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PostRe: The Cricket Thread - Watching on the back foot
by Jenu-All I Want For Christmas » Mon Dec 04, 2017 10:50 am

I'm getting emotional whiplash watching this current England side!

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PostRe: The Cricket Thread - Watching on the back foot
by Lee Carvallo's Putting Challenge » Mon Dec 04, 2017 11:01 am

:x :cry: FU England! You aren't setting me up for another disappointment! Nope.

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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 Harry Ellis » Mon Dec 04, 2017 11:05 am

What an absolutely infuriating team we are. Where was this in the first innings?

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PostRe: The Cricket Thread - Watching on the back foot
by captain red dog » Mon Dec 04, 2017 11:12 am

There's a glimmer of hope, but I fully expect to wake up tomorrow to Australia being 190-4.

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PostRe: The Cricket Thread - Watching on the back foot
by Parksey » Tue Dec 05, 2017 6:12 am

Just checked the BBC text feed after finishing classes.

Urgh, it's the hope that kills you. 354 is just on the edge of purely speculative territory.

EDIT - It would be the 10th highest successful run chase in test history and England's highest, so possibly debatable as to how speculative it is.

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PostRe: The Cricket Thread - Watching on the back foot
by Chestnut Snowleaves » Tue Dec 05, 2017 6:18 am

Records are there to be broken.

#BELIEVE

jawafour wrote:You definitely have the biggest one, mhtl - it's strawberry-floatin' massive!
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PostRe: The Cricket Thread - Watching on the back foot
by Rex Kramer » Tue Dec 05, 2017 6:24 am

#snowballschanceinhell

I'd be amazed if we can bat all day, let alone chase that down.

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PostRe: The Cricket Thread - Watching on the back foot
by Harry Ellis » Tue Dec 05, 2017 6:24 am

Good grief. Nobody say anything.

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PostRe: The Cricket Thread - Watching on the back foot
by Parksey » Tue Dec 05, 2017 6:32 am

Lovely weather we're having lately.

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PostRe: The Cricket Thread - Watching on the back foot
by Chestnut Snowleaves » Tue Dec 05, 2017 7:17 am

Parksey! :x

jawafour wrote:You definitely have the biggest one, mhtl - it's strawberry-floatin' massive!
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PostRe: The Cricket Thread - Watching on the back foot
by Skippy » Tue Dec 05, 2017 7:47 am

Cook fails AGAIN

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PostRe: The Cricket Thread
by Rex Kramer » Tue Dec 05, 2017 9:03 am

Rex Kramer wrote:I reckon Vince will average less than 25.

I'm wondering if I was a little optimistic.

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PostRe: The Cricket Thread - Watching on the back foot
by Skippy » Tue Dec 05, 2017 10:27 am

The England fans making the review signal :lol:

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PostRe: The Cricket Thread - Watching on the back foot
by Rex Kramer » Tue Dec 05, 2017 11:02 am

Damn, that was ballsey. Well played England.

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PostRe: The Cricket Thread - Watching on the back foot
by Harry Ellis » Tue Dec 05, 2017 11:04 am

Christ almighty that was strawberry floating tense.

Skippy wrote:The England fans making the review signal :lol:

:lol:

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PostRe: The Cricket Thread - Watching on the back foot
by Chestnut Snowleaves » Tue Dec 05, 2017 11:06 am

Can't fault the effort today at all. Well played guys. :-)

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PostRe: The Cricket Thread - It’s the hope that gets you...
by Mini E » Tue Dec 05, 2017 11:31 am

I really, really want them to win this. Definitely still advantage Aus but a helluva comeback so far.

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PostRe: The Cricket Thread - It’s the hope that gets you...
by Bethlehemster » Tue Dec 05, 2017 11:57 am

Jesus what a turn around.

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PostRe: The Cricket Thread - It’s the hope that gets you...
by Harry Ellis » Tue Dec 05, 2017 12:40 pm

Anderson's maiden 5-fer in Australia.


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PostRe: The Cricket Thread - It’s the hope that gets you...
by Harry Ellis » Tue Dec 05, 2017 10:30 pm

Alarm is set for 3:30 - my body is ready.

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