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Elephant Man
11-23-2010, 01:47 AM
:hail::hail::hail:Not long to go now until England do the business over in Oz.

:woot:Getting excited now

OKMike
11-23-2010, 09:57 AM
Are they going to meet the wizard?

Saul
11-23-2010, 05:34 PM
:hail::hail::hail:Not long to go now until England do the business over in Oz.

:woot:Getting excited now

It's gonna be great, first English win over there in 24 years :woot:. Ponting must be finished at the end of this series :woot:.


Are they going to meet the wizard?

:hail: The Aussies will indeed meet Graeme Swann.

Elephant Man
11-23-2010, 09:07 PM
Are they going to meet the wizard?

:hand:DO NOT troll this fantastic thread


It's gonna be great, first English win over there in 24 years :woot:. Ponting must be finished at the end of this series :woot:.




:woot:Ponting will be Wimpy'd come the end of this series

Elephant Man
11-24-2010, 07:30 PM
:woot:Not long now

Elephant Man
11-24-2010, 11:59 PM
:hail:COME ON ENGEEEERRRRRRRRLANDDDDDDDD

Steam
11-25-2010, 12:10 AM
:dance1: LETS GOO AMERICAAAAA!!!!!!!!!!!!!! :dance1:

Saul
11-25-2010, 01:09 PM
Not a great first day tbh :laugh:. Apart from Siddle though the Aussies looked pretty average, we can still win this match especially if we get a couple of wickets early :cop:.

Saul
11-25-2010, 11:28 PM
:hail: Half an hour until the English fightback begins.

:hail: Overcast conditions for Anderson to swing it.

:hail: Bounce for Broad and Finn.

:hail: A bit of spin for Swann.

:woot:

glasgow
11-25-2010, 11:46 PM
:hail: Half an hour until the English fightback begins.

:hail: Overcast conditions for Anderson to swing it.

:hail: Bounce for Broad and Finn.

:hail: A bit of spin for Swann.

:woot:

:rofl: i love to watch england get stuffed in sports they invented :rofl:
do u stay up to watch it saul right enough? loving the whole days play squeezed into an hour @ 10 on sky1.
greatest captain in the modern era to lead the ozzies to a whitewash :hail:

Elephant Man
11-26-2010, 02:04 AM
:wank:Aussies

Elephant Man
11-26-2010, 02:58 AM
:laugh2:Ponting & Katich

:hail:Great start after lunch

Elephant Man
11-27-2010, 01:43 AM
:mad:These fucking Aussies are really starting to annoy me now.

AdminTech
11-27-2010, 12:51 PM
Massive applause to Hussey and Haddin for pulling that massive partnership, Aussies weren't looking to crash hot before that.

Poms are a fair bit behind now (~200 odd runs) but the game isn't over. Once the ball has seen a few overs the batters will have an easier time out there. Strauss and Cook just need to see the fresh ball off and make a few runs at it to set up the rest of the batters for a good performance.

Pieterson, Collingwood and Bell can all put up big numbers and partnerships on a good wicket, so there's still a good test match ahead.

Saul
11-27-2010, 12:54 PM
:rofl: i love to watch england get stuffed in sports they invented :rofl:
do u stay up to watch it saul right enough? loving the whole days play squeezed into an hour @ 10 on sky1.
greatest captain in the modern era to lead the ozzies to a whitewash :hail:

First two days I watched the morning session then caught the last two sessions on the highlights, I stayed up to watch all of it last night.

Saul
11-27-2010, 12:57 PM
:mad:These fucking Aussies are really starting to annoy me now.

That partnership was so frustrating to watch :sad:.


Massive applause to Hussey and Haddin for pulling that massive partnership, Aussies weren't looking to crash hot before that.

Poms are a fair bit behind now (~200 odd runs) but the game isn't over. Once the ball has seen a few overs the batters will have an easier time out there. Strauss and Cook just need to see the fresh ball off and make a few runs at it to set up the rest of the batters for a good performance.

Pieterson, Collingwood and Bell can all put up big numbers and partnerships on a good wicket, so there's still a good test match ahead.

Hussey should've been out and between the two of them they could've been out about 8 or 9 times :laugh:. If Strauss and Cook can get themselves back in tomorrow we're still in it, we just need someone to go on and make a big score because that's what cost us in the first innings.

Jord
11-27-2010, 02:42 PM
:wank: Aussies can fuck off the convict basts. England to take the Ashes 5-0:hail:

Elephant Man
11-27-2010, 04:59 PM
Hussey was out but stupid Strauss wasted the two reviews:wank:The track is great for batting so no excuses now,England should be able to bat all day and into tomorrow forcing the draw.
:sad:Somehow though I can see us collapsing

Saul
11-27-2010, 08:25 PM
Hussey was out but stupid Strauss wasted the two reviews:wank:The track is great for batting so no excuses now,England should be able to bat all day and into tomorrow forcing the draw.
:sad:Somehow though I can see us collapsing

TBF I think the appeals were fair enough, the first one was close and ended up being umpires call and the second one was out but the DRS doesn't use snicko :wank:. I think a draw is within our grasp but I don't think we'll get enough either because not enough of our batsman make big hundreds.

Elephant Man
11-27-2010, 11:59 PM
:hail:Ashes time

Saul
11-28-2010, 12:03 AM
:hail:Ashes time

Ashes to follow a magnificent Cobra win :hail:.

Saul
11-28-2010, 12:03 AM
Bumble at third man :rofl:.

Elephant Man
11-28-2010, 12:06 AM
Bumble at third man :rofl:.

:rofl:Pensioner got pushed around

Saul
11-28-2010, 12:06 AM
:rofl:Pensioner got pushed around

He's a legend, especially when he's got Warney next to him :laugh:.

Jord
11-28-2010, 12:09 AM
:woot: What a great night to stay up. Watching the Albanian refugee get owned, then the Ashes, watch the battle of headbutts with Bika/Ward and then JMM/Katz :hail:

Saul
11-28-2010, 12:13 AM
When Warne showed Lloyd how to bowl the flipper and he hit the camera :rofl:.

z2NOnarrEl4

Saul
11-28-2010, 12:27 AM
Good first half hour or so for England.

