1st Test: New Zealand v West indies, Wellington Dec 1-5 2017

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  1. 2 weeks

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    Sir Paddles Wagner
    He's been going okay for a while now.
     
  2. The Charlatan

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    It's just depressing watching the Windies get dicked like that.
     
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  3. Meth

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    Sorry mate, I can’t hear you from up here, above you in the rankings
     
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    Sorry for doing a bit of a Chappelli on you, but when they were great back in the 80s and early 90s, I distinctly remember Ch 9 at the time continually having the cameras on the Windies players balcony watching them celebrate before the match was even finished. They were so far in front of Australia in a ODI, even the next two batsmen in were joining in them dancing on the balcony drinking rum straight out of a Coruba bottle and i swear to god they were smoking something too. I know what i saw lol, but that's what made them even greater imo, they did it with such ease and flair it was scary.

    From the world's most feared and dominant team to what they are now, is the saddest thing to witness in world sport history imo :(
     
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  5. The Mad Hatter

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    I remember reading about the 1996/97 WI tour to Australia.

    They were being paid in dollars for their meal allowances, etc.

    But KFC was their sponsor, who gave them heaps of vouchers. So they kept the cash and basically ate KFC for lunch and dinner for two months.

    And people wonder why they were lethargic in the field, etc.
     
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  6. OVP

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    haha classic. Can you remember if Ambrose and Walsh were still playing then ? Pretty much when those two retired was it. There has been nobody else since them. D grade in Sydney has probably produced better bowlers than the Windies since then.

    All the kids want to play basketball these days. The cricket world can't compete with the US dollar.
     
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    When do the Windies get their next 5 test series in an Australian summer, that will be something to see - well, the Australian ladies will be lining up anyway
     
  8. ANTiLAG

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    JJ stop trolling, hopefully those girls are saving themselves for additions to the Geoff Marsh family tree of Strayan cricket excellence.
     
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  9. The Mad Hatter

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    Yeah. Ambrose. Lara. Walsh. I'll try to find the article. Basically those guys got wined n dined the others, a gut of dirty bird.
     
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    kiwis ladies not interested or they waiting till we tour there? ;)
     
  11. ANTiLAG

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    Is this a play on the Kiwi 'Steve Smith looks like a lesbian' joke?
     
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    1989-1990. They've won 3 and they were all in that period where Australia were really in the shit.
     
  13. The Mad Hatter

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    It was a reciprocal one test series.

    One in Perth drawn. One in NZ lost by Australia.

    I'd hardly say Australia were shit by this point. But NZ did posses a decent side as did everyone.
     
  14. Meth

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    I don’t think NZ are a better Test team than Australia and I don’t think we will be higher in the rankings for long. I just think it’s funny- especially when Australians call us minnows while being lower than us in the rankings
     
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    If i can remember Australia was on a 14 or 15 unbeaten test run when the Kiwi's did knock us off in that one off test. We'd just won 4 till in England and flogged the Paki's and the Lankans at home. Hardly a shit side at all
     
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    Wagner... what a legend. He's got a heart like Phar Lap. Until he got them hopping around I was starting to think this me Bangladesh 2.0 scoring 600 declared at the Basin.

    Undoubtedly my favourite cricketer at the moment.
     
  17. TheParraboy

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    first ball after lunch, Nichols out caught behind trying too hook. But it’s a no ball lol rom their captain Holder no less

    8th no ball so far for the innings

    WI are pitiful
     
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    I've never understood why quicks cut the line. It's a pet hate of mine

    I had a bloke out off a no ball in 2003/04. He went on to make 80 and win them the game and I changed my run up the very next day, have not bowled a single front foot no ball since (although more than my fair share of full toss no balls lol).

    Why not land with your toes just behind the line? There is literally no advantage to cutting it by the time you get through the action.

    /rant.
     
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  19. The Mad Hatter

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    Laugh and troll away. U know Aussies would lol. Just no bouncers though.
     
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  20. The Mad Hatter

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    Mate...i just did u10s game and copped a mouthful from a sideline opposition dad about suggesting their bowler mark his run up inside crease to stop overstepping. Fmd.
     

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