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Official ICC Cricket World Cup 2007 Thread!  
User currently offlineBlueElephant From United Kingdom, joined Dec 2006, 1817 posts, RR: 5
Posted (8 years 2 months 6 days 5 hours ago) and read 4885 times:

Anybody as excited as I am for this?

Warm Up matches are starting in a couple Days!

Please tell us who you think will win!

Personally do you think the West Indies are ready to hold the cup?

Here's the schedule of the matches:


Blue Elephant!

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User currently offlineHAWK21M From India, joined Jan 2001, 31754 posts, RR: 55
Reply 1, posted (8 years 2 months 5 days 15 hours ago) and read 4867 times:

I normally would watch the Highlights only.
But Here the Atmosphere is about Large screens at Restraunts.
If India is playing, then the Roads are Empty.In place like BOM thats great for a Drive.

I feel the WI are favourites as they are on Home ground.Although a lot depends on the type of tracks.

Think of the brighter side!
User currently offlineZKSUJ From New Zealand, joined May 2004, 7144 posts, RR: 11
Reply 2, posted (8 years 2 months 5 days 14 hours ago) and read 4864 times:

Go NZ for me.

This is going to be a very open world cup. Anyone of about 6-8 teams playing in the world cup can win the tournament on their given day with a bit of luck. Sure there will be favourites but as we have seen of late, it really is anyone's game and anyone's tournament for that matter.

Very much looking forward to it  Smile

User currently offlineBill142 From Australia, joined Aug 2004, 8482 posts, RR: 8
Reply 3, posted (8 years 2 months 5 days 13 hours ago) and read 4863 times:

Australia to make it three in a row  wink 

User currently offlineEZYAirbus From United Kingdom, joined Sep 2003, 2464 posts, RR: 51
Reply 4, posted (8 years 2 months 5 days 6 hours ago) and read 4855 times:

Quoting Bill142 (Reply 3):
Australia to make it three in a row

I thought that 6 months ago. But now im not so sure they lost 3 in a row to England, then lost the series to New Zealad got Brett Lee missing, no Shane Warne or Justin Langer my money is on South Africa to lift the cup this year!!


[Edited 2007-03-04 13:06:57]

User currently offlineBlueElephant From United Kingdom, joined Dec 2006, 1817 posts, RR: 5
Reply 5, posted (8 years 2 months 5 days 2 hours ago) and read 4842 times:

Quoting EZYAirbus (Reply 4):
I thought that 6 months ago. But now im not so sure they lost 3 in a row to England, then lost the series to New Zealad

He's totally correct, I don't think Australia will be good enough this year.

On the other hand, England, India and West Indies are playing really well.

I think its going to be one of those 3 teams.

User currently offlineHAWK21M From India, joined Jan 2001, 31754 posts, RR: 55
Reply 6, posted (8 years 2 months 5 days 1 hour ago) and read 4840 times:

Anyone aware of the Type of tracks.

Think of the brighter side!
User currently offlineBanco From United Kingdom, joined Oct 2001, 14752 posts, RR: 53
Reply 7, posted (8 years 2 months 5 days ago) and read 4837 times:

Quoting BlueElephant (Reply 5):
On the other hand, England, [...] are playing really well.

I would think England remain fairly brittle. They've put together four good performances, but nothing to say that they're going to be a genuine threat. You might call them the "dark horses" of the competition, possible, but you wouldn't expect it.

Australia's bowling is their weak link, and that's got to be the first time in almost a generation we've said that. Sri Lanka and New Zealand (providing Bond stays fit) have a decent shout, as do India. Host West Indies may yet be on the upturn, God knows what Pakistan are going to do - oh and what a co-incidence that Shoaib and Asif are "unfit" just when another drugs test looms - whilst South Africa look very strong.

Shocks? Kenya might do something, so might Scotland.

She's as nervous as a very small nun at a penguin shoot.
User currently offlineHAWK21M From India, joined Jan 2001, 31754 posts, RR: 55
Reply 8, posted (8 years 2 months 5 days ago) and read 4831 times:

On Fast tracks -> NZ,AUS & SA
On Spin Tracks -> SL & IND
Batting Strength -> IND
Home conditions -> WI

Dark horse -> PAK


Think of the brighter side!
User currently offlineCaptaink From Mexico, joined May 2001, 5109 posts, RR: 11
Reply 9, posted (8 years 2 months 5 days ago) and read 4827 times:

Anyone has a link to match schedule? I am sadly not home, so i have no idea whats going on.

There is something special about planes....
User currently offlineBanco From United Kingdom, joined Oct 2001, 14752 posts, RR: 53
Reply 10, posted (8 years 2 months 5 days ago) and read 4826 times:

Here you go:


Group A, St Kitts (all start 1330 GMT)

14 Australia v Scotland

16 Netherlands v South Africa

18 Australia v Netherlands

20 Scotland v South Africa

22 Netherlands v Scotland

24 Australia v South Africa

Group B, Trinidad (all start 1330 GMT except *)

15 Bermuda v Sri Lanka

17 Bangladesh v India

19 Bermuda v India

21 Bangladesh v Sri Lanka

23 India v Sri Lanka

25 Bangladesh v Bermuda (*starts 1430 BST)

GROUP C, St Lucia (all start 1330 GMT)

14 Canada v Kenya

16 England v New Zealand

18 Canada v England

20 Kenya v New Zealand

22 Canada v New Zealand

24 England v Kenya

Group D, Jamaica (all start 1430 GMT)

13 West Indies v Pakistan

15 Ireland v Zimbabwe

17 Ireland v Pakistan

19 West Indies v Zimbabwe

21 Pakistan v Zimbabwe

23 Ireland v West Indies

Super Eight (all start 1430 BST)

If any seeded team does not finish in the top two in their group, the non-seeded team qualifying will take their allotted place in the Super Eight fixture list.

27 D2 v A1, Antigua & Barbuda

28 A2 v B1, Guyana

29 D2 v C1, Antigua & Barbuda

30 D1 v C2, Guyana

31 A1 v B2, Antigua & Barbuda


1 D2 v B1, Guyana

2 B2 v C1, Antigua & Barbuda

3 D1 v A2, Guyana

4 C2 v B1, Antigua & Barbuda

7 B2 v A2, Guyana

8 A1 v C2, Antigua & Barbuda

9 D1 v C1, Guyana

10 D2 v A2, Grenada

11 C2 v B2, Barbados

12 B1 v C1, Grenada

13 A1 v D1, Barbados

14 A2 v C1, Grenada

15 B2 v D1, Barbados

16 A1 v B1, Grenada

17 A2 v C2, Barbados

18 D1 v B1, Grenada

19 D2 v B2, Barbados

20 A1 v C1, Grenada

21 D2 v C2, Barbados


24 Super Eight 2nd v 3rd, Jamaica (start 1545 BST)

25 Super Eight 1st v 4th, St Lucia (start 1445 BST)


28 Winner SF1 v Winner SF2, Barbados (start 1445 BST)

This is from the UK version of the BBC site, so for reference, BST = GMT+1

She's as nervous as a very small nun at a penguin shoot.
User currently offlineAndz From South Africa, joined Feb 2004, 8498 posts, RR: 10
Reply 11, posted (8 years 2 months 5 days ago) and read 4827 times:
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Quoting EZYAirbus (Reply 4):
my money is on South Africa to lift the cup this year!!

good man  Smile

Quoting Captaink (Reply 9):
Anyone has a link to match schedule?


