The Ashes ..... 2010 / 11

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  1. slowbike smallpenis

    slowbike smallpenis Tester of Tooheys Old

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  2. Mercury264

    Mercury264 Once you go Triple...

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    Nothing more dangerous than an Aussie sportsman backed into a corner. All this talk of England having the upper hand was of course, total BS.

    First day to the Convicts....hopefully that will change :D
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    OuttaMyWay I shook his hand!!!!1!!

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    Tried to read the link. Might as well be written in Klingon.
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    Can Australia win the Ashes Test series against England?
    Yes, definitely
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    No
    12.76% (307 votes)
    Two-Two drawn series
    6.61% (161 votes)
    Really, who cares
    30.05% (723 votes)
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    A news pole in Perth

    I'm suprised its as high as 30% on the who cares, watcing sports you would thing the definitaly yes field be at least 150 %
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    I saw something on TV a few days ago where they were talking about the relative lack of interest in cricket in Australia at the moment :dunno
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    slowbike smallpenis Tester of Tooheys Old

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    Very poor crowds to the lead up matches - there just so many bums that can be placed on seats down here. The 20 - 20 crap dominates on a few levels of cricket down here, and who wants to go and watch some team picked on money they have or some recent retirees against a team made up of wanna bees? - The Calender is packed and is dictating the Test Match programme

    Lots of sport plus the sun is hot so beaches are the way to go.

    Great response by the Poms - enjoyed Strauss's second dig - seems he did learn something from his stint at Mosman Cricket club :lol3

    Onto Adelaide it seems - very hot, be a good toss to win.
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  7. Blizzard Beast

    Blizzard Beast Been here awhile

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    Great Fightback by the English batsmen.But Australia have once again failed to nail it in the second innings after being ahead in the first.We saw that in India too,they just couldn't get the tail out.
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    slowbike smallpenis Tester of Tooheys Old

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    The pitch is about as docile as a dead Labrador. Not all test wickets are prepared to suit the home team :brow
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    Blizzard Beast Been here awhile

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    True.If you can get the umpires on your side.:deal
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    Tricky.
    There are very few people in World cricket who don't think Ricky Ponty is a cock.
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    Oscar Curmudgeon

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    Your dead Labrador just up and bit Katich:evil
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    Has any other team managed that England score of 517-1 against Australia?

    Definitely appears to have been a batsman's wicket, not a bowler's :dunno
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    Wildman In my castle

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    slowbike smallpenis Tester of Tooheys Old

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    Never been a Ponting fan - Clarke wont make the grade either.

    Ask yourself what has Stuart Clarke, Phil Jaque's et al done so wrong as not to be in this test side? - PONTING
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    How are you going with our SCG doughnut?:evil
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  16. Mercury264

    Mercury264 Once you go Triple...

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    I guess a lot of people in the media (inc. Shane Warne it seems) are forgetting the game was drawn and not a resounding success for England. Sure, last couple days were pretty good for England but the wicket was crap and first 3 days weren't that great for us.

    I do hope England don't fall into the trap of believing the hype...
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    Blizzard Beast Been here awhile

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    I hope there's a more even contest between bat and bowl tomorrow.
    Perhaps for the first time in my life,I want Australia to win.More often than not,the underdog gets my support and Australia to me are the underdogs at Adelaide.
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    3 wickets with 2 runs on the board!!!
    I am switching support.
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    Mercury264 Once you go Triple...

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    Good day for England for sure, but dominate :dunno

    I also read a piece where the journalist said this was one of the best Ashes days for England. Ever :huh

    Long long way to go in this test before we start throwing those plaudits around....
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    Indeed - I'm sure Mr Botham would have something to say about that, at least!
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