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Re: Ashes - Down Under 2013/14 Sun Dec 15, 2013 5:05 am  

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106 degrees in the old money.
That should be fun.
Re: Ashes - Down Under 2013/14 Sun Dec 15, 2013 3:37 pm  

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Meh. Four of six series still ain't bad.
Re: Ashes - Down Under 2013/14 Mon Dec 16, 2013 12:42 am  

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Nothing like looking to the past.

On a personal note there comes a point were anger is replaced by contempt and then comedy.

I'm enjoying it more now as I view it as some bizarre comedy.
Try it, it's just a mindset.
It's really funny the worse it gets.

Cook is like a rabbit in headlights, he's as proactive as the captain of the Titanic.
War does not determine who is right - only who is left.

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Re: Ashes - Down Under 2013/14 Mon Dec 16, 2013 8:58 am  

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Not for the first time, I found myself exclaiming this morning "Pietersen, you insufferable imbecile!"
Re: Ashes - Down Under 2013/14 Mon Dec 16, 2013 10:31 am  
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Just give them the urn now and come home for Christmas, save the embarrassment of a 5-0 whitewash!
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Re: Ashes - Down Under 2013/14 Mon Dec 16, 2013 11:39 am  

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Not for the first time, I found myself exclaiming this morning "Pietersen, you insufferable imbecile!"


Indeed. Ridiculous shot. Bell not much better, either. No need to be aggressive all the time, especially when you're severely on the back foot.

Just think, a few more sensible innings like Stoke's and we'd be looking fairly comfortable.
Re: Ashes - Down Under 2013/14 Mon Dec 16, 2013 3:35 pm  

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They are already doing it but when it is 3-0 I can see the Aussies really tearing into the English attack like one day stuff and compound the humiliation.
It may backfire if they do, but there is always such as Haddin to bail them out if it does.
It's the Aussie psyche ...attack!
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Re: Ashes - Down Under 2013/14 Tue Dec 17, 2013 6:15 am  

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It's a funny series.
It's not a particularly strong Australian side, and the English side does look pretty strong on paper, but it's like they have no fight in them.
Hopefully they show up and make a game of it in Sydney and Melbourne.
Re: Ashes - Down Under 2013/14 Tue Dec 17, 2013 10:21 am  

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Meh, I can't remember being as apathetic about an Ashes series. The Ashes have become stale, and the poor standard of the cricket has taken some of the shine off it as well. The Aussies deserve it, but I'm not sure anyone in England really cares.
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Re: Ashes - Down Under 2013/14 Sun Dec 22, 2013 12:13 am  

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Swann is retiring from all cricket - rats off the sinking ship.
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