5th ODI: England v Sri Lanka at Birmingham, June 3, 2014

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5th ODI: England v Sri Lanka at Birmingham, June 3, 2014

Postby SuperGLS » Tue Jun 03, 2014 1:34 am

2-2 going into the final match. Seems to me that's pretty rare for a 5 game ODI series these days.

What I need to happen: Cook to get a ton and England to lose.
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Re: 5th ODI: England v Sri Lanka at Birmingham, June 3, 2014

Postby Boycs » Tue Jun 03, 2014 12:34 pm

Seeing as how CricInfo mentioned it in the build-up - does anyone know how Trott is doing in the 2nd XI fixture? Can't find a scorecard online.

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Re: 5th ODI: England v Sri Lanka at Birmingham, June 3, 2014

Postby SuperGLS » Tue Jun 03, 2014 12:37 pm

England have won the toss and will have a bat.

Here you go SGGH. Not much, but a bit of info.

http://www.yorkpress.co.uk/sport/cricke ... e/?ref=mac
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Re: 5th ODI: England v Sri Lanka at Birmingham, June 3, 2014

Postby Boycs » Tue Jun 03, 2014 3:10 pm

thanks man.

England getting stuck after a fair start.

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Re: 5th ODI: England v Sri Lanka at Birmingham, June 3, 2014

Postby Asim » Tue Jun 03, 2014 3:22 pm

2 in form batsmen at the crease Eng can still get to 275 - England 153/5 (33.2 ov)
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Re: 5th ODI: England v Sri Lanka at Birmingham, June 3, 2014

Postby Asim » Tue Jun 03, 2014 3:24 pm

SuperGLS wrote:England have won the toss and will have a bat.

Here you go SGGH. Not much, but a bit of info.

http://www.yorkpress.co.uk/sport/cricke ... e/?ref=mac



it says for the first time since the Ashes, didn't he play a county game before this one few months ago?
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Re: 5th ODI: England v Sri Lanka at Birmingham, June 3, 2014

Postby Boycs » Tue Jun 03, 2014 3:29 pm

Asim wrote:
SuperGLS wrote:England have won the toss and will have a bat.

Here you go SGGH. Not much, but a bit of info.

http://www.yorkpress.co.uk/sport/cricke ... e/?ref=mac



it says for the first time since the Ashes, didn't he play a county game before this one few months ago?


He did:

37, 26 Warwickshire v Sussex Birmingham 13 Apr 2014 FC
8, 2/8 Warwickshire v Oxford MCCU Oxford 7 Apr 2014 FC

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Re: 5th ODI: England v Sri Lanka at Birmingham, June 3, 2014

Postby Boycs » Tue Jun 03, 2014 3:33 pm

Will feel much more comfortable once both of these guys have made it into the twenties....

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Re: 5th ODI: England v Sri Lanka at Birmingham, June 3, 2014

Postby Ankur » Tue Jun 03, 2014 4:09 pm

Buttler out backing too early.

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Re: 5th ODI: England v Sri Lanka at Birmingham, June 3, 2014

Postby Going South » Tue Jun 03, 2014 6:18 pm

Sanga gone. RRR@4.02 ROFL.

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Re: 5th ODI: England v Sri Lanka at Birmingham, June 3, 2014

Postby Going South » Tue Jun 03, 2014 6:19 pm

after watching IPL following this match with low stakes low profile tuk tuk cricket is so boring. I miss IPL

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Re: 5th ODI: England v Sri Lanka at Birmingham, June 3, 2014

Postby Asim » Tue Jun 03, 2014 7:07 pm

Going South wrote:after watching IPL following this match with low stakes low profile tuk tuk cricket is so boring. I miss IPL



Sanga and Mahela weren't bought in this years IPL?
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Re: 5th ODI: England v Sri Lanka at Birmingham, June 3, 2014

Postby Boycs » Tue Jun 03, 2014 7:45 pm

Ankur wrote:Buttler out backing too early.


I don't see what the controversy is. The bowler clearly warned him previously, and is within his right to dismiss him.

