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    Trott weathering the storm. Will go on to make a hundred.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Top_Cat View Post
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    I'm not sure why voges looks so dangerous and he gets a wicket!!!!!!!


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    that was a bit like Root, didn't expect a wicket to fall but there you go
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    Bit behind but Johnson's spell was pretty damn good. England looked genuinely troubled against the pace and movement. It is a shame we haven't got to see Cummins in the series. I'd have been interested to see how well England would have handled him.
    The speed at which a fielding team gets through the innings is overrated.

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    Fair play to Johnson and all, looking like a proper bowler, but it all feels a bit "meh", doesn't it? Obviously can't legislate for the weather, but there's a real "after the Lord Mayor's show" atmos, IMHO. This is the trouble with putting the limited overs stuff after the tests.

    Not ideal we're looking so ropey, but Australia beating us in this series would be a bit like us getting revenge on Germany knocking us out of the world cup by beating them in Shove Ha'penny in the bar afterwards.
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    Quote Originally Posted by BoyBrumby View Post
    but it all feels a bit "meh", doesn't it?
    tests>ODIs

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    Quote Originally Posted by BoyBrumby View Post
    Fair play to Johnson and all, looking like a proper bowler, but it all feels a bit "meh", doesn't it? Obviously can't legislate for the weather, but there's a real "after the Lord Mayor's show" atmos, IMHO. This is the trouble with putting the limited overs stuff after the tests.

    Not ideal we're looking so ropey, but Australia beating us in this series would be a bit like us getting revenge on Germany knocking us out of the world cup by beating them in Shove Ha'penny in the bar afterwards.
    Which is why 5 match ODI series suck.

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    Quote Originally Posted by GingerFurball View Post
    Which is why 5 match ODI series suck.
    It was better back when the ODIs were first, though Tests in September was a brave concept

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    I miss the old three handed ODI series we used to have.

    Bit hamstrung this yeat 'cos of the CT, I suppose.

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    Five match series damaged badly by rain, and people are still saying it's too much.

    Maybe ODI cricket just isn't your thing?
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    This English top three are cornflakes. They're not the most exciting thing out but they're pretty effective. Then the middle order are the sugar. Would be too much on their own but added to the cornflakes they add some much needed interest

    When KP returns he will be the banana..

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    It's hard to give a **** about the result when players are being rested.

    And when players are being rested, maybe it's a sign that you play too much cricket and can maybe do without unneccessary series?

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    Cricket gods dont like us, of course it was fine yesterday and its going to be fine tommoz...typical.

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