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 Post subject: Re: England Cricket team
 Post Posted: Fri Jan 25, 2019 4:04 pm 
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Best to find out how good batsman are before England enter into an Ashes series.


The WIindies bowled well. but not that well.

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 Post subject: Re: England Cricket team
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Not a wicket taken today by us, they were taking the piss big time. 628 to win, it will be all over by tea tomorrow. 200 at best.

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A wake up call.

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 Post subject: Re: England Cricket team
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2nd Test starts now in Antigua. Windies won the toss and have put England in on a pitch that Windies reckon has some moisture in it after some rain before hand. Denly making his debut as opener, Jennings dropped and Broad replaces Raschid. Let's see if we can stand up and be counted and not collapse meekly like last time out.

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 Post subject: Re: England Cricket team
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I thought with preparation England would improve.

Whats now obvious is many of these players are technically not good enough when opponents turn the screw.

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I think with some of them it is as much about mentality as technical ability. None seem to have the patience to play the sort of innings Bravo played for the Windies. They are encouraged to attack to play their way out of trouble but on a pitch like that you have to dig in.

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Test Cricket..

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 Post subject: Re: England Cricket team
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Less than 2 weeks after becoming world cup winners..todays test highlights, are not on terrestrial tv until after mid night??

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CANNOCK WOLF wrote:
Test Cricket..


It's the real deal, even if it was Ireland this week rather than the Aussies. Woakes and Broad were different class yesterday - I can see some low scoring matches coming up in the Ashes.

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 Post subject: Re: England Cricket team
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Less than 2 weeks after becoming world cup winners..todays test highlights, are not on terrestrial tv until after mid night??


Yes, it's a pity but it's the way things are now. At least the Aussies should generate a bit more interest.

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 Post subject: Re: England Cricket team
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Less than 2 weeks after becoming world cup winners..todays test highlights, are not on terrestrial tv until after mid night??


Yes, it's a pity but it's the way things are now. At least the Aussies should generate a bit more interest.


Highlights at 19:00

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 Post subject: Re: England Cricket team
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Who missed out in the attack?

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So we were in a commanding position. Root decided not to open with potentially our fastest bowler, instead he let's them settle in before bringing him on to a flat wicket with an older ball. He leaves the field on the boundary and peppers the Kiwi's with short balls on a dead track, which they just leave alone.... All day.

By being skip, his own game is suffering and let's face it, he's not very good at it.

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Yeah, poor captaincy

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 Post subject: Re: England Cricket team
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The fear is that these fixtures are more about money to be earned and fulfilling an obligation rather than national honour..

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Sad that Stokes will miss a warm up game due to SPOTY??

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Shocked and saddened..
The iconic Bob Willis Rest In Peace

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The iconic Bob Willis Rest In Peace



Another hero gone. Jeez I'm getting old.

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RIP Bob "Dylan" Willis.

Yes it does make some of us feel old.

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