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Re: The Cricket thread
« Reply #2130 on: August 04, 2020, 11:55:55 PM »
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Re: The Cricket thread
« Reply #2131 on: August 05, 2020, 12:30:31 AM »
A yorker is a delivery that doesn't bounce before reaching the batsman I think. A yorkie is a chocolate bar.

3 irish men got centuries in that game and no english men.

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Re: The Cricket thread
« Reply #2132 on: August 05, 2020, 01:53:29 AM »
Some butterfingers out there among the English, similar to that game in Bangaluru.

The O'Brien said in commentary that the English bowler just can't get away with delivering yorkies one after the other, what did he mean?

Didn't see the game, but presume he was talking about a yorker. This is a delivery that is aimed to bounce at the batsman's feet. If the batsman isn't expecting it, it is very difficult to score more than one run off, as you can get tied up, so it can be a good tactic in T20 or ODI.
Problem if you overuse it, it becomes predictable and the batsman can come down the wicket after it. If you are expecting it and/or if you pick it early it is a gimme
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Re: The Cricket thread
« Reply #2133 on: August 05, 2020, 06:09:34 AM »
Some butterfingers out there among the English, similar to that game in Bangaluru.

The O'Brien said in commentary that the English bowler just can't get away with delivering yorkies one after the other, what did he mean?

Didn't see the game, but presume he was talking about a yorker. This is a delivery that is aimed to bounce at the batsman's feet. If the batsman isn't expecting it, it is very difficult to score more than one run off, as you can get tied up, so it can be a good tactic in T20 or ODI.
Problem if you overuse it, it becomes predictable and the batsman can come down the wicket after it. If you are expecting it and/or if you pick it early it is a gimme
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Re: The Cricket thread
« Reply #2134 on: August 05, 2020, 06:33:00 AM »
A yorker is a delivery that doesn't bounce before reaching the batsman I think. A yorkie is a chocolate bar.
Yes I can see how you couldn't answer the question, being so confused that I could have been referring to the very real possibility of the batsman delivering chocolate bars to the batsman.





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Re: The Cricket thread
« Reply #2135 on: March 06, 2021, 11:51:41 AM »
These colony nations are quite good at Engerland's great game.
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« Reply #2136 on: March 06, 2021, 11:55:09 AM »
These colony nations are quite good at Engerland's great game.

When you’ve a pool of 1.4 billion people who’s only sport is cricket you should be doing ok!
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Re: The Cricket thread
« Reply #2137 on: March 06, 2021, 12:02:15 PM »
These colony nations are quite good at Engerland's great game.

When you’ve a pool of 1.4 billion people who’s only sport is cricket you should be doing ok!

Then it's time the motherland started to include more Indians in their starting 11, instead of recruiting Irishmen, lol.
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