ICC Cricket World Cup 2019

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    Raees Legal Guardian of the Football forums

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    Sri Lanka cocking this up now
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    AshRK Full Member

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    I am no way a SL fan but let us not undermine their accomplishments. 96 WC winners, 03 Semifinalists, 07 runners up 11 runners up. They have achieved far more than the likes of NZ and Eng.
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    Samid follows Pogue around, fixing his images

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    Seriously what were they thinking between overs 11-30 when the lesser bowlers in? Put themselves in a right pickle now needing 9 per over vs Starc and Cummins.
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    Ish Lights on for Luke

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    Silly boy Perera.
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    Di Maria's angel Captain of Moanchester United

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    Sri Lanka are such a weird team. No idea how they to to 190-2 but this is more like them.
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    ha_rooney Correctly predicted France to win World Cup 2018

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    SL have wasted a really good opportunity to win this.
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    Skills Snitch

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    Starc :drool:
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    Di Maria's angel Captain of Moanchester United

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    Say what?
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    Di Maria's angel Captain of Moanchester United

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    If you were to simply rate teams based on achievements, it'd go:

    1) Australia
    2) India
    3) West Indies
    4) Sri Lanka
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    2mufc0 Full Member

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    Starc is racking up the wickets in another world cup.
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    Skills Snitch

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    Wicket taking machine. I think he became the fastest player to 150 ODI wickets in the last match.

    Honestly if we're going to discredit batsman for having it easy this era, bowlers like Starc deserve extra credit.
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    Moby Dick who hates the homeless

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    Doesn't seem to happen, though. Players like Gavaskar, Chappell, Viv are raved because they were great batsmen in a bowler dominant era, but then similar logic isn't applied to the likes of Steyn.
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    Raees Legal Guardian of the Football forums

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    Totally agree.
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    Introduction of Maxwell turned the game. Everyone talks about his batting but today he bowled really tidy, only went for two boundaries in his ten overs.
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    Sri Lanka always go through this average period before unearthing a group of gems.

    Hopefully this leads to the end of some of the players that have been found out at international level like malinga.

    Too many celebrity type heads aswell
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    Sri Lanka really should have won the game from that platform they had for themselves.

    The way Starc can just rip through a team is absolutely insane.
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    2mufc0 Full Member

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    Agree, any bowler averaging sub 25 in this era deserves immense credit.
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    Samid follows Pogue around, fixing his images

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    Ireland should have been here instead of Afghanistan. They would have chased down a 320+ total by now and in general offered far more than Afg in these conditions.
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    ha_rooney Correctly predicted France to win World Cup 2018

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    SA don’t seem bothered with improving their NRR
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    Ayush_reddevil Full Member

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    Amla with an absolute disasterclass. No idea wtf is going on
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    crappycraperson "Resident cricket authority" Scout

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    They would have if they had qualified.
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    crappycraperson "Resident cricket authority" Scout

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    Pathetic batting by SA. They needed to try to finish this in 15-20 overs. Despite facing 80 deliveries Amla still looked out of touch. I know their batting is already shit but just drop him.
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    SA being funky in a tournament again. Do they leave their brains at home for these?
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    Samid follows Pogue around, fixing his images

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    Cheers Sherlock.
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    Shall I bother with India-Pakistan tomorrow? Weather still looks 50/50
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    ha_rooney Correctly predicted France to win World Cup 2018

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    Can't wait for tomorrow, hopefully we get a good game & weather doesn't interfere too much.

    You never know which Pakistan is going to turn up, but I expect India to win fairly comfortably. Need Amir to have a spell like he did in the CT final.
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    I think we will get a game tomorrow, highly doubt that it's a full game but should be over 30 overs a side
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    Samid follows Pogue around, fixing his images

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    Djemba-Djemba Full Member

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    Manchester has been cold and it's been raining for about 2 weeks.

    Even by our standards this Summer has been a total joke.

    Praying it stays dry today for the game but it's unlikely.
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    crappycraperson "Resident cricket authority" Scout

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    Game should start in time but we will definitely see rain. Weather forecast as usual is all over the place. As per Met it should definitely rain by 1pm for may even 2 hours or so. By BBC, chances of rain are low, accuweather pretty much has rain around 50% chance mark for throughout the day.

    Pakistan bowling first... shit
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    KM I’m afraid I just blue myself Staff

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    Quite a big advantage for Pakistan. Bowling first on this.
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    Ish Lights on for Luke

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    This World Cup is cursed.
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    Di Maria's angel Captain of Moanchester United

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    Ugh... Vijay Shankar for Dhawan.
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    Skills Snitch

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    The atm looks nuts
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    Who else would you have picked though? He's the spare batsman isn't he?

    Always thought that was a weird selection but there we go.

    Let's hope for a great game. No fighting on here!
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    Di Maria's angel Captain of Moanchester United

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    I don't know what the situation with Pant is but all our subs are... well I don't rate them. Hopefully Vijay proves me wrong.
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    Skills Snitch

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    Not swinging much
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    Spoony The People's President

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    Good batting track.
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    Di Maria's angel Captain of Moanchester United

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    Looks a true wicket. Nothing so far for the bowlers.
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    Ayush_reddevil Full Member

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    Just like yesterday bowling first because the pitch was under the covers bullshit. I understand DLS is a big reason but still better to bat first imo