After Monday and Tuesday even the calendar says WTF...
User currently offlineBanco From United Kingdom, joined Oct 2001, 14752 posts, RR: 53
Reply 12, posted (8 years 2 months 5 days ago) and read 4824 times:

Quoting Andz (Reply 11):
good man

Got your Duckworth-Lewis calculator ready? Now, remember, it's D/L score plus one  Wink

She's as nervous as a very small nun at a penguin shoot.
User currently offlineZKSUJ From New Zealand, joined May 2004, 7144 posts, RR: 11
Reply 13, posted (8 years 2 months 4 days 22 hours ago) and read 4811 times:

Quoting BlueElephant (Reply 5):
England, India and West Indies are playing really well.

NZ and South Africa ain't doing to bad either

Quoting Banco (Reply 12):
Got your Duckworth-Lewis calculator ready? Now, remember, it's D/L score plus one

God I remember that game. Greatest fluke in NZ cricket history. Thanks SA for letting us into the second round

User currently offlineBill142 From Australia, joined Aug 2004, 8482 posts, RR: 8
Reply 14, posted (8 years 2 months 4 days 17 hours ago) and read 4797 times:

Quoting EZYAirbus (Reply 4):
But now im not so sure they lost 3 in a row to England, then lost the series to New Zealad got Brett Lee missing, no Shane Warne or Justin Langer my money is on South Africa to lift the cup this year!!

We didn't have Shane Warne at the last world cup and we won it. Brett Lee is hardly the be all and end all of the team. Yes it is a big loss to us, but we still have a very strong team. Losing 6 matches is disappointing, but I don't think it's a fair indicator to write off our chances of winning.

User currently offlineKiwiinOz From New Zealand, joined Oct 2005, 2166 posts, RR: 5
Reply 15, posted (8 years 2 months 4 days 15 hours ago) and read 4791 times:

I still think AUS are the most likely team to win it, but they are not odds on. The tournament is wide open.

I think NZ's recent performance was good. I would be pleasantly surprised if they were to provide a consistent standard good enough to win a world cup.

I like India and Sri Lanka. Sri Lanka have a decent mix of bowling types now that they never used to have.

England, same comments as NZ, (except the bit about being PLEASANTLY surprised)

Good timing telecasts for me. Looking forward to it!

User currently offlineBlueElephant From United Kingdom, joined Dec 2006, 1817 posts, RR: 5
Reply 16, posted (8 years 2 months 4 days 14 hours ago) and read 4785 times:

Quoting KiwiinOz (Reply 15):

Good timing telecasts for me. Looking forward to it!

Seriously man... Even here in USA, its a great timing. We don't actually have to stay up all night just to watch Cricket.

However, no channel is showing it, we still have to order it on Pay Per View  Sad

Plus, I'll be in Ecuador for all the first round matches so i hope India don't lose to Bangladesh and Bermuda...so at least i get to see them in Action.

User currently offlineKiwiinOz From New Zealand, joined Oct 2005, 2166 posts, RR: 5
Reply 17, posted (8 years 2 months 4 days 14 hours ago) and read 4783 times:

Actually, since posting, I've checked through the official broadcasters and can't find a single reference to this event being televised in Hong Kong.

Does anyone know otherwise, or will I have to take a 4 week holiday to Singapore just to sit in a hotel room and watch cricket on TV??

User currently offlineHAWK21M From India, joined Jan 2001, 31754 posts, RR: 55
Reply 18, posted (8 years 2 months 4 days 14 hours ago) and read 4781 times:

Quoting KiwiinOz (Reply 17):
Does anyone know otherwise, or will I have to take a 4 week holiday to Singapore just to sit in a hotel room and watch cricket on TV??

Wouldn't the net have some Matches

Think of the brighter side!
User currently offlineKiwiinOz From New Zealand, joined Oct 2005, 2166 posts, RR: 5
Reply 19, posted (8 years 2 months 4 days 12 hours ago) and read 4775 times:

Quoting HAWK21M (Reply 18):
Wouldn't the net have some Matches

I don't know. I usually follow cricinfo.com but of course it's not a telecast.

User currently offlineBravo45 From United States of America, joined Sep 2001, 2165 posts, RR: 11
Reply 20, posted (8 years 2 months 4 days 11 hours ago) and read 4770 times:

Quoting Andz (Reply 11):
Quoting EZYAirbus (Reply 4):
my money is on South Africa to lift the cup this year!!

I am more like thinking what bad luck/one mistake will end South Africa this time. Big grin

With the Ausies and South Africans, def New Zealand and England have recently shown form that puts them in the race. But the Carribean pitches sound like even field for everyone from Asia as well.

Quoting HAWK21M (Reply 8):
Dark horse -> PAK

Pakistan's world cup IMO has ended before it started, its a matter of how far they might go.

User currently offlineBanco From United Kingdom, joined Oct 2001, 14752 posts, RR: 53
Reply 21, posted (8 years 2 months 4 days 10 hours ago) and read 4765 times:

Quoting Bill142 (Reply 14):
We didn't have Shane Warne at the last world cup and we won it. Brett Lee is hardly the be all and end all of the team. Yes it is a big loss to us, but we still have a very strong team.

That's true. I think though, that the perceived difference is with a four year older Glenn McGrath, a likely to be missing Andrew Symonds and a missing Brett Lee. The bowling just isn't as strong as it was. Nevertheless, anyone writing Australia off is a bit of an idiot.

Quoting KiwiinOz (Reply 15):
except the bit about being PLEASANTLY surprised

Oh, come now. I know all you Aussies and Kiwis support the mother country as your second team...  Wink

Quoting KiwiinOz (Reply 19):
I don't know. I usually follow cricinfo.com but of course it's not a telecast.

