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Re: The Cricket Thread

Post by -PJ- » October 17, 2018, 5:30 pm

Agree..

MMarsh out for 13.

Both must be banished.
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Post by -PJ- » October 17, 2018, 5:47 pm

Finch out.
AUS 6/85
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Post by Dusty » October 17, 2018, 7:51 pm

All out
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Post by Matt » October 18, 2018, 5:19 am

EMBARRASSING!

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Re: The Cricket Thread

Post by Dusty » October 18, 2018, 6:00 am

Inside 40 overs too...

No one is prepared to be patient and occupy the crease. This, “I’ll smash my way out of trouble” mentality is not the way to go. Ok for Matt Hayden, not ok for blokes with less than half his ability. It’s definitely a mindset problem.


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Post by yeh raiders » October 18, 2018, 7:40 am

Karma really. For both ball tampering in such a manor and the absurd over reaction to it.

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Post by Matt » October 18, 2018, 8:58 am

CA have been forced to try and rebuild the side. I can see why they have picked most of the guys they have. However... at what point do you just say 'screw it' and tear the team apart and try to rebuild completely?

Renshaw MUST come back in.
Maxy MUST be in there somewhere too.

Marsh brothers must be on their last legs again... well... except Mitch, who is VC.

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Re: The Cricket Thread

Post by -TW- » October 18, 2018, 12:14 pm

How **** is Holland if Labuschagne is bowling before him

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Post by Matt » October 18, 2018, 2:23 pm

-TW- wrote:
October 18, 2018, 12:14 pm
How **** is Holland if Labuschagne is bowling before him
Its a worry when the part-time leggie is bowling better than the guy who is supposedly the best spinner in State cricket.

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Post by -PJ- » October 18, 2018, 3:15 pm

Useless..

Like a handbrake on a speedboat.
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Re: The Cricket Thread

Post by Matt » October 18, 2018, 4:40 pm

That young Victorian prodigy Pucovski just scored a double hundred before his 21st BDay. Only the 9th player to do it - mostly greats of Australian cricket.

If that Indian superstar kid Shaw can play Test cricket at 18 or 19, why not this kid? He batted at 3, but you probably bat him at 5 or 6 on debut.

https://www.cricket.com.au/news/will-pu ... 2018-10-18

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Post by Matt » October 18, 2018, 5:10 pm

Ali just got run out by a grade cricket trick play. The old, the ball didnt actually go for 4 trick, so the batsman are chatting mid pitch.

Some weird runouts in this match!?!?

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Post by Matt » October 19, 2018, 5:58 am

Another massive score from SMarsh. 4. TBF, it was a jaffa, but still another failure.

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Re: The Cricket Thread

Post by Azza » October 19, 2018, 8:29 am

I know he scores the odd great century but time to stamp S Darsh's cards and send him off. He just doesn't produce consistently enough.

Gonna be a long summer of poor batting performances methinks.

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Re: The Cricket Thread

Post by bonehead » October 19, 2018, 11:26 am

make my comeback tomorrow, a 5 ball net session after a season off and promoted 2 grades on an expected raging greentop, should be good

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Re: The Cricket Thread

Post by Matt » October 19, 2018, 11:35 am

bonehead wrote:
October 19, 2018, 11:26 am
make my comeback tomorrow, a 5 ball net session after a season off and promoted 2 grades on an expected raging greentop, should be good

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Cant be worse than SMarsh :lol:

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Re: The Cricket Thread

Post by -PJ- » October 19, 2018, 2:32 pm

bonehead wrote:
October 19, 2018, 11:26 am
make my comeback tomorrow, a 5 ball net session after a season off and promoted 2 grades on an expected raging greentop, should be good

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Re: The Cricket Thread

Post by Matt » October 19, 2018, 3:30 pm

Greeeeeat...
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Post by Brewdle » October 19, 2018, 7:43 pm

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Re: The Cricket Thread

Post by -TW- » October 19, 2018, 8:21 pm

Australia aren't very good at cricket

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Post by -PJ- » October 20, 2018, 10:37 am

Stinking it up...
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Re: The Cricket Thread

Post by bonehead » October 22, 2018, 12:01 pm

-PJ- wrote:
bonehead wrote:
October 19, 2018, 11:26 am
make my comeback tomorrow, a 5 ball net session after a season off and promoted 2 grades on an expected raging greentop, should be good

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Where's this show of skill, guile and poise happening at ?
branxton - bowled for 1 trying to hit their pie chucker leggy into the Royal federal.

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Re: The Cricket Thread

Post by Matt » October 22, 2018, 2:14 pm

bonehead wrote:
October 22, 2018, 12:01 pm
-PJ- wrote:
bonehead wrote:
October 19, 2018, 11:26 am
make my comeback tomorrow, a 5 ball net session after a season off and promoted 2 grades on an expected raging greentop, should be good

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Where's this show of skill, guile and poise happening at ?
branxton - bowled for 1 trying to hit their pie chucker leggy into the Royal federal.

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Ah yes, the old, being deceived by the loopy straight one.

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Re: The Cricket Thread

Post by -TW- » October 22, 2018, 4:10 pm

Use ya feet..

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Re: The Cricket Thread

Post by -PJ- » October 23, 2018, 6:20 am

bonehead wrote:
October 22, 2018, 12:01 pm
-PJ- wrote:
bonehead wrote:
October 19, 2018, 11:26 am
make my comeback tomorrow, a 5 ball net session after a season off and promoted 2 grades on an expected raging greentop, should be good

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A 5 ball net session after a 12month lay off will do that. You're prep wasn't the greatest boner. Get down to the nets a little earlier this week mate.

Then when you face that pie chucker again..you'll be be ready.

