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Thread: Popularity of Batsman a Triumph of Rampant Consumerism

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    Quote Originally Posted by HeathDavisSpeed View Post
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    I thought the capital 'C' would give it away, to be honest. But full marks to the man from the Fens.
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    Quote Originally Posted by HeathDavisSpeed View Post
    This is a great Idea Phlegm. Each bowler when they come on to bowl can put a bowling marker somewhere on the pitch - preferably near the batsman's end. This would be their sponsor's logo. Then we could have slowmo replays showing the sponsor's logo on the ball kissing the sponsor's logo on the pitch and then the dismissal of the hapless batsman would be a mere epilogue to the real action.

    I'm not sure whether Mark Nicholas would be able to keep the semen in his pants were he to witness the pure sexual thrill of the ball's logo making the sweet, sweet impact on the pitch logo.
    I m guessing u think the Delhi wicket was ok, then?
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    I see that the ICC are further limiting the options available to the poor bowler by no balling them for accidentally hitting the non-striker's stumps.

    For shame. Batsmen are overhyped, over protected, over paid and over here.

    It's time to revisit my opening gambit to this thread. Each bowler to have their own set of balls.


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    i think noball is better than dead ball tbh

    really wierd that i just wrote for shame in the previous thread without seeing this first too
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    I just love all kinds of balls.

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    Holy **** what a thread



    Solidarity brother!
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    Quote Originally Posted by HeathDavisSpeed View Post
    Of course it's original!

    Now, stick this on your balls and watch them swing.

    And smalishah's avatar is the most classy one by far Jan certainly echoes the sentiments of CW

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