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Thread: Glen "Pigeon" McGrath - Appreciation Thread.

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    Glen "Pigeon" McGrath - Appreciation Thread.

    Glen "Pigeon" McGrath = The best fast bowler ever (IMO) and now the most successfull bowler in WC history with 57 wickets and still counting.

    What can i say about this man he is just great, he is great player, a great representative of his country and the game of cricket, and above all a great human-being.

    Congratulations to Pidge for becoming the most successfull bowler in history of WC.


    *** Hats off to the great man, applauds***

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    Pretty sure we had a thread similar to this started by silenstriker. Something about Glenn McGrath-Our Lord and Saviour.
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    McGrath- Our lord and saviour nah!!, i won't go on that path but i just started this thread to appreciate Pidge's achievements and his new record of being the most successfull bowler in the WC history.



    I hope now with record in the bag he hangs his boots with the WC in his hands (for a 3rd time in a row) on 28th April.

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    Yeah, this is just what we need - a thread about the most underrated and underexposed fast bowler of all time.


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    Evermind, Give me a break man.
    Neither is McGrath underrated since everyone is world of cricket appreciates his skills with the ball, and he definietly is not underexposed as he has picked wickets in almost every part of the world on flat-tracks at a miserly economy rate and at a very good strike-rate too.


    So can't understand what you talking about.

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    Probably one of the last times I'll see Glenn McGrath bowl tonight. He's just such a big match performer. It's a measure of the man that you expect the world from him in big games, and he always seems to deliver...and then it goes by without comment. I expect him to steal England's Easter eggs tonight.

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    Meh. He was ok, but he was no Tim Munton.
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    Quote Originally Posted by BoyBrumby View Post
    Meh. He was ok, but he was no Tim Munton.
    Agreed. Personally I think he's lacking the big-match know-how of someone like Scott Boswell.

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    I love how thing thread has been open for a week and only has 8 replies!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Barney Rubble View Post
    Agreed. Personally I think he's lacking the big-match know-how of someone like Scott Boswell.
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    Quote Originally Posted by simmy View Post
    I love how thing thread has been open for a week and only has 8 replies!
    TBH, it's probably all been said before! About 13,342 times, too.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Barney Rubble View Post
    Agreed. Personally I think he's lacking the big-match know-how of someone like Scott Boswell.
    Boswell was my coach at Loughborough Uni in my Freshers year lol.

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    Quote Originally Posted by simmy View Post
    Boswell was my coach at Loughborough Uni in my Freshers year lol.
    Hey, I was at Lufbra as well....'85 to '88....Telford is the way to go! and you?



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