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Cricket 2021 - all things cricket for this year on pfm

Discussion in 'off topic' started by Andrew C!, Jan 24, 2021.

  1. Spraggons Den

    Spraggons Den pfm Member

    Any responsible employer would suspend the individual whilst they carry out a preliminary investigation for the following reasons:

    there is strong evidence in the public domain that racist and sexist comments have been made
    he has admitted responsibility
    the comments will almost certainly breach the ECBs code of conduct and means he is guilty of gross misconduct
    this maybe a criminal offence that becomes a Police matter

    The investigation will need to determine whether he has ever made any other similar comments or behaved in appropriately in the past such as being or having previously being a member of an organisation that promotes race hate. It will also need to establish that his current views on these matters do not contravene the ECBs code of conduct. The reputation of the ECB is at stake and any organisation will prioritise itself over the individual.

    So not over the top at all and the minster should have kept his snout out.
     
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  2. Woodface

    Woodface pfm Member

    The player gets picked for England, people will follow him on Twitter & some will trawl his posting history. Most likely the media will run the latter.

    His attitudes were equally wrong 7-8 years ago.
     
  3. deej92

    deej92 Well-Known Member

    Boris is in agreement with him.
     
  4. Jeremy Coney's voice on TMS makes me want to put the TV commentary on!

    Cheers BB
     
  5. gavreid

    gavreid pfm Member

    It's been so long I'd forgotten what 18 000 drunken Brummies sounded like ;)
     
  6. Mongeddavid

    Mongeddavid pfm Member

    Looks like were collapsing what a suprise
     
  7. Woodface

    Woodface pfm Member

    Looks like a very long tail.
     
  8. Eyebroughty

    Eyebroughty JohnC

    The T20 was on last night, more enjoyable that this shambles.........
     
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  9. Woodface

    Woodface pfm Member

    This is proper test cricket, what's not to like?
     
  10. hifinutt

    hifinutt hifinutt

    Nice to see the thousands going to the test today , traffic was bad !!
     
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  11. Weekender

    Weekender pfm Member

    Watching it via highlights it looked pretry shambolic to me. Too many getting out playing loose shots...often the same shots.
    As usual.
     
  12. Andrew C!

    Andrew C! Been around a while....

    They need to keep going until Saturday :D
     
  13. Weekender

    Weekender pfm Member

    Six out caught from seven wickets.
     
  14. Spraggons Den

    Spraggons Den pfm Member

    Looked like a 400 first innings pitch to me....l suppose we might scramble to 300 but definitely NZ in the hunt.
     
  15. Aethelist

    Aethelist pfm Member

    Quite enjoying watching the Vitality Blast T20 live stream on You Tube. Yorkshire V Birmingham. For Free.
     
  16. canonman

    canonman pfm Member

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  17. deej92

    deej92 Well-Known Member

    Great to see 18,000 people enjoying watching the cricket and getting on with their lives. I’m sure it will annoy the lockdown lovers who would see us back in lockdown indefinitely if they had their own way.
     
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  18. Woodface

    Woodface pfm Member

    It’s great to see but leave the politics for the other thread
     
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  19. deej92

    deej92 Well-Known Member

    At least we’ve got up to 300. Good knocks from Wood and Lawrence.

    Let’s see how NZ get on now.
     
    Last edited: Jun 11, 2021
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  20. Andrew C!

    Andrew C! Been around a while....

    I just need it to get to tomorrow!
     
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