Cricket World Cup

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wilson2.0
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Cricket World Cup

Postby wilson2.0 » Sun Jun 02, 2019 2:20 am

As an Aussie, the World Cup is our bread and butter. Won it 5 times with the next closest being India & the West Indies on 2. Won 3 of the past 4 tournaments as well.

This is England's best chance to win it. Its bigger than the Rugby World Cup. So if you cant win the football World Cup, then this is a good alternative

John F
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Re: Cricket World Cup

Postby John F » Sun Jun 02, 2019 6:46 am

Cheers Wison I have been looking forward to this tournament .England may be favourites but West Indies look like they mean business .

John F
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Re: Cricket World Cup

Postby John F » Mon Jun 03, 2019 6:24 pm

One team clear favourite s to win allows complacency and over confidence to creep in and loses against a team on a long losing streak .Sounds familiar :banghead:

Gunner Rob
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Re: Cricket World Cup

Postby Gunner Rob » Thu Jun 20, 2019 8:08 am

I used to enjoy cricket but this world cup is just a joke.

1. you need to have SKY to watch any matches and so the tournament is not really on the radar for many people which is a shame since we are hosting it
2. the format is incredibly slow and boring - 6 weeks with everyone playing each other, one match a day, and just 10 teams taking part.
Three knock out games in the whole world cup !! :lol:
3. all matches are pretty much done by 6pm so anyone at work doesnt see the games even if they have SKY
4. most of the England games are during the week so even less chance to see them
5. the final is scheduled to take place against the Wimbledon final which is on free to air TV

CRICKET RIP

Red Snapper
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Re: Cricket World Cup

Postby Red Snapper » Thu Jun 20, 2019 11:44 am

I used to enjoy cricket but this world cup is just a joke.

1. you need to have SKY to watch any matches and so the tournament is not really on the radar for many people which is a shame since we are hosting it
2. the format is incredibly slow and boring - 6 weeks with everyone playing each other, one match a day, and just 10 teams taking part.
Three knock out games in the whole world cup !! :lol:
3. all matches are pretty much done by 6pm so anyone at work doesnt see the games even if they have SKY
4. most of the England games are during the week so even less chance to see them
5. the final is scheduled to take place against the Wimbledon final which is on free to air TV

CRICKET RIP
I agree with all of your post Rob. Who'd have thought it?!

John F
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Re: Cricket World Cup

Postby John F » Thu Jun 20, 2019 7:35 pm

I used to enjoy cricket but this world cup is just a joke.

1. you need to have SKY to watch any matches and so the tournament is not really on the radar for many people which is a shame since we are hosting it
2. the format is incredibly slow and boring - 6 weeks with everyone playing each other, one match a day, and just 10 teams taking part.
Three knock out games in the whole world cup !! :lol:
3. all matches are pretty much done by 6pm so anyone at work doesnt see the games even if they have SKY
4. most of the England games are during the week so even less chance to see them
5. the final is scheduled to take place against the Wimbledon final which is on free to air TV

CRICKET RIP
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Good post ,I am lucky in that I work for myself and I can listen to the excellent Tms on Radio 5 extra all day when England are playing but I agree the format is too long and what is with the stupid music that can be heard at some grounds when someone hits a four.

Leyton Gooner
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Re: Cricket World Cup

Postby Leyton Gooner » Fri Jun 21, 2019 7:33 pm

That's us fucked then. Losing to the worst Sri Lankan side in years chasing just 230. Bottling *word censored*. Just India Australia and NZ to play now :shock:

John F
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Re: Cricket World Cup

Postby John F » Fri Jun 21, 2019 7:42 pm

One team clear favourite s to win allows complacency and over confidence to creep in and loses against a team on a long losing streak .Sounds familiar :banghead:
Couldn't be arsed to write it again.

The Arsenal Way
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Re: Cricket World Cup

Postby The Arsenal Way » Mon Jun 24, 2019 12:34 pm

As an Aussie, the World Cup is our bread and butter. Won it 5 times with the next closest being India & the West Indies on 2. Won 3 of the past 4 tournaments as well.

This is England's best chance to win it. Its bigger than the Rugby World Cup. So if you cant win the football World Cup, then this is a good alternative
A a Pom living in Perth, WA.
I reckon that you will 'win' the WC, if Smith and Warner get to play THEIR game.
Nudge, nudge. Wink, wink.
:rubchin: :shock:
:barscarf: :D

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Re: Cricket World Cup

Postby Perryashburtongroves » Mon Jun 24, 2019 12:45 pm

That's us fucked then. Losing to the worst Sri Lankan side in years chasing just 230. Bottling *word censored*. Just India Australia and NZ to play now :shock:
We'll beat Australia and NZ and possibly India too. At worst, we'll win 2 of those 3. NZ aren't all that, Australia have been leakin big scores against the better teams and India aren't the unstoppable team that the media wants people to belive they are. Plus, we're in England and English conditions.

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Re: Cricket World Cup

Postby Leyton Gooner » Tue Jun 25, 2019 4:23 pm

Can only laugh now. Wouldn't mind if they hadn't spent so much time and resources "preparing" for this over the last four years at the expense of some embarrassing results in Test matches. Hope the embarrassments in Australia, India, the Caribbean, NZ, UAE (Pakistan) and at home to the likes of Pakistan and West Indies who notoriously don't travel well were worth it you clowns


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