Elephant Man
11-28-2010, 12:52 AM
:hail:England smashing em

Elephant Man
11-28-2010, 12:54 AM
:woot:The 200 lead will be wiped out in a couple hrs

Saul
11-28-2010, 01:08 AM
Great morning so far :woot:. Hopefully the lead can be wiped out by about tea without too much damage being done.

Saul
11-28-2010, 01:15 AM
50 for Strauss :hail:.

Elephant Man
11-28-2010, 01:16 AM
:hail:Its great seeing the Aussies with a shit attack

:laugh2:In years gone by it was always "Throw the ball to Warney"

Saul
11-28-2010, 01:23 AM
100 up but Strauss being troubled a bit by Siddle in this over.


:hail:Its great seeing the Aussies with a shit attack

:laugh2:In years gone by it was always "Throw the ball to Warney"

A lot of the time they just bowled pace for 20 overs then let Warney have one end for the rest of the day :laugh:.

Elephant Man
11-28-2010, 01:36 AM
:rofl::rofl::rofl::rofl:The chair on Gowers foot and his gay scream

Saul
11-28-2010, 01:36 AM
Johnson puts one down :rofl:.

Saul
11-28-2010, 01:37 AM
:rofl::rofl::rofl::rofl:The chair on Gowers foot and his gay scream

I love Sky's commentary :laugh:.

Saul
11-28-2010, 01:38 AM
Johnson puts one down :rofl:.

First ball Johnson has to field after dropping Strauss off Doherty and he fumbles it :laugh2:.

Elephant Man
11-28-2010, 01:39 AM
:rofl:I thought Gower was having a heart attack

Elephant Man
11-28-2010, 01:40 AM
:rofl:Johnsons confidence is absolutely shot

Saul
11-28-2010, 01:41 AM
:rofl:I thought Gower was having a heart attack

I wondered where the noise was coming from, Gower was just talking normally then lets out a scream :rofl:.

Saul
11-28-2010, 01:42 AM
:rofl:Johnsons confidence is absolutely shot

No runs, no wickets and a dropped catch :laugh:.

Elephant Man
11-28-2010, 02:02 AM
Great session by England,why they didnt do this in the 1st innings is bizarre

Elephant Man
11-28-2010, 05:15 AM
:woot:Centurions Cookie & Strauss

Saul
11-28-2010, 11:00 AM
Great day for England, the Aussies must be gutted :rofl:.

Warney on twitter yesterday:
If Aust get a lead of 250 + you will see England players starting a new dance its called the please please rain for 2 days... we can't win ! 8:18 PM Nov 26th via Twitter for iPhone

What's happened to the great barmy army ? Has someone stolen there tongues. Very quiet,Mind you what is there to sing about if your a Pom. 8:59 PM Nov 26th via Twitter for iPhone

Warney today:
I know it's freezing over there in the uk but Englands bat heated up the gabba they played awesome.. Draw now, but an exciting one... about 1 hour ago via Twitter for iPhone

:rofl:

TommyGunn
11-28-2010, 04:37 PM
England baiting the convicts :point:

Elephant Man
11-28-2010, 10:54 PM
Great day for England, the Aussies must be gutted :rofl:.

Warney on twitter yesterday:
If Aust get a lead of 250 + you will see England players starting a new dance its called the please please rain for 2 days... we can't win ! 8:18 PM Nov 26th via Twitter for iPhone

What's happened to the great barmy army ? Has someone stolen there tongues. Very quiet,Mind you what is there to sing about if your a Pom. 8:59 PM Nov 26th via Twitter for iPhone

Warney today:
I know it's freezing over there in the uk but Englands bat heated up the gabba they played awesome.. Draw now, but an exciting one... about 1 hour ago via Twitter for iPhone

:rofl:

:rofl:Ive always liked Warney,hes a great baiter and a top bloke.

Saul
11-28-2010, 11:28 PM
England baiting the convicts :point:

The convicts must be gutted, the match looked there for the taking 24 hours ago :rofl:.


:rofl:Ive always liked Warney,hes a great baiter and a top bloke.

Yeah Warney's great, funny bloke, great fun and has a soft spot for England too :cop:. Him and Sachin have been my cricketing heroes growing up :hail:.

Elephant Man
11-28-2010, 11:59 PM
Pht2ApNG53U

:rofl:Im still laughing at this

Elephant Man
11-29-2010, 12:25 AM
:woot:Oh this is sweet,we are really putting a hurting on them now and they will have no confidence going into test 2

Elephant Man
11-29-2010, 01:34 AM
:rofl:We are crushing them and the England fans are baiting them to hell

Elephant Man
11-29-2010, 02:03 AM
:rofl::rofl:439-1 at lunch and theres hardly an Aussie in the crowd:rofl:

Elephant Man
11-29-2010, 03:42 AM
:rofl:I cant believe what im seeing,this is madness.

503-1 and the Aussies are being totally and utterly destroyed Calzaghe/Lacy style:rofl:theres no Aussies in the crowd

AdminTech
11-29-2010, 07:09 AM
There's plenty of Aussies in the crowd, the cameras just aren't on them, and they're being quiet. The poms are singing, and all that so the cameras focus on them.

It was a good match, England did a great job to climb back into the match, 1/50x is absolute murder, and then they came out and got Katich for cheap. Game was always going to be a draw, but it's good to see England have a genuine chance to win the Ashes this time around. (Favourites to win by bookies, favoured by 20c).

It's gonna be a good series.

Saul
11-29-2010, 08:38 AM
The Aussies were destroyed over the last two days :rofl:. 517/1 dec. and the only wicket they got was from a part time spinner :laugh2:. Ryan Harris and Doug Bollinger added to the Aussie squad for the second test, they must be bringing at least one of them into their team because their attack is awful and Adelaide's normally just as flat :rofl:.

Mr Burke
11-29-2010, 10:19 AM
I tried to read and still couldn't decipher what is this thread about. Since it's in general sport, I'm guessing its some kind of sport. But :piss: on "sport" with scores like 503-1.

Elephant Man
11-29-2010, 03:41 PM
There's plenty of Aussies in the crowd, the cameras just aren't on them, and they're being quiet. The poms are singing, and all that so the cameras focus on them.


