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Match Thread: 5th Test - England vs India, Day 1

5th Test, India tour of England at Birmingham

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Innings Score
India 338/7 (Ov 73)

Batter Runs Balls SR
Ravindra Jadeja* 83 163 50.92
Mohammed Shami 0 11 0.0
Bowler Overs Runs Wickets
Matthew Potts 17 85 2
Ben Stokes 10 34 1
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Day 1 - England chose to field.


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u/pickaname199 Jul 06 '22

Lol. March on to another middling score in a losing cause.

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u/robby_mobster Jul 04 '22

I was born and raised in the Himalayas. My grandfather used to tell me stories about Clouderson, a goblin from Burnley that travels to Nepal when clouds appear. He takes all 10 wickets and then disappears until clouds next appear.

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u/waterbottle749 Jul 03 '22

Wtf.. it was third ball!!

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u/waterbottle749 Jul 03 '22

This is time for Pujara to finally show some talent. All I want from him to stay on crease and let other end make runs.

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u/Smart_buzz_5670 Jul 03 '22

From being in control India have lost all momentum from yesterday

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u/Smart_buzz_5670 Jul 03 '22

Thakur is so shit

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u/theInvincible01 Mumbai Indians Jul 02 '22

Do y'all think in the future Test cricket will be played more with often aggressive batting than ever?

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u/waterbottle749 Jul 03 '22

Cricket is always evolving. Bazball approach sometimes work, sometimes won't.

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u/flexfingers Kolkata Knight Riders Jul 02 '22

What used to be India's slip cordon back in the era of Ganguly Laxman Dravid SRT etc?

First slip - Dravid, Second slip - VVS, third slip and gully?

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u/Suspicious-Racoon Jul 02 '22

Lol comms straight up roasting crawley

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u/horny_potterhead India Jul 02 '22

welcome to Test20

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u/supreeth106 India Jul 02 '22

I can’t remember anyone who conceded 20 from 2 deliveries in a T20

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u/Viratian_Ambush Nepal Jul 02 '22

All I want is a Century from

Potts.

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u/Viratian_Ambush Nepal Jul 02 '22

I can still remember the hate Bumrah got in the WTC Final. That was really painful to watch.

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u/Federal-Pen-6658 Sunrisers Hyderabad Jul 02 '22

Wtf, the only time i gave hate for bumrah was pak vs ind champions trophy 🏆 final.

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u/Shubh_K30 India Jul 02 '22

I was pissed at him for the 2016 WT20 Semi Final. Him and Ash with the no-balls 😭

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u/Federal-Pen-6658 Sunrisers Hyderabad Jul 02 '22

Wtf, the only time i gave hate for bumrah was pak vs ind champions trophy 🏆 final.

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u/alien_potatoe Jul 02 '22

Why most spinners are bald ? Lyon , Leach , Moeen, also that Pakistani bald spinner

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u/supreeth106 India Jul 02 '22

More aerodynamic

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u/and1984 Jul 02 '22

Get more skid

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u/Head_Blacksmith_2035 Jul 02 '22

They are inspired by Saitama

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u/vantionsio Royal Challengers Bangalore Jul 02 '22

Haan

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u/legspinner23 Jul 02 '22

Feel sad for Shreyas that way he got out. He was really looking in good nick...the only batsman who seemed to be in sync with Pant's tempo. Imagine if both got going from each end, Could have seen at least 400 at the end of Day 1

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u/menatarms Jul 02 '22

he got a few half volleys he slashed at and looked totally hopeless against 78 mph short balls from anderson...

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u/benguins10 India Jul 02 '22

Even Root bowling short length would trouble him

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u/kujos1280 Jul 02 '22

I know the hype is about Pant but as an Englishman god damn I love pretty much everything about Jadeja

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u/ChipChrome- Chennai Super Kings Jul 02 '22

Sir Jadeja for a reason

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u/ThrownOffACliff9 Royal Challengers Bangalore Jul 02 '22

India should aim for 400. Plenty of potential playing time left.

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u/menatarms Jul 02 '22

rain in the morning conditions won't be easy, and jadeja doesn't seem to trust the tail. 370 will be a big ask from here tbh.

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u/abhiramhegde USA Jul 01 '22

Adopt me, Rishabh.

