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Browny

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Worcestershire, la la la, Worcestershire, la la la.

Won the 2nd division with 10 academy graduates, and might even keep all of them for next year
until we lose our first half dozen matches
. Getting a suitable overseas player is a priority for Rhodes, as is making sure the lesser players contribute more (I'm looking at you, Brown and Rhodes).
 

War Peaceman

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He tried to pick a fight with George Bailey, who is arguably the nicest guy in world cricket and good 1/2 a foot shorter.

He only STFU when Clarke threatened him a broken fucking arm via MJ.
So it is bad to be mean to an Australian cricketer, but not to threaten to break someone's arm?

I mean come on. Anderson is an arsehole on a cricket pitch*. He didn't assault people. There is no comparison. Stokes' assault is disgusting.


*He wouldn't be the first one, English or otherwise.
 

bobnowhere

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Typical Australia, it takes a dead rubber to get their act together.

That wasn't just a barfight, that was a full on vicious assault from Stokes. Can't imagine he'll walk away from that now that the footage has surfaced.
 

wachie

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So it is bad to be mean to an Australian cricketer, but not to threaten to break someone's arm?

I mean come on. Anderson is an arsehole on a cricket pitch*. He didn't assault people. There is no comparison. Stokes' assault is disgusting.


*He wouldn't be the first one, English or otherwise.
He pushed some Indian player off the field. Might as well have punched him if he was drunk and near a bar.
 
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Adam Zampa scouting report:

Three stock deliveries:

1. One that goes straight on
2. One that doesn't turn
3. Quicker one that holds its line.
 

Bullet Club

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Hello cricket thread.

Looks like nothing has happened in cricket over the past year and a bit...hey hey!

 

matt404au

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Wife: why do they call it cricket? That’s a weird name for a sport. Is it because the batsman is protecting his (cr)ease and w(icket)?

Mind blown.
 

Bullet Club

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Hmmm, interesting. According to Google it's probably derived from the Old French word criquet, which means stick or post.