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Australia V Bangladesh ODI

Sat Jun 18, 2005 6:51 pm

Australia won the toss and elected to bat... Second ball of the first over and Gilly has been caught LBW. Last ball of the over and now Ponting has been a little more lucky, Billy Bowden not giving him out LBW.

End of the first over and it's 1/0 (. wk . . . .) - things aren't looking good.

[Edited 2005-06-18 12:00:47]
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RE: Australia V Bangladesh ODI

Sat Jun 18, 2005 7:22 pm

WTF?!! We're 22/2 now and the B'desh players seem to be fielding very well...shit  crazy 
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RE: Australia V Bangladesh ODI

Sat Jun 18, 2005 8:00 pm

I wont be Surprised if Aus Win.  Smile
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RE: Australia V Bangladesh ODI

Sat Jun 18, 2005 8:34 pm

Quoting HAWK21M (Reply 2):
I wont be Surprised if Aus Win

No, I suppose not. But both teams have been stuffed in their games in England so far. Could be a tight one.  Wink Big grin
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RE: Australia V Bangladesh ODI

Sat Jun 18, 2005 8:36 pm

Quoting Banco (Reply 3):
No, I suppose not. But both teams have been stuffed in their games in England so far. Could be a tight one. Wink

Still, as long as England get stuffed in the games that matter, then all shall be well  Wink
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RE: Australia V Bangladesh ODI

Sat Jun 18, 2005 8:40 pm

The Bangladeshis lack experience at first division cricket. One day soon they are going to bite one of the established 'big boy' teams on the arse.
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RE: Australia V Bangladesh ODI

Sat Jun 18, 2005 9:32 pm

AUS 162-4 over 42

The ground capacity is only 5500 or so - looks like about all of 1500 there!!

Jeez - this is supposed to be a ODI!

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RE: Australia V Bangladesh ODI

Sun Jun 19, 2005 12:30 am

Just when Bangladesh are looking like they could give it a very good shake they go and loose another wicket. Still they have played very well irrespective of their lowly standing.
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RE: Australia V Bangladesh ODI

Sun Jun 19, 2005 1:38 am

What were the Final Scores.
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RE: Australia V Bangladesh ODI

Sun Jun 19, 2005 1:46 am

Still in progress.

At 1645 GMT Bangladesh need 48 runs (require 250) from 37 balls with 6 wickets in hand.

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RE: Australia V Bangladesh ODI

Sun Jun 19, 2005 2:28 am

A magnificent and historic win to Bangladesh!
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RE: Australia V Bangladesh ODI

Sun Jun 19, 2005 2:43 am

What price the Aussies to beat England tomorrow now they have been humiliated by Bangladesh?
For whatever reason,our Antipodean cousins appear lacking in the vital departments.England on the other hand are full of confidence and in Michael Vaughan,have a captain who has instilled the winning philosophy into his team.

England's Twenty20 win was dismissed by the Aussies as a one-off....let's see how they perform tomorrow.
 
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RE: Australia V Bangladesh ODI

Sun Jun 19, 2005 2:48 am

Quoting Steve7E7 (Reply 11):
What price the Aussies to beat England tomorrow now they have been humiliated by Bangladesh?

If I was a gambler I'd have some of that.

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RE: Australia V Bangladesh ODI

Sun Jun 19, 2005 2:59 am

Quoting WhiteHatter (Reply 12):
Wounded animals fight hardest when cornered

Valid point Roy,but can you honestly say you've seen an Aussie touring team as uninspiring as the current party?
I watched the game today and I can honestly say I didn't see anything to frighten the England boys at all.The batsmen didn't want to attack the ball as they used to do and the Bangladeshi's made their bowlers look ordinary.
When you consider the manner of our victories against Bangladesh,you have to wonder if the Aussies will have any confidence at all going into tomorrow's game.
 
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RE: Australia V Bangladesh ODI

Sun Jun 19, 2005 3:30 am

Quoting Steve7E7 (Reply 11):
England's Twenty20 win was dismissed by the Aussies as a one-off

No it wasn't "dismissed" as a one-off win - it was "dismissed" because it was Twenty20 (only a handful of Twenty20 games have been played over here and the Jury is still well and truly out).

Quoting Steve7E7 (Reply 13):
but can you honestly say you've seen an Aussie touring team as uninspiring as the current party?

1977 definitely. And there have been a few after that (1981, 1985) that have sunk to pretty much the same level despite promising starts.

Quoting Steve7E7 (Reply 13):
you have to wonder if the Aussies will have any confidence at all going into tomorrow's game.

The nucleus of this Team has always said they are prepared to back themselves in any situation. Not taking anything away from Bangladesh but keep in the back of your mind that there is / was the distraction of the Andrew Symons "incident" (whatever it was - which will also help England as they'll be up late dealing with it).

In all likelihood they'll go out and throw caution to the wind which should make it an entertaining match if nothing else other than England demolish them.
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RE: Australia V Bangladesh ODI

Sun Jun 19, 2005 4:03 am

Quoting TSV (Reply 14):
In all likelihood they'll go out and throw caution to the wind which should make it an entertaining match if nothing else other than England demolish them.

I really hope they do make a game of it.

I have every respect for the Aussies and it saddens me as a cricket lover to see a great side struggling for form.That said,there is a saying that every dog has his day and maybe,just maybe the Aussies might have had theirs.

Whatever the result tomorrow,it promises to be a cracking match and let's hope Mr Ponting can psyche his troops up for a thrilling game of cricket.
 
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RE: Australia V Bangladesh ODI

Sun Jun 19, 2005 6:20 am

Quoting Steve7E7 (Reply 13):

Valid point Roy,but can you honestly say you've seen an Aussie touring team as uninspiring as the current party?
I watched the game today and I can honestly say I didn't see anything to frighten the England boys at all.The batsmen didn't want to attack the ball as they used to do and the Bangladeshi's made their bowlers look ordinary.
When you consider the manner of our victories against Bangladesh,you have to wonder if the Aussies will have any confidence at all going into tomorrow's game.

In the other thread (before it got hijacked by crackpot nationalist lunacy) we discussed the Australian team and how it's going through a bit of a schism at the moment.

It was bound to happen as people leave and retire, and others come up. England rugby is a prime example in the way it fell to bits after the world cup win.

Teams ebb and flow. The current Aussie side is struggling, but they will be back before long. Their brilliant schemes for sporting academies and bringing on young new talent is a credit to Australia; so maybe this year they couldn't hit a cow's arse with a banjo but give it a few more seasons and tours and expect a lot of exciting new Aussie blood to emerge.
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RE: Australia V Bangladesh ODI

Sun Jun 19, 2005 9:57 am

Quoting HAWK21M (Reply 2):
I wont be Surprised if Aus Win.

Then be surprised. Australia lost!!!
 
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RE: Australia V Bangladesh ODI

Sun Jun 19, 2005 10:14 am

Quoting WhiteHatter (Reply 16):
In the other thread (before it got hijacked by crackpot nationalist lunacy)

What's that saying "Red rag to a Bull"? Expect "Incoming" on this Topic now (instead of "isolating" it to the other one!).
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RE: Australia V Bangladesh ODI

Sun Jun 19, 2005 3:10 pm

Quoting Bill142 (Reply 17):
Quoting HAWK21M (Reply 2):
I wont be Surprised if Aus Win.

Then be surprised. Australia lost!!!

Im Surprised,Arn't You.  Smile

You probably awaited the results to post this
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RE: Australia V Bangladesh ODI

Sun Jun 19, 2005 3:44 pm

Notice to England Cricket Fans:

Australia has decided to hand you the ashes on a silver platter. On behalf of Australian Cricket fans and our country as a whole, I apologise to you now for the lack of competition we will present to you in the next two months.

What a travesty - losing to Bangladesh... stupid Aussie hacks!

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RE: Australia V Bangladesh ODI

Sun Jun 19, 2005 5:19 pm

So good to finally see the Aussies get a whooping...Well , a whooping from England for sure but a loss to Bangladesh for any team is whooping.

LETS GO BANGLADESH! Big grin

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RE: Australia V Bangladesh ODI

Sun Jun 19, 2005 6:21 pm

for all Indian a.netters. I'm not the biggest cricket fan but it doesn't take away the fact it was a big pleasure to meet Sourav Ganguly ! Great man !

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RE: Australia V Bangladesh ODI

Mon Jun 20, 2005 7:52 pm

Well.................. Big grin What happened guys?

Congrats to Bangladesh. Good stuff.

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RE: Australia V Bangladesh ODI

Tue Jun 21, 2005 1:27 am

Given that result, the hammering by England in the 20/20, the defeat to Somerset and yesterday's further defeat to England, is it time we now re-opened the question of whether Australia as a team deserve full Test status?  Wink
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RE: Australia V Bangladesh ODI

Thu Jun 23, 2005 10:22 am

Quoting Banco (Reply 24):
Given that result, the hammering by England in the 20/20, the defeat to Somerset and yesterday's further defeat to England, is it time we now re-opened the question of whether Australia as a team deserve full Test status?

To hack around that "Toy Story" quote and stir in a bit of Kamahl; Banco you are a sad cruel little man and I pity you.  wink 
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RE: Australia V Bangladesh ODI

Thu Jun 23, 2005 10:24 am

But you are right of course.  wink 
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RE: Australia V Bangladesh ODI

Thu Jun 23, 2005 11:38 am

Quoting RootsAir (Reply 22):
for all Indian a.netters. I'm not the biggest cricket fan but it doesn't take away the fact it was a big pleasure to meet Sourav Ganguly ! Great man !

Very interesting. Could you elaborate ? Where did you meet him and how did it go ? Keep in mind though that the English and Aussie cricketers and their fans here hate his guts  Smile
 
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RE: Australia V Bangladesh ODI

Thu Jun 23, 2005 4:40 pm

Quoting TSV (Reply 25):
To hack around that "Toy Story" quote and stir in a bit of Kamahl; Banco you are a sad cruel little man and I pity you.

Guilty as charged.  Wink Besides, we've got to get the piss-take in now before you improve.

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Keep in mind though that the English and Aussie cricketers and their fans here hate his guts

What, Lord Snooty? Lovely chap.  Wink
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RE: Australia V Bangladesh ODI

Thu Jun 23, 2005 4:43 pm

So whats Bangladesh's ODI ranking Now  Smile
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RE: Australia V Bangladesh ODI

Thu Jun 23, 2005 7:24 pm

Quoting ZKSUJ (Reply 23):
Well.................. What happened guys?

We just weren't prepared after playing crap opposition all summer!
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RE: Australia V Bangladesh ODI

Thu Jun 23, 2005 7:38 pm

Quoting Monteycarlos (Reply 30):
We just weren't prepared after playing crap opposition all summer!

For Bangladesh?  Wow! Who had you been playing? Scotland? Big grin
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RE: Australia V Bangladesh ODI

Thu Jun 23, 2005 8:07 pm

Quoting Banco (Reply 31):
For Bangladesh? Who had you been playing? Scotland?

New Zealand....
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RE: Australia V Bangladesh ODI

Thu Jun 23, 2005 8:20 pm

Quoting Monteycarlos (Reply 32):
New Zealand....

Oh. Fair enough.  Wink
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RE: Australia V Bangladesh ODI

Fri Jun 24, 2005 12:44 am

Quoting Banco (Reply 28):
What, Lord Snooty? Lovely chap. Wink

Didn't take very long to start gnashing those teeth eh, Banco ?  Wink By the way, considering Australia's imminent rejection from the list of test playing nations, who do you think will be the champion for their cause ? Bangladesh had Dalmiya, but I don't see him backing the Aussies as well. How about, say, Merv Hughes ? That handlebar moosh ought to be sufficiently intimidating eh ?
 
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RE: Australia V Bangladesh ODI

Fri Jun 24, 2005 3:14 am

Quoting Banco (Reply 28):
Besides, we've got to get the piss-take in now before you improve.

Well with England at 3 for 6 right now chasing 267 (very achievable given their recent form); yes you are right again! (I can't believe I'm saying that!)
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RE: Australia V Bangladesh ODI

Fri Jun 24, 2005 10:26 pm

Well looks like Australia finally won one! Although that unbroken 10th wicket partnership between Uncle Fester and Lurch was a bit of a worry. Betcha that sort of thing resurfaces again during the Ashes Series to either give England a win or stave off an Aussie victory. So it indeed does look like Banco was right although they have another mountain to climb on Saturday night - Bangladesh - so we can't get too carried away just yet.
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RE: Australia V Bangladesh ODI

Fri Jun 24, 2005 10:34 pm

Quoting TSV (Reply 36):
Although that unbroken 10th wicket partnership between Uncle Fester and Lurch was a bit of a worry

It was?  Wow! Blimey, you lot are down on confidence!
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RE: Australia V Bangladesh ODI

Fri Jun 24, 2005 10:49 pm

I thought that was obvious. But if it wasn't - continue to be dazzled by the bluff and bullshit and lose to the bottom of the heap approach.

Quoting TSV (Reply 36):
Betcha that sort of thing resurfaces again during the Ashes Series

Mark my words my young Jedi apprentice and let all England hope for 1977 all over again.



Thinking ... Thinking ...

It's funny you know but looking at your team it actually has a lot of parallels with the 1989 Australian Team (I'll let you draw the parallels). Just hope you remain 16 years behind or we continue to be 16 years in front!
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RE: Australia V Bangladesh ODI

Fri Jun 24, 2005 10:56 pm

Quoting TSV (Reply 38):
it actually has a lot of parallels with the 1989 Australian Team

Wasn't that the "worst Australian team ever to leave these shores" according the Australian media?

The parallel I've seen drawn is with the 1992 (??) Australians who went to the Caribbean, and signalled the end of Windies dominance by coming very, very close to dethroning them. Although they lost, it was the beginning of the end for that great side, and the signal for the Australian era of dominance.

Maybe, maybe not. But England don't seem too worried by yesterday's defeat. I suppose it's worth bearing in mind that England are a pretty crap ODI outfit, and a much better Test one.
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RE: Australia V Bangladesh ODI

Fri Jun 24, 2005 11:20 pm

I was thinking actually about some individual parallels or similarities if you like.

For example :

Strauss reminds me of Taylor;
Collingwood to a certain extent of an early Steve Waugh;
etc

Quoting Banco (Reply 39):
Although they lost, it was the beginning of the end for that great side, and the signal for the Australian era of dominance.

Now that is an ominous comparison ...
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RE: Australia V Bangladesh ODI

Fri Jun 24, 2005 11:27 pm

Quoting TSV (Reply 40):
Strauss reminds me of Taylor;

That's interesting. The one he's usually compared to is Justin Langer; because Langer spent a few years at Middlesex and made a big impression on a certain young left-hander.

I used to love watching Mark Taylor. I'm a left-hander myself, and I always thought that Taylor was technically impeccable, particularly so for a leftie. His bat was just so straight, particularly to the shortish ball on off-stump or just outside. Apparently my own batting is (in style, not substance, sadly) partly reminiscent of Taylor (which I like) and partly of Stephen Fleming (which I'm not so happy about).  Wink

Quoting TSV (Reply 40):
Collingwood to a certain extent of an early Steve Waugh

Yes, I know what you mean. But Collingwood won't play in the Test series, unless there's a real injury crisis. Bell, Key and Pietersen are all ahead of him in the pecking order.
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RE: Australia V Bangladesh ODI

Sat Jun 25, 2005 2:30 am

How about discussing the implications of three possible outcomes of the Ashes in a (somewhat) serious manner; I see two are being discussed at length, but the third seems to have become an exercise in cricket jingoism:

a) England wins with ease/after a fight: Cements their rise. Aussies will be in disarray with very likely a few heads being axed for younger blood. Not quite the uncertain 80s of Kim Hughes' time, but they won't be what they were in the last few years.

b) Closely fought, with Aussies winning: I would have to agree to analogies with the Aussie tour of the Windies in the early 1990s.

c) Aussies win easily: This is the one I feel hasn't quite been discussed much. English results since the beginning of the series and Aussie performance in turn has changed the picture quite a bit. What happens to England if the Aussies had just been keeping the powder dry ? What will it imply for an undoubtedly talented and strong team if the established power drubs them ? Can England then carry on their good work without their suspension having been ruined by the speed bump, so to speak ?
 
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RE: Australia V Bangladesh ODI

Sat Jun 25, 2005 2:39 am

Quoting BarfBag (Reply 42):
c) Aussies win easily: This is the one I feel hasn't quite been discussed much. English results since the beginning of the series and Aussie performance in turn has changed the picture quite a bit. What happens to England if the Aussies had just been keeping the powder dry ? What will it imply for an undoubtedly talented and strong team if the established power drubs them ? Can England then carry on their good work without their suspension having been ruined by the speed bump, so to speak ?

Well, I wouldn't pay attention to the ODI's as a form guide for the Tests for either team, so I'm not sure I'd place any more importance on Australia's apparent return to form than I did on England winning the first couple of skirmishes - except as a means to have a much overdue dig at the Aussies.  Wink

I suppose I'd look at it like this: I expect this series to be very tightly fought, although my suspicion is that at this stage the Australians will ultimately prove too strong. If your scenario were to come to pass, I'm sure it would damage the England side quite a lot. They seem very confident and very much up for the battle. Getting stuffed would surely have a big effect.
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RE: Australia V Bangladesh ODI

Sat Jun 25, 2005 2:51 am

Quoting Banco (Reply 43):
Getting stuffed would surely have a big effect.

Indeed, but in what manner ? For example ? Who are the older members who might be pushed off the boat ? And how will it effect the young guns, say Pietersen ? Or maybe Geraint Jones - I have no idea how old he is. Plus, I don't know how to pronounce his first name - I've been emotionally scared for life since I mispronounced 'McGrath' (as in Glenn of course) in my early teens  Wink Why can't the Welsh and Scottish come up with more normal sounding names ? What's wrong with Smith or Parker ? Big grin
 
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RE: Australia V Bangladesh ODI

Sat Jun 25, 2005 3:12 am

Graham Thorpe has already said he will be retiring at the end of the season, and he's the only one who you could really call "older". It's quite a young side.

Now Geraint Jones:

It's a hard "G" for a start, pronounced "Ge-rynte". Funnily enough, when he was growing up in Australia, they couldn't pronounce his Welsh name and he said for a while he took to telling them his name was "Grant". So you're not alone.  Wink

He's only 28, but his position is already coming under a bit of pressure from the next generation. Matt Prior, the Sussex wicketkeeper-batsman is only 22 and has already been on an England "A" tour and been in the England squad. I somehow doubt they'll go back to Read, as he just can't bat. Prior has impressed with batting and keeping. The feeling is he could be 45+ man in terms of average. There are a couple of others too.

Elsewhere, only Vaughan and Giles are over 30 (30 & 32 respectively), and there are again, good young players coming through. Bell is only 23, Pietersen 24, Strauss 28, Trescothick 28, Flintoff 27, Harmison 26, Simon Jones 25 and so on.

When you consider that English players tend to mature later, then that's a very young side by English standards. They're only going to improve, and for the first time in years, there really does seem to be a bit of a procession of outstanding young talent in all areas. There are a few really fast young bowlers on the circuit, such as Liam Plunkett at Durham, who's still a teenager.

So, all in all it looks good. There's genuine competition for places, if you have a poor run or get injured, you just can't get back. Poor old Mark Butcher who's averaged 45 since he came back into the side in 2001, did his wrist in, and it now looks like he'll never get back in. There's talk right now of whether a player as good as Thorpe should be dropped for Pietersen, and even whether Vaughan would be under pressure if he weren't captain.

Of course, we still need to find a world-class spinner. Since Shane Warne's announced he's going to be moving here permanently, and almost certainly taking British citizenship, maybe we can get him to start coaching the young players? It's a great idea as long as they don't bring their girlfriends. Big grin
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RE: Australia V Bangladesh ODI

Sat Jun 25, 2005 3:26 am

It would be sad to see Thorpe go. I guess his wife really messed with his head ? I'll be happy to push Giles off myself - I've never forgiven him (and will never, for that matter) for his off the legside tactics on the last tour of India  Wink On that subject, I'll be happy to see Flintoff go too - that uncivilized shirt waving young ruffian.

Shane Warne becoming a British citizen would be very interesting. For one, I'd be surprised if he didn't get mugged by Qantasforever before he left Australia. If he does make it to England safely, there's Gatting waiting in the alley with the cosh, you know. I still remember the look on the bugger's face from that amazing ball by Warne in the 92-93 series. Priceless.
 
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RE: Australia V Bangladesh ODI

Sat Jun 25, 2005 3:39 am

Yes, Thorpey had a really tough time. OK, his wife had an affair and then left him, but these things do happen and you can't judge those involved; but to then go to the tabloids, take the money and slag him off publicly, then deny him access to his children...the poor sod. But he seems happy now, he's got a new partner and all is well with him. He's been in outstanding form since he came back to the side in 2003, and his whole career testifies to him having been a very fine player - and actually the one world class player in a crap team for much of the nineties.

Without those problems it could have been even better. But you can see age beginning to catch with him, to be honest. I think he's made the right decision to call it a day.

As for Warne, I think first in line with the cosh right now is his wife after his latest alleged indiscretion. Big grin

Incidentally, how dare you be rude about the King of Spain.  Wink
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RE: Australia V Bangladesh ODI

Sat Jun 25, 2005 3:53 am

Quoting Banco (Reply 47):
Incidentally, how dare you be rude about the King of Spain.

Its quite obvious - the King of Spain bowls mainly down the leg. Ah, that doesn't quite rhyme, unless perhaps if you use a deep Rex Harrison voice  Wink
 
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RE: Australia V Bangladesh ODI

Sat Jun 25, 2005 4:02 am

Funnily enough, he doesn't any more. He's managed to change his line to about leg and middle and he's quite an attacking threat now. Just look at how many wickets he's taken in the last year - it's about 45!
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Helicopters Our large helicopter section. Both military and civil versions

Blimps / Airships Everything from the Goodyear blimp to the Zeppelin

Night Photos Beautiful shots taken while the sun is below the horizon

Accidents Accident, incident and crash related photos

Air to Air Photos taken by airborne photographers of airborne aircraft

Special Paint Schemes Aircraft painted in beautiful and original liveries

Airport Overviews Airport overviews from the air or ground

Tails and Winglets Tail and Winglet closeups with beautiful airline logos