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Mudball

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Aussies getting a bollocking..... who would have thought about this...

Captain Morgan is a far more organised captain than Root..
 

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Terrible decision to give Rashid the last over. Much easier for a tail ender to swing and connect with a slow bowler. Curran mixing his pace up would have been much trickier.

Bizarre fielding so often tonight. We gave way too many easy runs, didn't squeeze the batsmen. Handed that one to the Aussies 😭😡
 

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Terrible decision to give Rashid the last over. Much easier for a tail ender to swing and connect with a slow bowler. Curran mixing his pace up would have been much trickier.

Bizarre fielding so often tonight. We gave way too many easy runs, didn't squeeze the batsmen. Handed that one to the Aussies 😭😡
Agree. Curran would have been a better option. Almost like we offered the last over to them
 
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Someone please explain to a non-cricketer why you choose the bowler with the worst economy rate to bowl the last over when you still have a chance?
There is no logical explanation, coin toss between heads Wood and tails Curran to bowl it and it fell on the edge

The decision actually gets worse when you look who was facing and their record against seam or spin too
 

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While disappointing as an English fan... it was a cracking match and fitting finale to the season. Some bizzare decisions. I think i threw the remote at the TV when i saw Rashid speaking to Morgan after the 49th over.


Roll on IPL.. something to watch during the winter lockdown
 

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IPL kicking off tonight... watching some old matches . Great exhibition of some of the best players in the world. What I find interesting is that, beyond the noise, glamour, crash&wallop masala, it is incredible to see how many runs are scored via orthodox shots. The likes of Rohit Sharma, Kohli, Hussey producing some sublime timing to find the gaps.
 
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Such a shame that sky arent covering the Bob Willis Trophy final this week, instead choosing to cover various hit and giggle games ranging from English women v WI to the scripted reality of Indian franchise (get some new scripts, the first 2 were repeats from previous years!)

This comp been such a boost for county cricket but the agenda to kill off the longer format and dumb down the sport continues

GL SomersetPhil, finally your year?
 
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fundy

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Such a shame that sky arent covering the Bob Willis Trophy final this week, instead choosing to cover various hit and giggle games ranging from English women v WI to the scripted reality of Indian franchise (get some new scripts, the first 2 were repeats from previous years!)

This comp been such a boost for county cricket but the agenda to kill off the longer format and dumb down the sport continues

GL SomersetPhil, finally your year?

There is an ECB/SS feed on youtube at least, Somerset 52/3
 

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Very sad news. Back in the day at the 1987 Perth Challenge Deano scored a ton in the evening session of a day night ODI and then another ton in the afternoon session of another ODI the following day! Two ODI tons in less than 24 hours. Nice.
 
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