Page 14 of 49 FirstFirst ... 4121314151624 ... LastLast
Results 196 to 210 of 730

Thread: ***Official*** West Indies in Bangladesh 2012

  1. #196
    Global Moderator Prince EWS's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2003
    Location
    Cribbertopia
    Posts
    50,903
    Quote Originally Posted by morgieb View Post
    Oh ok.

    What made him get dropped anyway?
    Quest for variety really. Not playing your second best bowler when the conditions do actually suit him is completely insane though.
    Rejecting 'analysis by checklist' and 'skill absolutism' since Dec '09
    'Stats' is not a synonym for 'Career Test Averages'

    Quote Originally Posted by Jeffrey Tucker
    People go into politics to change the world. That's a bad idea. The only good reason to go into politics is to sweep government away so that the world can change itself.
    Quote Originally Posted by GIMH View Post
    Freddie is the greatest cricketer ever so the fact these comparisons are being made means three things:

    1. Stokes is pretty good
    2. Jono is a ****
    3. Taxation is theft

  2. #197
    Request Your Custom Title Now! Spikey's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2007
    Location
    All Glory To The Nev
    Posts
    42,368
    Quote Originally Posted by Spikey View Post
    can't believe tino didn't save them
    Tino's most stunning twist yet - he can bowl
    http://www.theguardian.com/sport/blo...cricket-legacy

    Brad McNamara ‏@bbuzzmc
    Will say this once and then nothing else. Defamation laws quite clear in Aus.be careful.

  3. #198
    State Vice-Captain cricman's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2005
    Location
    Other Side of the Atlantic
    Posts
    1,350
    Gazi has 2 FC hundreds to his name

    I don't think Sammy will bring on any of his slower bowlees now

  4. #199
    Cricket Web: All-Time Legend NUFAN's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2007
    Location
    Marrickville
    Posts
    21,185
    Windies win with Best claiming 5 taking his average below 40!

    Stupidest way for me to win $11 profit betting on WI at $1.22 on day 2


  5. #200
    International Captain AndyZaltzHair's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2012
    Location
    Dhaka
    Posts
    7,382
    back to old habits, tasting test cricket
    Originally Spoken by Brendon McCullum
    You have got to earn the right to be aggressive.
    Supporting XI
    Soumya Sarkar, Pinak Ghosh, Mominul Haque, Mosaddek Hossain, Nazmul Hossain, Shabbir, Nurul Hasan, Mehedi Miraz, Abu Hider, Taskin Ahmed, Mustafizur Rahman


  6. #201
    Hall of Fame Member flibbertyjibber's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2009
    Location
    Mrs Miggins pie shop
    Posts
    17,472
    Quote Originally Posted by Prince EWS View Post
    Quest for variety really. Not playing your second best bowler when the conditions do actually suit him is completely insane though.
    They do have a problem really don't they. He isn't as good as Shakib so he gets dropped simply because the rest aren't good enough. They'd be better off picking 3 or 4 spinners and just one medium pacer and utilising the fact their spinners are much better than any of the pacemen. At least do that at home anyway where they can prepare pitches to suit their attack.

  7. #202
    The Tiger King smalishah84's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2010
    Location
    IL
    Posts
    27,598
    lol bangers....lost the plot
    And smalishah's avatar is the most classy one by far Jan certainly echoes the sentiments of CW

    Yeah we don't crap in the first world; most of us would actually have no idea what that was emanating from Ajmal's backside. Why isn't it roses and rainbows like what happens here? PEWS's retort to Ganeshran on Daemon's picture depicting Ajmal's excreta

  8. #203
    Virat Kohli (c) Jono's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2004
    Location
    Australia
    Posts
    64,699
    Tino Best ruins the party. wag

  9. #204
    Cricket Web Staff Member Howe_zat's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2010
    Location
    Top floor, bottom buzzer
    Posts
    24,566
    Does anyone else in the team other than Shahadat and Rubel bowl seam? Nasir?

  10. #205
    Global Moderator Prince EWS's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2003
    Location
    Cribbertopia
    Posts
    50,903
    Quote Originally Posted by Howe_zat View Post
    Does anyone else in the team other than Shahadat and Rubel bowl seam? Nasir?
    Nup; all spinners. I know Mahmudullah used to bowl medium pace as a kid, but I don't think that exactly counts.

