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    Quote Originally Posted by endabob1 View Post
    The form of KP will be the big concern for England
    Not just Pietersen.

    Over four test matches, they batted seven times, and only scored two centuries and eleven half centuries.

    Strauss got only one half century, and was out for single figure scores three times in the series. Trott also scored over 50 only once.

    Proir scored over 50 twice but was out for less than ten on three or four occasions, if I remember correctly. Bell was out for single scores three innings out of seven, despite some verygood scores in other tests.

    Their batting is weak in general.
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    Looks like we will struggle to get 20 points against the Afghans. Both sides made over 400 on what appears a very placid pitch.

    Ireland 39/0 at stumps on day three.
    Tifo poles, sausage rolls and a few goals.

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    I see Afridi yesterday got hungry and decided to eat the ball!
    Forget about the performance or entertainment. It's only the result that matters.

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    ICC World Twenty20 Qualifiers begin on Tuesday morning, Ireland playing Afghanistan @ 08.00

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    Afghanistan beat Ireland by 13 runs.

    http://news.bbc.co.uk/sport2/shared/.../scorecard.stm

    Afghanistan Innings
    139 for 8 (20.0 overs)

    Ireland Innings
    126 all out (19.2 overs)

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    Not a bad way to get over that defeat;

    Ireland 202/4 (20/20 ov);
    United States of America 124/6 (20/20 ov)

    Virtually through to Super 4s, unless USA beat the Afghans.

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    Ireland through to the Super 4's with game almost wrapped up against Scotland. Even if the Scots manage an unbelievable win Ireland will go through as a result of better run rate.

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    Can Ireland beat UAE and Netherlands to go through the World Cup ?, they have to win both games to get there

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    Ireland 152/7 (20/20 ov)
    United Arab Emirates 130 (19.1/20 ov)


    Winner takes all game now between Ireland and Netherlands.

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    Ireland 151/6 (20/20 ov)

    Netherlands currently 66-7 12.3 ov

    Looks nailed on for qualification.
    Last edited by TheBoss; 13/02/2010 at 1:33 PM.

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    Ireland 151/6 (20/20 ov)
    Netherlands 86 (15.3/20 ov)

    Ireland v Afghanistan in Final to determine what group each team goes into.

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    Excellent win yesterday, Windies here we come.
    "No one could make a greater mistake than he who did nothing because he could do only a little." - Edmund Burke

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    Morgan the only person to score one day tons for two separate countries. Saw his innings on Sky. Great knock.
    Forget about the performance or entertainment. It's only the result that matters.

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    T20 Warmup games start today v New Zealand @ 17:30.

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    New Cricket Ireland merchandise here.
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    Here we go then!

    Form has been more than scratchy in the warm up, be happy to be competitive against the big sides. On Sky Sports now
    Tifo poles, sausage rolls and a few goals.

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    Real chance of winning this..
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    I think I spoke too soon. We're kind of taking our foot off the gas a bit too much..
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    Aye,

    We're in with a shout here. Two costly overs from Big Bad Boyd and the T-Bird at the end there might have pushed it beyond us. C'mon Ireland!
    Tifo poles, sausage rolls and a few goals.

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    That's not the best start..
    #NeverStopNotGivingUp

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