If you do a Google search involving terms like "streaming" and "live" several options come up. Here's a link to the global broadcasters:


She's as nervous as a very small nun at a penguin shoot.
User currently offlineVHVXB From Australia, joined Apr 2006, 5527 posts, RR: 16
Reply 22, posted (8 years 2 months 4 days 9 hours ago) and read 4762 times:

Quoting Banco (Reply 21):
Oh, come now. I know all you Aussies and Kiwis support the mother country as your second team...

 rotfl  Now where is Banco's dear friend QFF

Quoting Banco (Reply 21):
If you do a Google search involving terms like "streaming" and "live" several options come up. Here's a link to the global broadcasters:

thanks for the link Banco. Can't really rely on commercial television here all we will get is the Australia matches.

Quoting EZYAirbus (Reply 4):
my money is on South Africa to lift the cup this year!!

same here they are due for win

User currently offlineGkirk From UK - Scotland, joined Jun 2000, 25138 posts, RR: 55
Reply 23, posted (8 years 2 months 4 days 9 hours ago) and read 4759 times:

Scotland have a cricket team?  Wow!
How embarrassing  embarrassed 

When you hear the noise of the Tartan Army Boys, we'll be coming down the road!
User currently offlineVHVXB From Australia, joined Apr 2006, 5527 posts, RR: 16
Reply 24, posted (8 years 2 months 4 days 9 hours ago) and read 4759 times:

