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Re: The International Cricket Thread 2019
« Reply #1155 on: July 11, 2019, 03:05:56 PM »
Itís not the usual mix of England fans at Edgbaston today. Majority is Brit Indians who have simply swapped their tops and bought a St Georgeís flag. Letís hope it stays that way😉

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Re: The International Cricket Thread 2019
« Reply #1156 on: July 11, 2019, 03:06:32 PM »
That flick for 6 by Roy to fine leg was sublime.

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Re: The International Cricket Thread 2019
« Reply #1157 on: July 11, 2019, 03:07:59 PM »
Itís not the usual mix of England fans at Edgbaston today. Majority is Brit Indians who have simply swapped their tops and bought a St Georgeís flag. Letís hope it stays that way😉

They seem to have all brought football scarves outside the ground. As they are backing England it shows how unpopular the Aussies actually are!

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Re: The International Cricket Thread 2019
« Reply #1158 on: July 11, 2019, 03:48:17 PM »
They're just playing Hi Ho Silver.  Nice.

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Re: The International Cricket Thread 2019
« Reply #1159 on: July 11, 2019, 03:50:07 PM »
Ticking along nicely at 6 an over.  Not sure how long Bairstow will last as having got a twinge he's clearly just going to batter everything he can for a boundary.

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Re: The International Cricket Thread 2019
« Reply #1160 on: July 11, 2019, 03:59:20 PM »
Just the 21 off the over so far!

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Re: The International Cricket Thread 2019
« Reply #1161 on: July 11, 2019, 03:59:56 PM »
Bringing Smith on deserved that.

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Re: The International Cricket Thread 2019
« Reply #1162 on: July 11, 2019, 04:02:26 PM »
This is fucking marvellous

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Re: The International Cricket Thread 2019
« Reply #1163 on: July 11, 2019, 04:03:48 PM »
This is unbelievable!

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Re: The International Cricket Thread 2019
« Reply #1164 on: July 11, 2019, 04:06:49 PM »
Wasted review there but hopefully it wonít affect us too much.

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Re: The International Cricket Thread 2019
« Reply #1165 on: July 11, 2019, 04:11:00 PM »
60 runs off the last 25 balls

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Re: The International Cricket Thread 2019
« Reply #1166 on: July 11, 2019, 04:11:12 PM »
Uh oh. I wish I hadn't followed England so much from the 80s onwards, because I always get the feeling that 1 out can quickly become all out, especially against the damn Aussies. Need Arundhati to carry his bat.

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Re: The International Cricket Thread 2019
« Reply #1167 on: July 11, 2019, 04:12:04 PM »
Starc takes loads of wickets, no issue with that, but he doesn't have throw down some shit as well. 2 of those boundaries for Root were really poor bowling to a new man.

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Re: The International Cricket Thread 2019
« Reply #1168 on: July 11, 2019, 04:18:23 PM »
Wasted review there but hopefully it wonít affect us too much.

And Roy could have done with it there!

Didnít like his dissent though and a fine will surely be issued. It was a shocking decision from Dharmasena but he should have walked.
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Re: The International Cricket Thread 2019
« Reply #1169 on: July 11, 2019, 04:36:20 PM »
The Aussies have a long stop for Morgan whilst facing Starc. I donít think Iíve ever seen that in international cricket before.