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We kicked Aussie Ass

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BigGayDad Mon 13-Jun-05 23:39:41

I'm sure all the MN cricket fans out there will join inmy celebration of kicking Aussie butt in the 20/20 cricket today

MarsLady Mon 13-Jun-05 23:50:25

We sure did!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Gwenick Mon 13-Jun-05 23:51:57


Gwenick Mon 13-Jun-05 23:53:14

And I'd just like to say this topic is another reason I LOVE MN. On 'another' baby site a few of us suggested a 'sports' board and were basically laughed at and told to take a hike......."It wouldn't be used often" "no-one wants to talk about sport" etc etc.

True this topic isn't used as frequently as the others but it's good to HAVE to it use

ghosty Tue 14-Jun-05 02:35:30

Pity the Lions couldn't do the same with the NZ Maoris at the weekend ... poor DH is getting it from all sides at work
Does not bode well for the Lions/All Blacks tests as most of the NZ Maoris are in the All Blacks anyway.
DH was chuffed about the cricket though ... I was too, secretly but I pretend to have absolutely no interest in cricket whatsoever

bloss Tue 14-Jun-05 08:00:46

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Davros Wed 15-Jun-05 16:04:19

God, it was great. Have you all seen that advert with Shane Warne being "transported" by Gower, Nasser, Beef and wossisname, saying "I'll be back", brilliant........ Have we peaked though?

zubb Wed 15-Jun-05 16:10:32

Don't think we've peaked, although twenty20 isn't played much in Australia. Will be a very different team out for the tests though so hope that the winning ways are catching.
With the football season over bar the transfer rumours I have to get into cricket for my sporting fix although having the Lions is a bonus as well.

Davros Wed 15-Jun-05 20:57:08

I don't think 20/20 is played much here either, I've never heard of it before!

angie0201 Wed 15-Jun-05 21:49:00

My sister is now an aussie(she's liked there for 6 yrs) and now has disowened us! boy did i have fun rubbing her nose in it!!!

angie0201 Wed 15-Jun-05 21:49:35

sorry liked=lived

zubb Wed 15-Jun-05 21:50:31

It's played a lot more here Davros than in Australia - there was a 20/20 cup competition for the counties last season.

cod Wed 15-Jun-05 21:51:50

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cod Wed 15-Jun-05 21:52:29

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zubb Wed 15-Jun-05 22:31:29

we were going to take the kids down as ds1 likes cricket but other things got in the way!
btw cod - there's a childrens festival at Old Sarum this weekend being advertised.

cod Thu 16-Jun-05 14:36:24

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cod Thu 16-Jun-05 14:39:02

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Davros Thu 16-Jun-05 20:30:51

Ai only go to internationals

zubb Thu 16-Jun-05 22:14:39

tesco man? intrigued...

aloadoffishyballs Fri 17-Jun-05 16:24:03

you know
the weirdy on t he news
cant say much more

zubb Fri 17-Jun-05 16:30:13

with you now! I was thinking about my tesco delivery men for a minute then!

Davros Sun 19-Jun-05 22:01:16

Helloooooo, and again today! What about yesterday though! I was going to post a while ago about "poor" Bangladesh being thrown in with the big boys but...... ha ha ha ha ha ha ha

zubb Mon 20-Jun-05 10:33:23

and how great was that yesterday! Pieterson was amazing!
Australia really aren't having a good week - you can bet the press there are focussing on the US open golf today rather than the cricket!

bloss Mon 20-Jun-05 10:38:41

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