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Maidenover
Post subject: Pakistan v England, 2nd Test, Abu Dhabi, day 4
PostPosted: 07:09 on 28th Jan 2012

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early wickets would be nice but maybe contain until new ball ... :roll:
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Maidenover
Post subject: Re: Pakistan v England, 2nd Test, Abu Dhabi, day 4
PostPosted: 08:28 on 28th Jan 2012

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Containment worked, two more with the new ball 7 down ... 100 target ... so far
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Maidenover
Post subject: Re: Pakistan v England, 2nd Test, Abu Dhabi, day 4
PostPosted: 09:43 on 28th Jan 2012

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Swann breaks partnership straight after lunch, eight down ...
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Maidenover
Post subject: Re: Pakistan v England, 2nd Test, Abu Dhabi, day 4
PostPosted: 11:22 on 28th Jan 2012

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chasing 145, Cook gone, Strauss given a life by 3rd umpire (was out for me), Bell now out (came in early as Trott unwell earlier when ECB fielded), 120 more needed ...
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spursmark
Post subject: Re: Pakistan v England, 2nd Test, Abu Dhabi, day 4
PostPosted: 10:25 on 28th Jan 2012

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unlucky dismissal for bell, england on eggshells, kp looks as though his not reading the ball very well :!:
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spursmark
Post subject: Re: Pakistan v England, 2nd Test, Abu Dhabi, day 4
PostPosted: 10:37 on 28th Jan 2012

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oh no 37-4 :roll:
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Maidenover
Post subject: Re: Pakistan v England, 2nd Test, Abu Dhabi, day 4
PostPosted: 11:38 on 28th Jan 2012

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Pietersen and Morgan gone, still over 100 to get ...
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spursmark
Post subject: Re: Pakistan v England, 2nd Test, Abu Dhabi, day 4
PostPosted: 11:00 on 28th Jan 2012

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great quote on twitter form aggers regarding Boycott betting his house on an england win yesterday... Tea 106 needed with 6 wkts in hand....... Sir Geoffrey studying his mortgage agreements :lol:
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Maidenover
Post subject: Re: Pakistan v England, 2nd Test, Abu Dhabi, day 4
PostPosted: 13:02 on 28th Jan 2012

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not even half way but 9 down, need a repeat of Cardiff :oops:
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Maidenover
Post subject: Re: Pakistan v England, 2nd Test, Abu Dhabi, day 4
PostPosted: 13:28 on 28th Jan 2012

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Michael Vaughan (who often is provocative for effect/response, that I often find irritating) described it as embarrassing, which is about right. No obvious plan to put at least some pressure on the bowlers, and therefore allowed the Pakistan spiiners to dominate ... and paid the price. Series defeat :oops:
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