Cricket 2007 Eng Vs India

Had to start this thread as we went to the Rosebowl yesterday and witnessed England destroy India image

Two centuries, superb bowling from Anderson, and a run-out from Monty  - who could ask for more? image

Comments

  • It was on when I was in the gym and what I saw was great stuff.  Long may it continue!

  • and quote of the day came from some very very lagered-up Indian fans : as it was obvious they were going to lose, they spotted some fellow fans leaving early and shouted

    " Oi - come back here and lose properly!" 

    class image

  • Wahooooooo!

     We really were damn good image

     It probably won't last, but what a great performance.

     We have tickets for Edgbaston on Monday <bounce>

  • I’ll be down at Bristol on Friday. Will any other forumites be there?

  • That's a no, then.
  • I shall be with you in spirit though  (and probably shouting at the telly) - hope you get as good a match as we did image
  • AHEM!!!!

     I have a mate who has a ticket for the Raglan Stand tomorrow...£45...starts 10:15 tomorrow...anyone interested? Please email before 830 tomorrow...

  • I hope they give Monty a game today. I can see why Peter Moores and Co. left him out at Bristol - flat pitch, fast outfield, short boundaries - but they need to look at the bigger picture.

    He’s played only 11 limited-overs games in his life that weren’t one-day internationals. He’s having to learn this part of his trade in public, which is tough. It’s taking him time to learn to lure batsmen to their destruction in this form of the game, rather than just keeping them quiet. And that means that he needs to play, even in the unpromising games. I’m sure the supporters would understand.

  • We had a really good day out, though I'm not sure that the pitch made ideal one-day entertainment (a little more pace would have been nice)...good result, though image
  • I’m glad you enjoyed the match, Crash. We had a splendid day at Bristol - and my hat made an appearance on the television highlights programme.

    I think the pitches for one-day games are always likely to be bland. It’s a batsman’s game at the best of times, and the crowds want to see a high-scoring game.

  • well we've all seen cracking matches so far - and forumites going to keep up the good work in Manchester?
  • is that Thursday?
  • indeed Buney  - it's a day-night one image
  • I'll be there tomorrow - the forecast is for sunny periods.
  • Anyone listening?  I hope Broad gets another in his last over!  That'll give him 5!
  • It looked over and done with but it has ben clawed back from the brink......... at the moment
  • Broad does seem to be good!  His father was a class act too.
  • wow, that was a good'un  image
  • What a terrific performance from Broad...brilliant stuff!
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