArmy/status/1176132430232772609

No Anderson or Bairstow in test side. Roy understandably left out. Suspect he will go play the big bash.


Interesting. Surprises there in the Lancashire pair and Crawley.

Could mean a spot in the XI for both Sibley and Pope, though. At least one of them, which is good.

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Re: Cricket fred

Postby Galfon » Mon Sep 23, 2019 9:45 pm

Some good calls - Buttler with the gloves
( Bairstow had a great opportunity there ), Pope, Sibley.
T20: Morgan back, both Currans and exciting young talent Banton & Brown in the mix.
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Re: Cricket fred

Postby Banquo » Tue Sep 24, 2019 9:58 am

Is this au revoir for Jimmy, or is he being saved for SA?

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Re: Cricket fred

Postby Mellsblue » Tue Sep 24, 2019 12:55 pm

Ed Smith has said he is not rested.

Bloody hell, ignore this. Read it as Jonny not Jimmy!!

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Re: Cricket fred

Postby Big D » Wed Sep 25, 2019 2:03 pm

Banquo wrote:Is this au revoir for Jimmy, or is he being saved for SA?


Not quite recovered from the calf injury. Which makes the 1st test inclusion all the more baffling.

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Re: Cricket fred

Postby Mellsblue » Thu Sep 26, 2019 8:20 pm

Trescothick plays his final first class match this weekend. What a career. Probably my favourite batsman and the last player (I think) from that Ashes series to retire. It might just be me but it’s one of those sporting retirements that marks the end of a special/iconic sporting team/occasion.

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Re: Cricket fred

Postby Big D » Fri Sep 27, 2019 9:44 am

Mellsblue wrote:Trescothick plays his final first class match this weekend. What a career. Probably my favourite batsman and the last player (I think) from that Ashes series to retire. It might just be me but it’s one of those sporting retirements that marks the end of a special/iconic sporting team/occasion.


Although injured, I think Ian Bell is still going?

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Re: Cricket fred

Postby Mellsblue » Fri Sep 27, 2019 10:08 am

Big D wrote:
Mellsblue wrote:Trescothick plays his final first class match this weekend. What a career. Probably my favourite batsman and the last player (I think) from that Ashes series to retire. It might just be me but it’s one of those sporting retirements that marks the end of a special/iconic sporting team/occasion.


Although injured, I think Ian Bell is still going?

Good point, well made.

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Re: Cricket fred

Postby Big D » Fri Sep 27, 2019 10:31 am

Mellsblue wrote:
Big D wrote:
Mellsblue wrote:Trescothick plays his final first class match this weekend. What a career. Probably my favourite batsman and the last player (I think) from that Ashes series to retire. It might just be me but it’s one of those sporting retirements that marks the end of a special/iconic sporting team/occasion.


Although injured, I think Ian Bell is still going?

Good point, well made.


His contribution to that series was easily forgotten. A couple of decent 50's IIRC but that was it.

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Re: Cricket fred

Postby Mellsblue » Fri Sep 27, 2019 10:37 am

Big D wrote:
Mellsblue wrote:
Big D wrote:
Although injured, I think Ian Bell is still going?

Good point, well made.


His contribution to that series was easily forgotten. A couple of decent 50's IIRC but that was it.

I’m also disinclined to to remember a man who was nicknamed the Sherminator amongst the Aussies. That brought shame upon our entire nation

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Re: Cricket fred

Postby Galfon » Sun Sep 29, 2019 7:26 pm

Mellsblue wrote:I’m also disinclined to to remember a man who was nicknamed the Sherminator amongst the Aussies. That brought shame upon our entire nation

Indeed, though his 'i've been called worse.. ' response to
the Sledgeroo was good form.
5 Ashes-win involvement is some record - though not normally in the headlines at the time.
Classy, correct player albeit frustrating at times in the 1-day versions for club & country, by not chancing his arm a bit when the run-rate was slipping. ( imho).
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Re: Cricket fred

Postby Banquo » Mon Sep 30, 2019 1:35 pm

Galfon wrote:
Mellsblue wrote:I’m also disinclined to to remember a man who was nicknamed the Sherminator amongst the Aussies. That brought shame upon our entire nation

Indeed, though his 'i've been called worse.. ' response to
the Sledgeroo was good form.
5 Ashes-win involvement is some record - though not normally in the headlines at the time.
Classy, correct player albeit frustrating at times in the 1-day versions for club & country, by not chancing his arm a bit when the run-rate was slipping. ( imho).

He'd walk into the current team at his best, and many other teams from other eras.

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Re: Cricket fred

Postby Big D » Tue Oct 01, 2019 11:11 am

Banquo wrote:
Galfon wrote:
Mellsblue wrote:I’m also disinclined to to remember a man who was nicknamed the Sherminator amongst the Aussies. That brought shame upon our entire nation

Indeed, though his 'i've been called worse.. ' response to
the Sledgeroo was good form.
5 Ashes-win involvement is some record - though not normally in the headlines at the time.
Classy, correct player albeit frustrating at times in the 1-day versions for club & country, by not chancing his arm a bit when the run-rate was slipping. ( imho).

He'd walk into the current team at his best, and many other teams from other eras.


He would possibly captain this side.

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Re: Cricket fred

Postby Galfon » Sun Nov 10, 2019 10:58 am

Champagne Super-over #2..!
https://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/cricket/50363945

Good leader is that Morgan & good experience for a few newbies out there.
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Re: Cricket fred

Postby Big D » Tue Nov 12, 2019 10:19 am

I know it is against a lower standard of opposition but good to see Sibley and Crawley hit tons in the warm up game.


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