Quoting Gkirk (Reply 23):
How embarrassing

Not as embarrasing as Zimbabwe

25 Post contains images Banco : And one that's ranked higher than your football team too.
26 Post contains images Gkirk : I believe we are ranked 25th in the World now
27 Post contains links Banco : Well, Kirkie, some rare good sporting news for you: http://content-usa.cricinfo.com/ci/content/story/280248.html
28 BlueElephant : HAHA...not as Embarrasing as the United States. Anyone remember their loss to Australia in the ICC Trophy a couple years ago?...i think they were all
29 HAWK21M : How about predicting the Results of the League matches. MARCH Group A, St Kitts (all start 1330 GMT) 14 Australia v Scotland [AUSTRALIA] 16 Netherland
30 Post contains images Banco : Interesting warm up match going on. South Africa are 63-7 versus Ireland.
31 YOWza : Unless the Aussies can stage a massive turnaround the WC favorites have to be SA with NZ, England and Sri Lanka in with a shout. YOWza
32 Andz : and many years ago South African Clive Rice was their captain!
33 Post contains images HAWK21M : India v/s Netherlands Practice Match is on. India 124/3 in 24.0 overs. Interesting 1st over of 12balls regds MEL
34 BlueElephant : Haha....12 balls! That is great!...Good win for India though.
35 KiwiinOz : NZ have lost to Bangladesh in their warm-up game by 2 wickets. I knew it was too early to get excited!
36 HAWK21M : India 300/9 (50 ov) Netherlands 118 (37.5 ov) regds MEL
37 Post contains images Baroque : How could you say that? You know that if England are rolled for under about 90 it will be all over ABC sports and under 50 it would lead the news. St
38 Aussie18 : Bangladesh another victory,they have beaten Australia,New Zealand and Pakistan off the top of my head which si good for minnow nation and hopefully Ke
39 Banco : Was that an official ODI, or was it a 13 a side type game?
40 KiwiinOz : What, with one hand one bounce, and no LBW?! I'm not sure on the status of these warm up games.
41 Post contains images Banco : No lbw is the rule Matt Hayden plays under anyway isn't it? But to take an example, the England/Bermuda game wasn't official because although only 11
42 Aussie18 : Warm up matches arent being classed as an official ODI.
43 Banco : None of them? OK, thanks.
44 Aussie18 : As far as im aware they arent,and if you check a scorecard from recent games they arent getting the Official ODI Number per game....Subsequent few ru
45 ZKSUJ : As Steven Fleming said, in the case of NZ vs Bangladesh it's a good wake up call for the team prior to the start of the cup
46 Post contains images Banco : Ahah! The classic euphemism for "Bloody hell, we've been stuffed, how did that happen?" Other similar examples include lawyers saying "This is a very
47 Aussie18 : News around the cricketing world is Daniel Vettori may be about to receive the Captains job for New Zealand if they fail in W/C. Maybe a change is ne
48 Post contains images ZKSUJ : Couldn't put it better myself At least it's not an 'official' ODI... (unlike Australia) hehehe
49 Ag92 : Lets get the predictions started: Bangladesh vs Scontland Bermuda vs Zimbabwe Canada vs Ireland Kenya vs Netherlands My predictions: Bangladesh Zimbab
50 Post contains images Rineanna : I wouldn't be so sure, we're on the up!
51 BlueElephant : I don't know...I think Ireland has a chance against Canada....they seem to be playing well....
52 HAWK21M : Ok What about India's next Practice Game against the WI. regds MEL
53 Aussie18 : What about it?all it is a warm up game and holds really no significance....Its like the beginning of a tour where touring team plays warm up games to
54 Banco : The England - Australia warm up game might hold a little more. England's confidence must be a bit fragile, and a hammering wouldn't do them any good.
55 VHVXB : Well Ricky Ponting is planning to experiment with the bowling attack in the warm up match
56 KiwiinOz : I'm really not sure the warm up matches serve much purpose. They can adapt to the local conditions via match simulation by using their own squad to fa
57 Banco : That being the case (and because ultimately it's a practice game and nothing is riding on it) I might have to make an appointment to watch in the hop
58 Post contains images Baroque : Gosh, are they going to bowl overarm?
59 Post contains images Banco : Oh, is Trevor Chappell playing?
60 Post contains links Baroque : Surprise, surprise!! No I just realised, the experiment will be to play S Clark as a batsman. On an almost serious note (sorry) there is a fellow who
61 Aussie18 : Bowling/batting in the nets doesnt help adapt to conditions nor would a 7 a side game(since all squads are 15man team) unless you get the physios,coa
62 Banco : Happens at every level of the sport too. You always have warm up matches before a competition. I'm not sure that would be an issue in itself. It'd be
63 Post contains links Aussie18 : World cup trophy damaged in India. http://content-aus.cricinfo.com/aust.../content/current/story/284560.html
64 HAWK21M : On the Contary.Each Country playing their Games very seriously. Last time India & WI met there were High scoring close matches with WI winning majori
65 Post contains links and images Rineanna : We won! http://cricketworldcup.indya.com/Dis...ricket,2007,March,News_20070309_77
66 Post contains images Ag92 : Who is winning Australia vs England India vs West Indies Pakistan vs South Africa New Zealand vs Sri Lanka I want England India Pakistan New Zealand t
67 HAWK21M : Australia vs England [AUSTRALIA] India vs West Indies [INDIA] Pakistan vs South Africa [SOUTH AFRICA] New Zealand vs Sri Lanka [SRI LANKA] regds MEL
68 Baroque : After 26 overs it looks as if my guess about the cunning bowling tactics is going well, S Clark has bowled zero overs so far and he IS listed in the t
69 Post contains images BlueElephant : England India South Africa and Sri Lanka...(although i think this will be a good match) How could you say that! They don't have half of their bowlers
70 HAWK21M : WI 49-2 [13] regds MEL
71 Post contains images BlueElephant : India is just destroying West Indies Update on Score...57-5 Thats 3 wickets in last 3 overs. Indian Bowlers are doing really well...against the "home"
72 BlueElephant : Sorry No...make that 62-8 and that is just 5 minutes later!
73 Aussie18 : Australia beat England by 5 wickets.
74 Mbj-11 : Don't read into warm up games my friends, they mean nothing.
75 Post contains images Bravo45 : Pakistan wins comfortably! Its almost as if the South Africans were playing as Pakistani's for a change. Have they got South Africa figured out finall
76 Bravo45 : Its been amazing what has happened in the last few years. For the most part Pakistanis know they don't have a chance for this world cup, and an amazi
77 Post contains images ZKSUJ : Thats true but part of me thinks you are saying that because of the West Indies game Also, NZ beat Sri Lanka, but as Mbj-11 said, the games next week
78 Aussie18 : Well the warm up games are over and now we count down to the all important games which begin in few days.....
79 HAWK21M : If the Teams are Playing their Full strength teams.They are taking it seriously. India had two great Practice games to tune their Bowling & Batting.I
80 Aussie18 : Their not taking them too serious,the warm up games doesnt give them a mental or physical advantage because they won....all their doing is giving the
81 Aussie18 : Any fellow Australian members aware or heard if Channel 9 or foxtel is telecasting the opening ceremony which is due to get underway sometime tomorrow
82 VHVXB : being CH9 I guess we will only see highlights.
83 HAWK21M : What time is the Opening Ceremony. regds MEL
84 KHI747 : If we were at full strength,with Shoaib and Asif playing,Pak would be 3rd favourites for the cup after Aus and SA.The absence of one match winning pla
85 Banco : They've no-one but themselves to blame. Does anyone really buy the "injured" line the PCB have trotted out?