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Re: 5th ODI: England v Sri Lanka at Birmingham, June 3, 2014

Postby Ankur » Tue Jun 03, 2014 9:06 pm

SGGH wrote:
Ankur wrote:Buttler out backing too early.


I don't see what the controversy is. The bowler clearly warned him previously, and is within his right to dismiss him.


After the win, the sore loser told Matthews to play fair. What a bastard !!!!!

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Re: 5th ODI: England v Sri Lanka at Birmingham, June 3, 2014

Postby hopeinj » Tue Jun 03, 2014 9:12 pm

Controversy? may be for the stuck up pussies in the MCC box... Butler got warned... you can steal a run doing that, but when the opposition does anything about that, that's foul?
SL won, eat that a-hole moore... Cook and Bell in the ODI team, with Hales out? and you get paid for this shit, Mr. Moore?

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Re: 5th ODI: England v Sri Lanka at Birmingham, June 3, 2014

Postby GiantScrub » Tue Jun 03, 2014 10:23 pm

It's a shame I can't watch these games because timezones. Sounds like a good one. I'm so happy someone got mankaded - Buttler isn't by any means the only offender in world cricket, and it is way beyond time that bowlers started sorting this out. IMO there shouldn't even be warnings.

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Re: 5th ODI: England v Sri Lanka at Birmingham, June 3, 2014

Postby Boycs » Tue Jun 03, 2014 10:52 pm

Seems like an entertaining enough game. England just lost their way.

Was listening to Vaughan on TMS saying how we don't employ coaches suited to ODI cricket, i.e. Australian or subcontinent cricketers who played a lot of international cricket in the way that such nations play ODI cricket - the non-English way. Big blustering bullying cricket.

Andy Flower: experienced international player, good international coach.
Peter Moores: experienced domestic player.... good domestic coach?

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Re: 5th ODI: England v Sri Lanka at Birmingham, June 3, 2014

Postby hopeinj » Tue Jun 03, 2014 11:22 pm

Cricinfo says"Controversial victory"....WTF? Senanayake warned the A-holes.. and did as per the rules..where's the controversy?

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Re: 5th ODI: England v Sri Lanka at Birmingham, June 3, 2014

Postby Ankur » Wed Jun 04, 2014 1:29 am

SGGH wrote:Seems like an entertaining enough game. England just lost their way.

Was listening to Vaughan on TMS saying how we don't employ coaches suited to ODI cricket, i.e. Australian or subcontinent cricketers who played a lot of international cricket in the way that such nations play ODI cricket - the non-English way. Big blustering bullying cricket.

Andy Flower: experienced international player, good international coach.
Peter Moores: experienced domestic player.... good domestic coach?



England don't do well in ODIs because they select a ODI player for his test skills. Look at your captains over the year, the word "hopeless" comes to mind when you think about Vaughan and Nasser Hussain as ODI players. Cook despite having 5 ODI century is the absolute worst, because of his lack of leadership quality, evident by KP, Buttler Nd today Mankading issue.

Maybe Vaughan is right coaches are to be blames for this, so is the English system. By the way flower was an international coach with English mentality.

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Re: 5th ODI: England v Sri Lanka at Birmingham, June 3, 2014

Postby SuperGLS » Wed Jun 04, 2014 2:21 am

Missed this as the match was on while I was at work, but I saw the headlines. Obviously I was excited as it was happening to England!

Here's the clip of it.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RD43swBpWlU

After seeing it and the warning he gave him in the previous over, I very much approve! I love it! Can't blame anyone but yourself when you get out like that.

And to top it off England lost the match. Sounds like a great day of cricket.
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Re: 5th ODI: England v Sri Lanka at Birmingham, June 3, 2014

Postby finger_power » Wed Jun 04, 2014 2:22 am

Rule is a rule is a rule !!

Spirit of cricket arguments are bullshit !! Bowlers appeal when you know batsman has not nicked it, when you know ball pitched outside leg, when you know bat pad was really only pad catch

Some rules change if they can really violate spirit. Like the underarm ball.

I dont think Mankding after one warning is in any violation. It is perfectly fine. England are sore losers. Cook is the worst captain. Every time he opens his mouth, he proves me right. Never liked him anyway, starting from that jelly bean crap he pullled in 2006.