"The Aussies have turned up in fancy dress today,they're dressed up as platic seats" - Sir Ian Botham:laugh2:


The Aussies were destroyed over the last two days :rofl:. 517/1 dec. and the only wicket they got was from a part time spinner :laugh2:. Ryan Harris and Doug Bollinger added to the Aussie squad for the second test, they must be bringing at least one of them into their team because their attack is awful and Adelaide's normally just as flat :rofl:.

I agree with Bob Willis that we shouldnt have declared and just batted and batted and totally humiliated their shit 'attack' giving our guys a great rest and racking up 700+:laugh:
Ponting said he was glad to get some time in the middle and get some runs.


I tried to read and still couldn't decipher what is this thread about. Since it's in general sport, I'm guessing its some kind of sport. But :piss: on "sport" with scores like 503-1.

Cricket:cop:

Saul
11-29-2010, 03:48 PM
"The Aussies have turned up in fancy dress today,they're dressed up as platic seats" - Sir Ian Botham:laugh2:


:rofl:



I agree with Bob Willis that we shouldnt have declared and just batted and batted and totally humiliated their shit 'attack' giving our guys a great rest and racking up 700+:laugh:
Ponting said he was glad to get some time in the middle and get some runs.


Yeah I agree, it would've been the ultimate humiliation to get 700/1 but I see what Strauss was thinking wanting to give the bowlers a few overs. Unfortunately it ran the risk of Ponting getting a few runs which he did.

Saul
12-02-2010, 08:32 AM
2nd test tonight :hail:. Mitchell Johnson, Australia's leading active bowler dropped :laugh2:.

Elephant Man
12-02-2010, 04:01 PM
:hail:Im praying we win the toss

Saul
12-02-2010, 10:01 PM
:hail: A sport where we are treated fairly.

:hail: 2019 Cricket World Cup > 2018 Football World Cup.

Saul
12-02-2010, 10:03 PM
:hail:Im praying we win the toss

Could be a big toss to win, 33 degrees today and sunny. Might be some showers around over the weekend.

Saul
12-02-2010, 11:31 PM
Australia win the toss and bat :sad:.

Elephant Man
12-02-2010, 11:39 PM
Australia win the toss and bat :sad:.

:wank:

Saul
12-03-2010, 12:05 AM
Australia 0-1, Katich run out without facing a ball :rofl:.

Saul
12-03-2010, 12:07 AM
0-2 now, Ponting edges to slip first ball. This pitch is a good batting track as well :rofl:.

Elephant Man
12-03-2010, 12:11 AM
:rofl::rofl::rofl: @ Australia

Saul
12-03-2010, 12:14 AM
Clarke goes too, Australia 2-3 :rofl::owned:.

Elephant Man
12-03-2010, 12:56 AM
:rofl:Beefy getting chauffeured to the golf

Elephant Man
12-03-2010, 01:01 AM
Bumble - "Theres some batsmen you can get into the minds of by having a little chirp to and others you dont say a word to"

Botham - "Did they used to talk to you Bumble"?

Bumble - "I was never in long enough"

:rofl::rofl:Legendary

Saul
12-03-2010, 10:01 AM
Great day for England, Aussies only making 245 and England 1-0 in the over they faced :owned:.

glasgow
12-03-2010, 10:25 AM
:hail: mr.cricket to the rescue once again

Saul
12-03-2010, 10:40 AM
:hail: mr.cricket to the rescue once again

:rofl: Ponting at the end of the day, his brains fried :laugh2:.

glasgow
12-03-2010, 10:45 AM
all jokes aside saul im trying to get into the cricket and starting to understand the rules a little more tho dont no how england seemed to do so well in the 1st test and they only got a draw? is a draw such a good result for 1 team and a shit result for the other?

Saul
12-03-2010, 10:57 AM
all jokes aside saul im trying to get into the cricket and starting to understand the rules a little more tho dont no how england seemed to do so well in the 1st test and they only got a draw? is a draw such a good result for 1 team and a shit result for the other?

England just got the better of the draw in the end, just like in football a team can deserve to win but only get a draw. Obviously in cricket there isn't a set time like 90 minutes that each game will last so some games will only last 3 days before one side wins the game but often the game will go the full five days in which case it has to be a draw because if you played every test until it finished some games would last 7 or 8 days :laugh:. The draw in the last test at Brisbane was probably a better result for England because of Australia's great record there (they hadn't lost for 22 years there), and also because England finished the test stronger which gives them the momentum for this game...

Elephant Man
12-03-2010, 01:48 PM
:laugh2:Absolutely pathetic by the Aussies,I think they are the first side ever to be bowled out on the first day of a test match at Adelaide:laugh:
Worst Aussie side in my lifetime.
See off the new ball tomorrow and its :woot:Humiliation time

Saul
12-03-2010, 04:09 PM
:laugh2:Absolutely pathetic by the Aussies,I think they are the first side ever to be bowled out on the first day of a test match at Adelaide:laugh:
Worst Aussie side in my lifetime.
See off the new ball tomorrow and its :woot:Humiliation time

What was up with Ponting at the end of the day? :rofl:

Elephant Man
12-03-2010, 04:27 PM
What was up with Ponting at the end of the day? :rofl:

:rofl:He was complaining that Strauss and Cook were time wasting so they only had to face one over

:laugh2:Hes lost it

Saul
12-03-2010, 05:05 PM
:rofl:He was complaining that Strauss and Cook were time wasting so they only had to face one over

:laugh2:Hes lost it

He knows he's finished if he loses this series :laugh:.

Saul
12-04-2010, 12:02 AM
Day 2 has just started, Strauss out in the first over with a shocking leave :sad:.

Saul
12-04-2010, 09:50 AM
Another dominating day for England :rofl:.


Day 2 has just started, Strauss out in the first over with a shocking leave :sad:.

Strauss baiting the Aussies :laugh2:.

Elephant Man
12-04-2010, 02:32 PM
:hail:Cookie is on fire
Only Tendulkar had more runs than him at this age and hes only 7 tons short of Boycotts record:hail:

Saul
12-04-2010, 03:02 PM
:hail:Cookie is on fire
Only Tendulkar had more runs than him at this age and hes only 7 tons short of Boycotts record:hail:

It's all about KP :hand::hail:.

Elephant Man
12-04-2010, 04:27 PM
It's all about KP :hand::hail:.