86 Aussie18 : Only BS They could come up with,coincidence they miss the drug test for world cup and than struck down with injuries..... I wouldnt call drug cheats
87 KHI747 : So Shane Warne wasnt a match winner? I sure as hell think he was,even if you dont.And i doubt whatever substance these guys took(nothing proven yet)
88 Banco : Difference between Warne and those two is that Warne served his ban. On the contrary. They had the substances in their bloodstream and the laws of st
89 BritPilot777 : I'm watching the opening ceremony at the moment, and well so far it's pretty disappointing! BritPilot777
90 KiwiinOz : Opening ceromonies are always dissapointing. I don't understand the point. Get on with the bloody tournament stop prancing around like a bunch of nob
91 HAWK21M : Anyone having a clip to the Opening ceremony.With all teams lined up. regds MEL
92 AKLDELNonstop : I sort of agree with you but some tourneys in the past have had awesome opening ceremonies. But I have to agree this opening ceremony wasnt at all gr
93 Aussie18 : Well nice that Australia got to see F**k all from the opening ceremony,only bits we got to see were in sports report.
94 VHVXB : LOL like I said before you can't really rely on the coverage here Stadiums in the Carribbean are infact some of the smallest in the world
95 KiwiinOz : Good question. But some of the greatest showcases of this sport are the smaller grounds, (take Adelaide Oval, for example, although it's bigger now).
96 Aussie18 : But even foxtel is a joke,3sports channel this morning and all you could watch was Live Nascars which im sure millions of aussies get up to watch tha
97 Post contains images HAWK21M : The Gavaskar - Ponting War of words are doing the Headlines in Sports news today regds MEL
98 KiwiinOz : Neither of them have ever been very good at this sort of thing. If they focus on their jobs then they will probably avoid the prospect of looking lik
99 Aussie18 : Gaviskar is the goose here,He complains about Australia's on field behaviour but yet when he was playing he tried to forfeit a match cause he got a to
100 HAWK21M : I think Gavaskar was commenting on How the WI team of the 70-80s used to win matches on their Playing strength without resorting to Sledging that som
101 Post contains images Baroque : You should have arranged for England to be bowled out for 9 (nine) during the ceremony and ABC would have showed 2 hours of it! I might even have dis
102 AKLDELNonstop : I agree with your assessment about the stadia and the scenery in West Indies is certainly beautiful. Well the first match gets underway in a few hour
103 Aussie18 : If you cant hold your nerve to abit of sledging than they shouldnt be playing,Every sport (team) you cop abuse from crowd,sledging from players etc a
104 VHVXB : well sledging has changed a lot since the 70s and 80s though I agree with you on this comment should be a good one
105 Alessandro : First wicket lost for Windies after 3 overs, not a good start for the hosts...
106 Post contains images HAWK21M : Im telling you They did not as they were always winning. Then change the ICC rule & let all play with it regds MEL
107 VHVXB : West Indies 241/9 (50 ov) Pakistan 111/4 (31.6 ov)
108 Alessandro : Now 6 wickets lost, Pakistan needs 10 runs from every over now, not likely.
109 Baroque : During a "certain incident" between Dean Jones and a rather tall WI fast bowler, I don't think the WI sledged, but the results were more spectacular
110 Mbj-11 : West Indians don't need to sledge. As a matter of fact we take it as either we win or lose. If you are losing, yeah you feel bad but no need to sledge
111 HAWK21M : Interesting Match. Why is Murli rated lower than Warne.Isn't Murli a better bowler. regds MEL
112 Aussie18 : Yes okay. Thats what the Aussies do. Plain and simple,Warne can bowl Anyway well done to the Windies,played well after struggling abit and good thril
113 Post contains images Banco : Australia are quoted here as 1000-1 ON to win this game.
114 Baroque : What I liked was the dismissive way that the Netherlands game was assumed by the ABC to be a foregone conclusion. They seemed to forget that Chappell
115 Aussie18 : Live scores. Australia 6/334 Scotland at present 99/6 off 32overs. Canada 199 Kenya 0/27 after 5overs
116 Post contains images HAWK21M : Was Murli banned for taking drugs too Personally I feel murli's record is better against Players of Spin.Like Indians. As predicted Both AUS & KEN wi
117 Aussie18 : No,But Murali action has been questioned more times than you can poke a stick at.....its really not that hard to bowl a cricket ball legally and take
118 HAWK21M : Apart from Hair.Has any other Umpire Noballed Murli. What was the highest. regds MEL
119 VHVXB : Ross Emerson Eng V SL in Adelaide back in 99 I think 250+ Aust defeated Namibia Yes how much of his cricket does he play abroad? India, Pakistan and
120 HAWK21M : Do you have both Murli's & warne's record v/s INDIA. regds MEL
121 VHVXB : Here are the records vs. India in India Murali 8 73 20* 10.42 31 7/100 39.58 2 3 0 Warne 9 193 39 12.86 34 6/125 43.11 1 6 0 Now which is better they
122 Post contains images HAWK21M : Looks like Kumble wins then Group A:- AUS/SA/Sco/Ned Group B:- IND/SL/Ban/Ber Group C:- NZ/Eng/Ken/Can Group D:- WI/Pak/Zim/Ire Was looking at the WC
123 Aussie18 : Well its pretty obvious who will make it and the draw is done that way,since really only 10 teams play tests and regular ODI(Kenya still trying to ge
124 Aussie18 : Words from Bermuda W/keeper"Good delivery baby". 2/85 off 15overs,Come on Bermuda keep up the good effort so far. Ireland 1/23 after 6overs against Zi
125 HAWK21M : I dont know about ZIM.But BAN & KEN can spring a surprise. regds MEL
126 Andz : Ireland's Jeremy Bray just scored a century against Zimbabwe! Ireland 198/8 after 47.2 overs
127 Rineanna : Hi, I've only started to take an interest in cricket since Ireland qualified for the world cup, so i'm not too sure of the rules just yet. How good i
128 Andz : Ireland finished on 221/9 which I think is a great score for their first ever world cup match! Jeremy Bray batted right through, the Irish are so fire
129 Banco : I would think Ireland would be a bit disappointed with it, though given they were 89-5, it's not a bad recovery. But it makes Zimbabwe favourites, wh
130 David_itl : Ireland-Zimbabwe tie! Somehow Zimbabwe failed to score 47 runs of the last 10 overs with 4 wickets in hand. Poor old Matsinkenyeri had the uneviable t
131 Aussie18 : Sri Lanka 321/6 Bermuda 78 Now Sri Lanka beat Australia's first game record of 203 runs margin win as Srilanka won by 243 runs. 2nd all time margin wi
132 KiwiinOz : Of course I'm hoping the kiwis get up. Mcmillan cleared to play after getting his toe injured by a yorker from Bond in the nets. I've always though M
133 QANTASforever : I'm here. Banco, you've undone months of emphatic denial. Your true colours are shining through indeed. QFF
134 Aussie18 : Mcmillan has been going alright the last few months but still reckon if he doesnt continue performing he is going to get dropped again as he seems to
135 KiwiinOz : I think the correct word would be, "retired". Not sure he would have much of a career beyond this WC regardless of his level of success. Same goes fo
136 Aussie18 : Mcmillan is only 30,still maybe about 4 or 5years ahead of him. Mike Hussey and Stuart Clarke made their International around age of 30yrs old. Flemin
137 HAWK21M : The NZ v/s ENG match would be Interesting. regds MEL
138 Post contains images Baroque : Good, but just one more would have been even (more) better! I guess well done to both sides. The last part must have been great to watch.
139 KiwiinOz : I agree, it's a shame. We probably "discovered" him a bit too late
140 Post contains images Banco : Have I? Damn. And all I wanted was the love and affection of the Commonwealth.
141 QANTASforever : You include your own country in that too? Good luck, fella. QFF
142 Post contains images EK20 : Have to say my perfect job would be an airline pilot. If I couldnt do that then my second most favourite job would be Peter Jones reporting on the cri
