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    *Official* First Test at The Gabba

    England to win by an innings.
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    Too soon, need to see who turns up first.
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    I think Patto's gonna take 15 wickets this game.
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    I heard he won't be fit until the MCG

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    if we lose at the gabba i'll burn the place down. well i probably will anyway, **** of a joint
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    It's about time you ****s lost there.

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    Draw, IMHO.

    It's how they roll in Brisbane.

    Taylor in at #6 & Tremlett in as the third seamer is the way England will go.

    Personally I'd like to see Compo or Robson to open and Root back down the order, but don't think it'll happen.
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    Quote Originally Posted by GingerFurball View Post
    It's about time you ****s lost there.
    Haha, when was the last time we lost here?

    Serious question btw.

    EDIT: Missed your new post. Longest streak at one ground ever?
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    Quote Originally Posted by morgieb View Post
    Haha, when was the last time we lost here?

    Serious question btw.

    EDIT: Missed your new post. Longest streak at one ground ever?
    The West Indies went 60 years unbeaten at Bridgetown.
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    If Australia lose at the Gabba all hope for the return series is lost
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    Quote Originally Posted by Howe_zat View Post
    The West Indies went 60 years unbeaten at Bridgetown.
    Wow. Holy ****.

    Anyway, momentum is key here. I reckon England scraping away with a draw in the first Test in the 2009 Ashes and coming back hard in the 2010/11 Ashes first Test helped them majorly in the series. In plenty of our big wins winning the first test heavily set the tone for the series.

    Then again this didn't happen in 1997 and 2005....

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    Quote Originally Posted by morgieb View Post
    Haha, when was the last time we lost here?

    Serious question btw.

    EDIT: Missed your new post. Longest streak at one ground ever?
    Nah, you had 70 odd years at Lords FFS........this team put an end to that and we can do the same at the Gabba. Except we always start series really badly.
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