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    Think we've a new contest for Day 4 then, well played Howe_Zat.
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    Darn. Was tempted to go No on Cook as well. Bloody pessimism...

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    Hmmm, I thought England for 551 last time. So the answer is No to question 4 (assuming no more play by COB day 3)


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    It would be bloody hilarious if they closed on exactly 551.

    EDIT: And they do.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Spark View Post
    It would be bloody hilarious if they closed on exactly 551.

    EDIT: And they do.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Howe_zat View Post
    For. ****'s. Sake.
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    Question 3: Will Cook have completed back-to-back double tons by COP on day 3?

    Not even 150; what a hack. So "no"

    Fallers:

    Spark Yes
    candy -
    Pothas -
    Vimes -


    Standing:

    Howe_zat No
    stephen No
    Pickup No


    Question 4: Will England have exceeded their 1st innings total from the 2006 Adelaide test (551) by COP on day 3?

    Cricketing gods not without a sense of humour it seems. Exactly 551, so "no".

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    Howe_zat Yes


    Standing:

    stephen No
    Pickup No


    For our remaining duo:

    Question 5: Will the next wicket fall to a right-arm seam-up bowler?

    Question 6: Will Ian Bell complete his ton?


    As question 6 could conceivably be answered before question 5 the first one to be resolved in real time will decide our winner.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Spark View Post
    It would be bloody hilarious if they closed on exactly 551.

    EDIT: And they do.
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    So who wins that one?

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    Pickup didn't vote and I got the first question wrong. Hmmm.

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    Tie break question needed.

    To the nearest 10, how many runs could Geoffrey Boycott's mum score on this pitch?
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