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Offline Villan For Life

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Re: The International Cricket Thread 2019
« Reply #1590 on: July 14, 2019, 07:51:35 PM »
Stokes man of the match for me

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Re: The International Cricket Thread 2019
« Reply #1591 on: July 14, 2019, 07:52:16 PM »
Oh my my my...Kiwis were so unlucky.
The overthrow 6 and the rule that level was a loss.
Feels not right somehow.


Not complaining obviously, but shouldn’t the team who’ve lost less wickets win if the scores are level?

The tournament rules say different

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Re: The International Cricket Thread 2019
« Reply #1592 on: July 14, 2019, 07:54:34 PM »
I think whoever finishes higher in the group should win if it's a tie. Which would have been England...

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Re: The International Cricket Thread 2019
« Reply #1593 on: July 14, 2019, 07:58:17 PM »
Whichever team’s name sounds closest to ‘England’ should win.

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Re: The International Cricket Thread 2019
« Reply #1594 on: July 14, 2019, 08:00:19 PM »
The Wikipedia page listing cricket world cup finals and how they were won has already been amusingly edited.
« Last Edit: July 14, 2019, 08:03:14 PM by Damo70 »

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Re: The International Cricket Thread 2019
« Reply #1595 on: July 14, 2019, 08:08:35 PM »
Stokes man of the match for me

He deserves a sword touch on each shoulder.

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Re: The International Cricket Thread 2019
« Reply #1596 on: July 14, 2019, 08:10:56 PM »
Kane Williamson is one classy guy, it’s always such a pleasure to play the Kiwis because they play the game hard but fair and always within the spirit of the game.

Imagine the reaction of the Aussies if that 6 had been given against them!

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Re: The International Cricket Thread 2019
« Reply #1597 on: July 14, 2019, 08:12:20 PM »
They can only be described as Irish Noses

Begrudgery at its finest. 

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Re: The International Cricket Thread 2019
« Reply #1598 on: July 14, 2019, 08:13:43 PM »
Kane Williamson is one classy guy, it’s always such a pleasure to play the Kiwis because they play the game hard but fair and always within the spirit of the game.

Imagine the reaction of the Aussies if that 6 had been given against them!

Indeed. It’s a weird winning rule.

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Re: The International Cricket Thread 2019
« Reply #1599 on: July 14, 2019, 08:15:32 PM »
They can only be described as Irish Noses

Begrudgery at its finest.

To be fair, if you're replying to a c**t like that it's probably hard to be magnanimous.

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Re: The International Cricket Thread 2019
« Reply #1600 on: July 14, 2019, 08:26:47 PM »
The Wikipedia page listing cricket world cup finals and how they were won has already been amusingly edited.

Amusingly?

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Re: The International Cricket Thread 2019
« Reply #1601 on: July 14, 2019, 08:37:57 PM »
Thought I'd seen most things in sport, but the last over and the super over was unbelievable,  sport at its best.

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Re: The International Cricket Thread 2019
« Reply #1602 on: July 14, 2019, 08:38:22 PM »
I hope Andrew Strauss takes over from Trevor Bayliss after the Ashes. 

What an amazing game, I doubt we will see another like it.

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Re: The International Cricket Thread 2019
« Reply #1603 on: July 14, 2019, 08:39:36 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.

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Re: The International Cricket Thread 2019
« Reply #1604 on: July 14, 2019, 08:40:01 PM »
I hope Andrew Strauss takes over from Trevor Bayliss after the Ashes. 

What an amazing game, I doubt we will see another like it.

Not for me.  Strauss is an administrator at heart.