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Orior

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Re: The Cricket thread
« Reply #1920 on: August 29, 2018, 04:51:17 PM »
Have Ireland a chance today against those Afghans?

Must head up to Stormont with my tricolour.
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« Reply #1921 on: August 29, 2018, 05:11:41 PM »
U would wanna hurry, it's nearly over  ;). Ireland well on top.

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« Reply #1922 on: September 11, 2018, 05:34:56 PM »
History made by Jimmy Anderson with the final wicket of the series. Highest wicket taker in Test history. amazing achievement. Fair play to him. 4-1 probably harsh on India for the series. Very hard for away sides in Test cricket.

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« Reply #1923 on: September 11, 2018, 05:40:20 PM »
*fast bowler not overall

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« Reply #1924 on: September 11, 2018, 07:46:41 PM »
History made by Jimmy Anderson with the final wicket of the series. Highest wicket taker in Test history. amazing achievement. Fair play to him. 4-1 probably harsh on India for the series. Very hard for away sides in Test cricket.
It was quite the way for the series to end, and possibly for Anderson to bow out as well. Their most successful batsman and bowler both to go out on a high?

David McKeown

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« Reply #1925 on: September 11, 2018, 08:02:42 PM »
With Andersonís reduced schedule Iíd be surprised if he didnít fancy one last Ashes series.

magpie seanie

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« Reply #1926 on: September 11, 2018, 09:53:17 PM »
With Andersonís reduced schedule Iíd be surprised if he didnít fancy one last Ashes series.


Oh I'd say he'll definitely continue for that at least. He's still bowling very well.

Owen Brannigan

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« Reply #1927 on: September 12, 2018, 07:23:45 PM »
History made by Jimmy Anderson with the final wicket of the series. Highest wicket taker in Test history. amazing achievement. Fair play to him. 4-1 probably harsh on India for the series. Very hard for away sides in Test cricket.

Although he has more wickets than McGrath he is a long way behind on average runs per wicket and will never narrow the gap which will probably widen as he manages more wickets against Sri Lanka. Most of Anderson's success has been gained on well prepared home wickets that suit him and Broad.

Anderson (McGrath)
Overs:   5250.0 (4874.4)
Balls:   31500  (29248)
Maidens:   1323    (1470)
Runs Conceded:   15140   (12186)
Wickets:   564   (563)
Average:   26.84   (21.64)
5 Wickets in Innings:   26   (29)
10 Wickets in Match:   3     (3)
Economy Rate:   2.88    (2.50)
Strike Rate:   55.85  (51.95)


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Re: The Cricket thread
« Reply #1928 on: September 12, 2018, 08:54:37 PM »
So McGrath wouldnt have had any help when bowling in Aus then?!

Having said that theres little doubt McGraths stats are better

Owen Brannigan

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« Reply #1929 on: September 13, 2018, 07:03:20 AM »
So McGrath wouldnt have had any help when bowling in Aus then?!

Having said that theres little doubt McGraths stats are better

Unlike many McGrath came to England and was equally successful he wasnít a home wicket bowler. Like many Australian bowlers he had pace and technique to take wickets on most pitches.

Telling point is the McGrath is he achieved more over fewer tests.

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Re: The Cricket thread
« Reply #1930 on: May 03, 2019, 05:36:57 PM »
Morgan caught,  out for a big fat duck.

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« Reply #1931 on: June 01, 2019, 11:42:29 AM »
In the absence of any other big sporting events this weekend I'll get this going again

The Cricket World Cup began on Thursday, England who are rightly favourites opened with a routine win over the Saffers. Under English conditions it looks as though scoring isn't going to be as high as we are used to with teams already struggling.

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Re: The Cricket thread
« Reply #1932 on: June 16, 2019, 10:20:26 AM »
The biggest sporting event that'll take place in the world this year (unless they meet in the final) is about to start.

India vs Pakistan.

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« Reply #1933 on: June 16, 2019, 10:43:11 AM »
Was reading this morning there were 700,000 ticket applications for this match.

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Re: The Cricket thread
« Reply #1934 on: June 16, 2019, 10:57:50 AM »
Was reading this morning there were 700,000 ticket applications for this match.
Estimated TV audience of anywhere between 1 and 1.5 billion
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