The Cricket Thread - New Year New (Vir)Us

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PostRe: The Cricket Thread - New Year New (Vir)Us
by Balladeer » Sat Feb 06, 2021 9:32 am

I should've stayed in bed it seems.

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PostRe: The Cricket Thread - New Year New (Vir)Us
by Moggy » Sat Feb 06, 2021 9:32 am

I think that was my fault. I only just noticed the cricket was on Channel 4. 2 seconds after tuning in, Root is out. :lol:

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PostRe: The Cricket Thread - New Year New (Vir)Us
by Hypes » Sat Feb 06, 2021 9:41 am

Moggy :x

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PostRe: The Cricket Thread - New Year New (Vir)Us
by Jenuall » Sat Feb 06, 2021 9:54 am

FFS Moggy! :roll:

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PostRe: The Cricket Thread - New Year New (Vir)Us
by Moggy » Sat Feb 06, 2021 9:55 am

Blame Channel 4! I don't watch any cricket these days as it's always on Sky. If they didn't allow Channel 4 to have it, Root would be approaching 500 now.

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PostRe: The Cricket Thread - New Year New (Vir)Us
by Balladeer » Sat Feb 06, 2021 10:24 am

Foakes for England. :x

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PostRe: The Cricket Thread - New Year New (Vir)Us
by Drumstick » Sat Feb 06, 2021 11:25 am

Moggy wrote:Blame Channel 4! I don't watch any cricket these days as it's always on Sky. If they didn't allow Channel 4 to have it, Root would be approaching 500 now.

This tour is on C4 for the next month.

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PostRe: The Cricket Thread - New Year New (Vir)Us
by Balladeer » Sat Feb 06, 2021 11:28 am

Then England are screwed, apparently. :P

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PostRe: The Cricket Thread - New Year New (Vir)Us
by Rex Kramer » Sat Feb 06, 2021 12:55 pm

Just thinking, unless Bess is on the verge of a 50 then I would declare when the next wicket goes down.

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PostRe: The Cricket Thread - New Year New (Vir)Us
by Imrahil » Sat Feb 06, 2021 1:14 pm

I guess England's aim is to try and be in a position where they're the ones bowling on the 5th day to get a victory. Apparently Chennai can fall apart rapidly on day 5, based on what I've read on cricinfo and other places. Declaring any earlier than they absolutely have to is very risky in India, because they potentially can score at a higher rate on days 3 and 4, get a lead, and put England in a perilous position on day 5.

Which I think is roughly what happened in one test the last time England were in India.

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PostRe: The Cricket Thread - New Year New (Vir)Us
by Drumstick » Sat Feb 06, 2021 5:01 pm

Last time in Chennai India made 750+ with Karun Nair making an unbeaten triple century.

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PostRe: The Cricket Thread - New Year New (Vir)Us
by Drumstick » Sun Feb 07, 2021 6:08 am

Jofra has arrived.

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PostRe: The Cricket Thread - New Year New (Vir)Us
by Rex Kramer » Sun Feb 07, 2021 7:40 am

So has big Dom. Not sure you're going to get 2 better wickets than that to kick of a tour. :toot:

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PostRe: The Cricket Thread - New Year New (Vir)Us
by Drumstick » Sun Feb 07, 2021 12:55 pm

Another fantastic day. If we do enforce the follow on tomorrow I'd expect to see Stokes bowl more. India need another 122 runs to avoid that option being on the table though.

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PostRe: The Cricket Thread - New Year New (Vir)Us
by Rex Kramer » Sun Feb 07, 2021 1:00 pm

I think if we skittle them before lunch than we'll have a dart for 30 overs or so. Anything after lunch though (amd assuming it's an option) then I think we push the follow on. England need to take a risk tomorrow if they want to win but they might give India a sniff.

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PostRe: The Cricket Thread - New Year New (Vir)Us
by Balladeer » Sun Feb 07, 2021 1:37 pm

Okay yes England India blah blah blah... BLIMEY Kyle Mayers! Astonishing, amazing, Stokesian stuff!

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PostRe: The Cricket Thread - New Year New (Vir)Us
by Moggy » Sun Feb 07, 2021 4:12 pm

Drumstick wrote:Another fantastic day.


It'll come as no surprise that I didn't tune in this morning.

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PostRe: The Cricket Thread - New Year New (Vir)Us
by Drumstick » Sun Feb 07, 2021 4:23 pm

Moggy wrote:
Drumstick wrote:Another fantastic day.

It'll come as no surprise that I didn't tune in this morning.

Doing all England cricket fans the most solid of solids.

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PostRe: The Cricket Thread - New Year New (Vir)Us
by Balladeer » Mon Feb 08, 2021 8:17 am

Markram :fp:

Joe :wub:

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PostRe: The Cricket Thread - New Year New (Vir)Us
by Hypes » Mon Feb 08, 2021 8:26 am

What do we want to get 400 lead, bowl at them later today?

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