  11. #206
    Request Your Custom Title Now! Spikey's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2007
    Location
    All Glory To The Nev
    Posts
    42,368
    Quote Originally Posted by Jono View Post
    Tino Best ruins the party. wag
    the party ain't ruined if tino's 'ere!


  12. #207
    Quote Originally Posted by Spark View Post
    Weird post from Scaly given that WI actually did score 800 runs in the match
    Weird that I actually thought any of you lot could bother reading properly after the endless stupid replies I've had every other time I've brought up stupid declarations/declaration chases and bowling overs quicker when you're trying to win (not exactly ****ing rocket science is it).

    I'll say this yet again. The result does not justify stupidity. If someone does an Ian Bell special and it goes through the fielder for 4 do people endlessly drone on about how he scored a boundary so it was a good shot? This is the sort of blatant logic failure I'm going on about, yet the sheep mentality perpetuates it because you can't think for yourselves.

    Cricket is a numbers game. Do stupid, lazy or bad things and you'll lose out in the long run. The moral is don't do stupid, lazy or bad things. The moral is not to keep doing stupid, lazy or bad things because you got away with it this time. The moral is not to do stupid, lazy or bad things because you did things right and you lost.
    World Scrabble Champion 2014. National Scrabble Champion 2009, 2015.
    Author of Word Addict
    Countdown Series 57 Champion
    King of the Arcade
    ECB - you are a complete ****ing disgrace

  13. #208
    International Vice-Captain NasserFan207's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2009
    Location
    Essex
    Posts
    4,062
    Disappointing for the bangers but there were some positives for them this match.

    I like these ninja tests which look like boring flat deck run-fests then get turned upside down the last five sessions.
    Batsman I tolerate: V. Richards, S. Tendulkar, E. Morgan, N. Hussain. KEVIN O F******* BRIEN

  14. #209
    Hall of Fame Member
    Suicide Bob Champion!
    Join Date
    Aug 2010
    Location
    Not really needed on CW
    Posts
    19,934
    Quote Originally Posted by Daemon View Post
    Really juicy odds on this game. Putting $40 on WI draw no bet though cause I'm a pussy.
    If only I had the balls, I would've made a sweet profit of $140. Ended up making $30 or so which is meh.

  15. #210
    Request Your Custom Title Now! Flem274*'s Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2007
    Location
    BJ Watling's luxurious curls
    Posts
    35,731
    Quote Originally Posted by Scaly piscine View Post
    Weird that I actually thought any of you lot could bother reading properly after the endless stupid replies I've had every other time I've brought up stupid declarations/declaration chases and bowling overs quicker when you're trying to win (not exactly ****ing rocket science is it).

    I'll say this yet again. The result does not justify stupidity. If someone does an Ian Bell special and it goes through the fielder for 4 do people endlessly drone on about how he scored a boundary so it was a good shot? This is the sort of blatant logic failure I'm going on about, yet the sheep mentality perpetuates it because you can't think for yourselves.

    Cricket is a numbers game. Do stupid, lazy or bad things and you'll lose out in the long run. The moral is don't do stupid, lazy or bad things. The moral is not to keep doing stupid, lazy or bad things because you got away with it this time. The moral is not to do stupid, lazy or bad things because you did things right and you lost.
    Quote Originally Posted by Bahnz View Post
    I need u like Henry Nicholls needs batting school
    He was terrible in that series
    I need u like Ross Taylor needed to be fit
    He's way better than Henry Nicholls
    And now all I can think about is your smile
    and that ****** test series too
    Losing to Australia sucked and I miss you
    Proudly supporting Central Districts
    RIP Craig Walsh

Page 14 of 49 FirstFirst ... 4121314151624 ... LastLast


Thread Information

Users Browsing this Thread

There are currently 1 users browsing this thread. (0 members and 1 guests)

Similar Threads

  1. Replies: 175
    Last Post: 29-05-2012, 10:07 PM
  2. *Official* South Africa in West Indies
    By James in forum Cricket Chat
    Replies: 1175
    Last Post: 04-07-2010, 07:37 PM
  3. *** Official*** Bangladesh in 2010
    By cricman in forum Cricket Chat
    Replies: 3
    Last Post: 16-12-2009, 03:51 AM

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •