Cricket

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  1. Tom Galty

    Tom Galty Very Well-Known Member
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    Us proper English Love this game we also love this game as well of a few in are Commonwealth.

    My daughter went to this match and said it was the start of the English summer and we kicked arse

    The catch at 4.33 is awesome.

    https://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/cricket/48466791
     
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    No we don't :p
    Cockneys love football - Cricket is for the upper crusts :p
     
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    I love cricket. Nothing nicer and more relaxing than sitting watching the local cricket team on the village green on a Sunny Sunday afternoon....

    Our local cricket team, on the village green.....

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    Congratulations.

    Amazing catch!
    This video works for my location.
     
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    Cricket is a lot like baseball, isn't it?
     
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    Yes kind of similar in that they both use a bat and ball..different types of bats and balls, but still....
     
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    I understood that baseball developed from a combination of cricket and rounders. It is different from both, but similar in some ways supposedly. American football developed from Rugby. One of my grandfathers was a big rugby player here and in Scotland supposedly.
     
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    I loved playing baseball, Cricket is a lot slower
     
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    We all played rounders at school in Scotland...whereas the English kids played cricket....

    ..and of course Rugby is a great game , I much prefer it to football ( soccer)
     
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    Thanks Emma.

    I keep forgetting all BBC programs are blocked from being shown abroad
     
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    Hope link not blocked but

    Think you might be surprised of one of the Teams playing this.

     
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    Huge cricket fan here. Just a reminder that Australia has won more Ashes than you Brits.. and you invented the modern game.:p
     
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    @Craig Swanson

    Another great catch between the Aussies and the Windies.

     
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    They are now becoming commonplace. Looking forward to the next match between our boys and yours.
     
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