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Offline manic-road

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Re: The International Cricket Thread
« Reply #4575 on: January 25, 2021, 09:42:36 AM »
England dong well at the moment, it's been a good day s far.

Offline manic-road

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Re: The International Cricket Thread
« Reply #4576 on: January 25, 2021, 09:45:30 AM »
Just as I say doing well Bairstow is out.....

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Re: The International Cricket Thread
« Reply #4577 on: January 25, 2021, 10:31:24 AM »
Wobbling...

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Re: The International Cricket Thread
« Reply #4578 on: January 25, 2021, 11:05:28 AM »
Fingers crossed for a red inker for Sibley (& thats from a Pear lol)....could be the making of him

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Re: The International Cricket Thread
« Reply #4579 on: January 25, 2021, 11:24:14 AM »
This is the sort of situation Buttler is in the team for, he's fantastic at finding ways to score under pressure.

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Re: The International Cricket Thread
« Reply #4580 on: January 25, 2021, 11:25:44 AM »
Sir Chef is very good on commentary.

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Re: The International Cricket Thread
« Reply #4581 on: January 25, 2021, 11:38:19 AM »
Well done Sibley.

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Re: The International Cricket Thread
« Reply #4582 on: January 25, 2021, 11:40:25 AM »
Great 50 for him. The most important thing about it is that it shows he's learning on this tour.

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Re: The International Cricket Thread
« Reply #4583 on: January 25, 2021, 11:42:16 AM »
Buttler has done brilliantly as well. Not sure Id want him missing 3 Tests of the India series.

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Re: The International Cricket Thread
« Reply #4584 on: January 25, 2021, 11:47:35 AM »
Some very relieved commentators and production staff, who now don't have to be at work by 4am tomorrow to watch England score three or so runs to win the game.

Offline manic-road

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Re: The International Cricket Thread
« Reply #4585 on: January 25, 2021, 11:50:06 AM »
Sibley and Buttler saw it home nicely, a good result.

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Re: The International Cricket Thread
« Reply #4586 on: January 25, 2021, 12:04:15 PM »
Good result. Nice to see the spinners do a bit of damage second innings. Can they do it in India?

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Re: The International Cricket Thread
« Reply #4587 on: January 25, 2021, 01:01:03 PM »
Excellent win and a good series win as well.  The negativity in the media astounds me sometimes though.  After spending the last few days telling everyone how hard it is going to be to win, now that they have the lines of Vaughan and Tufnel saying on the BBC that Sri Lanka are really poor and there is going to have to be massive improvement in India

Both might be the case, but is it really needed after the series has just been wrapped up.

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Re: The International Cricket Thread
« Reply #4588 on: January 25, 2021, 02:17:31 PM »
Two Tests against New Zealand added to the summer schedule

https://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/cricket/55796557

This means England will play four different countries at home

Plus there's still the possibility of a Test against Ireland

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Re: The International Cricket Thread
« Reply #4589 on: January 25, 2021, 03:52:49 PM »
Excellent win and a good series win as well.  The negativity in the media astounds me sometimes though.  After spending the last few days telling everyone how hard it is going to be to win, now that they have the lines of Vaughan and Tufnel saying on the BBC that Sri Lanka are really poor and there is going to have to be massive improvement in India

Both might be the case, but is it really needed after the series has just been wrapped up.

As they were saying in the sky commentary that's 5 away test in a row now, it's bene over a century since England last did that, I'm not sure there's any need for negativity around the team right now.

 


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