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u/legspinner23 Jul 02 '22

He babysits not adopts. We love Rishabh, we love rishabh pant He'll hit you for a six, He'll babysit your kids We love Rishabh Pant

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u/menatarms Jul 01 '22

Cricinfo headline of "Pant and Jadeja go full amazeballs to rescue India" makes this a sad day for English language journalism.

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u/Thatguy1126 Jul 02 '22

Lol. Apparently they were trying to make a headline with Bazball vs Rishabh's amazeballs or something.

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u/SilvertailHarrier New Zealand Jul 01 '22

I'm really confused how this is the 5th test when there has just been a series against New Zealand?

Did the NZ series happen in the middle of an existing England v India series?

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u/ravenouscartoon Yorkshire Jul 01 '22

This is the final test from last summer, it was originally cancelled due to the India team suffering a covid outbreak

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u/Big_Nevs_Tache Jul 01 '22

Cancelled because they didn't want to miss the restart of the IPL...

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u/SilvertailHarrier New Zealand Jul 01 '22

Ah I see, thanks very much. Google didn't return any quick answers

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u/[deleted] Jul 01 '22

India and England were playing a 5 test series last year.

India bailed after the 4th test because of covid concerns, so the 5th test got postponed to now.

Had that not have happened, I highly doubt Anderson would be playing today. The final test of last summer was oddly scheduled at Old Trafford (his home ground) instead of The Oval, which is the default. It was quite clear that it was supposed to be his farewell (or at least his final home game before the Ashes).

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u/SilvertailHarrier New Zealand Jul 01 '22

Thanks for the response 😊

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u/menatarms Jul 01 '22

I love Colly but he's really spouting some absolute party line nonsense to tms.

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u/RobbieArnott Kent Jul 02 '22

*Kohli

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u/krishnarudani India Jul 02 '22

Maybe he was talking about Paul Collingwood

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u/pickaname199 Jul 01 '22

God damn. Indian top-order needs a lot of fixing. Can't believe half the side got out for ~100 runs again. Dunno why Che has been given another chance. Kohli needs an intervention as well.

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u/menatarms Jul 01 '22

Conditions matter. It was bloody hard to bat first up when they were put in in cloudy conditions tailor made for the English seam attack. If you can't understand that just stick to getting smashed in gully cricket. Once the ball softened, the pitch dried, the bowlers tired and the sun came out, it became a lot easier. There's a good reason England are perpetually 30/3 at home.

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u/bifoot Jul 01 '22

Pujara just scored 700+ runs in 5 matches for Sussex – believe he deserves this chance.

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u/pickaname199 Jul 01 '22

Fair enough. But he squandered it away yet again. His old demons are back and I wonder how many chances we can keep giving him.

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u/bifoot Jul 01 '22

One more innings left. Hopefully, he plays well in that one. Either way, it's really good to see that he's putting in a lot of effort – playing county cricket, working on his technique.

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u/pickaname199 Jul 01 '22

I've always loved me some Che. In fact I really liked the old Vijay-Dhawan-Pujara-Kohli-Rahane lineup. It feels sad to them whither away, but such is the nature of time and the cruel pangs of pressure. I really do hope that Puj and Kohli can get their mojo back.

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u/menatarms Jul 01 '22

None of that is true. He got a ball with extra bounce and seam off the surface, there isn't really anything you can do about that. He's adjusted his stance to a more side on position so he's less vulnerable to the ball moving into him. You haven't a clue pal.

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u/pickaname199 Jul 01 '22

Naa.. Saw his innings. He started off with more confidence than a year back, but as the day wore on his temperament started to crack. He was not as assured as he started. The bat started coming in a fraction of a second late. He always seemed to be unsure about the late movement of the ball. He (rightfully) avoided a dismissal from a tentative play due to DRS. But the cracks in his technique made him.lose his wicket shortly thereafter.

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u/menatarms Jul 01 '22

again none of that is true. do you even play cricket or just post on antivax forums and nationalist crap?

"as the day wore on" he batted for 46 balls lol.

"unsure about the late movement of the ball" tell me how one can be sure about late movement and we can get you in the team to be the next bradman. do you think batsmen can move at literally thousands of miles an hour to avoid a ball from 1m away at 80mph? are you that dense?

Did you even watch the match? The problem wasn't the ball moving sideways with Pujara's wicket it was extra bounce that came from a fresh pitch, there is literally nothing you can do about that, Curtly Ambrose got like 400 test wickets doing this. He played really well upto that point, as the better commentators like Atherton and Sangakkarra pointed out.

Just the worst kind of so called fan.

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u/notGodOP Jul 02 '22

Point. If it wasn't for the odd bounce he looked very very comfortable

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u/pickaname199 Jul 01 '22

Lol. Tough words from a stiff-lipped pommie who barely even comes out his corporate box fearing that his tea will get cold. Again, how can you get the time to watch the game when you're gossiping with your fat friends in the AC box and going through user post history to make asinine ad hominem attacks.

The ball did have some movement early in the day and coupled with the uneven bounce it started playing tricks with Che's mind. He stayed for a good hour and 40 mins approx and never looked as assured in his strokeplay like Shubman Gill who was batting beside him( who actually got out to a beautiful ball with movement in the corridor of uncertainty).

Pujara's hesitancy and state of mind was mentioned by the commentators, but could not get a prolonged analysis because it ended pretty soon.

I am sure your upper-class buddies would always nod to your opinion and people disagreeing with you will be a rude shock of reality for you.

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u/menatarms Jul 04 '22

see you haven't a fucking clue kid. crawl back under your rock now. Pujara will march on. bye.

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u/menatarms Jul 01 '22 edited Jul 01 '22

Hahahah I'm not a pom moron.

Haha this is the most off base post I've ever seen. It's like a work of art. It takes 5 seconds to flick through a user post history and yours is dire af. Pay more attention in school kid. Get a decent degree. Try reading a book. Maybe go see another country and culture abroad. Hell maybe even speak to a woman.

Really not sure where you're getting this crap about it playing tricks with pujara's mind, no decent commentator would have said that. He didn't get out failing to commit or playing a nothing shot; exactly what gill did btw, worst dismissal of the day by a mile, an absolutely gash shot to an ordinary ball, but you clearly don't play cricket so you wouldn't have a clue. You just keep making an utter fool of yourself. He went to defend a length ball he had to defend that reared up and hit him high on the bat, it happens, sometimes you just get a ball with your name on it, especially in England with the new ball.

"My upper class buddies" kid my entire education was subsidised by academic scholarships, because I use my brain.

By the way if you'd ever earned the privilege of being invited to a box you'd know that a) they're not closed, they literally have open balconies, and b) they're not air conditioned in most countries, because what's the point with the balcony open, duh.

Also my friends, who also paid attention in school, do nothing but debate with me. That's how intelligent, educated people enjoy each other's company. I know you wouldn't get that with your rabid barely literate, science denying, far right echo chamber views.

Why do you even watch cricket man?

edit: you do realise the whole stiff upper lip thing is a compliment about how the poms deal with adversity? probably not...

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u/rosenboobs India Jul 01 '22

What was rahul dravid’s reaction to pant’s century?

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u/menatarms Jul 01 '22

bloody furious, he got really sweary.

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u/justanotherguy7049 Jul 01 '22

Really delighted.

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u/rosenboobs India Jul 01 '22

No like, I wanted a video 😅

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u/aldnau Hyderabad Jul 01 '22

Was pumped

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u/manavsridharan India Jul 01 '22

It's just nice to have India play tests again:)

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u/credittothala India Jul 01 '22

Ikr ..was so burned out with the freaking t20s

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u/menatarms Jul 01 '22

listening to the TMS podcast, Ramprakash has a great radio voice.

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u/Rare-Owl3205 India Jul 01 '22

All these overconfident Indian fans lmao. The game is evenly poised right now, and the pitch is great to bat on. Won't be surprised if England scores 400+.

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u/your_avg_apu Mumbai Jul 01 '22

Where are they? All I saw at the toss were comments about 77 all out etc etc. I’m sick of the negativity.

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u/rodney0102 Jul 01 '22

I’m sick of the negativity.

You call it negativity

I call it shitposting and reverse jinxing

/s

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u/lanstargaryen Jul 01 '22

Jadeja hundred tomorrow, and India bowl out England for 240. India returns to add 280 and England need 460 to win. Bumrah picks fifer, India wins. Kohli carried on shoulder for victory lap, and announces retirement. Alien invade. World ends. Good night.

