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Author Topic: The International Cricket Thread 2019  (Read 116327 times)

Offline Bren'd

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Re: The International Cricket Thread 2019
« Reply #1605 on: July 14, 2019, 08:48:37 PM »
Bollocks. Just like the Sheff Utd game for me that was when I left the ground with 10 mins remaining. This time I took the dog for a walk when Plunket fell thinking no chance. Oh me of little faith.

Offline Jon Crofts

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Re: The International Cricket Thread 2019
« Reply #1606 on: July 14, 2019, 08:53:46 PM »
I occasionally post on an Aussie cricket forum and for such a successful sporting nation they are incredibly bitter.  It's one thing being a sore loser when you've lost a final but being a sore loser when you weren't even in the final is taking it to the next level.

Id expect nothing less from a nation of poor winners and poor losers.

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Re: The International Cricket Thread 2019
« Reply #1607 on: July 14, 2019, 08:55:16 PM »
One of the most incredible days in sporting history. Mind blowing.


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Re: The International Cricket Thread 2019
« Reply #1608 on: July 14, 2019, 08:58:18 PM »
Apparently we are the only nation to win the football, rugby and cricket world cups.

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Re: The International Cricket Thread 2019
« Reply #1609 on: July 14, 2019, 08:58:19 PM »
I occasionally post on an Aussie cricket forum and for such a successful sporting nation they are incredibly bitter.  It's one thing being a sore loser when you've lost a final but being a sore loser when you weren't even in the final is taking it to the next level.

Id expect nothing less from a nation of poor winners and poor losers.

Indeed, they could have had their chance had we not absolutely obliterated them in the semi final.

I like the Kiwis a fine nation, full of character.

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Re: The International Cricket Thread 2019
« Reply #1610 on: July 14, 2019, 09:00:31 PM »
Apparently we are the only nation to win the football, rugby and cricket world cups.
No one else will ever equal that.

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Re: The International Cricket Thread 2019
« Reply #1611 on: July 14, 2019, 09:00:51 PM »
What an amazing match, just got more and more tense. The finish was extraordinary. The Kiwis are real good sportsmen totally respect them. What a fantastic final. Ben Stokes - wow!

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Re: The International Cricket Thread 2019
« Reply #1612 on: July 14, 2019, 09:02:58 PM »
Yep, I feel a lot of sympathy for the Kiwis.  To lose that way must be heartbreaking.  They had their chances though.

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Re: The International Cricket Thread 2019
« Reply #1613 on: July 14, 2019, 09:25:20 PM »
Stokes has had an incredible tournament with bat. Always getting runs when under pressure.

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Re: The International Cricket Thread 2019
« Reply #1614 on: July 14, 2019, 09:26:30 PM »
Sport at its best.

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Re: The International Cricket Thread 2019
« Reply #1615 on: July 14, 2019, 09:31:25 PM »
Cricket is a superb sport.

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Re: The International Cricket Thread 2019
« Reply #1616 on: July 14, 2019, 09:33:57 PM »
Didn't see the game on television, listened to R5 in my car. Unbelievable.

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Re: The International Cricket Thread 2019
« Reply #1617 on: July 14, 2019, 09:35:13 PM »
The most ridiculous amazing thing Ive ever seen.

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Re: The International Cricket Thread 2019
« Reply #1618 on: July 14, 2019, 09:37:19 PM »
When you consider the progress that we have made since we were knocked out of the 2015 tournament then todays victory is a massive coup for Andrew Strauss as he was the architect of it all. Such a pity that personal tragedy means that hes no longer in the top job, however this win should be dedicated to him. People have been talking of an honorary knighthood for Morgan, for me Strauss is equally as deserving of such an award.

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Re: The International Cricket Thread 2019
« Reply #1619 on: July 14, 2019, 09:46:17 PM »
Yep, I feel a lot of sympathy for the Kiwis.  To lose that way must be heartbreaking.  They had their chances though.

I still think the overthrow incident probably cost them the game.  Was such a freak occurrence and turned a two into a six.