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Nearly Sane

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Compliments to Chef
« on: September 10, 2018, 02:31:02 PM »
Alastair Cook - how to finish your test career

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Re: Compliments to Chef
« Reply #1 on: September 10, 2018, 03:13:58 PM »
Out for 147 - quite a finale.

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Re: Compliments to Chef
« Reply #2 on: September 10, 2018, 08:20:11 PM »
The only cricketer in history to get a hundred and a fifty in both his first and last test matches.

England will miss him, especially as most of our other top order batsmen canít compete at the highest level.
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Re: Compliments to Chef
« Reply #3 on: January 25, 2019, 05:09:54 PM »
The only cricketer in history to get a hundred and a fifty in both his first and last test matches.

England will miss him, especially as most of our other top order batsmen canít compete at the highest level.
How right you were jeremyp.

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Re: Compliments to Chef
« Reply #4 on: January 25, 2019, 08:16:02 PM »
How right you were jeremyp.

I don't really regard the West Indies as "the highest level" and it turned out that it wasn't just our top order batsmen that couldn't compete.
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Re: Compliments to Chef
« Reply #5 on: January 25, 2019, 08:43:53 PM »
I don't really regard the West Indies as "the highest level" and it turned out that it wasn't just our top order batsmen that couldn't compete.
But if you can't compete at a level which you think isn't the highest, then you would be correct.

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Re: Compliments to Chef
« Reply #6 on: January 26, 2019, 10:07:43 AM »
Well, I've heard of him, at least - 'Letter from America', and all that (or was that the Proclaimers?). Thought he died years ago.
Only joking. If I was going to get interested in any competitive sports, they'd probably be cycling and cricket. Hemel Hempstead has three cricket teams, the grounds of two of which are only about a quarter of a mile apart. If they were much closer, a hefty lob from the batsman on one ground could send the ball onto the other one.
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Re: Compliments to Chef
« Reply #7 on: January 26, 2019, 06:42:03 PM »
But if you can't compete at a level which you think isn't the highest, then you would be correct.
I was trying to convey the abject level of England's batting performance in the first innings.

The second innings doesn't seem to be going very well either and our bowling was not up to standard.
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