You're prep is questionable..just like that footy team you support.
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Re: The Cricket Thread

Post by bonehead » October 23, 2018, 6:32 am

-TW- wrote:Use ya feet..
might've worked better if I kicked it? Full toss too just quietly(bottom edged)

We were chasing quick runs batting 2nd after bowling in hot conditions, not ideal for an unfit plonker like me.

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Post by -PJ- » October 23, 2018, 6:47 am

So you missed a full toss from a pie chucker and had the furniture reorganised ??

Chin up mate..
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Re: The Cricket Thread

Post by Matt » October 23, 2018, 8:38 am

Excuses excuses mate. Very grade cricketer of you to find a reason for being castled by the pie chucker. :P
So, to follow TW, here are a few more coaching tips for you:
Starting with TWs, use ya feet.
OR
Elbow up, play it straight back where it came from.
OR
Dont play across the line.
OR
Get set 1st.
OR
Dont play cross bat shots early in your innings.
OR
Just rotate the strike a bit.
OR
Dont try to hit the ball too hard; time it.

etc etc :lol:

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Re: The Cricket Thread

Post by Matt » October 23, 2018, 8:53 am

On Australia news...
D'Arcy Short, NCN, Chris Lynn, Billy Stanlake, or Ben McDermott. Can any of these guys help our Test team?

OR... The Fox shortlist:
https://www.foxsports.com.au/cricket/au ... YdJMjU2GCI

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Re: The Cricket Thread

Post by -PJ- » October 23, 2018, 10:24 am

Matt wrote:
October 23, 2018, 8:38 am
Excuses excuses mate. Very grade cricketer of you to find a reason for being castled by the pie chucker. :P
So, to follow TW, here are a few more coaching tips for you:
Starting with TWs, use ya feet.
OR
Elbow up, play it straight back where it came from.
OR
Dont play across the line.
OR
Get set 1st.
OR
Dont play cross bat shots early in your innings.
OR
Just rotate the strike a bit.
OR
Dont try to hit the ball too hard; time it.

etc etc :lol:
Matt..please.

Boney hasn't got time to block and take in the atmosphere. He's regularly promoted up the order and given clear instruction..
Don't -
1. Don't take centre.
2. Don't look around at the field settings.
Do -
1. Get the bowlers attention before he runs in and point to the car park outside the ground that the ball is going.
2. Ignore line and length at all costs and smash the cover off the ball. Boney hasn't got time for a quick single..it's over the fence or nothing.

Respect no one..

It's the boney way..
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Post by bonehead » October 23, 2018, 11:57 am

-PJ- wrote:
Matt wrote:
October 23, 2018, 8:38 am
Excuses excuses mate. Very grade cricketer of you to find a reason for being castled by the pie chucker. Image
So, to follow TW, here are a few more coaching tips for you:
Starting with TWs, use ya feet.
OR
Elbow up, play it straight back where it came from.
OR
Dont play across the line.
OR
Get set 1st.
OR
Dont play cross bat shots early in your innings.
OR
Just rotate the strike a bit.
OR
Dont try to hit the ball too hard; time it.

etc etc Image
Matt..please.

Boney hasn't got time to block and take in the atmosphere. He's regularly promoted up the order and given clear instruction..
Don't -
1. Don't take centre.
2. Don't look around at the field settings.
Do -
1. Get the bowlers attention before he runs in and point to the car park outside the ground that the ball is going.
2. Ignore line and length at all costs and smash the cover off the ball. Boney hasn't got time for a quick single..it's over the fence or nothing.

Respect no one..

It's the boney way..
I usually open, pinch hitting at 5 is all new. I said to the skip I'll just get some time in the middle here and see what happens Image

It's so much easier charging a quick first ball of a dig getting into his head.

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Re: The Cricket Thread

Post by Matt » October 23, 2018, 1:03 pm

bonehead wrote:
October 23, 2018, 11:57 am
-PJ- wrote:
Matt wrote:
October 23, 2018, 8:38 am
Excuses excuses mate. Very grade cricketer of you to find a reason for being castled by the pie chucker. Image
So, to follow TW, here are a few more coaching tips for you:
Starting with TWs, use ya feet.
OR
Elbow up, play it straight back where it came from.
OR
Dont play across the line.
OR
Get set 1st.
OR
Dont play cross bat shots early in your innings.
OR
Just rotate the strike a bit.
OR
Dont try to hit the ball too hard; time it.

etc etc Image
Matt..please.

Boney hasn't got time to block and take in the atmosphere. He's regularly promoted up the order and given clear instruction..
Don't -
1. Don't take centre.
2. Don't look around at the field settings.
Do -
1. Get the bowlers attention before he runs in and point to the car park outside the ground that the ball is going.
2. Ignore line and length at all costs and smash the cover off the ball. Boney hasn't got time for a quick single..it's over the fence or nothing.

Respect no one..

It's the boney way..
I usually open, pinch hitting at 5 is all new. I said to the skip I'll just get some time in the middle here and see what happens Image

It's so much easier charging a quick first ball of a dig getting into his head.

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1. Missed it and:
a) got bowled
b) LBW (yep no 3m rule back then)
2. Nicked it to the keeper or slip
3. Skied it for a easy catch to pretty well anyone.

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Post by Dusty » October 25, 2018, 5:14 am

Aussies pumped in the 20/20 this morning


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Re: The Cricket Thread

Post by -PJ- » October 25, 2018, 11:34 am

Dusty wrote:
October 25, 2018, 5:14 am
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I just watched the 10 AUS dismissals.

Some embarrassing shot selections, a lot of blokes clean bowled trying to smash the cover off it.

Silly stuff.
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Re: The Cricket Thread

Post by -PJ- » October 27, 2018, 2:47 pm

Another lose in the 20/20 series v PAK.

Down 2-0

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