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Re: The International Cricket Thread
« Reply #6060 on: December 09, 2021, 02:55:00 AM »
That Burns drop is infuriating - our fielding is symptomatic of the team, it simply isnít good enough on a consistent basis. Why hasnít it been dealt with.

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Re: The International Cricket Thread
« Reply #6061 on: December 09, 2021, 03:14:18 AM »
I donít know if itís captain, coach, structural issues, or a combination of all them but there are things about this England that simply arenít good enough. They have no durability as a batting side, they collapse on such a consistent basis. Their fielding is consistently some of the weakest in world cricket. We are right down there with the most dropped catches of any side. The standards are simply not good enough. We are the antithesis of NZ.

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Re: The International Cricket Thread
« Reply #6062 on: December 09, 2021, 03:17:55 AM »
And another fielding fuck up from Hameed this time.

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Re: The International Cricket Thread
« Reply #6063 on: December 09, 2021, 05:53:04 AM »
Couple of quick wickets and things look a bit better but that 1st innings clusterfuck means it's pretty much in vain now anyway.  This Aussie team has a reputation for collapses but when you let them overtake your 1st innings score at 1 down it's almost irrelevant.

And Rory Burns needs to be dropped off on a lonely road in the outback somewhere.

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Re: The International Cricket Thread
« Reply #6064 on: December 09, 2021, 06:27:26 AM »
I didn't understand the decision to play Leach over Broad yesterday, and today I still don't.

Aussies have enough in the bank already to potentially win by an innings.

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Re: The International Cricket Thread
« Reply #6065 on: December 09, 2021, 06:42:14 AM »
Its a hot, humid energy and morale sapping day. Poor fielding, dropped catches, wickets off no balls, injuries to bowlers you name it England have done it.  They've plugged away and created chances but the damage was done yesterday with plain dumb decisions and poor batting. Today has just been largely a continuation. I wouldn't mind but this Aussie team are far from being world beater themselves.

The game is done and dusted though now.  Going tomorrow and taken out insurance of finding a venue for a post day Curry afterwards to cheer us up. 

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Re: The International Cricket Thread
« Reply #6066 on: December 09, 2021, 06:59:45 AM »
Stokes being injured is a massive blow.

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Re: The International Cricket Thread
« Reply #6067 on: December 09, 2021, 07:36:36 AM »
These two days couldnít have gone much worse. Wrong decision at toss, probably wrong selection, pathetic batting effort, terrible fielding, injuries to key players, Test already loss, and probably going into a series tailspin.

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Re: The International Cricket Thread
« Reply #6068 on: December 09, 2021, 09:12:36 AM »

Aussies have enough in the bank already to potentially win by an innings.

I don't think there's any doubt about it at all. If we can last past tea tomorrow it will represent something of a triumph for this England team.

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Re: The International Cricket Thread
« Reply #6069 on: December 09, 2021, 09:35:04 AM »
Burns shouldnít be anywhere near the slip cordon. His ratio of drops to catches must be up there with the worst of any England side.

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Re: The International Cricket Thread
« Reply #6070 on: December 09, 2021, 10:10:00 AM »
Burns shouldnít be anywhere near the slip cordon. His ratio of drops to catches must be up there with the worst of any England side.

He's making me glad my name is spelt the other way.

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Re: The International Cricket Thread
« Reply #6071 on: December 09, 2021, 10:20:28 AM »
This is looking very ominous now.

The concerns many had going into it have been exposed after just two days.  The top order is very fragile and was blown away yesterday and although the seamers did well on the whole, Leach got absolutely hammered. 

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Re: The International Cricket Thread
« Reply #6072 on: December 09, 2021, 10:23:10 AM »
Burns shouldnít be anywhere near the slip cordon. His ratio of drops to catches must be up there with the worst of any England side.

He's making me glad my name is spelt the other way.

Boourns?

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Re: The International Cricket Thread
« Reply #6073 on: December 09, 2021, 10:39:31 AM »
Like this fella, but with the 's'

https://twitter.com/johnbyrne2

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Re: The International Cricket Thread
« Reply #6074 on: December 09, 2021, 10:48:16 AM »
Like this fella, but with the 's'

https://twitter.com/johnbyrne2

Think yourself lucky. My first name is spelt exactly the same as his.

 


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