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Aug 29th 2017, 10:50 pm
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Posted By Gordon Barlow

Re: Cricket

That's a great link, Bob - deserving of a re-post to my thread in the Locker Room section of "General", titled "Amateur Cricket around the world". Would you mind doing it? The mods give me a hard...
Aug 20th 2017, 4:34 pm
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Posted By Gordon Barlow

Re: Cricket

One of my enduring memories is of the last over of the Tied Test in 1960, in Brisbane. I breezed into a friend's house after work, to find the whole family around the TV set, riveted. Wikipedia has a...
Aug 20th 2017, 2:36 am
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Posted By Gordon Barlow

Re: Cricket

Did I say the WI touring team should be playing the England 'A'? I meant the Somerset Seconds.
Aug 18th 2017, 3:25 am
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Posted By Gordon Barlow

Re: Cricket

Because of the shambles that the WI cricket administrators have made of our local game, the tourists are actually the WI 'A' Team, and should be playing England 'A'. Even then...
Currently, I'm...
Mar 3rd 2016, 2:21 am
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Posted By Gordon Barlow

Re: Cricket

He was one of the two or three most beautiful batsmen in the world, of his generation. Oh, such a talent!
May 22nd 2015, 4:58 pm
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Posted By Gordon Barlow

Re: Cricket

Well, but it is a Test match, and these fellows were selected as Test players. With all the limited-over stuff around these days, we have to make allowances for slow starters.
Apr 17th 2015, 7:00 pm
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Posted By Gordon Barlow

Re: Cricket

I think that bowling figures against the West Indies these days need to be discounted, the same way - and for the same reason - that figures against Bangla Desh are discounted. WI is scarcely (or...
Jun 16th 2014, 10:16 pm
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Posted By Gordon Barlow

Re: Cricket

I should say! I was "watching" it on Cricinfo, and even that was exciting. (The TV package I subscribe to doesn't bring me cricket. Brings me Rugby League games from Australia and England, though,...
Jun 3rd 2014, 10:52 pm
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Views: 30,510
Posted By Gordon Barlow

Re: Cricket

I think a batsman is a prat, if he takes advantage of two warnings and still tries to cheat by leaving the crease early. Silly bugger. Serves him right.
May 22nd 2014, 7:37 pm
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Posted By Gordon Barlow

Re: Cricket

What, you don't even like curling? All that exciting stuff with the brooms? There's really no pleasing some people!
Mar 1st 2014, 1:48 am
Replies: 379
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Posted By Gordon Barlow

Re: Cricket

I come in peace... (writing from the Cayman Islands, British West Indies)

How in God's name could England lose from such a strong position? The best thing the England cricket team could do to...
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