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Re: 5th ODI: England v Sri Lanka at Birmingham, June 3, 2014

Postby Going South » Wed Jun 04, 2014 9:55 am

ROFL. sour losers !!! They deserved that SLAP on face & salt on wounds.
Someone please tell Vaughan to Shut up the F up.

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Re: 5th ODI: England v Sri Lanka at Birmingham, June 3, 2014

Postby Boycs » Wed Jun 04, 2014 10:22 am

Tell Cook to shut up, I've just seen his reaction, saying it's unfair. Man up.

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Re: 5th ODI: England v Sri Lanka at Birmingham, June 3, 2014

Postby Katto » Wed Jun 04, 2014 11:02 am

didnt see this game but glad some sort of real cricket is back

i didnt realise the mankad was still legal but i'm glad it is.
commentators seem to indicate they changed something along the way but i'm unsure what that was if anything

happy to see England Capt whingeing about it :cool: :up: :popcorn:

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Re: 5th ODI: England v Sri Lanka at Birmingham, June 3, 2014

Postby SuperGLS » Wed Jun 04, 2014 11:27 am

For a long time it wasn't allowed Katto. Then in 2011 they opened it back up again. That's how I remember it anyway.

I like how Mathews supported him rather than being a wimp about it.
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Re: 5th ODI: England v Sri Lanka at Birmingham, June 3, 2014

Postby Katto » Wed Jun 04, 2014 11:37 am

SuperGLS wrote:For a long time it wasn't allowed Katto. Then in 2011 they opened it back up again. That's how I remember it anyway.

I like how Mathews supported him rather than being a wimp about it.


why does Ian Chappell always complain about it then? ie complaining about runners backing up before the bowler balls and the bowler not being able to do anything about it

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Re: 5th ODI: England v Sri Lanka at Birmingham, June 3, 2014

Postby GpeL » Wed Jun 04, 2014 12:12 pm

Well the criticism by cook sadly comes from an earlier precedent set bt india against SL where she the wag withdrew the appeal against a Sri Lanka dude . Right. I remember vishy being an asshole and recalling a batsman to bat on AFTER the umps declared him out. Cook is being a crybaby waawaawaa

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Re: 5th ODI: England v Sri Lanka at Birmingham, June 3, 2014

Postby Boycs » Wed Jun 04, 2014 12:26 pm

Yeah Cook needs to deal with it. I thought SL handled the issue very well.

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Re: 5th ODI: England v Sri Lanka at Birmingham, June 3, 2014

Postby SuperGLS » Wed Jun 04, 2014 12:39 pm

It could have been better if Buttler was near 50 or 100. Or even better if it was the final wicket. The uproar then would have been tremendous.
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Re: 5th ODI: England v Sri Lanka at Birmingham, June 3, 2014

Postby Boycs » Wed Jun 04, 2014 12:53 pm

Didn't someone recall Ian Bell to the crease after doing this not too long ago? Or was that the old run out at the close of play trick?

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Re: 5th ODI: England v Sri Lanka at Birmingham, June 3, 2014

Postby Asim » Wed Jun 04, 2014 2:00 pm

Katto wrote:
SuperGLS wrote:For a long time it wasn't allowed Katto. Then in 2011 they opened it back up again. That's how I remember it anyway.

I like how Mathews supported him rather than being a wimp about it.


why does Ian Chappell always complain about it then? ie complaining about runners backing up before the bowler balls and the bowler not being able to do anything about it



Didn't watch it either, I would have loved it if Ian was the commentator at the time.
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Re: 5th ODI: England v Sri Lanka at Birmingham, June 3, 2014

Postby Ankur » Wed Jun 04, 2014 2:12 pm

Yes, Bell was runout sleep walking towards the far end pavilion before the fielder could get the throw back to the keeper. The then coach Flower stromed into the Indian dressing room and demanded the appeal be withdrawn and the Indian captain Dhoni was forced to do so to preserve goodwill.