:hand:Cookies better

Saul
12-04-2010, 04:31 PM
:hand:Cookies better

KP's career and record shits on Cooks :hand:.

Elephant Man
12-04-2010, 04:55 PM
KP's career and record shits on Cooks :hand:.

:hand:The South African is 4 years older than Cook,we all know that by 30 Cook will have smashed all records:owned:

Saul
12-04-2010, 05:03 PM
:hand:The South African is 4 years older than Cook,we all know that by 30 Cook will have smashed all records:owned:

They've spent around the same amount of time in the side, if it was all about playing for the longest then Steve Waugh would be above Bradman as Australia's greatest ever batsman :rofl::owned:.

Elephant Man
12-04-2010, 05:13 PM
They've spent around the same amount of time in the side, if it was all about playing for the longest then Steve Waugh would be above Bradman as Australia's greatest ever batsman :rofl::owned:.

:rofl:Cooks played 5 tests less and is only too tons behind the African,hes already got more 50s and a higher best score:owned:
Cook will also easily outscore him during the Ashes:laugh2:

Elephant Man
12-04-2010, 05:18 PM
:hail:http://www.thecricketblog.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/Alastair-Cook-001.jpg

Saul
12-04-2010, 05:45 PM
:rofl:Cooks played 5 tests less and is only too tons behind

Exactly, Cook avarages a hundred every just over 4 games and he's two behind and only played 5 tests less :owned:.


hes already got more 50s

:hail: KP has a better conversion rate from 50's to 100's.


and a higher best score:owned:


Cook made his highest score in a draw, whereas when Pietersen made his highest score (only 9 less than Cook's), it set up a huge win :wave:.



Cook will also easily outscore him during the Ashes:laugh2:

Pietersen will still have one more Ashes winners medal that he won against one of the best teams in history. Oh, and he was named player of that series too :woot:. Even if Cook is player of this series Pietersen will still have the better Ashes record :wave:.


the African

Resorting to Australian-style name calling :laugh2:.

glasgow
12-04-2010, 06:55 PM
England just got the better of the draw in the end, just like in football a team can deserve to win but only get a draw. Obviously in cricket there isn't a set time like 90 minutes that each game will last so some games will only last 3 days before one side wins the game but often the game will go the full five days in which case it has to be a draw because if you played every test until it finished some games would last 7 or 8 days :laugh:. The draw in the last test at Brisbane was probably a better result for England because of Australia's great record there (they hadn't lost for 22 years there), and also because England finished the test stronger which gives them the momentum for this game...

:thumb:

Jord
12-04-2010, 09:14 PM
Arguing who's better out of Cook and Pietersen is like comparing apples and oranges :laugh: Cook's an opening batsmen and KP is in the middle order. Different skills required for both roles :wave: Although Cook definitely has the harder job opening. KP couldn't open and face the best bowlers with the new ball and be as good.

Elephant Man
12-04-2010, 09:24 PM
Arguing who's better out of Cook and Pietersen is like comparing apples and oranges :laugh: Cook's an opening batsmen and KP is in the middle order. Different skills required for both roles :wave: Although Cook definitely has the harder job opening. KP couldn't open and face the best bowlers with the new ball and be as good.

Translation =
Cook shits on the South African:owned:

Saul
12-04-2010, 09:56 PM
Arguing who's better out of Cook and Pietersen is like comparing apples and oranges :laugh: Cook's an opening batsmen and KP is in the middle order. Different skills required for both roles :wave: Although Cook definitely has the harder job opening. KP couldn't open and face the best bowlers with the new ball and be as good.

:laugh: I like both of them, they both play for England; I didn't start the childish insults without backing them up :sad:. They do have different jobs, although I disagree that Cook has the harder job because he faces the best bowlers - Pietersen has batted much of his career at 5 where he regularly faces the second new ball. You couldn't put Pietersen as an opener and expect him to average 47 but you couldn't expect Cook to bat 4 or 5 and average 45 either.


Translation =
Cook shits on the South African:owned:

No attempt to refute my post :wave::owned:.

Elephant Man
12-04-2010, 09:58 PM
Cook will score more 100s,more 50s and more Runs than KP when its all said and done:wave:

Saul
12-04-2010, 10:17 PM
Cook will score more 100s,more 50s and more Runs than KP when its all said and done:wave:

Both of them could end up with a similar amount of 100's, more 50's and more runs than Bradman, doesn't make them greater than Bradman because playing for longer doesn't count for a lot :wave:.

Elephant Man
12-04-2010, 10:20 PM
Both of them could end up with a similar amount of 100's, more 50's and more runs than Bradman, doesn't make them greater than Bradman because playing for longer doesn't count for a lot :wave:.

:wave:Cookie will go down as the greater player

Pietersen is very overrated:sad:

Saul
12-04-2010, 10:29 PM
:wave:Cookie will go down as the greater player

Pietersen is very overrated:sad:

Cook will likely play more matches, but KP will have the higher average and they'll end up with a similar amount of runs. Cook's had two great matches and everyone's talking him up like God but he was close to losing his place 4 months ago. Pietersen may have become overrated, but it's undisputable that he has a bigger impact on the side than Cook in the 4 years they've both been in the side (hence why opposition sides still see KP as the biggest wicket). In the current era, KP will go down as the best batsman, with Cook a close second and Strauss third (not factoring in his captaincy as we don't know how long he'll be captain for or if Cook will be captain after).

Elephant Man
12-04-2010, 10:34 PM
:sad:Sauls got the Nottingham blinkers on again

Saul
12-04-2010, 10:36 PM
:sad:Sauls got the Nottingham blinkers on again

Lost me now :wave:. Cook comes from Essex so the blinkers arguments can go straight back :thumb:.

Elephant Man
12-04-2010, 10:42 PM
:cop:Im a Warwickshire man

Saul
12-04-2010, 10:44 PM
:cop:Im a Warwickshire man

You live in Essex still :hand:. Regardless Pietersen left Notts in acrimonious circumstances :cop:.

Saul
12-04-2010, 10:45 PM
My post counts going back up into the top 10 without #2 even realizing I'm posting so much in this thread :woot:.

Elephant Man
12-04-2010, 10:49 PM
:cop:Do u think Rashid can make the grade?

