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    I have heard that there have been only 2 ties in the history of international Test Cricket. Is that true?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Lokomotiv View Post
    I have heard that there have been only 2 ties in the history of international Test Cricket. Is that true?


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    Quote Originally Posted by Senile Sentry View Post
    Nope. It's a draw, as there had only fallen 9 wickets in the 4th innings.

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    Oh, the 2nd one is interesting. Australia declared twice, and too early. In this case, a win should be given to Australia, because they declared.
    And follow-on should be allowed if the batting-first side is leading even 1 run. If Australia had chosen follow-on, Australia could have won.
    So the 1st one is the only real tie in Test Cricket.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Lokomotiv View Post
    Oh, the 2nd one is interesting. Australia declared twice, and too early. In this case, a win should be given to Australia, because they declared.
    And follow-on should be allowed if the batting-first side is leading even 1 run. If Australia had chosen follow-on, Australia could have won.
    So the 1st one is the only real tie in Test Cricket.
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    I bet Jono has terrible taste in ties.

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    Quote Originally Posted by sledger View Post
    I bet Jono has terrible taste in ties.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Lokomotiv View Post
    Oh, the 2nd one is interesting. Australia declared twice, and too early. In this case, a win should be given to Australia, because they declared.
    And follow-on should be allowed if the batting-first side is leading even 1 run. If Australia had chosen follow-on, Australia could have won.
    So the 1st one is the only real tie in Test Cricket.
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