English do truly believe that they can bully anybody during a home series. Such a statement deserves the obvious question, what would England do if put in such a so called moral situation


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Re: 5th ODI: England v Sri Lanka at Birmingham, June 3, 2014

Postby Ankur » Wed Jun 04, 2014 2:13 pm

Katto wrote:
SuperGLS wrote:For a long time it wasn't allowed Katto. Then in 2011 they opened it back up again. That's how I remember it anyway.

I like how Mathews supported him rather than being a wimp about it.


why does Ian Chappell always complain about it then? ie complaining about runners backing up before the bowler balls and the bowler not being able to do anything about it



Exactly for this reason, if bowler runs the non striker out, all hell breaks loose, hence even thou there is a rule nobody enforces it.

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Re: 5th ODI: England v Sri Lanka at Birmingham, June 3, 2014

Postby Katto » Wed Jun 04, 2014 2:52 pm

Asim wrote:
Katto wrote:
why does Ian Chappell always complain about it then? ie complaining about runners backing up before the bowler balls and the bowler not being able to do anything about it



Didn't watch it either, I would have loved it if Ian was the commentator at the time.


ditto that

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Re: 5th ODI: England v Sri Lanka at Birmingham, June 3, 2014

Postby Asim » Wed Jun 04, 2014 3:04 pm

Ankur wrote:Yes, Bell was runout sleep walking towards the far end pavilion before the fielder could get the throw back to the keeper. The then coach Flower stromed into the Indian dressing room and demanded the appeal be withdrawn and the Indian captain Dhoni was forced to do so to preserve goodwill.

English do truly believe that they can bully anybody during a home series. Such a statement deserves the obvious question, what would England do if put in such a so called moral situation




You are making Dhoni look like a p***y. I think Flower needlessly made a big deal out of it, but I think it was Dhoni's own decision. He preserved the "spirit" of the game.
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Re: 5th ODI: England v Sri Lanka at Birmingham, June 3, 2014

Postby andy » Wed Jun 04, 2014 3:16 pm

IMO Ben Stokes has to come back in as soon as he's fit, to add more balance to the side... don't like Bopara and Root as the 5th bowler....they're 6th bowlers..Stokes offers genuine balance..

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Re: 5th ODI: England v Sri Lanka at Birmingham, June 3, 2014

Postby Going South » Wed Jun 04, 2014 5:24 pm

I am wondering that why did umpire Michael gough went on to consult with captain of Lankans team before declaring butler out? Is he on ECB payroll that's why he is trying level best to work for ECB interests instead of impartial & rigid on ICC laws? Had it been a Lankan that got out, would they give same courtesy etc?

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Re: 5th ODI: England v Sri Lanka at Birmingham, June 3, 2014

Postby Going South » Wed Jun 04, 2014 5:27 pm

Wondering if IPL is played under ECB. For every ball the non striker would be standing in the middle of pitch before the ball is bowled. Hahahahahaha

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Re: 5th ODI: England v Sri Lanka at Birmingham, June 3, 2014

Postby Going South » Wed Jun 04, 2014 5:29 pm

SuperGLS wrote:I like how Mathews supported him rather than being a wimp about it.
you mean wimp Sehwag @gabba 2012?

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Re: 5th ODI: England v Sri Lanka at Birmingham, June 3, 2014

Postby Going South » Wed Jun 04, 2014 5:32 pm

Thinking of baseball. Hahahahahaha. They would laugh at this circus.

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Re: 5th ODI: England v Sri Lanka at Birmingham, June 3, 2014

Postby TedWard » Wed Jun 04, 2014 8:27 pm

I do find this absolutely hilarious - why is Cook getting so worked up about this? No one outside of the ECB or their TMS stooges are at all bothered by this.

Was Cook raging at Root for standing his ground after clearly nicking the ball to the keeper?

Did Cook say anything at all about Broad clipping the ball to 1st slip and not budging.

Spirit of the game indeed.

Even when they are losing they are unlikable.

Hilarious.

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5th ODI: England v Sri Lanka at Birmingham, June 3, 2014

Postby Going South » Wed Jun 04, 2014 8:52 pm

Even when they are losing they are unlikable.

+1

It's fact agreeable by all cricket followers around the world.
Cook just proved that he is cookooo.