Cricket English Summer 2021 + Ashes

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Re: Cricket English Summer 2021

Post by psychoscoredthelot » Wed Dec 08, 2021 2:14 pm

wasnt worth staying up for was it ??

still ive backed the aussies to win 4-0
cummins/smith as man of the match 1st test
cummins top wicket taker of the series

so its not too bad on that front i suppose

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Re: Cricket English Summer 2021

Post by Bend it like Repka » Wed Dec 08, 2021 5:52 pm

wolf359 wrote:
Wed Dec 08, 2021 1:26 pm
Yeah, but when that answer is Jack Leech you have to wonder what the question is. (I'm putting the mockers on him and he'll channel Lock, Laker, Murli, Warne and Swann and get 15 wickets in the match...) Nurse.
The question was: How many times can you go down under with a pace attack of 4 right arm 85 mph seamers and get battered?

Given we had no Joffra, or Stone, I'm of the view we had to try something different. Yes Wood, but that is all your eggs in one basket.

Robinson did well in the summer, Woakes would open the bowling at home were in not for Sir Jimmy and Broad. They will take wickets.

Leach proved effecive in India and offers a completely different option.

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Re: Cricket English Summer 2021

Post by wolf359 » Wed Dec 08, 2021 6:09 pm

Bend it like Repka wrote:
Wed Dec 08, 2021 5:52 pm
The question was: How many times can you go down under with a pace attack of 4 right arm 85 mph seamers and get battered?

Given we had no Joffra, or Stone, I'm of the view we had to try something different. Yes Wood, but that is all your eggs in one basket.

Robinson did well in the summer, Woakes would open the bowling at home were in not for Sir Jimmy and Broad. They will take wickets.

Leach proved effecive in India and offers a completely different option.
You are quite correct and I hope my lack of faith in Jack is rubbed in my face. I’ll be up later hoping they all have blinders.

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Re: Cricket English Summer 2021

Post by Bend it like Repka » Wed Dec 08, 2021 6:11 pm

I just want Leach to get Smith, and celebrate right in his face. Maybe clean his glasses in front of him....

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Re: Cricket English Summer 2021

Post by Macca1973 » Wed Dec 08, 2021 8:03 pm

A couple of early wickets and you never know. Let’s be honest about a couple of things. Firstly, the Australia bowling attack are generational talents and could blast through any top order in the world. Secondly, the rest of this Australia side is either bang average or top players like Smith and Warner but not in great form. Get them 20/2 and all the doubts from their India series defeat will come flooding back.

Worse case scenario, limit the first innings deficit to 100 or under and we’re in the game.

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Re: Cricket English Summer 2021

Post by smuts » Wed Dec 08, 2021 9:31 pm

Time for Wood, Woakes and Robinson to step up. We have to at least get Warner and Smith out cheaply to make them think a bit...

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Re: Cricket English Summer 2021

Post by EvilC » Wed Dec 08, 2021 9:57 pm

Do we have to play again today? I can’t cope with much more.

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Re: Cricket English Summer 2021

Post by Bend it like Repka » Wed Dec 08, 2021 11:12 pm

EvilC wrote:
Wed Dec 08, 2021 9:57 pm
Do we have to play again today? I can’t cope with much more.
Just this match and 4 more to go.

Now bend over and breathe in. This won't hurt a bit......

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Re: Cricket English Summer 2021

Post by Bend it like Repka » Wed Dec 08, 2021 11:14 pm

Sunny blue skies in Brisbane. :rofl: :rofl:

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Re: Cricket English Summer 2021

Post by wolf359 » Wed Dec 08, 2021 11:39 pm

Beautiful first over from Robinson. Hopefully a sign of things to come.

Clear blue skies, making the choice to bat look rather silly right now. We will need to bowl out of our skins.

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Re: Cricket English Summer 2021

Post by Bend it like Repka » Wed Dec 08, 2021 11:49 pm

It's going to be one of those days where we keep beating the edge and not getting the nicks isn't it?

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Re: Cricket English Summer 2021

Post by wolf359 » Wed Dec 08, 2021 11:53 pm

That will do, Robinson has deserved that. Nice grab from Malan.

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Re: Cricket English Summer 2021 + Ashes

Post by Bend it like Repka » Thu Dec 09, 2021 12:00 am

Phew. Now Wood, we need something special mate

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Re: Cricket English Summer 2021 + Ashes

Post by SoulCircus » Thu Dec 09, 2021 12:00 am

Robinson is going to destroy the Aussies this series, mark my words.

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Re: Cricket English Summer 2021 + Ashes

Post by Polaroid » Thu Dec 09, 2021 12:01 am

Christ do these commentators ever take a breath.

Great start from Robinson.

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Re: Cricket English Summer 2021 + Ashes

Post by wolf359 » Thu Dec 09, 2021 12:08 am

Considering how little preparation our bowlers have had, this is an impressive start. We really need to bag at least one more in the next 2-3 overs. Got to have Smith out there with a hard ball and fresh bowlers.

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Re: Cricket English Summer 2021 + Ashes

Post by wolf359 » Thu Dec 09, 2021 12:15 am

Nice, just needs to be a tad straighter


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Re: Cricket English Summer 2021 + Ashes

Post by Bend it like Repka » Thu Dec 09, 2021 12:22 am

How many times is Warner going to slash and miss?

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Re: Cricket English Summer 2021 + Ashes

Post by wolf359 » Thu Dec 09, 2021 12:24 am

You have to wonder what Broad would have done on this pitch against these left handers... just feels wrong not playing him. Playing Woakes make out batting (on paper) stronger.. but where did that get us?

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Re: Cricket English Summer 2021 + Ashes

Post by wolf359 » Thu Dec 09, 2021 12:31 am

Aghh Stokes you muppet.

Come on. Warner more lives than a cat.

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