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    Boxing Day Memories

    The upcoming Test match between Australia and India not only kicks off what's sure to be a great series between two rivals, but also marks one of the highlights of the cricketing calendar, the Boxing Day Test.

    So, in honour of this wonderful event, I thought it might be appropriate for CW to share their favourite Boxing Day memories.





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    Don't think I can add much more.

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    Your memory only goes back 12 months. Cool.
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    The awesomeness of that game just clouds the memory of every other Boxing Day Test there's ever been.


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    The best one I can recall for sheer theatre is the Kim and Dennis show against the Windies.

    Boxing Day massively over rated though really. It's just a test at a big ground when every **** is on holidays. The way the Victorians carry on you'd think it's been going since 1788.

    Self important dickheads they are.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Burgey View Post
    Your memory only goes back 12 months. Cool.
    Just for you...


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    Every word Burgey has spoken in this thread is truth. (except I don't recall the Kim/Dennis show, just sayin)
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    Haha. How ******** did Strauss look trying to play that shot? How I'll (quite rightly) always remember him. Out of his depth and bemused.

    His series in 07 was the best example of a player wasting good form that I think I've ever seen. He seems to have addressed that problem though.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Burgey View Post
    Haha. How ******** did Strauss look trying to play that shot? How I'll (quite rightly) always remember him.
    I actually can't remember the delivery (all I can picture when I try and remember it is Shane Warne running around in celebration) but he surely can't have looked more ******** than he did in the 2nd (?) Test in 2005 when he tried to pad one away.

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    Quote Originally Posted by GingerFurball View Post
    I actually can't remember the delivery (all I can picture when I try and remember it is Shane Warne running around in celebration) but he surely can't have looked more ******** than he did in the 2nd (?) Test in 2005 when he tried to pad one away.
    Tbf I think the ball he tried to pad away was shown by Hawkeye to be missing the stumps. I can't blame him for misjudging it.

    The one in Melbourne was more a lazy shot, played across a fullish leg break iirc
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    Quote Originally Posted by Burgey View Post
    Self important dickheads they are.
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    Quote Originally Posted by flibbertyjibber View Post
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    not Boxing day but my Boxing test memory is Aamer's spell on the 4th morning during Pakistan's last tour he ran in for a whole session clocking 150 Kmph consistently. What a bloody ****ing waster of a talent.

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    Quote Originally Posted by GingerFurball View Post
    I actually can't remember the delivery (all I can picture when I try and remember it is Shane Warne running around in celebration) but he surely can't have looked more ******** than he did in the 2nd (?) Test in 2005 when he tried to pad one away.
    That one spun about five miles, tbf, it's rough to blame him for misjudging that one.
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