Australia v England Cricket Semi Final

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Re: Australia v England Cricket Semi Final

Postby Foulthrow » Thu Jul 11, 2019 12:11 pm

England really need a wicket here. Really good recovery from Smith and Carey. Anything over 200 will be a challenge.

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Re: Australia v England Cricket Semi Final

Postby Quickenthetempo » Thu Jul 11, 2019 12:23 pm

Looks a 320 minimum pitch to me with how easy these are playing. Just get yourself in.

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Re: Australia v England Cricket Semi Final

Postby Hibsclaret » Thu Jul 11, 2019 12:25 pm

Our openers are the key to this one imo

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Re: Australia v England Cricket Semi Final

Postby Foulthrow » Thu Jul 11, 2019 12:27 pm

Get Rashid off.

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Re: Australia v England Cricket Semi Final

Postby Hibsclaret » Thu Jul 11, 2019 12:32 pm

Aussies are always like a bad smell that you can’t get rid of. You always have to be at your very best to beat them.

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Re: Australia v England Cricket Semi Final

Postby ClaretTony » Thu Jul 11, 2019 12:33 pm

At last we’ve got that fourth wicket

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Re: Australia v England Cricket Semi Final

Postby Hibsclaret » Thu Jul 11, 2019 12:36 pm

Great. Just the job. Get Smith now

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Re: Australia v England Cricket Semi Final

Postby ClaretTony » Thu Jul 11, 2019 12:36 pm

And another

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Re: Australia v England Cricket Semi Final

Postby ClaretTony » Thu Jul 11, 2019 12:37 pm

Shame it’s not Smith but 118/5

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Re: Australia v England Cricket Semi Final

Postby Foulthrow » Thu Jul 11, 2019 12:38 pm

Foulthrow wrote:Get Rashid off.


Erm.
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Re: Australia v England Cricket Semi Final

Postby Hibsclaret » Thu Jul 11, 2019 12:38 pm

Fantastic delivery.

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Re: Australia v England Cricket Semi Final

Postby Bosscat » Thu Jul 11, 2019 12:38 pm

Stoinis 2nd ball duck......
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Re: Australia v England Cricket Semi Final

Postby Vino blanco » Thu Jul 11, 2019 12:39 pm

Get Rashid off - he's only taken two wickets in that over.
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Re: Australia v England Cricket Semi Final

Postby Bosscat » Thu Jul 11, 2019 12:39 pm

Foulthrow wrote:Get Rashid off.

:lol: :lol: :lol:
Dontcha just love it when that happens
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Re: Australia v England Cricket Semi Final

Postby Quickenthetempo » Thu Jul 11, 2019 12:40 pm

It was great to get the left hander out. Our bowlers were struggling with the switching lines they had to bowl.

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Re: Australia v England Cricket Semi Final

Postby Foulthrow » Thu Jul 11, 2019 12:43 pm

Bosscat wrote::lol: :lol: :lol:
Dontcha just love it when that happens


Get Stokes off.

(Worth a try)
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Re: Australia v England Cricket Semi Final

Postby Longside4evr » Thu Jul 11, 2019 12:43 pm

Get Rashid off when you look at the runs before the quick two wickets it was looking bad
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Re: Australia v England Cricket Semi Final

Postby Bosscat » Thu Jul 11, 2019 12:45 pm

Longside4evr wrote:Get Rashid off when you look at the runs before the quick two wickets it was looking bad

:lol: :lol: :lol:
Come on Rashid

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Re: Australia v England Cricket Semi Final

Postby tiger76 » Thu Jul 11, 2019 1:00 pm

Need Smith out ASAP,he is a nuisance,Maxwell's got a start as well,he hasn't fired in this tournament yet be bloody typical if today was the day.

142-5 32 overs drinks,wouldn't fancy chasing much over 230 so we need to bowl them out ideally,if they bat the 50 overs they're probably looking at 250 minimum.

It seems to be spinning so Lyon could play a big part in England's innings,that bowl to dismiss Stonis spun massively.

Daft shot from Carey the Aussies where going along nicely.

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Re: Australia v England Cricket Semi Final

Postby ClaretTony » Thu Jul 11, 2019 1:05 pm

We’ve got Maxwell.

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Re: Australia v England Cricket Semi Final

Postby Vino blanco » Thu Jul 11, 2019 1:07 pm

Good captaincy to bring Archer back on.

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Re: Australia v England Cricket Semi Final

Postby Bosscat » Thu Jul 11, 2019 1:07 pm

ClaretTony wrote:We’ve got Maxwell.

Does he play in midfield?
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Re: Australia v England Cricket Semi Final

Postby ClaretTony » Thu Jul 11, 2019 1:16 pm

Cummins gone 166/7

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Re: Australia v England Cricket Semi Final

Postby Bosscat » Thu Jul 11, 2019 1:17 pm

Longside4evr wrote:Get Rashid off when you look at the runs before the quick two wickets it was looking bad

Who was it who wanted Rashid off 3 for 53 ..... :D and 3 balls left
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Re: Australia v England Cricket Semi Final

Postby ClaretTony » Thu Jul 11, 2019 1:18 pm

Rashid finishes with 3/54
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Re: Australia v England Cricket Semi Final

Postby tybfc » Thu Jul 11, 2019 1:20 pm

ClaretTony wrote:Rashid finishes with 3/54


Needs a life ban
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Re: Australia v England Cricket Semi Final

