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03 Jan 2016 03:26

WI 3 for 115, rain delaying play. Kragg Brathwaite looking solid on 66.

Marlon Samuels has to go, he's been nothing but dead weight. WI board needs to suck it up and call up either Gayle, Darren Bravo, or Darren Sammy. Aus quicks are coming through in droves, Pattinson, Hazlewood, Marsh all bowling very, very well at times with Marsh getting 145 kmh + in spells.

Saw another KP classic last night. Blackcat, you'll really like this one! Chris Gayle was on strike, as the commentator was talking to KP at mid off. They were bantering when KP said:

"I'd really like for this guy on strike to pop one up early, because when he gets going, nothing can stop him."

That very ball, Gayle, top edge, straight to Peitersen at mid off :eek:

Edit: Here it is :D

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=01e9M_1ZkBg
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03 Jan 2016 07:31

42x16ss wrote:WI 3 for 115, rain delaying play. Kragg Brathwaite looking solid on 66.

Marlon Samuels has to go, he's been nothing but dead weight. WI board needs to suck it up and call up either Gayle, Darren Bravo, or Darren Sammy. Aus quicks are coming through in droves, Pattinson, Hazlewood, Marsh all bowling very, very well at times with Marsh getting 145 kmh + in spells.

Saw another KP classic last night. Blackcat, you'll really like this one! Chris Gayle was on strike, as the commentator was talking to KP at mid off. They were bantering when KP said:

"I'd really like for this guy on strike to pop one up early, because when he gets going, nothing can stop him."

That very ball, Gayle, top edge, straight to Peitersen at mid off :eek:

Edit: Here it is :D

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=01e9M_1ZkBg


KP genius

but he only had one offdrive/straightdrive fgor a boundary, him and gayle failed, but what a beautiful straight drive by KPgenius24


they may get more than 80k on the rematch, as long as there is good weather, and the security do a proactive job planning the crowd frisk...
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03 Jan 2016 12:31

A sensational day so far for England, take a bow Ben Stokes, quickest 250 in test match cricket. 399 partnership with Bairstow at nearly 7 an over.
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04 Jan 2016 13:36

Amla back in form, England will rue the couple of dropped catches in this innings.
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18 Mar 2016 17:47

What a chase down from England, Joe Root absolutely suberb

Also well done the Black Caps
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27 Mar 2016 17:50

Now we have the T20 semi final line up

NZ v ENG
WI v INDIA

Great finish from Kohli today,

Looking forward to the semis , can India stop Gayle

England v Sri Lanka saw some great final overs from Jordan and Stokes under pressure to see England through
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27 Mar 2016 21:20

Amazing that had Bangladesh not completely blew it against India the hosts would have been out, still cant believe Bangladesh only needed 2 off the final 3 balls and choked, instead of tapping a couple of singles went for the hero shots and lost 3 wickets.

Should be 2 very good games but you'd have to say India are slight favourites at this point.
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27 Mar 2016 21:47

del1962 wrote:Now we have the T20 semi final line up

NZ v ENG
WI v INDIA

Great finish from Kohli today,

Looking forward to the semis , can India stop Gayle

England v Sri Lanka saw some great final overs from Jordan and Stokes under pressure to see England through


Would like to see the Windies take it out but can't get too interested in this form of cricket. Each to their own I guess !
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29 Mar 2016 12:17

movingtarget wrote:
del1962 wrote:Now we have the T20 semi final line up

NZ v ENG
WI v INDIA

Great finish from Kohli today,

Looking forward to the semis , can India stop Gayle

England v Sri Lanka saw some great final overs from Jordan and Stokes under pressure to see England through


I used to not like T20, but I have come round to it, lots of inovation, though on some pitches against some batsmen you have to feel for the bowlers

Would like to see the Windies take it out but can't get too interested in this form of cricket. Each to their own I guess !
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29 Mar 2016 18:55

I agree, I was sceptical at first but T20 has grown on me. Test cricket will always be the pinnacle for me but I love to go and watch some T20 cricket on a warm summers evening, It's a great night out.
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30 Mar 2016 22:12

Good victory for England against NZ, Roy impressed, was disappointing he didn't get century though
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04 Apr 2016 10:59

Did anyone else catch that last over from Stokes to Brathwaite? :D :eek:
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05 Apr 2016 22:42

42x16ss wrote:Did anyone else catch that last over from Stokes to Brathwaite? :D :eek:


Incredible stuff, fair play to the WIndies, the best team of the tournament won.

Very proud of England's performance overall. Having been at an all time low 12 months ago after our shocking world cup performance its been some year. Winning the Ashes and really turning our one-day team around. We now have a core group of superb players who can carry England for a long time to come.
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06 Apr 2016 10:37

Pricey_sky wrote:
42x16ss wrote:Did anyone else catch that last over from Stokes to Brathwaite? :D :eek:


Incredible stuff, fair play to the WIndies, the best team of the tournament won.

Very proud of England's performance overall. Having been at an all time low 12 months ago after our shocking world cup performance its been some year. Winning the Ashes and really turning our one-day team around. We now have a core group of superb players who can carry England for a long time to come.


Windies did well to do the double but they are still a long way off in ODIs and Tests. Hopefully the success filters down to the youth level players and helps motivate them.
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11 Jun 2017 20:34

Champions trophy is starting to hot up, England and India looking good, Stoke in particular after earning MVP in IPL.
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