Aussie Cricket



  • @nzzp said in Aussie Cricket:

    Fark, Australia escape with a draw. Good for them - that's gritty hard work. Paine, Head and the Waj all stood up. Not the result I expected to wake up to!

    Nope! Neither here. If I was a genuine Aussie Cricket supporter, I would be super stoked with that effort.



  • I take solace in two things:

    1. The grit shown by The Waj and Paine as well as Head

    2. The fact that Marshes contributed fuck all



  • Warne needs to criticise the batsmen more often!



  • @nta said in Aussie Cricket:

    I take solace in two things:

    1. The grit shown by The Waj and Paine as well as Head

    2. The fact that Marshes contributed fuck all

    and Lyon hanging on for 11 overs



  • There aren't many results i like in cricket more than a fighting improbable draw. Amazing result



  • Thought Pakistan got it wrong in the last 10 overs bringing their faster bowler on. He wasted a lot of balls particularly to Lyon.



  • @hooroo said in Aussie Cricket:

    and Lyon hanging on for 11 overs

    Lyon is Gillespie-esque in his batting. Not a lot of skill, but plenty of heart.

    I have a real soft spot for tailenders who dig in instead of trying to score 60 off 30, especially when there is an established batsman down the other end.

    Siddle is a similar type of batsman.



  • Some very very strange field and bowling tactics in that last innings, even Paki commentators couldn't fathom. 1 close catcher on a spinning wicket, 4 or 5 on boundaries, part time spinner takes second new ball, best bowler in the game waits 15 overs to get a bowl. But Sarfraz is a total nutter.

    That's not to say that the Aussie paki and Paine weren't outstanding at the end, so definite plaudits to the Aussies getting a draw.



  • @siam said in Aussie Cricket:

    Some very very strange field and bowling tactics in that last innings, even Paki commentators couldn't fathom.

    $$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$



  • Fucking hell some are calling this "A NEW ERA!" and "THE MIRACLE DRAW!"

    No, its a squeaky fucking draw that could easily have been a big loss. Extremely happy for the players, but fuck one swallow doesn't make a summer.



  • @barbarian said in Aussie Cricket:

    @hooroo said in Aussie Cricket:

    and Lyon hanging on for 11 overs

    Lyon is Gillespie-esque in his batting. Not a lot of skill, but plenty of heart.

    I have a real soft spot for tailenders who dig in instead of trying to score 60 off 30, especially when there is an established batsman down the other end.

    Siddle is a similar type of batsman.

    Old mate Neil Wagner is as well.

    Tim Southee isn't ( first of 1028 posts about Southees irresponsible batting for the summer)



  • The fucking GOAT

    0_1539687068220_Screenshot_20181016-214943.png



  • A great spell from Lyon and the other young spinner. But I thought Pakistan did well to get to 282 despite the 4/0 and Ahmed having a brain fade on 94!



  • @nta said in Aussie Cricket:

    The fucking GOAT

    0_1539687068220_Screenshot_20181016-214943.png

    Clearly match fixing



  • @mn5 that last wicket might have been. Saw it on highlights and the shunt is halfway down the pitch, trying to cover the spin.



  • @nta said in Aussie Cricket:

    @mn5 that last wicket might have been. Saw it on highlights and the shunt is halfway down the pitch, trying to cover the spin.

    Always gotta be suspicious of Pakistan and Lyon is no Tim May let alone Shane Warne.



  • @mn5 said in Aussie Cricket:

    @nta said in Aussie Cricket:

    @mn5 that last wicket might have been. Saw it on highlights and the shunt is halfway down the pitch, trying to cover the spin.

    Always gotta be suspicious of Pakistan and Lyon is no Tim May let alone Shane Warne.

    Well actually he's better than Tim May....



  • Well, Australia doing their best to throw this game. Now 75/5; Abbas took the first four wickets.

    Long way back to 280ish from there



  • @nzzp never expect anything other than calamity, and you'll rarely be disappointed



  • @mn5 harsh. This goofy cunt Lyon is way better than May.