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Author Topic: The International Cricket Thread 2019  (Read 113834 times)

Offline Risso

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Re: The International Cricket Thread 2019
« Reply #1170 on: July 11, 2019, 05:10:09 PM »
Piss poor effort from the shackle-rattlers this.

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Re: The International Cricket Thread 2019
« Reply #1171 on: July 11, 2019, 05:15:22 PM »
Get in.

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Re: The International Cricket Thread 2019
« Reply #1172 on: July 11, 2019, 05:19:38 PM »
So much for playing it safe, that was brilliant by England, Roy, Bairstow, Archer, Woakes and Rashid all superb.

Gotta be strong favourites for Sunday.

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Re: The International Cricket Thread 2019
« Reply #1173 on: July 11, 2019, 05:21:56 PM »
Not wishing to get ahead of ourselves, but are Irish people allowed to be knighted?

Offline Nev

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Re: The International Cricket Thread 2019
« Reply #1174 on: July 11, 2019, 05:25:23 PM »
Not wishing to get ahead of ourselves, but are Irish people allowed to be knighted?

Bob Geldof got one. What about West Indians and South Africans?

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Re: The International Cricket Thread 2019
« Reply #1175 on: July 11, 2019, 05:27:57 PM »
Sir Garfield Sobers, Sir Curtly Ambrose, Plus  others I cant remember.

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Re: The International Cricket Thread 2019
« Reply #1176 on: July 11, 2019, 05:30:40 PM »
Full list:
Sir Learie Constantine (Trinidad, later Lord Constantine)
Reverend Sir Wes Hall (Barbados)
Sir Conrad Hunte (Barbados)
Sir Viv Richards (Antigua)
Sir Richie Richardson (Antigua)
Sir Andy Roberts (Antigua)
Sir Garfield Sobers (Barbados)
Sir Clyde Walcott (Barbados)
Sir Everton Weekes (Barbados)
Sir Frank Worrell (Barbados)

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Re: The International Cricket Thread 2019
« Reply #1177 on: July 11, 2019, 05:33:04 PM »
Marvellous stuff, now back it up in the final.

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Re: The International Cricket Thread 2019
« Reply #1178 on: July 11, 2019, 05:39:26 PM »
It's coming home.

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Re: The International Cricket Thread 2019
« Reply #1179 on: July 11, 2019, 05:43:48 PM »
Sir Garfield Sobers, Sir Curtly Ambrose, Plus  others I cant remember.

Sir Learie Constantine.

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Re: The International Cricket Thread 2019
« Reply #1180 on: July 11, 2019, 05:54:32 PM »
Seems to vary from island to island. Usain Bolt doesn't have one, for instance.

Read about Geldof and apparently he's a KBE, not allowed to be a knight as not born in the Commonwealth. So when the press call him "Sir Bob", they're wrong.

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Re: The International Cricket Thread 2019
« Reply #1181 on: July 11, 2019, 05:55:16 PM »
Savage stuff, a real funeralling.

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Re: The International Cricket Thread 2019
« Reply #1182 on: July 11, 2019, 05:56:04 PM »
Not wishing to get ahead of ourselves, but are Irish people allowed to be knighted?

Bob Geldof got one. What about West Indians and South Africans?

Eire aren’t a member of the commonwealth so Geldof didn’t get a full knighthood just an honorary one. The individual islands that make up the West Indies are members of the commonwealth so the likes of Sir Viv etc got full knighthoods.

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Re: The International Cricket Thread 2019
« Reply #1183 on: July 11, 2019, 05:58:25 PM »
For anyone that doesn’t have Sky Sports then the final is available on Channel 4 and More 4, they’re sharing the coverage.

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Re: The International Cricket Thread 2019
« Reply #1184 on: July 11, 2019, 06:24:18 PM »
Not wishing to get ahead of ourselves, but are Irish people allowed to be knighted?

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