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    Lokomotiv, how do you feel about Star Wars?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Howe_zat View Post
    Lokomotiv, how do you feel about Star Wars?
    I have never seen Star Wars movies.

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    Could you tell me any good book/website about the history of Cricket laws (why bending arm in bowling is illegal, etc)?

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    Quote Originally Posted by ohnoitsyou View Post
    Wikipedia
    WIkipedia is useful, but not totally reliable since there is no peer review.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Lokomotiv View Post
    Could you tell me any good book/website about the history of Cricket laws (why bending arm in bowling is illegal, etc)?
    BBC - Test Match Special

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    Quote Originally Posted by Lokomotiv View Post
    WIkipedia is useful, but not totally reliable since there is no peer review.
    I've had the lecture a thousand times thanks. Seriously theres a massive article on the history of the rules somewhere, and even if only 70% of it is correct you will still learn a massive amount

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    Wikipedia is generally reliable. History of cricket laws info doesn't need a peer review.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Lokomotiv View Post
    WIkipedia is useful, but not totally reliable since there is no peer review.
    Ironically, wikipedia is perhaps the poster boy for peer review. It's just that you can't trust your own peers in a non-professional setting.
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    Athlai doesn't lie. And he doesn't do sarcasm either, so you know it's true!


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    Wikipedia is great for stealing citations.
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    Could you tell me the average age of retirement of good Batsmen?
    ICC should establish a new annual prize "Ten Dollar Carl Trophy" for the best Batsman of the year.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Lokomotiv View Post
    Could you tell me the average age of retirement of good Batsmen?
    I'm afraid, Loko, that all the evidence suggests that we can't tell you anything at all.

    WARNING: The above statement has not been peer reviewed.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Lokomotiv View Post
    Could you tell me the average age of retirement of good Batsmen?
    ICC should establish a new annual prize "Ten Dollar Carl Trophy" for the best Batsman of the year.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Lokomotiv View Post
    Could you tell me the average age of retirement of good Batsmen?
    I am not going to do any calculations on stats guru for you - but would say the mode is 31.

    Some of the very good batsman go past 35 but you said good batsman.
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