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Thread: Ok, so seriously, how was this WC overall?

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    I enjoyed 2011 a bit more overall, but this one had some of the best individual ODI games ever. Overall an okay WC, slightly underwhelming I'd say

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    Quote Originally Posted by Athlai View Post
    This is the highest standard of cricket we've had in a World Cup. 5 genuine contenders. Strongest minnows ever, and a decent Bangladesh.

    Despite the high amount of tons, quality bowlers were able to dominate. If the ICC has their way, we will never see a WC like it again.
    It's main detractor was the one-sided nature of the quarters, the Aust vs India semi & the Final.

    Highest standard? Yes, but you'd expect progressively higher standards at every WC,

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    It was excellent. Loved it.
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    It was OK but yeah better than the last 2.


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    It ended 20 days ago and I hated it

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    loved it
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    Better than 2007, obviously, but I definitely enjoyed 96,99 and 2011 more.

    Needed a few more thrillers, really.

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    Quote Originally Posted by GIMH View Post
    It ended 20 days ago and I hated it
    feel for you, it sucks when you have to look at the data and think what went wrong
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    Quote Originally Posted by zorax View Post
    Lots of great moments, but the WC had the potential to be so much more.

    I suppose it's disappointing because there were a lot of potential great moments that never materialised. Ireland making the QFs. Afghanistan/UAE/Scotland upsetting a Test nation. India making the finals. NZ winning the cup. There was a lot of build up without a satisfying climax.

    So many games billed to be great contests on paper also failed to deliver. And the semi-finalists were more or less who every pegged before the WC.

    There were good games and good cricket, but overall...yea, disappointing.
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    Loved watching Rubel Hussain bowl, Mahmudullah bat, Trent Bolt and Starc bowl those unplayable deliveries, ABD play that super inning, the fire of McCullum and the kiwis, Wahab Riaz bowl those bullets and last, but not the least, Akmal take those catches.

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    2011 world cup wasn't good, India were heavy favorites and they won it, also a lot of flat wickets in that world cup. This one was good in terms of attendance and the people in NZ getting amped up for cricket, there were some good performances, but I think the 2 new ball experiment just made it a tad predictable, it also pretty much killed reverse swing and made it difficult for spinners.. It was a decent world cup, would have been better with a more healthy Pakistan and a competitive west indies squad.

    1999, 1992 and 1996 remain my favorites.

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    Just missing extra thriller matches really.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Pratters View Post
    Loved watching Rubel Hussain bowl, Mahmudullah bat, Trent Bolt and Starc bowl those unplayable deliveries, ABD play that super inning, the fire of McCullum and the kiwis, Wahab Riaz bowl those bullets and last, but not the least, Akmal take those catches.
    Oh, and that Vettori catch was fantastic.
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    Quote Originally Posted by mohammad16 View Post
    2011 world cup wasn't good, India were heavy favorites and they won it, also a lot of flat wickets in that world cup.
    Such a myth ffs. There were hardly that many massive scores and some of the best matches in the cup were low scoring thrillers. (NZ vs Sa quarter, Eng vs SA, Eng vs WI)

    Had a lot of one-sdied matches just like this WC, but a lot more thrillers too.
    Last edited by OverratedSanity; 29-03-2015 at 06:02 AM.
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    Quote Originally Posted by GotSpin View Post
    Just missing extra thriller matches really.
    The range of scores in the early 90s used to be 150-250s which increased a bit in the late 90s. Now it's 150s-400s. That creates too many uneven matches. This is going to happen more and more regardless of the tournament structure, which needs improving as well.

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