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Re: ODI World Cup 2019

Postby Lightning McQueen » Wed Jun 12, 2019 10:14 am

Why are we avoiding the elephant in the room?

How good was it of Kohli telling his fans to stop booing? This guy will go down as possibly the most influential and greatest captains ever.

We loved Ponting and Steve Waugh for their Stoic arrogance, he is the exact same mould, we'd want him as PM if he was an Aussie.

That pure class IMO.
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Re: ODI World Cup 2019

Postby The Bedge » Wed Jun 12, 2019 11:05 am

Lightning McQueen wrote:Why are we avoiding the elephant in the room?

How good was it of Kohli telling his fans to stop booing? This guy will go down as possibly the most influential and greatest captains ever..

Didn't know it was the elephant in the room! :lol:

Do agree though, he will go down as the most influential and arguably the greatest captain ever - he's well on his way already with what he's been able to achieve.

Telling the fans to stop booing also shows just how influential and how respected/loved he is amongst Indian people.
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Re: ODI World Cup 2019

Postby The Dark Knight » Wed Jun 12, 2019 11:10 am

Lightning McQueen wrote:Why are we avoiding the elephant in the room?

How good was it of Kohli telling his fans to stop booing? This guy will go down as possibly the most influential and greatest captains ever.

We loved Ponting and Steve Waugh for their Stoic arrogance, he is the exact same mould, we'd want him as PM if he was an Aussie.

That pure class IMO.

Pure class indeed, amazing cricketer.
For an absolute cricket nuffie I love watching him bat because he is just so damn good, I love and respect his competitiveness and I think cricket supporters everywhere shouldn't take for granted how good and how influential he is.
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Re: ODI World Cup 2019

Postby whufc » Wed Jun 12, 2019 11:16 am

Not that I think there will be much play tonight I would be going with a team off:

Finch
Warner
Smith
S.Marsh
Carey
Maxwell
Coulter-Nile
Cummins
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Lyon
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Re: ODI World Cup 2019

Postby whufc » Wed Jun 12, 2019 11:20 am

The Dark Knight wrote:
Lightning McQueen wrote:Why are we avoiding the elephant in the room?

How good was it of Kohli telling his fans to stop booing? This guy will go down as possibly the most influential and greatest captains ever.

We loved Ponting and Steve Waugh for their Stoic arrogance, he is the exact same mould, we'd want him as PM if he was an Aussie.

That pure class IMO.

Pure class indeed, amazing cricketer.
For an absolute cricket nuffie I love watching him bat because he is just so damn good, I love and respect his competitiveness and I think cricket supporters everywhere shouldn't take for granted how good and how influential he is.


Love it!

He reminds me of the Gowans Twins in the SANFL.

If you are on opposition supporter sometimes you can let the 'sideshow' 'personality' meant that you lose site of the class, skill and quality he plays with. His record across all 3 formats is out of this world and imo seperates him from Steve Smith, Joe Root etc.

I have no doubt barring injury he will go down as Indias greatest ever captain and will easily be in the discussion and have the statistics to back up a India's great batsmen call.
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Re: ODI World Cup 2019

Postby RB » Wed Jun 12, 2019 11:29 am

Lightning McQueen wrote:How good was it of Kohli telling his fans to stop booing?

Not sure why everyone's got a stiffy about this, one of the easiest things he's ever done which he knew would endear himself to everyone even more anyway.

Plus it makes his opponents look overly sensitive. If I were Smith or Warner I'd play better with the whole stadium booing me anyway.
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Re: ODI World Cup 2019

Postby Lightning McQueen » Wed Jun 12, 2019 11:33 am

RB wrote:
Lightning McQueen wrote:How good was it of Kohli telling his fans to stop booing?

Not sure why everyone's got a stiffy about this, one of the easiest things he's ever done which he knew would endear himself to everyone even more anyway.

Plus it makes his opponents look overly sensitive. If I were Smith or Warner I'd play better with the whole stadium booing me anyway.

No erection here mate, I thought it was great and obviously Smith was very appreciative, he would've teared up.
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Re: ODI World Cup 2019

Postby locky801 » Wed Jun 12, 2019 6:01 pm

RB wrote:
Lightning McQueen wrote:How good was it of Kohli telling his fans to stop booing?


If I were Smith or Warner I'd play better with the whole stadium booing me anyway.


Strangely enough doesnt seem much booing in the Warner direction
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Re: ODI World Cup 2019

Postby tigerpie » Wed Jun 12, 2019 6:37 pm

Virat is all class off the field, fierce competitor on it.
Two traits highly admired by Aussies.
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Re: ODI World Cup 2019

Postby Jim05 » Wed Jun 12, 2019 7:55 pm

Richardson and the Shaun in for Stoinis and Zampa. No recognised spinner tonight
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Re: ODI World Cup 2019

Postby RB » Wed Jun 12, 2019 8:08 pm

Any one know anything about the deck at Taunton?
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Re: ODI World Cup 2019

Postby The Dark Knight » Wed Jun 12, 2019 8:08 pm

Wow really surpirses to see Richo get a game, hope he bowls well.
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Re: ODI World Cup 2019

Postby The Dark Knight » Wed Jun 12, 2019 8:12 pm

RB wrote:Any one know anything about the deck at Taunton?
Looks pretty green and I was reading that it is a bowl first pitch with the cold weather and high cloud cover.
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Re: ODI World Cup 2019

Postby tigerpie » Wed Jun 12, 2019 8:28 pm

Who'd be a curator in england. Pitch looks alright for bowling.
Crappy cold weather.
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Re: ODI World Cup 2019

Postby amber_fluid » Wed Jun 12, 2019 8:36 pm

Warner looking good early
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Re: ODI World Cup 2019

Postby The Dark Knight » Wed Jun 12, 2019 8:46 pm

Amir bowling some good areas
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Re: ODI World Cup 2019

Postby heater31 » Wed Jun 12, 2019 8:47 pm

Taunton in Somerset is a postage stamp!
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Re: ODI World Cup 2019

Postby mighty_tiger_79 » Wed Jun 12, 2019 8:53 pm

Asif he dropped that!!

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Re: ODI World Cup 2019

Postby Jim05 » Wed Jun 12, 2019 9:12 pm

Finch dropped again and then makes him pay with a couple of boundaries to bring up his 50
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Re: ODI World Cup 2019

Postby Jim05 » Wed Jun 12, 2019 9:36 pm

They finally hold one and Finch is gone.
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