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Old 08-23-2009, 08:37 AM   #856
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dont know yet

Need Ponting out asap
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Old 08-23-2009, 09:05 AM   #857
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it would make sense the way this series has been going for Hussey to score 250+ and win it for Aus
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Old 08-23-2009, 09:09 AM   #858
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It's a ridiculous chase. Australia can't win it. I just hope it doesn't end in a draw.
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Old 08-23-2009, 09:27 AM   #859
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COME ON AUSSIES!!!!!!

Only 334 to get, eight wickets in hand... this is very do-able lads!! Stick it up these fucking poms...
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thats the problem
so much time
Ponting knows the score
Hit 250 win the ashes then retire on a high
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Old 08-23-2009, 09:31 AM   #861
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Mark my words: Australia will squander this somehow.
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EASY, EASY, EASY, EASY!!!!







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Australia lost
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Old 08-23-2009, 05:41 PM   #865
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glad to have had you around mad for it.

fuck i am so bitterly depressed about this result.
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Old 08-23-2009, 07:43 PM   #866
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Serves them fucking right, garbage garbage performance from everyone from the selectors to the captain. I don't blame the shit players selected because they cant help it if they arent the best cricketers around, id play if they picked me, and i bet im close now!

Ponting HAS to retire from captaincy. He is no good. We HAVE to appoint a full-time selector who doesnt have a 'NSW clear-out' agenda. We HAVE to bring back players like Hughes and Lee.

Shame on the Aussie administration.

And Madforit, I understand you're excited, but I mean SOME of those comments are fairly racist. I can take ribbing and banter and all that, but you've crossed a line there. We are all apparently prisoners to a past we never agreed with.
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What a disaster!

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Old 08-23-2009, 10:19 PM   #868
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What a glorious day in cricket!
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Old 08-24-2009, 12:16 AM   #869
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Your lot just got smashed by Sri Lanka Ax I wouldn't get too chirpy...

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Serves them fucking right, garbage garbage performance from everyone from the selectors to the captain. I don't blame the shit players selected because they cant help it if they arent the best cricketers around, id play if they picked me, and i bet im close now!

Ponting HAS to retire from captaincy. He is no good. We HAVE to appoint a full-time selector who doesnt have a 'NSW clear-out' agenda. We HAVE to bring back players like Hughes and Lee.

Shame on the Aussie administration.

And Madforit, I understand you're excited, but I mean SOME of those comments are fairly racist. I can take ribbing and banter and all that, but you've crossed a line there. We are all apparently prisoners to a past we never agreed with.
I was waiting for this

Ponting can't die happy now... knowing that he is only the second person to lead Australia to two Ashes losses in England and the first in over a century. He's already said he wants to pay until he's 38 so he can have a chance of winning in England.

And we dish out as good as we cop mate. Though most of those are pretty tired. Our insults evolve, they've been clinging on to convicts for 300 odd years now.


England didn't win the Ashes, mind. We lost them. The reasons?

1) Not being able to bowl out England's tail at Cardiff in a test we fucking dominated (Hauritz in particular. Warne would have wrapped that up in minutes)
2) Poor batting, mostly evident in that test.
3) Selection blunders, namely Hussey, who made a pointless ton and is only there because there's no alternative, and the Clark/Lee/Siddle/Hauritz crap.
4) Poor bowling. Watson is meant to be an "all-rounder" but was useless with the ball. Johnson was poor until late in the third test. No pressure built at crucial stages.
5) Poor captaincy, like I need to go into it.
6) Flintoff's spell at Lord's
7) Broad's spell at The Oval. Two bowlers who did little else in the series.

You break that down we lost the Ashes because: we couldn't bowl them out in Cardiff, Flintoff at Lord's and Broad at the Oval.
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^ agreed.

Look, I agree we do give as good as we get, and I mentioned in the post that that was the case, but the bashing aboriginals stuff is not on
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