Saul
12-04-2010, 10:55 PM
:cop:Do u think Rashid can make the grade?

Unsure atm, I was really into Rashid a couple of years ago and thought he could get into the team around about now as an all rounder. He still might because we have no genuine all rounder in the test side but I think now he'll end up playing more one day cricket than test cricket because I'm not sure if he'd take enough wickets or be able to bat at 6 or 7 in tests. I'm sure at some point he'll get his chance though, hopefully he takes it because I love leg spinners.

Elephant Man
12-04-2010, 10:59 PM
hopefully he takes it because I love leg spinners.

Yeah im a big fan of leggies,we need some good ones in England,off spin is :wank:

Saul
12-04-2010, 11:04 PM
Yeah im a big fan of leggies,we need some good ones in England,off spin is :wank:

Swann's the only one in recent times for England that's been able to bowl off spin really well, Tredwell and Udal were :wank::laugh:. I was leading wicket taker for my club side about three years ago bowling leggies, I used to love seeing Warney bowl it and they've always been my favourite type of bowler since.

Elephant Man
12-04-2010, 11:05 PM
Swann's the only one in recent times for England that's been able to bowl off spin really well, Tredwell and Udal were :wank::laugh:.

:hand:Dont forget Ashley and Monty

Saul
12-04-2010, 11:09 PM
:hand:Dont forget Ashley and Monty

Monty was alright because he could actually spin it, Ashley and Tuffers weren't really up to standard enough of the time.

I'm liking all this cricket chat tonight :woot:.

Saul
12-05-2010, 12:03 AM
Day 3 started in Adelaide :woot:.

Saul
12-05-2010, 12:27 AM
:hail: KP has his hundred.

Saul
12-05-2010, 12:38 AM
Cook falls for 148.

Elephant Man
12-05-2010, 01:08 AM
:rofl:Beefy talking about the porkpies he eats


:cop:KP looking in great touch

Saul
12-05-2010, 01:11 AM
:rofl:Beefy talking about the porkpies he eats


:cop:KP looking in great touch

KP's looked good so far, close to his best. Those "bouncers" that are only coming up to chest height don't look likely to get him out though :cop:.

Elephant Man
12-05-2010, 01:16 AM
:rofl:Poor Xavier,I almost feel sorry for the guy

Saul
12-05-2010, 01:18 AM
:rofl:Poor Xavier,I almost feel sorry for the guy

:laugh: It's Harris I feel sorry for, he's the only one bowling well whilst the other end (to quote the BBC) "is the cricketing version of wikileaks" :laugh2:.

Saul
12-05-2010, 01:22 AM
Nasser's face as Bumble gives the masterclass off commentary outside :rofl:.

Elephant Man
12-05-2010, 01:26 AM
Nasser's face as Bumble gives the masterclass off commentary outside :rofl:.

:rofl::rofl:


Colly moving along nicely aswell:cop:

Saul
12-05-2010, 01:28 AM
:rofl::rofl:


Colly moving along nicely aswell:cop:

Colly's motoring along, partnership up to 58 already :woot:.

Saul
12-05-2010, 01:29 AM
We need to find some Aussie boxing and cricket fans for this thread :cop:.

Elephant Man
12-05-2010, 01:45 AM
We need to find some Aussie boxing and cricket fans for this thread :cop:.

:rofl:R9 has ducked it

:laugh2:Doherty 20 overs 0-100

Saul
12-05-2010, 01:47 AM
:rofl:R9 has ducked it

:laugh2:Doherty 20 overs 0-100

Bought in just to bowl to Pietersen and KP has smashed him :rofl:.

Saul
12-05-2010, 01:48 AM
Doherty taken out of the attack in favour of the superior spinner, Marcus North :rofl:.

TommyGunn
12-05-2010, 01:50 AM
Colly loves this pitch, double century last time :woot:

Elephant Man
12-05-2010, 01:50 AM
:woot:This is easy
This should be a very good series for England

Elephant Man
12-05-2010, 01:51 AM
:woot:Swanny will pick up a 5fer in the 2nd innings

Saul
12-05-2010, 01:52 AM
Colly loves this pitch, double centuary last time :woot:

KP made 158 here last time too :woot:.


:woot:This is easy
This should be a very good series for England

:cop: When would you declare Begs? I'd try and get to 600 and then have 20 overs at them tonight.

Elephant Man
12-05-2010, 01:56 AM
:cop: When would you declare Begs? I'd try and get to 600 and then have 20 overs at them tonight.

:cop:Sounds good,we got 115 runs in 24 overs so far and aslong as KP in is we will carry on scoring quickly.
:laugh:If we get 600 they will be under huge pressure

Saul
12-05-2010, 01:59 AM
:hail: 150 for Pietersen

:hail: 6th test score of 150+

Saul
12-05-2010, 01:59 AM
:hail: 150 for Pietersen

:hail: 6th test score of 150+

Elephant Man
12-05-2010, 02:02 AM
:rofl:Pietersens putting em to the sword

Elephant Man
12-05-2010, 02:03 AM
:laugh2:Runrate = 5.08

Saul
12-05-2010, 02:06 AM
:laugh2:Runrate = 5.08

I just read a tweet that said Mark Taylor said on Aussie tele that Warne should come back as captain and bat no 10 :laugh::laugh::laugh:.

Elephant Man
12-05-2010, 02:08 AM
:rofl:Warney would walk into this Aussie side

Saul
12-05-2010, 02:10 AM
:rofl:Warney would walk into this Aussie side

They'd have more chance if they brought back Lillee and Thompson to help Harris :sad::rofl:.

Elephant Man
12-05-2010, 02:11 AM
:wave:Three Ashes series losses for Ponting

Saul
12-06-2010, 12:49 AM
England declare on 620-5, Aussies currently 34-0.

Elephant Man
12-06-2010, 01:29 AM
:sad:How has Swann not got a wicket?

Saul
12-06-2010, 04:44 PM
Aussies 4 down at the close and still 137 behind, the win should be in the bag except if there's rain :woot:.

