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  1. wpdavid

    *Official* Tennis Thread

    All went over my head tbh. But would peak Novak have even been in a position where that was an option against Sinner?
  2. wpdavid

    *Official* Tennis Thread

    You may well be right, and you probably are. I'm just suggesting that Novak's a bit more vulnerable than in previous years. But I'll be the first to admit that I'm no expert.
  3. wpdavid

    *Official* India tour of Ireland and England 2022

    Yes, I think this has the ring of truth about it. Shades of Jimmy Ormond and Mark Waugh in a way.
  4. wpdavid

    *Official* Tennis Thread

    Yeah, I meant as far as the final. But even there, is the aforementioned AVDS quite what he was? I don't think peak Novak would have conceded two sets to Sinner.
  5. wpdavid

    *Official* Tennis Thread

    Nadal's injured isn't he? It's all opening up for Kyrgios now.
  6. wpdavid

    England players and selection discussion thread

    Yeah, Vaughan's batting tailed off a fair bit after he became captain. Not the only one, of course, and it may have tailed off anyway from his 2002/03 heights. I thought he was more than a good captain. Even considering the bowlers at his disposal, watching England regularly dismantle...
  7. wpdavid

    *Official* Tennis Thread

    Yeah, that's poor stuff, no question. tbh I misunderstood your previous post as referring to anyone wanting him to lose, which obviously includes a few of us here on CW. I did think that particular take was probably out of character and maybe not what you actually meant, but that's why I...
  8. wpdavid

    *Official* India tour of Ireland and England 2022

    I'm guessing that's what Virat was congratulating him about yesterday.
  9. wpdavid

    *Official* India tour of Ireland and England 2022

    I stuck to my routine from the first NZ test of not following it at all and checking in at 12.30pm to see how things had panned out. Winning by seven wickets was not something I would have predicted, but perhaps I should have done. Most of the really big chases in test match history have...
  10. wpdavid

    *Official* India tour of Ireland and England 2022

    Harsh but fair.
  11. wpdavid

    *Official* Tennis Thread

    I was pondering McEnroe, who cropped up earlier in this discussion, and how he might behave if he was playing today. His behaviour was often appalling, but, as it was generally over line calls, I don't know whether Hawkeye would remove that particular point of conflict. Perhaps he'd still have...
  12. wpdavid

    *Official* Tennis Thread

    Yup. Tennis interviewers vs Royals correspondents would be too close to call.
  13. wpdavid

    *Official* Tennis Thread

    I haven't watched the clip, but I've long held the view that tennis journalists are the worst of the lot. Normally toe-curlingly obsequious, so I've no idea what this one thought he was doing.
  14. wpdavid

    *Official* India tour of Ireland and England 2022

    I really shouldn't nit-pick such a gracious post, but the bad news is England have retained the Pataudi Trophy as it's only decided by tests in England.
  15. wpdavid

    *Official* Tennis Thread

    Er, OK. Interesting take, but I suppose life is all about opinions.
  16. wpdavid

    *Official* India tour of Ireland and England 2022

    Yeah, that's the similar one. Different approach of course, but suddenly became world class after years of averaging mid 30s.
  17. wpdavid

    England players and selection discussion thread

    Yup, that's why I didn't highlight that bit.
  18. wpdavid

    *Official* India tour of Ireland and England 2022

    I'm pretty sure that was part of the thinking when Root and Foakes saw us home in the first test. And I vaguely remember some similar talk about the Woakes/Buttler winning partnership against Pakistan two years ago. Bairstow? I think this is just how he bats nowadays.
  19. wpdavid

    England players and selection discussion thread

    I frighten myself sometimes.
  20. wpdavid

    *Official* English Football Season 2022/23

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