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Thread: Archived [19/01/09] Battrick

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    Erk. Sacrificial wicket Alshaun goes as planned to appease the BT gods, but Bromby fails to make it out of the first ten overs as well, making a stilted 8 from 18. As so often this season, it's down to Platt and Janes...

    End of Over 9: 46-2, runrate=5.11, reqrunrate=4.10 (213-10)
    Ball 5-0-22-2
    Platt* 36 (35 balls)
    Janes 0 (0 balls)
    Last Wicket: Bromby c. Taggart b. Ball 8 (FOW: 46/2)

    Edit: Ack, Janes goes for just 13 and all of a sudden I'm in trouble. Don't like my chances from here. 133 left to get and only Platt left who's any good.
    Last edited by Dead Badger; 02-05-2008 at 07:42 AM.

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    Quote Originally Posted by HeathDavisSpeed View Post
    Wah wah wah. Suck it in and be a man for once. I'm so incredibly bored of hearing your pathetic sob stories that litter these battrick and from the pavillion threads. If you don't like the engine, stop playing the ****ing things or, even better, be constructive and build an alternative game that doesn't have such a "pathetic match engine".
    Oh look it's one of those rants about ranting. How sweet. Instead of whining and deifying over NZ cricketers in equal measure why don't you stop watching the personification of mediocrity and go and become one of those once every couple of decade players - a world-class NZ cricketer?

    And back to BT. I won.
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    Lower Order: 	woeful 		worthless 
    Seam Bowling: 	exquisite 	remarkable 
    Spin Bowling: 	elite 		exceptional 
    Fielding: 	mediocre 	woeful

    I'd be spitting blood if I'd lost that one. My morale was actually desolate before this game, quite looking forward to having everything reset so I can see my new ratings after a season of getting thumped every game.
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    The super sixers won the toss and elected to bat.
    Pitch: Dusty

    End of Over 40: 189-2, runrate=4.73, reqrunrate=7.80 (266-10)
    Govender 10-0-53-0
    Steyn* 61 (83 balls)
    Samiullah 3 (5 balls)
    Last Wicket: Clunnie c. Tandy b. Ray 94 (FOW: 184/2)

    78 needed fro the slog overs. Bar a BT collapse this one is in the bag
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    End of Over 41: 211-2, runrate=5.15, reqrunrate=4.44 (250-9)
    Ruban 7-0-31-1
    Lay* 95 (118 balls)
    Oakes 12 (18 balls)

    Last Wicket: Fordham b. Ruban 83 (FOW: 193/2)

    Should pull this off, but the way results have been going lately who knows?

    And that's the end of the match. BEST Indies won by 8 wickets.
    malinga the slinga 250-9
    BEST Indies 253-2

    End of Over 44: 253-2, runrate=5.75
    Malik 8-0-53-0
    Oakes* 32 (26 balls)
    117 (128 balls)

    Quick fire finish seals victory.
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    And that's the end of the match. Swamibapa Leeds CC won by 6 wickets.
    The super sixers 266-10
    Swamibapa Leeds CC 267-4

    End of Over 48: 267-4, runrate=5.56
    Granville 9-1-53-0
    Cooper* 2 (3 balls)
    55 (31 balls)

    Good win to pull ahead of the super sixers in the fight for second place

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    The Vegans: 59 (14.4) Coleman 45* (39), Woods 6/33 (7)

    Fun stuff. Should retain the division title next week.

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    Kingston Killers 25 all out (10.5)
    Meadows 6/10 (5), Tuck 4/4 (5.5)

    Dynamo Morpork won by 322 runs

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    Quote Originally Posted by Scaly piscine View Post
    Oh look it's one of those rants about ranting. How sweet. Instead of whining and deifying over NZ cricketers in equal measure why don't you stop watching the personification of mediocrity and go and become one of those once every couple of decade players - a world-class NZ cricketer?

    And back to BT. I won.
    And I do sooooo much ranting and deifying of NZ cricketers. Not my style I'm afraid.

    I was thinking about my post last night, and realised that I was being a bit harsh on you. Obviously, you are skewed towards games with a flawed match engine - it must be some terrible personality trait that you suffer from.

    After all, despite you being the undisputed Scrabble champion on here, there's a good chance that you could draw E,E,E,E,E,E,E on your opening go (the only legitimate word being 'EE' I believe). Given such a diabolical start, I'd wager that even your obvious scrabbling superiority would be severely tested. I realise you could re-rack, but if your opponent conversely drew a 7 letter word (or 8 letter word containing an E, which of course he/she doesn't have (e.g. C,A,Z,I,Q,U,S for the word Caziques)), then a comeback would be laboured.

    Any game that requires even a modicum of luck would be a 'flawed engine' under your assessment I feel.

    Personally, I quite like the idea of the unpredictible - that the lesser team can win in the FA Cup, that Bangladesh can defeat the World Champions and that the Cymru Gurgitators can defeat Scaly Piscine XI - regardless of how little you care for the Battrick engine.
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    Someone think of a team name for me, Four Pillars and Poor Fillers doesnt fit my team anymore imo.
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