Saul
12-06-2010, 11:13 PM
About 20 minutes until the scheduled start of play, rain holding off so far :hail:. At the end of day 4 light showers and about 2mm of rain were forecast for the morning with heavy thunderstorms and over 4mm of rain forecast for the afternoon. Now sunshine is predicted for the morning with about 2mm of rain forecast in scattered thunderstorms for the afternoon - http://www.weather.com.au/sa/adelaide/detailed

Elephant Man
12-06-2010, 11:51 PM
:sad:Prior

Saul
12-06-2010, 11:53 PM
:sad:Prior

Difficult chance because of the bounce tbf. Hussey gone now anyway :cop:. Barmy Army going mad when the catch was taken :rofl:.

Elephant Man
12-07-2010, 12:21 AM
:hail::hail:Ooohhhhhh Jimmy Jimmy

Saul
12-07-2010, 12:22 AM
:hail: Jimmy on a hat trick.

Elephant Man
12-07-2010, 12:25 AM
:wave:Where are you R-9

:wave:Where are you Jack

Saul
12-07-2010, 12:28 AM
:wave:Where are you R-9

:wave:Where are you Jack

Jack's barely posted since the end of day 3 of the first test and it's been all England since :laugh:.

Saul
12-07-2010, 12:28 AM
Swann picks up another wicket, Aussies falling to pieces now :laugh:.

Elephant Man
12-07-2010, 12:30 AM
:rofl::rofl:Aussies brains are fried and their all over the place

:laugh2:Humiliated

Saul
12-07-2010, 12:33 AM
:rofl::rofl:Aussies brains are fried and their all over the place

:laugh2:Humiliated

:rofl: The Barmy Army after each wicket.

Australian selectors have got a really tough task trying to pick a team for the third test :laugh:.

Elephant Man
12-07-2010, 12:37 AM
:laugh:Ponting is gonna be hammered in the Aussie press tomorrow

Saul
12-07-2010, 12:40 AM
:laugh:Ponting is gonna be hammered in the Aussie press tomorrow

Yeah they all will but especially Ponting :laugh:. North and Doherty must be dropped now, I can't believe they didn't start with Hauritz :laugh2:.

Saul
12-07-2010, 12:44 AM
Swann gets another, Australia fall from 286-5 to 295-9 :rofl:. Embarrassing, just falling to pieces :laugh2:.

Saul
12-07-2010, 01:01 AM
:hail: England take the final wicket. Game set match England one up with three to play :woot::owned:.

Elephant Man
12-07-2010, 01:02 AM
:woot:Swanny will pick up a 5fer in the 2nd innings

:cop:Thats why im called the True Guru

Saul
12-07-2010, 01:04 AM
:cop:Thats why im called the True Guru

Don't know what made you think that, conditions couldn't have been less helpful for spinners :sad:. What a pick!!! :cop:

Saul
12-07-2010, 01:33 AM
Only bad news for England is Stuart Broad is out of the series with abdominal strain. Simon Katich likely to be out of the rest of the series for the Aussies too with a partial achilles tear.

Elephant Man
12-08-2010, 04:15 PM
:rofl:Ladbrokes offering 12/1 odds that Shane Warne plays in the 3rd Test

Elephant Man
12-08-2010, 04:15 PM
A paper in Oz has asked 30,000 Cricket fans if Ponting should Captain Australia and 64% of them have said NO!!!:laugh:

Saul
12-08-2010, 04:31 PM
:rofl:Ladbrokes offering 12/1 odds that Shane Warne plays in the 3rd Test

Great stuff :laugh:.


A paper in Oz has asked 30,000 Cricket fans if Ponting should Captain Australia and 64% of them have said NO!!!:laugh:

TBH (like most Englishmen) I don't like Ponting at all but I dunno who'd do a better job (apart from a returning Warne :cop:). They're hardly full of leaders :laugh:.

ulster86
12-08-2010, 04:35 PM
How the fuck has a thread on cricket reached 16 pages :laugh2:

Elephant Man
12-08-2010, 04:38 PM
How the fuck has a thread on cricket reached 16 pages :laugh2:

:hand:Irishman get out the Cricket thread

:laugh2:Theres still three tests to go,this thread will have 40+ pages

Saul
12-08-2010, 04:39 PM
How the fuck has a thread on cricket reached 16 pages :laugh2:

More popular than snooker Irishman :wave:.

Elephant Man
12-10-2010, 02:10 PM
:rofl:Aussies bring back Johnson and also some guy named Beer whos only taken 14 first class wickets:laugh2:

ulster86
12-10-2010, 03:03 PM
Jord would've been all over this thread 2 years ago :sad:

Jord
12-10-2010, 03:30 PM
Jord would've been all over this thread 2 years ago :sad:

:hand: I have a *passing* interest and no more.

Saul
12-10-2010, 06:21 PM
:rofl:Aussies bring back Johnson and also some guy named Beer whos only taken 14 first class wickets:laugh2:

Still got no idea why they won't pick Hauritz :laugh:. It's more embarrassing than when England had to be shamed into picking Read and Panesar in the last Ashes in Australia :laugh:.


Jord would've been all over this thread 2 years ago :sad:

Jord loved the cricket now goes all defensive when it's brought up on here :sad:.

Saul
12-15-2010, 04:19 PM
:hail: 3rd test starts in Perth tonight.

Elephant Man
12-15-2010, 04:20 PM
:hail: 3rd test starts in Perth tonight.

:mad:Fuckin 2am

Saul
12-15-2010, 04:27 PM
:mad:Fuckin 2am

I don't mind when it's on, more to watch in the morning. I love the WACA too.

:hail: Warney back in the box tonight.

Saul
12-15-2010, 04:57 PM
Tremlett looks like being the man to replace Broad.

Elephant Man
12-16-2010, 02:55 AM
17-2 already:woot:Two wickets and England bowlers causing them all sorts of problems

:laugh2:Ponting gone

Elephant Man
12-16-2010, 03:09 AM
28-3:rofl:We are crushing them again

Elephant Man
12-17-2010, 04:05 AM
:sad:England messing up

ulster86
12-17-2010, 12:37 PM
:hail: Aussies revived

Elephant Man
12-17-2010, 03:46 PM
78/1 to 101/5:sad::facepalm:

Saul
12-17-2010, 03:58 PM
We're not in the best position but it's only one bad innings :cop:. We can still win the game with early wickets tomorrow.

