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mikeindex
cricket around the world
mikeindex (IP Logged)
15 March, 2019 11:45
Nice little site here live-streaming the Afghanistan v Ireland Test match (where our former great hope George has been distinguishing himself with the bat, unlike most of his team-mates):

[www.cricketworld.com]

Not just visuals, they have moving cameras, replays and quite sensible commentary.

 
Loyal of Lhasa
Re: cricket around the world
Loyal of Lhasa (IP Logged)
15 March, 2019 19:53
The tragic events in Christchurch in the peaceable land of New Zealand can in no way be laid at that country's door. Cricket lovers will be relieved that the Bangladesh team did not arrive at the mosque five minutes earlier and the decision to cancel the Test Match and allow the visitors to return home is entiely right in the circumstances.



LoL

Seventy-one Seasons a Somerset Supporter

 
Wickham
Re: cricket around the world
Wickham (IP Logged)
16 March, 2019 04:19
I completely agree, LoL.

Christchurch has still not recovered from the effects of the earthquake and this horrific attack is another bodyblow. Jacinta Abernathy’s, who seems a most impressive woman, spoke very well about this being an attack on the whole country.

 
Shepton Paul 2
Re: cricket around the world
Shepton Paul 2 (IP Logged)
16 March, 2019 13:41
Hear hear, Wickham's and LoL

 
Farmer White
Re: cricket around the world
Farmer White (IP Logged)
16 March, 2019 16:40
An exceptional response by the NZ Prime Minister, and a very young Prime Minister at that, to an incident, the horror and iniquity of which are beyond description. May the survivors of the incident, including the Bangladeshi cricket team who came so close to being in the mosque, and the families and friends of the victims who lost their lives, find some peace. Although how is beyond imagining. May their faith bring them some relief. Beyond that words fail.

 
Shepton Paul 2
Re: cricket around the world
Shepton Paul 2 (IP Logged)
25 March, 2019 17:20
Wow! Jos just Mankaded by Ashwin at IPL. Yes, he's out, but I hate that. Absolutely hate it.

 
Loyal of Lhasa
Re: cricket around the world
Loyal of Lhasa (IP Logged)
25 March, 2019 17:56
That will teach you not to watch the IPL!



LoL

Seventy-one Seasons a Somerset Supporter

 
Shepton Paul 2
Re: cricket around the world
Shepton Paul 2 (IP Logged)
25 March, 2019 18:09
I know LoL, I know - serves me right đŸ˜•

 
cricketjerry-mouse
Re: cricket around the world
cricketjerry-mouse (IP Logged)
25 March, 2019 18:17
Anyone who saw the IPL running-out of Jos Buttler at the IPL today will have little doubt that Ravi Ashwin has overtaken Murali Kartik as the most unpleasant Indian cricketer on the international circuit.

Jos (69 from 43 balls) was taking the game away from the Kings XI Punjab when Aswin stopped in mid-delivery, waited for Buttler to move out of his crease - and took the bails off.

It doesn`t come more calculating nasty than that. On the only previous occasion it has happened in the IPL, the bowler apologised to the batter at the end of the match. I`m not betting my mortgage on Ashwin doing the same.

Strange that the two most notable victims in recent times - Buttler and Alex Barrow - used to open the batting together at King`s College, Taunton



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btry1
Re: cricket around the world
btry1 (IP Logged)
25 March, 2019 21:30
perhaps its because they can't get buttler out any other way
#cutitoutashwin

 
Bagpuss
Re: cricket around the world
Bagpuss (IP Logged)
25 March, 2019 21:32
To be Mankaded once in one's career may be regarded as a misfortune, for it to happen twice looks like carelessness.

 
MESSAGES->author
Re: cricket around the world
Grockle (IP Logged)
26 March, 2019 13:41
And both were in their ground when the delivery stride was started so were technically not out under the regulations?



(Sm72)

 
Roger ivanhoe
Re: cricket around the world
Roger ivanhoe (IP Logged)
26 March, 2019 16:51
It was a very quick decision by the third umpire, I felt he did not study the footage, Sometimes the TV umpires spend ages with many replays, but not in this case.
Ashwin IMO should have given Jos a warning, if he felt Jos was taking advantage.

I imagine Jos will look forward to facing Ashwin's bowling when he plays against him next time.

 
MESSAGES->author
Re: cricket around the world
Grockle (IP Logged)
26 March, 2019 17:05
Is the requirement of a warning not part of the process any more? I thought you were required to do that first.



(Sm72)

 
Tom Seymour
Re: cricket around the world
Tom Seymour (IP Logged)
26 March, 2019 19:48
Not again?

The rights and/or wrongs of Mankading was done to death on this site when Alex Barrow was done a few years ago. Refer back to that.

Firstly there is no need for a warning and secondly in compliance with the Laws of the game, the Umpire gave the correct decision.

If it had happened to a Surrey or Yorkshire player it would hardly have been mentioned on here, so what difference does it make because the victim is ex Somerset?


Get over it. (Sm117)



A glass half - empty or a glass half - full?
Regardless, both glasses need filling up.

