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   Old Thread  #240 23 Aug 2015 at 12.31pm Login so you can post / reply  Register so you can join in!
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I really must stop predicting a result. A draw...as if!

IMO 20/20 cricket sounded the death knell for proper cricket. I hate it with a passion.
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   Old Thread  #239 21 Aug 2015 at 10.17pm Login so you can post / reply  Register so you can join in!
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I think this series is marking the end of test cricket as we know it, and I for one are very sad.
A test is a test of all parts of a sportspersons mental and physical abilities, this seem to have been lost now, when one team gets the upperhand , that's it, game over , no steel and backbone anymore. they might aswell go ahead with the idea 90 overs each per innings and be done with it
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   Old Thread  #238 20 Aug 2015 at 2.40pm Login so you can post / reply  Register so you can join in!
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Has the look of a draw, doesn't it. I think Cooke/England was seduced by another green tinged wicket, but the Oval definitely is not Trent Bridge! Was feeling sorry for Jimmy A. but perhaps he is glad he is still unfit.
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   Old Thread  #237 20 Aug 2015 at 1.46pm Login so you can post / reply  Register so you can join in!
After that morning I half expect to see them bat most of tomorrow then see if England collapse or stick it out for draw saturday

Ralph, the ballot opens today to get tickets for next year's oval test (final match vs pak) I usually get lucky with tickets this way, I probably won't bother for that one tho
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   Old Thread  #236 14 Aug 2015 at 8.36pm Login so you can post / reply  Register so you can join in!
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They burned their bra's
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   Old Thread  #235 14 Aug 2015 at 11.12am Login so you can post / reply  Register so you can join in!
Slightly o/t but why are the womens test matches called the ashes? There is reason the ashes have that name. When did this happen in women's cricket??
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   Old Thread  #234 11 Aug 2015 at 11.21am Login so you can post / reply  Register so you can join in!
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We need an opener and a spinner for a start...and a number 3 batsman, perhaps?
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   Old Thread  #233 8 Aug 2015 at 6.07pm Login so you can post / reply  Register so you can join in!
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A tweak
We need an opener and a spinner for a start
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   Old Thread  #232 8 Aug 2015 at 5.05pm Login so you can post / reply  Register so you can join in!
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Number 1 spot
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   Old Thread  #231 8 Aug 2015 at 5.04pm Login so you can post / reply  Register so you can join in!
Very happy for the boys. They deserved it after the sh t they been thru. Almost a proper force now, just a little tweak here and there and we can get that no spot back
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   Old Thread  #230 8 Aug 2015 at 4.47pm Login so you can post / reply  Register so you can join in!
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Cor , not half .
Like gold dust now , wish I had one.
My mate reckons he can sort a couple for us but I ain't holding me breath, fingers crossed tho
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   Old Thread  #229 8 Aug 2015 at 4.44pm Login so you can post / reply  Register so you can join in!
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I had spare for day 3, could've made a tidy profit till my father in law got wind
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   Old Thread  #228 8 Aug 2015 at 1.44pm Login so you can post / reply  Register so you can join in!
Well done to England.
Great seeing the Ashes back!!!
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   Old Thread  #227 8 Aug 2015 at 1.03pm Login so you can post / reply  Register so you can join in!
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get in there

Well done lads , couldn't be happier ,"............ Well I could be if we beat manure

Gonna be party time at the oval, anyone got any tickets ?
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   Old Thread  #226 8 Aug 2015 at 11.41am Login so you can post / reply  Register so you can join in!
You can shout now!

England have regained the Ashes! 18 months after being whitewashed down under, England have won back the urn and extracted revenge. Let the celebrations begin!
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