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u/Recent_Discussion_11 India Jul 01 '22

Stole it from Twitter. Or you are the one who posted it on twitter?

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u/manavsridharan India Jul 01 '22

Even you didn't write Koach 71st in this script, commitment to realism is appreciated

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u/singhsrb Delhi Daredevils Jul 01 '22

The best part about Test Cricket is you get 3 to 4 days to celebrate India’s series win as the match progresses to it’s forgone conclusion.

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u/dillipkr6999 Chennai Super Kings Jul 01 '22

This pitch will certainly suit siraj and Shami very skiddy bowlers if it gets up and down they become even more dangerous.

Day 2 and 3 will be the best for batting England will try to utilise that.

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u/singhsrb Delhi Daredevils Jul 01 '22

r/Cricket: it gets easier to bat after 25 overs, match not over yet.

Okay then, why the fuck would you cede the advantage by bowling first? Leach is more likely to effective against Pant after 25 overs in the fourth innings and not the first.

England’s decision to bowl first has already backfired. Tomorrow India will get them out under 200 to further reinforce what a shit decision this was.

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u/Aggie_15 India Jul 01 '22

England annihilated NZ in the last three matches despite being on backfoot on couple of occasions. They aren't even on behind in the current match.

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u/rinzler09 India Jul 01 '22

I could have sort of agreed with you if not for Root. The guy has been belching out centuries after dining on bowlers in his backyard.

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u/Rare-Owl3205 India Jul 01 '22

Lmao chill the fuck out. Don't get overconfident. It's evenly poised right now. Oh wait, you're THAT guy from delhi. Remember you from the IPL threads. Haven't changed at all haha

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u/singhsrb Delhi Daredevils Jul 01 '22

How can they expect a team whose main bowlers can’t get left handers out to win a match?

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u/MojaveCompany Jul 01 '22

England always gets screwed by a wicket keeper and an all rounder

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u/Pete_Wolvie Jul 01 '22

How is England still so heavily reliant on Anderson after all these years? The guy has played across three decades and looks on course for the next 1-2 years easily. He's still the best 1st innings wicket taker in England. If cricket was only played in England, he would be the no.1 bowler ever. Frget the Akrams and the Lee's and the WI horses.

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u/menatarms Jul 01 '22

I mean it probably helps him that he only has to bowl while the ball is new. He didn't have to do anything once it got flat and Pant went psycho.

The real question is why is broad still in the team when he's averaging 40 with the ball this season despite having the new ball and the most favourable conditions for his type of bowling. He was gash today, again.

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u/gamingftw453 Jul 02 '22

Surely once Robinson is back, it’s time for Broad to retire

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u/melody-calling Yorkshire Jul 01 '22

He keeps getting better is the issue. No one can displace him as he’s the most consistant and most dangerous

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u/credittothala India Jul 01 '22

expired players.

Lmfaooo

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u/ifrgotmyname Chennai Super Kings Jul 01 '22

Talking about expired players but wants to retain Koach😂😂😂

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u/Lukakukakukaku Jul 01 '22

Expired players? Lol.

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u/j_lyf India Jul 01 '22

What's going on with Kohli.. still declining? FUcks sakes.

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u/j_lyf India Jul 02 '22

He lost.. sad

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u/ravicabral Jul 01 '22

Putting Leach on to bowl cost England the initiative.

I am convinced that after twatting him for that big over, Pant and Jadeja decided to take it easy on him so that he wouldn't get taken off.

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u/AreyBetichod Jul 01 '22

Someone send that cricket copypasta. This is real test cricket one.

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u/Party_Hand7089 India Jul 01 '22

Oh no! The best batter in the world just got out cheaply.

That's fucking test cricket right there. None of that pansy ass dick tugging smile for the camera bullshit. Men puke, men poop on the field, men deliver their new born baby on the side lines. Fucking hard core dick in the ass butterball foosball fuck it chuck it game time shit.

Take it to the showers. Dicks get shoved in places you don’t even remember. We win together we celebrate together. Test cricket is back baby.

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u/menatarms Jul 01 '22

sky should have carried the Derbyshire India match would have had much higher viewer count.

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u/sjramen Mumbai Indians Jul 01 '22

Anyone got a clip of Pants reverse against Anderson?

