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What no cricket thread ?

Discussion in 'off topic' started by peter bj, Jul 28, 2020.

  1. herb

    herb music live

    On SKY at 1330 today is the first one day match England vs Ireland. Should be interesting. Highlights on BBC2 at 2335.
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  2. canonman

    canonman pfm Member

    That was indeed memorable, Jim Maxwell is going to be jealous!
  3. Aethelist

    Aethelist pfm Member

    Well played David Willey! Gutted for him last year when he was dropped from the World Cup squad (Archer? meh. Mercenary Soldier)

    What a Great comeback.
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  4. Eyebroughty

    Eyebroughty JohnC

    Sam Billings played well, if he had got out, like the top order, England might have had a different result.
    Andrew C! likes this.
  5. herb

    herb music live

    One of the SKY commentators was a certain Kevin Pietersen, that was a real hoot. Good game.
  6. Woodface

    Woodface pfm Member

    Pietersen was terrible, cannot stand him.
  7. Barrymagrec

    Barrymagrec pfm Member

    Fortunately we don`t have SKY so no problem.
  8. wacko

    wacko pfm Member

    Tall, good-looking, very talented and mildly amusing. Was it inevitable he will seem arrogant to us normal mortals ?
  9. Woodface

    Woodface pfm Member

    I’ve never found him amusing, better players than him are less annoying & he offers no insight as a summariser.
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  10. wacko

    wacko pfm Member

    Yes he could be supremely annoying I'm sure.
  11. Barrymagrec

    Barrymagrec pfm Member

    He was so annoying to his former South African team mates that he had to come to England to get to play international cricket.
  12. Woodface

    Woodface pfm Member

    Michael Holding is such a great commentator, comes across very well but he is something of a polymath.
  13. peter bj

    peter bj pfm Member

    Good win by England with their B team , bowling pretty decent all round
  14. peter bj

    peter bj pfm Member

    Second ODI win , bit closer this time but Ireland not looking that great so far ,they usually do much better !
  15. Nic Robinson

    Nic Robinson Moderator

    Did I hear he was retiring?

    Anyway, great tests and the second ODI was a fantastic watch.
  16. Woodface

    Woodface pfm Member

    I think he might be
  17. Andrew C!

    Andrew C! Been around a while....

    On the topic of commentary, I’ve really enjoyed TMS, too. Especially Chef, when he was available, doing the test match commentary. Also Braithwaite - he was really good, too.
  18. Barrymagrec

    Barrymagrec pfm Member

    160 for 1 at the halfway? - looking interesting.
  19. Marchbanks

    Marchbanks Hat and Beard member

    If their respective autobiographies are to be believed, he is second only to Donovan as the most talented human being of all time.
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  20. Aethelist

    Aethelist pfm Member

    Were those the odds on Ireland winning after Englands innings?

    Not a bad little earner for someone.

    Something not right about the whole thing. Morgan sitting out the Irish innings. The bowlers chucking pies.

    Ireland got some points for the new super league.

    What a load of baloney.

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