Elephant Man
12-17-2010, 04:01 PM
We're not in the best position but it's only one bad innings :cop:. We can still win the game with early wickets tomorrow.

:sad:I doubt it,even if we are chasing 300 theres no way they will get to it when Johnsons swinging like that....:facepalm:Why isnt Bell above Colly now?

Saul
12-17-2010, 10:15 PM
:sad:I doubt it,even if we are chasing 300 theres no way they will get to it when Johnsons swinging like that....:facepalm:Why isnt Bell above Colly now?

In the last 4 test matches at the WACA the side batting second has made 300 in the fourth innings :cop:. Hopefully we can bowl them out in the morning session and leave ourselves a target of about 300 which would be gettable, Johnson's inconsistent :cop:.

On a separate note it was hilarious to see the Aussies finally start sledging again and being confrontational after being battered for 8 days :laugh:.

Saul
12-18-2010, 08:02 AM
England set 391 to win.

Saul
12-18-2010, 10:19 AM
81-5 :wank:.

Elephant Man
12-18-2010, 04:41 PM
Disgraceful batting:wank:
Idiots giving their wickets away,if England lose the Ashes to this shower of shite then :wave:Strauss

Saul
12-19-2010, 02:13 PM
123 all out and a level series :wank::sad:.

glasgow
12-19-2010, 02:37 PM
123 all out and a level series :wank::sad:.

the aussies are back in it :hail:

Elephant Man
12-19-2010, 07:25 PM
For all our dominance we are 1-1 in the series:facepalm:I got a feeling the Aussies will win the whole thing now

Saul
12-19-2010, 07:31 PM
the aussies are back in it :hail:

England baiting the Aussies :laugh2:.

Saul
12-19-2010, 07:41 PM
For all our dominance we are 1-1 in the series:facepalm:I got a feeling the Aussies will win the whole thing now

Agnew made a good point in his blog today, even though they won they're still the ones with a lot of the problems, especially in the batting - Hughes is poor, Ponting out of form, Clarke inconsistent, Steve Smith batting at six :laugh2:. The individual bowling performances from Johnson and Harris won the game, and they did it on the pitch that will be most foreign to England out of any that they'll play on all tour. We just didn't bat well enough in the first innings and paid for it, just like at Headingley in last years Ashes. Melbourne should be slower and more like Adelaide, and Sydney generally spins.

Saul
12-25-2010, 10:15 PM
:hail: 4th test starting tonight in just over an hour in front of over 90,000 fans at the MCG.

Saul
12-25-2010, 11:02 PM
Bresnan in for Finn and England win the toss and choose to bowl :sad:.

Saul
12-26-2010, 12:38 AM
Australia 37-3 after just over an hour :rofl:.

:laugh2: Ponting.

TommyGunn
12-26-2010, 06:37 AM
98 all out :rofl:

TommyGunn
12-26-2010, 06:38 AM
England going along nicely with the bat :cop:

Saul
12-26-2010, 12:48 PM
England going along nicely with the bat :cop:

Aussies 98 all out then England reach 156-0 at the close :rofl:. The Ashes are coming home, Merry Christmas :woot:. :wave: All the Aussie fans left with half an hour to go so they didn't have to watch any more :laugh:.

Saul
12-27-2010, 01:46 AM
:hail: England only 2 down at lunch.

Elephant Man
12-27-2010, 04:48 PM
:woot:The Ashes are coming home and its :wave:Mr Ponting

Saul
12-27-2010, 10:14 PM
:hail: Swann to get 5 today and the Ashes be wrapped up :woot:.

Steam
12-27-2010, 10:22 PM
Sooo.... I this a soccer thread? :why:

Saul
12-28-2010, 03:05 AM
Sooo.... I this a soccer thread? :why:

:wave: Back to the "Greatest moments in US sports history" thread Steam.

Saul
12-28-2010, 03:06 AM
Bumble making fun of Bill Lawry :rofl:.

Steam
12-28-2010, 04:05 AM
:wave: Back to the "Greatest moments in US sports history" thread Steam.

It's not US only :sad:

Ahh I see, this is a Cricket thread eh?

TommyGunn
12-28-2010, 07:03 AM
169-6 :rofl:

Englands gonna beat them with an Innings to spare :laugh2:

Mofo2
12-28-2010, 11:36 AM
England are looking strong at the minute...we can still fuck it up though...its England ffs :laugh:

Saul
12-28-2010, 02:01 PM
England are looking strong at the minute...we can still fuck it up though...its England ffs :laugh:

We're gonna hammer them, it'll be over for lunch :woot:.

Saul
12-28-2010, 02:02 PM
169-6 :rofl:

Englands gonna beat them with an Innings to spare :laugh2:

One of their remaining batsman probably won't bat either because he's got a stress fracture in his ankle :rofl:.

Mofo2
12-28-2010, 02:07 PM
We're gonna hammer them, it'll be over for lunch :woot:.

Lets take nothing for granted mate, we did that in the last test and got embarassed :laugh:

Saul
12-28-2010, 02:12 PM
Lets take nothing for granted mate, we did that in the last test and got embarassed :laugh:

Lets take it for granted and rub their noses in it, we were cocky going into the third match but we're only four wickets away here with two days to go :woot:. Australia 250/1 to win the match and the draw at 100/1 :rofl:.

TommyGunn
12-28-2010, 02:14 PM
One of their remaining batsman probably won't bat either because he's got a stress fracture in his ankle :rofl:.165-7 :rofl:

Mofo2
12-28-2010, 02:16 PM
Lets take it for granted and rub their noses in it, we were cocky going into the third match but we're only four wickets away here with two days to go :woot:. Australia 250/1 to win the match and the draw at 100/1 :rofl:.

Why is the hate for Australia so bad :laugh:

Elephant Man
12-28-2010, 04:11 PM
:rofl::rofl:Australia havent got a hope in hell..the Ashes is now ours without any doubt.

:woot:Humiliated totally what a great time to be a English Cricket fan:woot:

:laugh2:Ponting

Saul
12-28-2010, 04:14 PM
http://www.espncricinfo.com/db/PICTURES/CMS/126300/126366.2.jpg

What a picture :rofl:.