Postby ClaretTony » Thu Jul 11, 2019 1:22 pm

And Archer has finished with 2/32. How well has he bowled?
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Re: Australia v England Cricket Semi Final

Postby tybfc » Thu Jul 11, 2019 1:23 pm

Both been brilliant

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Re: Australia v England Cricket Semi Final

Postby Longside4evr » Thu Jul 11, 2019 1:51 pm

Could do with a wicket here its beginning to look a bit brighter for them now
5 overs to go

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Re: Australia v England Cricket Semi Final

Postby ClaretTony » Thu Jul 11, 2019 1:58 pm

Unfortunate with the Smith review but we could have done with these two not putting on a 50 partnership

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Re: Australia v England Cricket Semi Final

Postby ClaretTony » Thu Jul 11, 2019 1:59 pm

Has Jos got Smith?

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Re: Australia v England Cricket Semi Final

Postby ClaretTony » Thu Jul 11, 2019 1:59 pm

He has - what a wicket to get

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Re: Australia v England Cricket Semi Final

Postby Vino blanco » Thu Jul 11, 2019 2:00 pm

Brilliant from Buttler!!

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Re: Australia v England Cricket Semi Final

Postby Vino blanco » Thu Jul 11, 2019 2:01 pm

Woakes on a hat trick

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Re: Australia v England Cricket Semi Final

Postby ClaretTony » Thu Jul 11, 2019 2:01 pm

To get his glove off and then throw like that - absolutely brilliant

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Re: Australia v England Cricket Semi Final

Postby ClaretTony » Thu Jul 11, 2019 2:02 pm

Vino blanco wrote:Woakes on a hat trick


He’s not, first was a run out.

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Re: Australia v England Cricket Semi Final

Postby Vino blanco » Thu Jul 11, 2019 2:05 pm

I stand corrected

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Re: Australia v England Cricket Semi Final

Postby ClaretTony » Thu Jul 11, 2019 2:09 pm

We are chasing 224 to win.

I’d have taken that at 10:30 this morning.

Well bowled England.

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Re: Australia v England Cricket Semi Final

Postby Vino blanco » Thu Jul 11, 2019 2:11 pm

224 all out, an excellent bowling and fielding performance from England. Here's hoping for a good, solid, positive start from our openers. It won't be easy, it never is against the Aussies.

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Re: Australia v England Cricket Semi Final

Postby Longside4evr » Thu Jul 11, 2019 2:12 pm

Excellent bowling now let's have some of the same with the batting and get to the party

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Re: Australia v England Cricket Semi Final

Postby Vino blanco » Thu Jul 11, 2019 2:12 pm

Sorry we need 224, they got 223, old age clicking in.

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Re: Australia v England Cricket Semi Final

Postby Buxtonclaret » Thu Jul 11, 2019 2:14 pm

Great stuff from England.
Here's hoping we can do it with the bat.

Really looking forward to Archer bowling in the Ashes.
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Re: Australia v England Cricket Semi Final

Postby Hibsclaret » Thu Jul 11, 2019 2:15 pm

Given us a great chance. Fantastic bowling, great fielding and now the ball is in our court. It is rarely straightforward against the Aussies.

That run out was unreal. Don’t think I’ve seen one through the batsman’s legs before...

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Re: Australia v England Cricket Semi Final

Postby RVclaret » Thu Jul 11, 2019 2:15 pm

Excellent bowling and fielding performance. Woakes, Archer and Rashid were outstanding.

Over to you, batters. Build partnerships and we win this.

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Re: Australia v England Cricket Semi Final

Postby Hibsclaret » Thu Jul 11, 2019 2:22 pm

There is no doubt that fielding has really got better than ever in recent years. Most likely because of all the 20/20 played these days. The ones on the boundary are so often stopped now. The likes of Bairstow is particularly good on the ropes.

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Re: Australia v England Cricket Semi Final

Postby tiger76 » Thu Jul 11, 2019 2:24 pm

224 isn't a huge target but keeping wickets intact is the key,we don't have to go hell for leather in the first 10,just keep the scoreboard ticking,and not play any silly shots,Smith has shown that you can build a score on this wicket,now our top order have to do the same.

England messed up a similar chase against Sri Lanka,so it's certainly not time to count any chickens just yet.

Archer gives England an x factor we've been missing since Harmison retired,you feel something's going to happen when he gets the ball in his hands.

Fabulous death bowling by Woakes again,and a great spell by Rashid,he came to the party when it mattered most.

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Re: Australia v England Cricket Semi Final

Postby 1Simpleton » Thu Jul 11, 2019 2:38 pm

Hope they go for it myself as I think England are at their best when they go for shots. We have Root to nurdle the ball if need be

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Re: Australia v England Cricket Semi Final

Postby Hibsclaret » Thu Jul 11, 2019 2:48 pm

Unusual to have two lefty fast bowlers opening. Not sure I’ve seen that before this Aussie team.

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Re: Australia v England Cricket Semi Final

Postby Foulthrow » Thu Jul 11, 2019 2:54 pm

tybfc wrote:Needs a life ban


Harsh!

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Re: Australia v England Cricket Semi Final

Postby Darnhill Claret » Thu Jul 11, 2019 2:58 pm

If we get to 10 overs without losing a wicket we should be fine. Good steady start so far.


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