The Cricket Thread - Show some elite honesty

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PostRe: The Cricket Thread - Watching on the back foot
by Drumstick » Sat Dec 02, 2017 8:08 am

Can't continue to drop these catches...

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PostRe: The Cricket Thread - Watching on the back foot
by Drumstick » Sat Dec 02, 2017 11:45 am

Not a terrible day but England need to break this partnership early tomorrow with the new ball.

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PostRe: The Cricket Thread - Watching on the back foot
by Hyperion » Sat Dec 02, 2017 11:46 am

It's all a bit arse. Need to get some runs of wickets

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PostRe: The Cricket Thread - Watching on the back foot
by Drumstick » Sat Dec 02, 2017 11:49 am

Hyperion wrote:It's all a bit arse. Need to get some runs of wickets

We had a great chance when we got Smith as Handscomb only had 9 at that point but it's got away from us.

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PostRe: The Cricket Thread - Watching on the back foot
by TigaSefi » Sun Dec 03, 2017 8:01 am

“You’re getting sacked in the morning!” Terrible terrible decision. If you are betting on this match. Put £20 on an Aussie win by an innings.

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PostRe: The Cricket Thread - Watching on the back foot
by Hyperion » Sun Dec 03, 2017 8:20 am

Calamitous. This is going to be a whitewash

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PostRe: The Cricket Thread - Watching on the back foot
by Drumstick » Sun Dec 03, 2017 8:31 am

The bowlers have been toothless for the most part of today. Need to attack the stumps more.

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PostRe: The Cricket Thread - Watching on the back foot
by Denster » Sun Dec 03, 2017 10:47 pm

If we lose this test - can't see any way back for us.

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PostRe: The Cricket Thread - Watching on the back foot
by Mini E » Mon Dec 04, 2017 4:10 am

#Believe - tons for Cook and Bairstow

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PostRe: The Cricket Thread - Watching on the back foot
by Drumstick » Mon Dec 04, 2017 5:14 am

That's the series gone then. Today was going to be pivotal and we've thrown it away.

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PostRe: The Cricket Thread - Watching on the back foot
by Mini E » Mon Dec 04, 2017 5:50 am

Sorry lads - I mis-spelled "Moeen" as "Cook" in my above post. #Believe

What a bloody awful morning. Root and Vince should be absolutely fuming at their shot choice. Bloody dig in, for goodness sake.

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PostRe: The Cricket Thread - Watching on the back foot
by Mini E » Mon Dec 04, 2017 6:06 am

I genuinely feel this massive push towards improving One Day cricket in England has completely screwed our test team. SO impatient. It's ridiculous. They literally cannot play out a session and grind it out. The shot before the one Moeen got out to was absolutely appalling. I'm always one of the final people to over-criticise but that was absolutely horrendous. The amount of build up to this series in terms of time and preparation and we're being forced to sit through this. It's a shit-show watching eleven of the most impatient men in the country try to massage their egos by smashing competent Australian bowlers through the covers instead of waiting for the bad ball.

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PostRe: The Cricket Thread - Watching on the back foot
by Rex Kramer » Mon Dec 04, 2017 7:30 am

Once they made their 1st innings score then we were never going to win this game, all we had to do was bat 4-5 sessions and play for the draw. Some absolutely ridiculous shot selection.

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PostRe: The Cricket Thread - Watching on the back foot
by TigaSefi » Mon Dec 04, 2017 8:05 am

Wakes up checks score *chortles*

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PostRe: The Cricket Thread - Watching on the back foot
by Mini E » Mon Dec 04, 2017 8:11 am

TigaSefi wrote:Wakes up checks score *chortles*


Just wait until you see the modes of dismissal.

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PostRe: The Cricket Thread - Watching on the back foot
by Saint of Killers » Mon Dec 04, 2017 8:22 am

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S: Neither was the last one. It was a robbery. M: Really? S: Yeah. She stole my heart. And my crown. (❍ᴥ❍ʋ)
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PostRe: The Cricket Thread - Watching on the back foot
by Hyperion » Mon Dec 04, 2017 8:49 am

Wow. No spine, no guts, no application. 3 strawberry floating caught and bowled, the rest bowled. Hand your testicles over at the end of the match, because you play like you've got no balls.

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PostRe: The Cricket Thread - Watching on the back foot
by Drumstick » Mon Dec 04, 2017 9:20 am

@ Mini E: Totally agree, I said as much after the India tour IIRC. Unable to grind out overs at a time and work the bowlers into the ground until they are ripe to be taken advantage of. Not even able to simply defend their wicket.

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PostRe: The Cricket Thread - Watching on the back foot
by Starbreaker » Mon Dec 04, 2017 9:54 am

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PostRe: The Cricket Thread - Watching on the back foot
by Skippy » Mon Dec 04, 2017 10:32 am

I started watching at the right time then


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