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Maidenover
Post subject: 4th and final test, Nagpur, day 5
PostPosted: 23:58 on 16th Dec 2012

Joined: 09:13 on 23rd Apr 2008
Posts: 2913
last day of proper cricket for a while ...
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addtamx
Post subject: Re: 4th and final test, Nagpur, day 5
PostPosted: 07:37 on 17th Dec 2012

Joined: 21:02 on 9th May 2008
Posts: 953
Location: Australia
Maidenover Wrote:
last day of proper cricket for a while ...


Not sure this test can be described as "proper cricket" in any way shape or form.

Wicket = Rubbish.
Umpiring = Disgraceful
Indians tactics = Baffling
Indians behaviour = Appalling
Entertainment value = I've had to force myself to watch most of it.
Result = Fucking Awesome.

And I guess the last point is all that really counts in the end.
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fernando
Post subject: Re: 4th and final test, Nagpur, day 5
PostPosted: 15:52 on 17th Dec 2012

Joined: 12:48 on 25th Apr 2008
Posts: 1873
addtamx Wrote:
Maidenover Wrote:
last day of proper cricket for a while ...


Not sure this test can be described as "proper cricket" in any way shape or form.

Wicket = Rubbish.
Umpiring = Disgraceful
Indians tactics = Baffling
Indians behaviour = Appalling
Entertainment value = I've had to force myself to watch most of it.
Result = Fucking Awesome.

And I guess the last point is all that really counts in the end.


Correct. :D
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Richard
Post subject: Re: 4th and final test, Nagpur, day 5
PostPosted: 21:34 on 20th Dec 2012

Joined: 22:35 on 18th Nov 2008
Posts: 100
addtamx Wrote:
Maidenover Wrote:
last day of proper cricket for a while ...


Not sure this test can be described as "proper cricket" in any way shape or form.

Wicket = Rubbish.
Umpiring = Disgraceful
Indians tactics = Baffling
Indians behaviour = Appalling
Entertainment value = I've had to force myself to watch most of it.
Result = Fucking Awesome.

And I guess the last point is all that really counts in the end.


That run rate was a real throwback to the 1980s. The entertainment value was significantly higher than anything else you can do in Nagpur - you know you're in a dull town when the number one tourist attraction is a milestone...
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