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    Test cricket

    Durban. Trinidad.

    How are we supposed to take this sport seriously anymore?

    Schedule the tests properly ie not in wet season. If you can't do that then ensure you have good drainage at your ground. If you don't have good drainage them cover the whole ground. If you can't cover the whole ground then you don't get cricket because you are too ****.

    This sport is a joke. From the umpires calling lunch at the same time regardless of whether we've missed heaps of play, to Drs being forever poorly implemented, to going off for bad light when it's clearly fine to play to losing two whole tests while the sun shines.

    Just embarrassing in 2016.
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    Given the number of people who have paid to get into these matches I doubt it will be a problem for much longer

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    When SL have outfield covers on, CSA can have no excuses. Embarassing stuff.
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    tarpaulin sheets can't be that expensive surely. super soppers are another story at 40-50k each.


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    Durban should not get test cricket. They poor crowds and poor drainage + the poor light issue at the ground.

    Would rather give durban's tests away to senwes park in north west, fantastic facilities and its not like they could possibly get a lower crowd then Durban does.

    Both kingsmead and port of spain should be stripped of international status for this fiasco...

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    40-50k couple days salary for AB at the IPL isn't it? Hardly asking for a major investment here are we.
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    Have every test ever in Australia dammit
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    Undoing a lot of the good press for Tests as a result of the Pakistan-England series.
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    When you have people like David White near the controls of the future of Test cricket, you're ****ed.

    That's the issue. Without people of real intelligence and foresight controlling the game, it's headed for the graveyard. Then they'll throw their hands up and blame the new generations and their infatuation with T20.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jono View Post
    Durban. Trinidad.

    How are we supposed to take this sport seriously anymore?

    Schedule the tests properly ie not in wet season. If you can't do that then ensure you have good drainage at your ground. If you don't have good drainage them cover the whole ground. If you can't cover the whole ground then you don't get cricket because you are too ****.

    This sport is a joke. From the umpires calling lunch at the same time regardless of whether we've missed heaps of play, to Drs being forever poorly implemented, to going off for bad light when it's clearly fine to play to losing two whole tests while the sun shines.

    Just embarrassing in 2016.
    C'mon Mr. Kumble, washouts happen.

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    imo this is farcical from the boards, not cricket as a whole

    but put the boards under scrutiny because there's no accountability in world cricket
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    The Durban Test all the worse because there's been ****-all actual rain.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Top_Cat View Post
    The Durban Test all the worse because there's been ****-all actual rain.
    And it's a two-match series, and it's so evenly poised. ****ing infuriating.

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    Saw the SA-NZ score at one point and thought **** that's awesomely poised. Seems like no play since. Durban worse than Yorkshire? Remember one Odi against the West Indies where I made the trip over into Mordor in glorious sunshine but they called it off with no play because of a wet outfield.

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    $50k isn't that much for investment in a test cricket venue. But even so if you don't have that technology then cover the ground.
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