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The Ashes 2019

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Re: The Ashes 2019

Post by slogen51 » Sun Aug 25, 2019 3:24 pm

Almost takes me back to 1981

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Re: The Ashes 2019

Post by James Cutting » Sun Aug 25, 2019 3:37 pm

BBC Sports Personality of the Year, surely
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Re: The Ashes 2019

Post by jpickers56 » Sun Aug 25, 2019 3:55 pm

slogen51 wrote:
Sun Aug 25, 2019 3:24 pm
Almost takes me back to 1981
Remember Headingley 1981, was out chasing aircraft around Lincolnshire on a Priory exercise, get home to find incredibly we had one the test match from a seemingly impossible position.
Listened to todays victory washing up after Sunday lunch..... Ben Stokes is a genius and cricket a wonderful game.

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Re: The Ashes 2019

Post by slogen51 » Sun Aug 25, 2019 4:01 pm

I was working at Thorpe Park in Surrey - the whole office was enthralled. That series and Beefy's exploits reignited my interest in cricket. As a lad I remember watching John Edrich and Kalakatran?? For Surrey.

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Re: The Ashes 2019

Post by Gary » Sun Aug 25, 2019 4:02 pm

Took the dog to Hunstanton beach with the hoards, great ro get back to civilisation and the 21st century with a mobile signal. Hearing the last 30 mins of the game brilliant.

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Re: The Ashes 2019

Post by stevef » Sun Aug 25, 2019 7:28 pm

Kalakatran?? Alvin Kalicharran, West Indies batsman
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Re: The Ashes 2019

Post by slogen51 » Sun Aug 25, 2019 8:00 pm

Sorry just remembered - it was Intikhab Alam ( looked up correct spelling) overseas players held a kind of mystique for us.

Occasionally Surrey would play home games at Byfleet and also Guildford so I could cycle to the ground.

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Re: The Ashes 2019

Post by ChrisCwmbran » Mon Aug 26, 2019 8:46 pm

Mike wrote:
Sun Aug 25, 2019 3:18 pm
"Arise Sir Ben Stokes", what a fantastic man to have in any team. :thumbs:
Did he celebrate by going out and beating people up as usual?

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Re: The Ashes 2019

Post by wdh » Tue Aug 27, 2019 8:29 pm

ChrisCwmbran wrote:
Mon Aug 26, 2019 8:46 pm
Mike wrote:
Sun Aug 25, 2019 3:18 pm
"Arise Sir Ben Stokes", what a fantastic man to have in any team. :thumbs:
Did he celebrate by going out and beating people up as usual?
ah..come off it...

give him a chance. at least he is proving himself now....we missed his form in the last ashes...

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Re: The Ashes 2019

Post by Mike » Wed Sep 04, 2019 10:05 am

The fourth test has begun, the Aussies have won the toss and have chosen to bat and Warner is out for a duck in the first over, score is 1-1. :thumb:

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Re: The Ashes 2019

Post by Mike » Wed Sep 04, 2019 10:36 am

Harris out lbw for 13, 28-2 and here comes Steve Smith!

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Re: The Ashes 2019

Post by Mike » Wed Sep 04, 2019 12:27 pm

98-2 at lunch and it's started to rain. :grr:

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Re: The Ashes 2019

Post by Mike » Wed Sep 04, 2019 2:59 pm

Play has just resumed after the rain delay, 98-2.

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Re: The Ashes 2019

Post by Mike » Wed Sep 04, 2019 4:18 pm

154-3 now, cold and windy in Manchester, the bails have been blown off by the wind a couple of times and crisp packets keep getting blown all the way across the pitch (along with a large beach ball). :lol:

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Re: The Ashes 2019

Post by Mike » Wed Sep 04, 2019 5:59 pm

170-3 when rain stopped play yet again about 2(ish) hours ago. :roll:

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Re: The Ashes 2019

Post by Mike » Thu Sep 05, 2019 10:23 am

Head out lbw for 19, 183-4. Smith is still there and is on 72. :'(

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Re: The Ashes 2019

Post by Mike » Thu Sep 05, 2019 11:31 am

Wade out caught on 16, 224-5. Smith is on 90.

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Re: The Ashes 2019

Post by slogen51 » Thu Sep 05, 2019 1:43 pm

Say what you like about Smith but the boy can bat

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Re: The Ashes 2019

Post by James Cutting » Thu Sep 05, 2019 2:00 pm

He certainly can, shame he is a massive f****** p**** :) :)
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Re: The Ashes 2019

Post by Mike » Thu Sep 05, 2019 3:34 pm

Paine gone for 58, 369-6. This is NOT looking good! :roll:

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