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Re: The cricket...
« Reply #2300 on: 25 February, 2021, 01:06:43 pm »
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« Reply #2301 on: 25 February, 2021, 01:12:51 pm »
Could be the 22nd 2 Day Test match ever, out of over 2,400 matches.
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« Reply #2302 on: 25 February, 2021, 01:26:02 pm »
Not quite over by lunch, but it won't take many overs after it.

Surprised the % of 2-day test matches is as high as it is.

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« Reply #2303 on: 25 February, 2021, 01:29:52 pm »
If this were a county game, the hosts would be fined for a sub-standard pitch.

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« Reply #2304 on: 26 February, 2021, 11:26:45 am »
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the shortest Test since 1935 - only 140.2 overs were bowled in the entire match

India v England: 'A two-day Test - this is not how Test cricket should be'
https://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/cricket/56203896
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Re: The cricket...
« Reply #2305 on: 26 March, 2021, 03:10:56 pm »
"Ben Stokes has scored 45 runs in 10 balls. He's hit six sixes in that time."

Brutal.
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Re: The cricket...
« Reply #2306 on: 26 March, 2021, 03:13:57 pm »
I jinxed him :(
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« Reply #2307 on: 26 March, 2021, 04:01:09 pm »
Brilliant - but I think it may be time to stop thinking of him as an all-rounder.