143 Alessandro : Amazing day,perfect 36 runs from one over for HH Giggs against Netherlands, Kiwis (my WC favorites) beat England with 6 wickets. My predictions for th
144 Post contains links VHVXB : Gibbs you mean? It was a One Day record first batsman to do it Here is a link to show the records he broke and made http://content-aus.cricinfo.com/w
145 KiwiinOz : So you don't think the poms will make it through?? That's a big call. You should put some money on it you'll get decent odds on Kenya beating England
146 Post contains images HAWK21M : Looks like the Streets in BOM would have less traffic in 2 hrs,as India plays their 1st Match of the WC 2007. Its time for a rare evening drive regds
147 Post contains images AKLDELNonstop : Be a gud boy! Sit at home and watch TV
148 Banco : Though in this game that did have at least something to do with England's regular inability to knock over wickets in the middle overs. We don't have
149 Aussie18 : India 4/116 after 35overs against Bangladesh,Go Bangladeshi's!!!!!!!! Pakistan 5/66 after 18overs against Ireland,Come on the Irish celebrate St Pats
150 Aussie18 : Bangladesh have fired back taking 4 for 2 with Indian 8/159 after 45overs. Pakistan 93/6 now....still struggling.
151 Alessandro : Day of the upsets it seems, Pakistan could be out of the tournament today, 132 all out.
152 Post contains images Alessandro : VHVXB, B and G is awfully close on the keypad..  Banco, I won a six-pack of VB predicting the NZ win, I won´t push it. I don´t hate England, but I
153 Aussie18 : Bangladesh need 68 to win of 19 overs with 7 wickets in hand.....hopefully Bangladesh dont crumble! Ireland need 93 off 37overs with 8wickets in hand.
154 Post contains images Imiakhtar : .unfortunately i think it is too little too late. The batsmen needed to put a larger score on the board and once again failed to do so. This i fear s
155 Alessandro : Bangladesh made it! 192 with 8 delivieries and 5 wickets to spare, upset of the tournament. S:t Patricks day is the worst day to play Ireland, "luck o
156 David_itl : Bangadesh won! Ireland 81-4 and bad light has stopped play. What's their D/L target score after 27.3 overs?
157 Post contains links Alessandro : David, according to http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2007_Cricket_World_Cup Ireland will win against Pakistan if play don´t resume.
158 Post contains images VHVXB : OMG Bangladesh won. So what does this mean England will win as well? . Ireland need 44 runs to win off 17.5 overs
159 Post contains images Alessandro : VHVXB, if it´s played tomorrow Pakistan-Ireland, no black lemonade for the Hamrocks tonight I reckon...
160 VHVXB : its close Ireland 114/7 (35.4/47 ov)
161 Itsonlyme : What happened to the India batting lineup? Is Sehwag a sure thing to be dropped now? The didnt bring Kaif or Raina with them, so only Karthik to come
162 VHVXB : Luck of the Irish strikes. They win by 3 wickets
163 ZKSUJ : Go the kiwis. A close call thought 3 out after 18 runs. But as KiwiinOz stated, its nice to have a very solid middle order (or what seems like it so f
164 Post contains images Umzy : PAK is out of tournament, 1st team to get out from World Cup 2007... So, what are we expecting Next ? I'm pretty enjoyning Now
165 Post contains images Rineanna : Ireland's part-timers to hammer the west indies!
166 Post contains images Bravo45 : Here's to Ireland and the Irish fans!! Boy was it a pleasure to watch a new team perform, something I don't remember ever! They not only won the game
167 Post contains images TRVYYZ : Me to I have exactly the same feeling, if you replace it to Pak and Ireland. Really, it is a shame to my team
168 Aussie18 : Well Done to Ireland and the Bangladeshi's,it proves the point that the minnow nations can be competitive,Bangladesh had 3 young players who scored ha
169 Post contains images HAWK21M : Anti-India or pro Bangla Too bad no India-Pak contest this time. Rahuls plan to Bat 1st post 300+ & get the bonus point backfired badly.I guess Shewa
170 Alessandro : Bravo45 are you sure Ireland qualified? If Zim beats Windies, then they have 3 points as Ireland, then goes on to beat Pakistan, then they´ll have 5
171 Braybuddy : You learn something new every day. Like a lot of people here I never even knew we had a cricket team until two days ago!
172 Baroque : Well we all knew it was between just eight teams, seems we just did not know which eight. Great for Ireland and Bangladesh, but superb for the game. A
173 Aussie18 : We seen the India v Pakistan games and its boring as bat shit now. Well think back to ganguly's masterpiece decision in 03 w/c final,win toss and bow
174 Post contains images HAWK21M : Not to us Countrymen in both Countries.Count the numbers of spectators.The highest ever Always. That was a real Brake after winning 8 in a row. I sti
175 Alessandro : I´m not so sure that India can make it, Dav Whatmore could give some advice to his former team.
176 Aussie18 : Win as many as you could of but still got ass kicked in W/C final ,i would rather the pain of getting knocked out in first round than losing the fina
177 Post contains images Baroque : Old Zealand could be a chance?
178 VHVXB : Well it is his last world cup
179 Banco : And it's not just a team of imports either. Yes, there are a couple of naturalised Australians, but the core of the team is definitely Irish. That wa
180 Rineanna : Yes, it's plastered all over the newspaper today. Last night, every news station including CNN, Sky, AL-Jazeera etc were covering it (along with Bang
181 Post contains images Banco : Well, as someone who is first and foremost a fan of cricket, may I just say that that is bloody marvellous. Well, you haven't. That's the point. I st
182 Post contains images Braybuddy : It's the usual story. If we had a team that did well in the World Tiddleywinks Championship we'd never hear the end of it.
183 KiwiinOz : Not wanting to knock the Irish victory, but does anyone else suspect that Inzy and his mates made a LOT of money last night???!!!
184 Zkpilot : Firstly congrats to Ireland! Good to see some other teams coming through! my picks for the super8s a) Aus, Sth Af, b) SL, India, c) NZ, Eng, d) WI, Ir
185 Post contains images Baroque : True, but my goodness you must be either in a benign or desperate mood, beaten by the Scots at cricket. This is cricket, Banco, not croquet!!
186 Post contains images Mbj-11 : Even if the WI lose,its always great to see the "alleged minnows kick @....
187 Post contains links Rineanna : Wow, there's been a shocking reaction to yesterday's match. There's been protests in Pakistan itself and the news just reported that the Pakistani coa
188 Post contains images EK20 : Looks like he died. He was 59 in May.
189 Emirates773er : It has been cofirmed that Bob Woolmer has passed away. It is a sad day for cricket, we have lost one of the best coaches of our century, I just hope t
190 Mbj-11 : You never know when these things will happen.I hope it wasn't due to anxiety over the cricket. Life over games for sure.
191 PanAmOldDC8 : They say he was found vomiting in his room at 10:45am and taken to hospital where he died. The manager said he had a history of bad health
192 Steve7E7 : Tragic news indeed,Bob was a stalwart of the successful Kent county side in the 70's and represented England in 19 tests. His passing is sad news ind
193 Post contains images Skidmarks : This is very sad, My wife is a keen cricket fan and has met Bob Woolmer many times. She has a picture presented to her by him of a touring side at Can
194 Alessandro : Black cloud over this world cup. Anyway, the show must go on and England are third in their group, seem like a draw against Kenya isn´t enough but th
195 Aussie18 : Anymore news if he just commited suicide,foul play or just died,seems abit of coincidence his sides bows out of w/c under alot of pressure and coach e