Elephant Man
12-28-2010, 04:16 PM
:rofl:Seeing Ricky pointing his finger at Dar reminded me of when he lost the plot when Garry Pratt ran him out in 05:rofl:I love when his brain is fried

Saul
12-28-2010, 04:21 PM
:rofl:Seeing Ricky pointing his finger at Dar reminded me of when he lost the plot when Garry Pratt ran him out in 05:rofl:I love when his brain is fried

That was great, when Fletcher went out onto the balcony he didn't even know what had just happened :rofl:. I was there for day two of that match :hail:.

glasgow
12-28-2010, 04:29 PM
england fans lucky northern ireland aint got a cricket team :sad:

Saul
12-28-2010, 04:35 PM
england fans lucky northern ireland aint got a cricket team :sad:

Northern Ireland would lower the standards of Minor Counties cricket :sad:.

glasgow
12-28-2010, 04:37 PM
Northern Ireland would lower the standards of Minor Counties cricket :sad:.

:hand: woodvale cc is the barcelona of club cricket

Saul
12-28-2010, 04:41 PM
:hand: woodvale cc is the barcelona of club cricket

I'd get a 5-for with my leg spinners against them :hand:.

Elephant Man
12-28-2010, 04:57 PM
:hand: woodvale cc is the barcelona of club cricket

:woot:I would get 10 wickets against that lot bowling my 60mph Collingwood cutters

Saul
12-28-2010, 10:28 PM
Just over an hour to go :woot:.

Australia :owned:.

Elephant Man
12-28-2010, 11:29 PM
Not long until Ponting quits as Captain:owned:

Saul
12-29-2010, 12:06 AM
Not long until Ponting quits as Captain:owned:

Who will replace him? :rofl:

Saul
12-29-2010, 12:06 AM
England 2 wickets away :woot:.

Elephant Man
12-29-2010, 12:07 AM
:rofl:Nasser in the stand on his own

Saul
12-29-2010, 12:23 AM
:rofl:Nasser in the stand on his own

Did you hear Bumble's ringtone yesterday? :rofl:

Elephant Man
12-29-2010, 12:39 AM
Did you hear Bumble's ringtone yesterday? :rofl:

GOT HIM!!!!!!!!!

:cop:

Elephant Man
12-29-2010, 12:41 AM
m-gRWWTQpp0


:laughup:

Saul
12-29-2010, 01:05 AM
England win and retain the Ashes in front of the Barmy Army at the MCG :woot:.

Elephant Man
12-29-2010, 01:21 AM
:hail:England

Saul
12-29-2010, 02:07 AM
:wave: Jack

TommyGunn
12-29-2010, 03:20 AM
:hail: The British Cricket Team

Saul
01-02-2011, 11:00 PM
5th test starting in about half an hour, series win please England :woot:.

Saul
01-02-2011, 11:02 PM
Michael Clarke won the toss for Australia and chose to bat :woot:.

Saul
01-02-2011, 11:06 PM
Australia criticize the English for so called "foreign players" and now the convicts are bringing in a number three batsman born in Islamabad :laughup:.

Elephant Man
01-02-2011, 11:18 PM
Australia criticize the English for so called "foreign players" and now the convicts are bringing in a number three batsman born in Islamabad :laughup:.

:rofl:Yep.We got laughed at for years because of all the foreigners we used and now the Aussies have a #3 called Usman Kwajala :rofl:

:rofl:Beer is in after playing 5 games

Saul
01-02-2011, 11:25 PM
:rofl:Yep.We got laughed at for years because of all the foreigners we used and now the Aussies have a #3 called Usman Kwajala :rofl:

:rofl:Beer is in after playing 5 games

Beer's never played as the SCG either :rofl:. Still amazed that they never tried Hauritz, didn't he sell all of his Aussie shirts over it as well? :laughup:

Elephant Man
01-02-2011, 11:29 PM
Beer's never played as the SCG either :rofl:. Still amazed that they never tried Hauritz, didn't he sell all of his Aussie shirts over it as well? :laughup:

:rofl:Yes he basically told em to fuck off and because he wont be playing again hes decided to sell all his stuff

Saul
01-02-2011, 11:32 PM
:rofl:Yes he basically told em to fuck off and because he wont be playing again hes decided to sell all his stuff

They're a joke, their selection policy is like ours from the 1990's :laugh:. Hauritz is a good player as well, he would've done much better than the Doherty/Smith/Beer combination :laugh2:.

Saul
01-03-2011, 12:01 AM
Quiet first half hour, Australia 13-0 after 7 overs.

Saul
01-03-2011, 01:34 AM
Australia 55/1 at lunch, wicket coming off the last ball of the session :woot:.

Saul
01-03-2011, 07:46 PM
Another great day for England, Clarke getting booed on his way out :rofl:.

Elephant Man
01-03-2011, 07:49 PM
Another great day for England, Clarke getting booed on his way out :rofl:.

Yeah saw that earlier on Sky Sports news,why was they booing him?Its his home ground:laugh:

Saul
01-03-2011, 08:02 PM
Yeah saw that earlier on Sky Sports news,why was they booing him?Its his home ground:laugh:

They're all idiots, the guy would make a decent captain.

Saul
01-03-2011, 11:34 PM
:hail: Early wicket for England.

Elephant Man
01-03-2011, 11:42 PM
:facepalm:Aussies are truly an embarrassment now

Saul
01-03-2011, 11:55 PM
Aussies 159/5 at drinks, yet again they're relying on Hussey to dig them out of trouble :laugh:.

Saul
01-04-2011, 12:23 AM
Collingwood gets Hussey just before the second new ball :rofl:.

Saul
01-04-2011, 02:47 AM
Aussies going from 189/8 to 279/9 :wank:.

Saul
01-04-2011, 02:54 AM
:laugh2: Australia all out for 280.

Elephant Man
01-04-2011, 03:50 AM
:rofl:England playing as if its a One day game

Elephant Man
01-05-2011, 12:43 AM
:wave:Bout time Collingwood was dropped now

Elephant Man
01-06-2011, 01:31 AM
:rofl::rofl: 636-9

TommyGunn
01-06-2011, 08:52 AM
Aussies have been embarrassed on their own patch.....Wheres R9? :rofl:

ulster86
01-06-2011, 10:31 AM
Aussies 159/5 at drinks

Do they really call it "at drinks"? Cricket is so gay :rofl: