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Old 06-08-19, 12:34 PM   #3041
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Denly has to go and Archer and Curran should come in. Roy deserves another chance but he's never a Test opening batsman imo.
Anderson out, Denly but also maybe Ali and Bairstow. Unlikely they'll go as far as dropping Bairstow but he has to improve.
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Old 06-08-19, 01:03 PM   #3042
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Yeah I'd be tempted to get Foakes in for Bairstow.

That would also give us the dream middle order of Stokes, Foakes and Woakes.
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Old 06-08-19, 01:06 PM   #3043
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Yeah I'd be tempted to get Foakes in for Bairstow.

That would also give us the dream middle order of Stokes, Foakes and Woakes.
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Old 06-08-19, 01:24 PM   #3044
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Yeah I'd be tempted to get Foakes in for Bairstow.

That would also give us the dream middle order of Stokes, Foakes and Woakes.
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Old 06-08-19, 01:31 PM   #3045
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Old 06-08-19, 01:34 PM   #3046
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What about, cause that's all folks?
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Old 06-08-19, 02:17 PM   #3047
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Old 06-08-19, 11:36 PM   #3048
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Old 07-08-19, 10:24 PM   #3049
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Away from England being awful in the first test Ackerman took 7 for 18 in the T20 blast tonight. 7 wickets in 4 overs. Insane!
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Old 08-08-19, 10:33 AM   #3050
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Away from England being awful in the first test Ackerman took 7 for 18 in the T20 blast tonight. 7 wickets in 4 overs. Insane!
With Tahir retired we should get him in the Proteas
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Old 14-08-19, 09:14 AM   #3051
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Looks like day one is mostly going to be a washout....
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Old 14-08-19, 04:37 PM   #3052
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Yup, play abandoned for the day.

I'm tempted to predict it might be England's best day of the entire series.
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Old 15-08-19, 11:10 AM   #3053
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England 0-1

Roy....
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Old 15-08-19, 11:46 AM   #3054
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26-2...

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Old 15-08-19, 11:56 AM   #3055
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Got a fiver in 5-0 to the Aussies. 50/1

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Old 15-08-19, 12:49 PM   #3056
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23 overs so far today. Are they all on mogadon?
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Old 15-08-19, 02:53 PM   #3057
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Old 15-08-19, 03:07 PM   #3058
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Old 15-08-19, 03:09 PM   #3059
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England are a joke of a test team.
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Old 15-08-19, 03:30 PM   #3060
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From a time when England were a great test side. This looks amazing.

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Old Yesterday, 11:44 AM   #3061
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60-2

Bancroft gone

Khawaja gone now too 60-3
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Old Yesterday, 12:31 PM   #3062
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fucking raining again. Sort your weather out you lot! Isn't it supposed to be a hot summer over there FFS.
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Old Yesterday, 12:36 PM   #3063
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Yeah, but its bascially almost Autumn here. Ashes started late because of the World Cup
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Old Yesterday, 01:01 PM   #3064
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And August is usually wetter than July or September, even if a bit hotter.
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Old Yesterday, 01:06 PM   #3065
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My daughter's birthday tomorrow, the weather's usually shit
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Old Yesterday, 01:12 PM   #3066
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fucking raining again. Sort your weather out you lot! Isn't it supposed to be a hot summer over there FFS.
It's been the wettest summer (or winter) in my living memory. Fucking relentless. The last test was the only break of the summer's shite weather I reckon. Could be a 1-0 win
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Old Yesterday, 03:29 PM   #3067
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Seem to remember some kerfuffle a few ashes series ago when quite a few got rained off. They moved it from August and the weather men had to come out and explain that it should have been a good decision, just bad luck that year.

This summer has been like making love to a beautiful woman; Hot and Wet
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This is going to be a draw. There is barely any point playing on.
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Old Yesterday, 06:16 PM   #3069
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It's been the wettest summer (or winter) in my living memory. Fucking relentless. The last test was the only break of the summer's shite weather I reckon. Could be a 1-0 win

I thought you were in Ireland where shit weather is all but guaranteed?
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