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Discussion in 'Cricket' started by Timbo, Sep 27, 2017.

  1. 8Ball

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    Mason Crane? Was Scott Borthwick unavailable
     
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  2. JJ

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    Knighthood can't be far away
     
  3. Barkley

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    At least we know that Stokes fights like he bats....one good shot out of 20. The crowds and media would have field day if he was allowed to tour, it would probably be more entertaining than the cricket.
     
  4. Tommy Smith

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    Don't be ridiculous.

    Neil Fairbrother and Usman Afzaal are ahead of all of them nuffies.

    For the first test I'd like to see:

    Rob Key (to my heart)
    Adam Lyth
    Mark Butcher
    Usman Afzaal
    John Crawley
    Neil Fairbrother
    Geraint Jones
    Ronnie Irani
    Dominic Cork
    Robert Croft
    Alex Tudor

    12th man: Ben Hollioake (too soon?)
     
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  5. Timbo

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    Sub Crawley for Ian Ward and Tudor for Chris Silverwood and you're in business.
     
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  6. Iafeta

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    New selection panel has finally decided to move on from Ian Salisbury
     
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    And we thought the Epsom Field was Ploddy, Happy Clapper would beat both mobs 5 nil ridden hands and heels.
     
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    No room for Mal Loye, Marc Illott, Dermott Reeves, Allen Igglesden, Chris Adams, Steve James or Mark Lathwell? The depth in English cricket must be on the improve!
     
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    Simon Kerrigan must be scratching his head.
     
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  10. Red Bear

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    Stokes surely cant tour.

    England will be annoying. Lack quality in the middle order but have good batsmen all the way down to 9 probably.

    But unless Broad goes well I think their bowling attack could struggle, Anderson will be reporting his way into retirement this tour
     
  11. Fufu Andronez

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    Is KP correct in saying that is alex hales who is kicking the bloke on the ground in the head in that video?

    Arguably worse if not on par with what stokes did.

    Where's mitchell Johnson when you need him..
     
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    I'd take what Piss Morgan says with a grain of salt.
     
  14. Pommy

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    Will be interesting to see what comes of this Stokes incident.
    If the two gay men were being threatened with a weapon and Stokes has come to their defence it could all pan out very differently.

    The video is very damming but it came from the sun so I wouldn’t be shocked if they neglected to post any filmed context.
     
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    If true (and I do take it with a heaping helping of salt at this stage) then that changes things quite a lot. He should still cop a suspension because ultimately the melee had scattered and he chased after a bloke and knocked him out when he could have let it settle, but it certainly adds a genuine provocation. And if it is true then I for one will respect the bloke a hell of a lot more.
     
  16. Das Gupta

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    You need to get Nick Knight in there.
     
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  17. Timbo

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    Nick Knight could at least play ODIs. He was their Bevan.
     
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    Not sure you can suggest he was mocking anything from that tiny snippet of footage...he's just duping exactly what was actually said.
     
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    Mate I've heard stories about his old man ged being a hard arse...

    He beat the crap outta some Auckland fellas who talked shit about his team in the pub after an old Lion Red Cup game.

    He might have been coaching around then...
     

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