Cricket

Discussion in 'General Football & Other Sport' started by wfc4ever, Jul 25, 2011.

  1. Bring Back Standing

    Bring Back Standing First Year Pro

    England's cricketers not exactly performing in the ODI match in Edinburgh.

    After being sent in, Scotland are currently 307/4 in the 44th over.
     
  2. wfc4ever

    wfc4ever First Team Captain

    Was going say Bairstow is on fire but just got out.

    Strong team as well I think..

    Give the Scots their day in the sun...maybe.
     
  3. Bring Back Standing

    Bring Back Standing First Year Pro

    Well I don't know if that has ever happened before - but Scotland win by 6 runs.
     
  4. I Blame Bassett

    I Blame Bassett Squad Player

    Good grief!
    I'm not sure that was in the script was it ?
     
  5. Keighley

    Keighley Reservist

  6. wfc4ever

    wfc4ever First Team Captain

    So that is the rugby and cricket Scotland have beat us in..

    Almost won in the football too !
     
  7. wfc4ever

    wfc4ever First Team Captain

    Record ODI score for England ?
     
  8. Aberystwyth_Hornet

    Aberystwyth_Hornet Squad Player

    Monster score in ODI, nearly scored 500
     
  9. Knight GT

    Knight GT Predictor extraordinaire 2013/14

    As somebody who followed the England cricket team to Australia a couple of times and watched us get spanked on both occasions, I loved that today!
     
  10. wfc4ever

    wfc4ever First Team Captain

    Must be good favourites for the World Cup next year ..

    Mind you is that a curse ?!
     
  11. Meh!

    Meh! Pre-Dictator

    So why don't we just play our one day game/players in test matches?

    Ok field placements may be different but this 1 day team seem to be able to bat well enough to cover that anyway.
     
  12. wfc4ever

    wfc4ever First Team Captain

    Giving the Aussies a chance to win - having bowled them out for 205.
     
  13. RookeryDad

    RookeryDad Squad Player

    Buttler!

    What a knock!

    Oozes intelligence.
     
  14. I Blame Bassett

    I Blame Bassett Squad Player

    Bumble on fire at the conclusion, as was Buttler!
     
  15. goldpapaya

    goldpapaya Academy Graduate

    class from bumble: he displayed the 2nd Division trophy won by Accrington and said to all the luton fans watching "this is what you could have won". pure class
     
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  16. RookeryDad

    RookeryDad Squad Player

    That surprised me.

    Does everyone abhor L*t*n?
     
  17. wfc4ever

    wfc4ever First Team Captain

    Don't think they are the most popular around - due to their ground and fans mainly.

    And last season having some rather arrogant players/manager.
     
  18. I Blame Bassett

    I Blame Bassett Squad Player

    Did he?!
    How excellent.
    I like him even more!
     
  19. The undeniable truth

    The undeniable truth Squad Player

  20. Keighley

    Keighley Reservist

    It's coming home!

    Oh, wait...
     
  21. wfc4ever

    wfc4ever First Team Captain

    Don't worry here come Stokes and Buttler.

    I notice Root was dropped from the T20 last week and gets a low score today...
     
  22. The undeniable truth

    The undeniable truth Squad Player

    Slowly though. Stokes 31 off 69 balls ? Does he think this is a test match ??
     
  23. The undeniable truth

    The undeniable truth Squad Player

    Yadav is just unplayable. Can't we just claim that he has a suspect action and get him banned ?
     
  24. wfc4ever

    wfc4ever First Team Captain

    For once we were the ones on the end of a hammering.
     
  25. wfc4ever

    wfc4ever First Team Captain

    Another match winning innings from Root and this time it was our spinners on top .
     
  26. wfc4ever

    wfc4ever First Team Captain

  27. RookeryDad

    RookeryDad Squad Player

    Cricket is the sport which is closest to my heart.

    My dream is that Gino sets up WFCCC, cynically trawling the Windies junior leagues for susceptible talent.

    I must say, however, that there is a major & potentially existential problem with test matches.

    We know the result before the game starts.

    As just one example, SL are at a bit of a low ebb after the retirement of their golden generation, yet they are beasting SA.

    Intriguing to see how India fare over here. I almost hope they do very well as there are few fixtures where the away team (or group) is competitive.
     
  28. Keighley

    Keighley Reservist

    Couldn’t this be addressed reasonably straightforwardly eg by changing the rules on the toss, as has been done in the County Championship?

    I’m a bit puzzled why this has happened anyway, it certainly wasn’t previously the case.

    You forget that we know the result of WFC away games before they take place as well.
     
  29. Keighley

    Keighley Reservist

  30. wfc4ever

    wfc4ever First Team Captain

    Real captains innings from Kohli keeping India in the game .

    Then we lose Cook from the last ball of the game .
     
  31. UEA_Hornet

    UEA_Hornet First Team Captain

    The usual good followed by dire by this current version of the England test side. So frustrating.
     
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  32. wfc4ever

    wfc4ever First Team Captain

    Yes - with the dropped catches and losing a wicket before the end.

    I read we haven't got past 400 all year in test matches!
     
  33. The undeniable truth

    The undeniable truth Squad Player

    Yes. Well on top but we manage to pull it out of the fire and get ourselves back to the comfort of underdogs in the 2 hrs before close of play.
     
  34. The undeniable truth

    The undeniable truth Squad Player

    ...and it gets worse....
     
  35. I Blame Bassett

    I Blame Bassett Squad Player

    If only one of our batsmen could stay out there as long as Andy Murray has in Washington!
     

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