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Online PaulWinch again

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Re: The International Cricket Thread 2019
« Reply #615 on: June 09, 2019, 04:10:08 PM »
They’ve got to do something about these bails/stumps, it’s bloody ridiculous.

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Re: The International Cricket Thread 2019
« Reply #616 on: June 09, 2019, 06:49:15 PM »
They’ve got to do something about these bails/stumps, it’s bloody ridiculous.

The light mechanism and sensors must have made them heavier. It really needs to be addressed.

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Re: The International Cricket Thread 2019
« Reply #617 on: June 09, 2019, 07:06:46 PM »
Aussies lost that at the start of the innings.  Warner uncharacteristically slow and Finch's run out was costly.  Some Aussies saying it would have been better for them if the bail had come off.

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Re: The International Cricket Thread 2019
« Reply #618 on: June 10, 2019, 01:15:52 PM »
More quality time filling by TMS during the rain today. The fast bowling discussion between Tymal Mills and Sir Curtley was fascinating. I love to listen to their commentaries but they really do come into their own during enforced weather breaks.

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Re: The International Cricket Thread 2019
« Reply #619 on: June 11, 2019, 08:11:51 AM »
Mills has the potential to become a good commentator.

Another of the younger ones I like, is Rob Key

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Re: The International Cricket Thread 2019
« Reply #620 on: June 12, 2019, 04:06:50 PM »
I'm off to watch and support Sri Lanka on Saturday, at The Oval.
It will be nice to see Aussies take 3 beatings this week starting with India today, Pakistan on Wednesday and hopefully with your support on Saturday against Sri Lanka.

Hope so!

Going with a Sri Lankan mate sand some of his friends.  Got a Sri Lankan top to wear and everything.

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Re: The International Cricket Thread 2019
« Reply #621 on: June 13, 2019, 12:56:00 PM »
The rain is killing this World Cup at the moment.

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Re: The International Cricket Thread 2019
« Reply #622 on: June 13, 2019, 07:23:59 PM »
Brilliant catch by Fran Wilson

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Re: The International Cricket Thread 2019
« Reply #623 on: June 13, 2019, 09:18:40 PM »
The rain is killing this World Cup at the moment.

It is. I know its been a few days of persistant rain, but to not have back up days for the matches is a big mistake.

Not only for the teams, but also for the people who have paid for tickets.

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Re: The International Cricket Thread 2019
« Reply #624 on: June 14, 2019, 08:43:27 AM »
When's the Cricket World Cup restart?

It's getting really frustrating now.

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Re: The International Cricket Thread 2019
« Reply #625 on: June 14, 2019, 08:47:15 AM »
Weather forecast for Southampton looks OK

https://www.bbc.co.uk/weather/2637487

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Re: The International Cricket Thread 2019
« Reply #626 on: June 14, 2019, 09:25:01 AM »
The rain is killing this World Cup at the moment.

It is. I know its been a few days of persistant rain, but to not have back up days for the matches is a big mistake.


I think that reserve days would be a logistical nightmare.

It would be possible if the format was two groups then a reserve day could be scheduled but in a round robin tournament it would be very difficult.

There are reserve days for the semis and final but not for the group stage.

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Re: The International Cricket Thread 2019
« Reply #627 on: June 14, 2019, 09:32:15 AM »
The rain is killing this World Cup at the moment.

It is. I know its been a few days of persistant rain, but to not have back up days for the matches is a big mistake.


I think that reserve days would be a logistical nightmare.

It would be possible if the format was two groups then a reserve day could be scheduled but in a round robin tournament it would be very difficult.

There are reserve days for the semis and final but not for the group stage.

The organisers have already given reasons why there are no reserve days and it is all down to the logistics of staging the games re staffing etc.

The weather has blown a hole in the momentum of the tournament this week, we should get a full match today with England and I hope the big one at Old Trafford doesn't get interrupted on Sunday.

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Re: The International Cricket Thread 2019
« Reply #628 on: June 14, 2019, 10:06:30 AM »
Bowl first is an interesting choice.

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Re: The International Cricket Thread 2019
« Reply #629 on: June 14, 2019, 10:27:32 AM »
I don't ask much, but can we please have India vs Pakistan played to a finish on Sunday? Sick of this sodding weather.

And whoever chose to go with no reserve days should be sacked, hung, drawn and quartered. Then sacked again, just to be on the safe side.