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« on: 10.07. 2013 15:10 »
1st test today ,really like cricket and against the aussies hopefully as good as it gets particularly if we could poss win or just not be shamed by "our lot"!. Already heard the rumblings about pressure in our media and remembered the following quote via Mike Parkinson  about Keith Miller the post war aussie test cricketer ,when asked about the supposed pressure of test cricket his reply was ,"pressure" " I'll tell you what pressure is ,pressure is a Messreschmitt  up your idiot.Playing cricket is not "  Ho for characters like that these days , no such chance . Just posted to brighten the day hope you all don't mind, (good luck to both sides provided we win well it is the ashes !! ) BobH.
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Re: The ashes
« Reply #1 on: 10.07. 2013 16:03 »
Oh for some old fashioned commentators who would let you enjoy whatever sport without stupid smart A*** totally inane remarks.

I couldn't watch Murray's final few games for the media's remarks, but then I just don't like today's media ( maybe you guessed)

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Re: The ashes
« Reply #2 on: 10.07. 2013 21:44 »
Aussie, Aussie, Aussie, Oi, Oi, Oi.
I thought England started sending it's best of everything over here in 1770.
Saw a graph on morning tv combining the results of GB v AU in cricket, R League, R Union, Tennis and Olympics. AU just in front.
It's our turn for the Ashes.
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Re: The ashes
« Reply #3 on: 10.07. 2013 21:46 »
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I thought England started sending it's best of everything over here in 1770.

Nah, they didn't make BSAs then
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Re: The ashes
« Reply #4 on: 11.07. 2013 10:59 »
I liked the Merv Hughes sledging quote; to a struggling English batsman - "you've got a bit of sh*t on the end of your bat mate ... no, other end"
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Re: The ashes
« Reply #5 on: 15.07. 2013 12:16 »
Ouch!!


(Oh for the good old days)
BBC commentator on Dennis Lillee bowling to John Edrich after he'd hit him in the groin: "And it's Lillee to Edrich, just one ball left".

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« Reply #6 on: 15.07. 2013 13:20 »
I agree , how about  the famous botham commentry , when he just managed to step over the wicket , Jonners said something like " oh yes He's just got his leg over " and then the other guy Aggers ,in the box disolved into hysterical laughter which caused  Jonners to breakdown as well,( normal service will be resumed once we've got new commentators etc !!) BobH
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Re: The ashes
« Reply #7 on: 15.07. 2013 15:38 »
So far, so good  *smile*
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Re: The ashes
« Reply #8 on: 15.07. 2013 22:14 »
The batsman's Holding, the bowler's Willey.
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Re: The ashes
« Reply #9 on: 05.08. 2013 21:00 »
hi guys, guess Aus will have to wait till next time,cheers
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Re: The ashes
« Reply #10 on: 06.08. 2013 09:11 »
Botham couldn't get his leg over!

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Re: The ashes
« Reply #11 on: 06.08. 2013 09:56 »
Hope they kept the lid on. Would have turned to mud. Bl@@dy English weather.
Congrats anyway.
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Re: The ashes
« Reply #12 on: 06.08. 2013 12:03 »
Musky,Not the way I wanted to see it end ,shame, would have been great to have your lot knock the s*** out of our "superstars"  what a waste of english wickets in the short period of play yesterday .Obviously the captain and peterson believing there own press again rather than playing !( plus bloody good bowling for a change ) I'd rather you'd had got a win and we do it properly in the next 2 games but not to be .Bloody english weather !! as you say, Regards BobH.
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Re: The ashes
« Reply #13 on: 07.08. 2013 15:15 »
Hope those umpires never have to ride my BSA at night.... That would mildly challenge their light meters.

Hope all of us have bikes that tick over a little quicker than an English over rate.

Hope we all have more dignity (and less rain) in our rides than our fond friends can muster out of that win.

The real loser in that match was the ashes themselves me thinks.

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Re: The ashes
« Reply #14 on: 07.08. 2013 21:26 »
hi guys,have`nt heard the Aussies blaming the Kiwi umpire yet, but that will probably come, cheers
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