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  • My dear old things, it's STW TMS!
  • Houns
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    Here we go, England batting first. Let’s hope for a better show today

    dantsw13
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    Watching the Ladies ODI v SA. Why on earth did SA win the toss & field in that heat??

    England have a pretty impressive bunch of 12th ladies carrying the drinks – Brunt, Sciver and Ecclestone!

    lunge
    Full Member

    Who upset the SA skipper? England are a class above here.

    Klunk
    Free Member

    SA top order blown away 5 0 0 0…. impressive

    Klunk
    Free Member

    67-7 this turning into a rout

    Beaten all ends up!

    pk13
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    I enjoyed that tbh some great cricket from both sides added to some grumpy SA tactical nonsense with the rain showers.

    Klunk
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    Johnnies @ it again….

    out the ground 🙂

    and live on bbc sport web

    6 6 wd wd 1 6 6 6

    nickjb
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    We’re a couple of streets away from the ground. Just waiting for a ball to land in the garden.

    Klunk
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    Ali 52 off 16 !

    Klunk
    Free Member

    ball is disappearing to all parts!

    theotherjonv
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    Away from home w/o sky so following on BBC website. They just said Jordan is bowling 100mph Yorkers, that’s not right is it?!?

    martinhutch
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    90 mph, yes.

    kayla1
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    PSA- there’s Commonwealth cricket on the iPlayer if anyone’s interested. India vs Australia is on now.

    Klunk
    Free Member

    why isn’t Moeen in the test side ? he gives it a hell of a rip.

    or even Rashid 😕

    Klunk
    Free Member

    delayed gratification ! 😀

    Houns
    Full Member

    SA win toss and will bowl first

    convert
    Full Member

    I have a feeling England will get found out batting first and not chasing as they have for the last 4 ‘Bazball’ matches.

    Nice to have proper cricket back. I’m gonna say it – can’t fathom the point/need for the hundred. 3 formats was already plenty. What’s to be gained by extracting 40 balls from the match?

    lunge
    Full Member

    This is going well..

    Klunk
    Free Member

    Ollie Ollie Ollie bat bat bat!

    super_12
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    I’ve got a suspicion that Bazball is going to get found out against this attack. Waltzing down the track to Boult (84mph) and Southee (80mph on a good day) is a bit different to Nortje…

    Stokes is SUCH a good player he shouldn’t be pre-empting the bowler. Stand still and play the ball on its merits for heaven’s sake. He’s got so many shots and is so strong that he doesn’t need to pre-meditate.

    nicko74
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    England back to the bad old ways. Still better to watch than under the previous management though!

    Houns
    Full Member

    Let’s hope Jimmy And Broad hoop it around

    Klunk
    Free Member

    Let’s hope Jimmy And Broad hoop it around

    they getting some swing but’s it’s 10mph down on what the SA bowlers produced so much easier to play.

    Klunk
    Free Member

    being flayed around the ground now ! 🙁

    Klunk
    Free Member

    Stokes is on one with the ball 🙂

    in the ol’ toast rack!

    Klunk
    Free Member

    looking grim!

    super_12
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    Bazball meets a serious bowling attack for the first time. I’m not counting India as they didn’t really seem up for it in a one-off game.

    Logic dictates that you need all the time you can get to play 87mph+ bowling – waltzing down the track with your head wobbling all over the place cannot be effective a large enough % of the time over the longer format of the game.

    Stokes is such a good player too – everyone remembers that knock at Headingley (I was lucky enough to be there on the Sunday), but he only went for it when all other options were removed. He blocked the hell out of it the day before when England needed to blunt the Aussie attack. It was the only time England had taken them deep that summer and they were there for the taking once England had earned the right.

    super_12
    Free Member

    And now Lees is out too.

    super_12
    Free Member

    And Foakes…

    super_12
    Free Member

    I hope Broad and the rest of the tail have got their heads on here, because it could be hospital food for a while if they haven’t.

    I’m not sure Nortje will be in much of a mood for bowling half volleys.

    Klunk
    Free Member

    going down swinging

    super_12
    Free Member

    going down swinging

    But going down one way or the other.

    Potts now bowled all over the place.

    super_12
    Free Member

    England are going to lose, most likely by an innings, to a side that only got 326 – inside three days. And they are choosing to do so.

    That’s not sustainable long term. SA are not scared of Bazball. Nor will the Aussies be, or Pakistan most likely.

    super_12
    Free Member

    And it is over – just like that.

    Klunk
    Free Member

    it’s a bit of a rout (so far) 32-5 😀

    Houns
    Full Member

    Can we make them follow on without us batting? 🙂

    fazzini
    Full Member

    Can we make them follow on without us batting? 🙂

    Effectively yes if we forfeit our first innings, although they wouldn’t be following on as we’d have to have batted for that 😂

    Klunk
    Free Member

    the ball is talking today

    Klunk
    Free Member

    so 130 to win

    Klunk
    Free Member

    come on aggers hang on in there!

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