 
MESSAGES->author
Re: cricket around the world
Grockle (IP Logged)
27 March, 2019 00:18
I asked a simple question.

Don't like it, don't answer or show some courtesy when you do.

Be as aggressive as that again to someone not taking you on Tom and I'll remove your post.

Don't like THAT? Post elsewhere

Welcome back



(Sm72)



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Sloop John B
Re: cricket around the world
Sloop John B (IP Logged)
27 March, 2019 08:18
Thank you Grockle.

 
MESSAGES->author
Re: cricket around the world
Grockle (IP Logged)
27 March, 2019 09:18
Yer welcome Sloop.



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Clarence Parker
Re: cricket around the world
Clarence Parker (IP Logged)
27 March, 2019 11:09
An excellent article here from Scyld Berry on 'Mankading' - well written and easy to understand.

[www.telegraph.co.uk]

Mention was made here earlier of Alex Barrow. Putting entirely to one side his Mankading dismissal, I was very disappointed that he failed to progress further in the First Class game. I saw a lot of potential in his batting on a number of occasions, and his 'keeping was adequate if not spectacular. He was, I feel, pushed into 'keeping as opposed to his major strength of batting, which ultimately fell away due no doubt to the unnecessary added responsibility of 'keeping.

He had a few trials with other counties but sadly has not been rewarded with another contract.

Just my opinion.

 
MESSAGES->author
Re: cricket around the world
Grockle (IP Logged)
27 March, 2019 11:21
I think he definitely bit the bullet wiith regards to keeping. To give him the credit though I think he reluctantly took up the gloves because his county needed him. i was commentating with his dad on one of his early games and he was as nervous as hell about the kseping aspect for Alex.

After those initial stages he may have relied on it to keep him in sides but he never got a solid base going and I also saw snatches of a better batsman which he just didn't or couldn't turn into a period of consistency.

For some people its just wrong place wrong time.



(Sm72)

 
Farmer White
Re: cricket around the world
Farmer White (IP Logged)
27 March, 2019 11:42
I remember seeing Alex Barrow, very early in his career, at the Oval. I can't recall whether he opened or came in at three. Whichever, he immediately took the game to Surrey. He drove all along the ground to every part of the ground where it is possible for a drive to go. And all, as far as my eye and ear could determine, off the middle. It was, as far as I can recall, a dark day and Alex's innings lit up the morning if you were there in the Somerset interest. He was eventually out for 47 playing another drive. The fifty would have been well deserved.

I also saw his debut at Southampton and an equal mixture of bemusement and exasperation on the face of Neil Mckenzie c Trescothick b Barrow in the last over of the day. Alex's solitary over in the match.

 
Loyal of Lhasa
Re: cricket around the world
Loyal of Lhasa (IP Logged)
27 March, 2019 12:32
Wickham and I also were at The Oval to watch that innings by Barrow, who seemed so full of promise that it seemed only a matter of time before he became an established member of the side. I remain sad that things did not work out as we had hoped.



LoL

Seventy-one Seasons a Somerset Supporter

 
cricketjerry-mouse
Re: cricket around the world
cricketjerry-mouse (IP Logged)
28 March, 2019 10:15
I see the lawmaking MCC have changed their mind over whether Ashwin`s foul action was within the laws - or within the spirit of the game.

A fresh statement today says that the gap was too long between the time Ashwin reached the crease and the moment it was reasonable to expect the ball to be delivered (in other words the bowler deliberately conned the batter). When Buttler could have reasonably expected the ball to be delivered, he was in his ground.

This was obvious to anyone who saw the incident on TV - and should have been to the third umpire who gave his decision with indecent speed.

Nevertheless, I still feel my mortgage is pretty safe as a bet over whether Ashwin will apologise.



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MESSAGES->author
Re: cricket around the world
Grockle (IP Logged)
28 March, 2019 11:13
There is a picture floating about now of Ashwin batting so far out of his ground when the bowler is delivering that he couldn't make his ground in any circumstances. Good to see him maintaining his cricket principles personally.



(Sm72)

 
Sloop John B
Re: cricket around the world
Sloop John B (IP Logged)
28 March, 2019 12:05
...except it is being stated it is NOT Ashwin in the photo and he didn't bat today.

 
MESSAGES->author
Re: cricket around the world
Grockle (IP Logged)
28 March, 2019 18:38
The wonders of Twitter huh?



(Sm72)

 
mikeindex
Re: cricket around the world
mikeindex (IP Logged)
29 March, 2019 00:09
Quote:
cricketjerry-mouse
A fresh statement today says that the gap was too long between the time Ashwin reached the crease and the moment it was reasonable to expect the ball to be delivered (in other words the bowler deliberately conned the batter). When Buttler could have reasonably expected the ball to be delivered, he was in his ground.

This was obvious to anyone who saw the incident on TV - and should have been to the third umpire who gave his decision with indecent speed.

...as was, of course, equally obvious in Kartik's dismissal of Alex Barrow (not to mention that Kartik had his back to the stumps and couldn't even see how far Alex was backing up). Maybe if Alex had been an international player, or a T20 specialist with a million-dollar price tag, he'd have had as much attention paid to his case as Jos has.


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