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Re: International Cricket

Post by BenDoolan » Sun Jan 04, 2015 11:28 pm

tonysoprano wrote:
BenDoolan wrote:That freak Kumar Sangakkara is at it again....

Just passed 12,000 test runs (in the quickest time - 224 innings), knocked up his 38th test century, and his 11th double century (one behind the world record held by Sir Donald Bradman). His average is a bees dick under 59. Amazing.

http://www.espncricinfo.com/new-zealand ... 49779.html
And it wasn't like it was a featherbed - team was 5-78 at one stage. He made 203 out of 350 odd.
One of the classiest batsmen I've ever seen, and a gentleman to boot.
Just awesome this bloke.

Would love a No.3 just half as good as he is in our side. Compare Watson's stats with Sanga and you get quite a giggle.
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Re: International Cricket

Post by Crazyman » Mon Jan 05, 2015 12:33 am

BenDoolan wrote:
tonysoprano wrote:
BenDoolan wrote:That freak Kumar Sangakkara is at it again....

Just passed 12,000 test runs (in the quickest time - 224 innings), knocked up his 38th test century, and his 11th double century (one behind the world record held by Sir Donald Bradman). His average is a bees dick under 59. Amazing.

http://www.espncricinfo.com/new-zealand ... 49779.html
And it wasn't like it was a featherbed - team was 5-78 at one stage. He made 203 out of 350 odd.
One of the classiest batsmen I've ever seen, and a gentleman to boot.
Just awesome this bloke.

Would love a No.3 just half as good as he is in our side. Compare Watson's stats with Sanga and you get quite a giggle.
Compare Watson's stats with just about anyone (bowling or batting) and you get quite a giggle…

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Re: International Cricket

Post by BenDoolan » Sun Jan 18, 2015 10:27 pm

A new ODI record has been set by South Africa. Highest ever total 2/439 off 50 overs with Amla scoring 153*, Russouw 128, and De Villiers 149.

De Villiers 149 off 44 balls with 9 fours and 16 sixes. His hundred came up in 31 deliveries. FMD.

No matter how piss weak the Windies bowling was, or how hard a concrete block the pitch was, that is one phenomenal effort :shock: :shock: :shock:

I look forward to a day when a team scores 500, and every scoring shot is a reverse of everything conventional. Won't be long folks...
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Re: International Cricket

Post by Sismis » Mon Jan 19, 2015 9:42 am

BenDoolan wrote:A new ODI record has been set by South Africa. Highest ever total 2/439 off 50 overs with Amla scoring 153*, Russouw 128, and De Villiers 149.

De Villiers 149 off 44 balls with 9 fours and 16 sixes. His hundred came up in 31 deliveries. FMD.

No matter how piss weak the Windies bowling was, or how hard a concrete block the pitch was, that is one phenomenal effort :shock: :shock: :shock:

I look forward to a day when a team scores 500, and every scoring shot is a reverse of everything conventional. Won't be long folks...
:shock: That is unbelieveable. 2 fer as well..... The guys in the shed would be pissed not to get a crack.

Where to for the Windies? I remember them being unbeatable in the Benson and Hedges days.

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Re: International Cricket

Post by BenDoolan » Mon Jan 19, 2015 9:46 am

Sismis wrote:
BenDoolan wrote:A new ODI record has been set by South Africa. Highest ever total 2/439 off 50 overs with Amla scoring 153*, Russouw 128, and De Villiers 149.

De Villiers 149 off 44 balls with 9 fours and 16 sixes. His hundred came up in 31 deliveries. FMD.

No matter how piss weak the Windies bowling was, or how hard a concrete block the pitch was, that is one phenomenal effort :shock: :shock: :shock:

I look forward to a day when a team scores 500, and every scoring shot is a reverse of everything conventional. Won't be long folks...
:shock: That is unbelieveable. 2 fer as well..... The guys in the shed would be pissed not to get a crack.

Where to for the Windies? I remember them being unbeatable in the Benson and Hedges days.
Windies are dead to cricket. It used to be their religion 70's & 80's. Then the school kids started shooting hoops and kicking soccer balls in the 90's.

The problem is, the West Indies isn't a nation. It's a group of island countries getting together to form a "national" team. There is a lot of bickering between Islands, and they aren't really united.

It's a shame.
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Re: International Cricket

Post by Gyoza » Mon Jan 19, 2015 10:50 am

Sismis wrote: :shock: That is unbelieveable. 2 fer as well..... The guys in the shed would be pissed not to get a crack.
My favourite part of that whole scorecard is the guy from WI who did get a crack and made 1 from 15 balls. You'd just about have to give it up.
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Re: International Cricket

Post by BenDoolan » Mon Oct 24, 2016 8:28 am

Who likes Bangers & Mash? I thought the English do. I wonder how it tastes for them at the moment?

http://m.espncricinfo.com/bangladesh-v- ... 29825.html

What an engrossing conclusion. Good luck to the Deshi's! [-o<
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Re: International Cricket

Post by BenDoolan » Mon Oct 31, 2016 5:35 am

Sausages and Mash 'Taters have done it!

http://m.espncricinfo.com/bangladesh-v- ... 29827.html
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Re: International Cricket

Post by BenDoolan » Sun Jan 27, 2019 8:44 am

What an extraordinary match...ending in a great result! Well done Windies 8)

Bowled out England for 77 in their 1st innings, then Jason Holder went berserk in the Windies 2nd dig with 202*. Roston Chase cleaned up England’s 2nd innings with 8/60.

http://www.espncricinfo.com/series/1891 ... wi-2018-19
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Re: International Cricket

Post by grassy1 » Sun Jan 27, 2019 8:07 pm

Love it when the Poms get Smashed!

That’s a Big punch in the nose to Fleet St.

Well done Windies!

=D> =D> =D> =D> =D>

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Re: International Cricket

Post by grassy1 » Sun Feb 03, 2019 6:43 am

West Indies Clinch the Wisden Series 2 - 0 with a 10 Wicket Hiding of a currently Hopeless English rabble.

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Re: International Cricket

Post by BenDoolan » Sun Feb 03, 2019 7:32 am

grassy1 wrote:
Sun Feb 03, 2019 6:43 am
West Indies Clinch the Wisden Series 2 - 0 with a 10 Wicket Hiding of a currently Hopeless English rabble.
=D>

But I think we’ll go there and make an embarrassment of ourselves in the Ashes...
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Re: International Cricket

Post by Crazyman » Sun Feb 03, 2019 8:29 am

BenDoolan wrote:
Sun Feb 03, 2019 7:32 am
grassy1 wrote:
Sun Feb 03, 2019 6:43 am
West Indies Clinch the Wisden Series 2 - 0 with a 10 Wicket Hiding of a currently Hopeless English rabble.
=D>

But I think we’ll go there and make an embarrassment of ourselves in the Ashes...
No we won’t, selectors pick players on form, domestic comps are set up just right to ensure it and by then the Marsh boys, Labuschagne and Ussie will be firing after scoring a combined 200 from thier last combined 10 matches 😂😢😛

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Re: International Cricket

Post by grassy1 » Sun Feb 03, 2019 10:40 am

BenDoolan wrote:
Sun Feb 03, 2019 7:32 am
grassy1 wrote:
Sun Feb 03, 2019 6:43 am
West Indies Clinch the Wisden Series 2 - 0 with a 10 Wicket Hiding of a currently Hopeless English rabble.
=D>

But I think we’ll go there and make an embarrassment of ourselves in the Ashes...
More than likely Yes,mate.But I sincerely hope not.

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