196 Post contains images Bravo45 : OMG!!! No one was ever in doubt about his dedication to his team. He was certainly a very nice guy, he had since long become one of our own. I am real
197 Post contains images Mdsh00 : Just came back from Trinidad today and watched the India, Bangladesh game. It was my first cricket match and it was amazing. Even though India lost (a
198 Post contains images QANTAS077 : i guess its a coincidence that he had diabetes and was overweight? pretty stupid rationale on your behalf. how do you propose he'd have killed himsel
199 Aussie18 : Australia 5/358,Clarke 93n.o and Hodge 123n.o Netherland 129 all out,Mcgrath claimed his 50th W/C wicket Hogg 4/27 Now big game on 24th Australia V So
200 Post contains images Skidmarks : I'd really like to see someone like Canada give the Aussies a run for their money! But, isn't it nice to see countries like Canada, the Netherlands et
201 KiwiinOz : Cricket is a far too complex, subtle, and strategic game for Americans to understand. Let them stick to footlong hotdogs, baseball, and mud-wrestling
202 Alessandro : Kiwi, the normal "not invented here".
203 Aussie18 : Australia played USA side a few years ago(Rose Bowl thing)cant fully remember all the details just Australia won convincinly from memory. Maybe you s
204 Banco : Neither was baseball. Today's matches will be preceeded by a minute's silence in tribute to Bob Woolmer. It's desperately sad. Whilst no-one could ha
205 Post contains images HAWK21M : Cricket is NOT the National sport,Hockey is......You need to read some more. You are not talking about AUS.....WTF ...Camel racing The Crowd at Stadi
206 Alessandro : Aussie18, favorite passtime is a better one.
207 Aussie18 : All i really see in doco's etc on India them playing cricket with pretty much anything they can find,i know the sport is big over their same as Pakis
208 Alessandro : I reckon only during olympics that the fieldhockey is bigger than cricket in India and Pakistan?
209 HAWK21M : Even the Football world cup is big for viewers out here.But India - Pakistan cricket ODI takes the cake. Whats the rule regarding Bonus points.India'
210 Banco : No bonus points in the World Cup. They'll wallop Bermuda, so it'll come down to having to win against Sri Lanka anyway. If they lose they're out, if
211 Alessandro : Yes, Tendulkar needs a fast century today.
212 Banco : Hmm. They need more than just to rely on Tendulkar. Sehwag's barely scored a run recently for a start, and his place has to be in question. Sachin is
213 Post contains images Ag92 : I really do feel that India are to out of the world cup, as I may be a supporter I never feel that India can win. I made a bet with my friend that Ind
214 HAWK21M : India lost the toss & are batting.The Balls swinging around.Kumble in for Bhaji. They need to pile a big score & get Bermuda out fast. Tough effort re
215 Post contains images TRVYYZ : 413/5 Indians ripped apart bermuda. I'm sure India would have scored only 250 if they had the choice
216 Alessandro : Robin Uthappa was out 3-1, after that the bats where on fire, Tendulkar himself made 57 not out.
217 Kmh1956 : We're all wondering what the hell we're doing there in the first place. What an embarrassment!
218 Post contains images Banco : It's a bit of a problem, isn't it? With Bermuda's location you can't be part of the West Indies side, so you really haven't much of a prayer of creat
219 Post contains images Alessandro : Bermuda isn´t a nation, well, this is the first world cup, so why not be patient? Eddie the eagle got more chances....
220 Post contains images Banco : As one former Bermudan premier put it: "With the Americans to feed us and the British to defend us, who needs independence?” That's not the view of
221 Post contains images HAWK21M : Good Win for INDIA.But I hope the Qualifying does not go down to the Calculator. All the Players looked very Serious out in the Field The Uttapha catc
222 Itsonlyme : There is a post-mortem being carried out, result should be known in the next 24 hours. It has also been reported that Woolmer suffered from diabetes
223 Banco : First things first; worry about beating Sri Lanka. If you don't do that you're out anyway.
224 Post contains images VHVXB : don't gloat you were beaten by Bangladesh after all what India considers to be a minnow nation
225 Post contains images Banco : I seem to remember Australia having that happen to them too, not so long ago. And they damn near beat you in a Test match as well!
226 Post contains images VHVXB : well the stakes were even higher when they beat India but I guess every team wants to beat Australia. 400 in the first innings and 100 odd in the Sec
227 Post contains images Banco : Not in our case. We don't usually get anywhere near 400 in the first dig when we lose.
228 Post contains images VHVXB : ohh sorry 500 I meant. Adelaide 2006 Ashes series
229 Post contains images HAWK21M : True.Thats an Important match on te 23rd. Not any more.SA is a tough side,most would want to beat instead. regds MEL
230 Post contains images Banco : You wait till 2009.
231 HAWK21M : What a catch.....And Funny thereafter. The High score. regds MEL[Edited 2007-03-20 13:18:23]
232 Post contains links Baroque : http://www.smh.com.au/articles/2007/03/19/1174152971151.html Woolmer's passion for cricket was his undoing Peter Roebuck For those who like to read Ro
233 HAWK21M : Today is a keen match.Can BAN beat SL. regds MEL
234 ZKSUJ : Its a sad story to hear about Woolmer in the middle of the ICC world cup. It's being covered in the news a bit here. Condolences to his friends and fa
235 KiwiinOz : Christ, I bet on Lou Vincent to be top run scorer in the tournament. 2 ducks so far.....sheesh!! Go Kiwis!
236 9V-SPJ : I was just watching Zee News in the US, Zee is an Indian channel, and apparently, Sarfaraz Nawaz has said that Bob Woolmer was going to write about so
237 Post contains images HAWK21M : What was the Medical Report Findings. The roads will be empty today as BAN plays SL.Time for my Empty road drive regds MEL
238 Post contains links VHVXB : inconclusive. Toxicology test are being carried out and the police are now treating his death as a murder. http://news.ninemsn.com.au/article.aspx?id
239 9V-SPJ : Yes, medical reports were inconclusive. They are doing toxicology and histology tests right now. Again, all the above is speculation, it could have be
240 SA7700 : Going off topic here - apologies. They would have picked up myocardial infarction or at least atherosclerosis, during the post-mortem, if it was a he
241 HAWK21M : The Situation that transpired is suspicious.Any timeframe when conclusive details will be available.How was the Hotel security like.Could an outsider
242 Banco : We do need to separate the development concerning Woolmer's now suspicious death with the rantings of Sarfraz. Sarfraz is a complete nutcase, and his
243 VHVXB : Here you go 257 runs India (413-5) beat Bermuda (156) Port of Spain 2006/07 256 runs Australia (301-6) beat Namibia (45) Potchefstroom 2002/03 243 ru
244 Baroque : Does that prove Bermuda are getting worse or better? I will opt for better as they doubled their score. I think they are great. The minnows for the m
245 PanAmOldDC8 : Woolmer death suspicous. Police in Kingston have said they are treating Woolmers death as suspisious. He was founf with marks around his throat
246 Post contains images HAWK21M : Amazing.Just 1 run seperating 1st & 2nd.. regds MEL
247 Banco : That's just a rumour at this stage - though a remarkably strong one, it seems. We'll see. Highly emotional exit for Inzi when he got out today. Poor
248 Aussie18 : Pakistan 349 Zimbabwe 87/6 needing 106 of 20balls to win due to shorten game because of weather... Sri Lanka 318 Bangladesh 112,rain effected this gam
249 KiwiinOz : Couple of pies will fix him right up.
250 HAWK21M : Tough times for Inzy.Very emotional exit. From India point of view. All points to if India can beat SL. Whats the net RR like in Group B. regds MEL
