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England 3/10 NZ 5/2

Discussion in 'Personal' started by Duke of York, Jul 13, 2019.

  1. rideemcowboy

    rideemcowboy Occasional commenter

    NZ due to the odds
     
  2. grumpydogwoman

    grumpydogwoman Star commenter

    Just one review. But you retain it if, after an lbw shout, it turns out to be umpire's call. Even if you lose the wicket.
     
  3. Oscillatingass

    Oscillatingass Star commenter

    If your review turns out to be wrong you lose it and that is your lot. If your review turns out to be correct or is "umpires call" you keep the review.
     
  4. coffeekid

    coffeekid Star commenter

    If I had him on ignore, I wouldn't have seen this thread.
     
  5. anotherauntsally

    anotherauntsally Lead commenter

    I don’t use ignore so I can’t say for sure but I thought I remembered posters mentioning that if something was quoted by another poster it would appear regardless. And as I vaguely remember you commenting on the inappropriateness of some of the DoY’s comments (maybe that was when he posted as modelmaker, though?), I thought you might have put him on ignore. But if you’re saying that when an ignored poster starts a thread the whole thread will be ignored - even posts by other posters - I wasn’t aware of that.
     
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  6. grumpydogwoman

    grumpydogwoman Star commenter

    I have dozens I ignore and you simply don't see any threads they have initiated. Nor do you see their quotes.
     
  7. Duke of York

    Duke of York Star commenter

    That was certainly what I preferred when test matches were on the BBC. I've been watching this match on Channel 4 whilst listening to the wireless commentary. The TV lags the commentay by about 20 seconds, so it's a bit weird.

    I can't say I'm impressed by the TV presentation. I know that Sky introduced more camera angles and other innovations, which helps enormously when watching the clips on the web, but there's too much going on visually on the TV to make it an enjoyable experience. The presentation is continually being interupted with irrelevant clips from other matches, analysis and other crapp. Why can't they just show the match as it's being played?
     
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  8. MAGAorMIGA

    MAGAorMIGA Star commenter

    Yikes! Roy was lucky there, first ball of the innings! Looked plumb to me!
     
  9. blazer

    blazer Star commenter

    England being cautious, could they choke?
     
  10. MAGAorMIGA

    MAGAorMIGA Star commenter

    It's reminding me far too much of 1987. Then England needed 254 and lost by 7 runs. It's rather fewer here and the conditions at Lord's can hardly be compared to Kolkata.
    Oh no! Bairstow's out! Nerves jangling now!
     
  11. peakster

    peakster Star commenter

    All over - bottled it.
     
  12. MAGAorMIGA

    MAGAorMIGA Star commenter

    Loathsome Lord's is striking again. Hold all Finals at Edgbaston from now on.
     
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  13. Jude Fawley

    Jude Fawley Star commenter

  14. blazer

    blazer Star commenter

    Morgan gone!
     
  15. grumpydogwoman

    grumpydogwoman Star commenter

    Even the atmosphere is sheet. Give me Edgbaston any day.

    :(
     
  16. FrankWolley

    FrankWolley Star commenter


    Plenty of atmosphere here (in the Tavern stand at Lord's): surrounded by loud NZ fans and excitable Indians!!
     
  17. MAGAorMIGA

    MAGAorMIGA Star commenter

    12 overs left, 86 needed. I'm halfway through the umbrella handle.
     
  18. racroesus

    racroesus Star commenter

    Don't forget the rain-proofs, umbrella and marking.
     
  19. Spiritwalkerness

    Spiritwalkerness Star commenter

    Oh cripes - this is almost unbearable to watch.
     
  20. blazer

    blazer Star commenter

    Buttler gone!!!!!:eek::eek::eek::eek:
     

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