251 Aussie18 : Big difference in the NRR between Bangladesh and India so if India win than they make super 8 if they lose and Bangladesh win than bangladesh make su
252 Aussie18 : Teams already in final 8 are: South Africa Australia West Indies Ireland Sri Lanka New Zealand Next spots are at present are between India/Bangladesh
253 Post contains images Bravo45 : Wonder why didn't I thought of that one. Not the best of circumstances for such a great player. All the best in retirement Inzi! Yeah, though I hope
254 Post contains links KiwiinOz : http://www.nzherald.co.nz/section/4/story.cfm?c_id=4&objectid=10430280 More rumour. But I doubt Scotland Yard would dispatch 2 detectives unless there
255 HAWK21M : Sure is getting very Mysterious. So its resting on mainly which team Wins between India v/s SL on 23rd.That will determine the 2nd place in the group
256 Aussie18 : He still hasnt retired from tests but age of 37 dont think that side of his career has too long. Pretty much comes down to that game and if India los
257 Post contains images HAWK21M : 23rd Evening.The Roads at BOM would be Empty again.Time for that long Drive. His English isn't that good so Either it have to be Coaching or Urdu com
258 Banco : Bless him. Since he became Pakistan captain he's worked ever so hard on his English, because he has to give all those interviews. By all accounts he'
259 Post contains images AKLDELNonstop : Well if the Indian batsmen fire they can make any attack look pedestrian. But, if only cricket were played on paper. Cheers
260 Aussie18 : Netherland beat Scotland by 8 wickets Scotland 136 Netherland 140/2 New Zealand 363/5 Canada 249 Kiwis win by 114 runs. Big Match tonight with India V
261 Post contains links NAV20 : No official confirmation yet but the evidence is mounting that murder is suspected:- "Channel 4 News reported it had been told by a senior Jamaican p
262 Banco : Me neither. It's just unbelievable. I've started a separate thread about it. Doesn't seem right to have it as part of a normal cricket thread, someho
263 Post contains images Bravo45 : Oops!! Sorry I missed your post. Yeah I hope there are big changes especially in the management. I doubt anyone other than Inzi as far as the players
264 Post contains images Alessandro : I wonder if someone lost big money on the Pakistan-Ireland game? I also wonder if the betting companies will protect their customers against the polic
265 KiwiinOz : They may look at big plunges on Ireland but I doubt it unless they have a suspect first. there's a million bookies with a million clients. they would
266 Ryanb741 : India are currently having their backsides handed to them by Sri Lanka. Unless India pull off a miracle they will be joining Pakistan and going out of
267 Post contains images TRVYYZ : India is out, no more miracles I think they got what they deserved. And I've saved 180 bucks by not subscribing to the two month cable tv package. I t
268 VHVXB : Indeed. They've turned from a good team to a bunch of show ponys
269 Aussie18 : West Indies beat Ireland by 8 wickets India lose by 70 odd runs. Teams already in final 8 are: South Africa Australia West Indies Ireland Sri Lanka Ne
270 ZKSUJ : Going into this world cup I never would have expected India and Pakistan to both be out of the super 8
271 Zkpilot : and in the super 8s New Zealand gets the easy run... vs Ireland and Bangladesh it looks like. I only hope that this doesn't mean they are underprepare
272 ZKSUJ : Just hope we're not too overconfident. Should learn from the All blacks mistakes in the past, especially in 1999
273 VHVXB : well your bowling attack is pretty pathetic. You managed to concede 200 runs against Canada
274 Aussie18 : Well kiwis bowling attack sucks without Bond,Vettori is only really threatening bowler other than bond,their batting on the other hand is the main co
275 Banco : Canada don't have the worst batting side. It's the bowling where they struggle. That's true of many (but not all) of the smaller nations (and why Pak
276 Aussie18 : South Africa won the toss and will bowl...Biggest game of W/c so far is about to get underway.
277 Aussie18 : Gilchrist off to a flyer with some nice cover drives 0/33 off 3.5 overs.
278 VHVXB : Scoring at a very rapid rate Australia 59/0 (6.3 ov)
279 Ryanb741 : The understatement of the day. Australia currently 353/5 off 47 overs. No way South Africa will get near that surely?
280 Zkpilot : Fall of wickets 1-106 (Gilchrist, 14.5 ov), 2-167 (Hayden, 23.3 ov), 3-328 (Ponting, 45.1 ov), 4-347 (Clarke, 46.4 ov), 5-353 (Hussey, 47.2 ov). Looki
281 Zkpilot : Australia innings (50 overs maximum) R B 4s 6s SR AC Gilchrist c Gibbs b Langeveldt 42 42 6 1 100.00 ML Hayden c Gibbs b Kallis 101 68 14 4 148.52 RT
282 Baroque : Not a safe bet at the best of times. At 40 from 4 overs for SA it looks like a good idea to bet the other way.
283 Andz : SA now 147/0 after 19 overs! Going along very nicely thank you.
284 Aussie18 : 184-1 after 24.1overs left,another 194 needed which is more than capable for South Africa,reckon australia fell 40 runs short of what they wanted.
285 Alessandro : Well, here on Dominican rep, you cant see cricket on TV. Well, weather is rainy here as well, not so fun if you forked out big bucks and have to watch
286 VHVXB : Australia win by 83 runs
287 Aussie18 : Great recovery by Australia,just after i posted few wickets start falling and Australia took 9 for around 100runs.....
288 Post contains images HAWK21M : About the woolmer case:- apart from the guests on he floor & staff.There would be no external member access to the rooms.If woolmer invited the person
289 VHVXB : was watching the highlights reel and the ground is so small. They were lucky South Africa lost wickets in succession or it would have been goodnight
290 David_itl : Kiwi news: Chris Martin is replacing Daryl Tuffey and Lou Vincent's now out of the Cup after breaking his wrist from a Shane Bond delivery. Latest sco
291 Banco : I've always thought Martin a much better bowler anyway, so that's no loss. Vincent, on the other hand, is.
292 Aussie18 : Bet vincent is pissed off....
293 Aussie18 : Next few games in super 8 series. 27th March Australia V West Indies 28th March South Africa V Sri Lanka 29th March West Indies V New Zealand 30th Mar
294 Baroque : That wording always gives me an anguished smile, but it is always reported that way. Poor old Vincent did not break his wrist, Bond broke it!!
295 HAWK21M : Well looks like SA & AUS are Favourites. regds MEL
296 Post contains images Banco : This little gem made an appearance on the Channel 4 cricket messageboard, which I presume I can't link here. No-one seems to know who wrote it, but it
297 Pacificjourney : What say we lock his sucker and move over to a part 2.
298 KiwiinOz : Sounds a bit drastic
299 AKLDELNonstop : I see WI play two games in the super 8s when NZ play their first. That should be a good game. I guess if NZ can win that they they are through to the
300 Banco : Hamish Marshall. And yes.
301 Aussie18 : Well remember Kiwis will still have to play Sri Lanka,South Africa and Australia so they would want to hope they can beat Ireland and Bangladesh but
302 Banco : I would think Ireland have had their moment in the sun, and would fully expect all the other sides to beat them. Bangladesh might well turn one or tw
303 VHVXB : Its LIVE on CH9
304 Post contains images HAWK21M : The Latter teams played real bad too regds MEL
305 Post contains images VHVXB : dear oh dear HAWK your reasoning does not apply in situation. It would apply if it was the one England who lost
306 Baroque : Very clever. It did occur to me that Australia boxed clever by not getting him out. Bit unfair about the bowling!
307 Aussie18 : Foxtel and CH9 are using exact same commentators on game,would of thought Channel 9 would of given Richie and the boys a trip to West Indies to comme
308 Post contains links TSV : Agree. Over here : http://www.airliners.net/discussions/non_aviation/read.main/1569016/ Mods to lock?
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