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u/waterbottle749 Jul 01 '22

He couldn't time that well, no boundary. Tbh last year he pulled a reverse sweep against Jofra Archer at higher pace so I wasn't surprised.

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u/bluedot131 India Jul 01 '22

Jadeja's batting avg is 37 and he's already got close to 250 test wickets. Compared to Rahane who averages 39 as specialist batsman.

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u/Rare-Owl3205 India Jul 01 '22

To the India fans thinking we've already won the game: The pitch is great and England batting is good. They can definitely still win it.

To the England fans thinking this is an under par score: Indian bowling line-up is better than the New Zealand bowling you faced in your previous series, so I'd say that we're definitely at par here.

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u/I_tend_to_correct_u England Jul 01 '22

It’s not par yet. The Dukes ball is not like normal years. After 25 overs the batsman has to get themselves out as the ball is soft and does nothing. India will take 3 or 4 wickets before England reach 75 and become very optimistic and then the ball will fly all around the ground. A score of 450 is par so there’s work to be done for India for sure.

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u/menatarms Jul 01 '22

I think the difference will be when the ball is older and England counter attack, India have Bumrah (nigh on unhittable) and Jadeja who keeps it tight and rattles through his overs. I'm guessing they're really going to try and target Thakur and Siraj. Think given how dry it looks Ashwin may have been a better choice than Thakur.

Agree India need 370+, they wasted that last 1/2 hour. Jadeja should have really put his foot down. Don't think this is a 450 par pitch, batting last won't be that easy, England will need a 100+ 1st innings lead.

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u/ipindrama Royal Challengers Bangalore Jul 01 '22

No way 450 is par on this pitch. The ball may stop swinging after a while, but India’s spinner isn’t Michael Bracewell.

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u/Rare-Owl3205 India Jul 01 '22

Let him cope

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u/SickMyDuck2 India Jul 01 '22

227 best partnership followed by 27. Says it all

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u/kkohli4 Royal Challengers Bangalore Jul 01 '22

What's up with this joke about bazball?

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u/PlanePangolin4673 Jul 01 '22

Post match thread?

Bot dead or wot?

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u/rightarm_under Birmingham Phoenix Jul 01 '22

Match isn't over

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u/credittothala India Jul 01 '22

Make one yourself

~bot

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u/HakeemMcGrady India Jul 01 '22

Thanks thala

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u/SickMyDuck2 India Jul 01 '22

Fucking robots delegating their jobs

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u/menatarms Jul 01 '22

the cheek of Collingwood to say Pant is playing bazball as if Pant hasn't been doing this for years before anyone had heard of that crap.

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u/onlyforytb India Jul 01 '22

Columbusing

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u/SickMyDuck2 India Jul 01 '22

Anything anyone plays over 3 rpo is bazball now

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u/Organtrefficker Jul 01 '22

Sehwag did it before these guys, has a higher SR in tests than many people have in ODIs, he averaged 49 as well

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u/menatarms Jul 01 '22

Sehwag was a beast. Barry Richards, King Viv and Gilchrist were doing it before him too.

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u/Robin29singh Punjab Kings Jul 01 '22

Why are we underestimating our batting so much like come on, if Zac Crawley can score 267 so can Bumrah in his first test as captain

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u/GeekSter_ India Jul 01 '22

Rishabh Pant entering Edgbaston knowing that Leach is a parasite, Broad means wide, Ben Stokes is what Kohli calls everyone and both red and white ball belongs in the stands.

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u/SickMyDuck2 India Jul 01 '22

Only red ball apparently

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u/agentD10S India Jul 01 '22

We are purist, none of this 100-120ball shit╮(╯_╰)╭

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u/pringleyboy Jul 01 '22

Flair checks out

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u/BeIsnickel Afghanistan Jul 01 '22

Did swanny have an accident whilst shaving his moustache?

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u/SickMyDuck2 India Jul 01 '22

Lmao, swanny has watched all cred ads

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u/Suspicious-Racoon Jul 01 '22

Bazzball 34 sixes off 84 innings

Pantball 48 sixes off 52 innings

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u/Organtrefficker Jul 01 '22

Rohitball 64 sixes off 77 innings

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u/Rare-Owl3205 India Jul 01 '22

I'd say the game is equally balanced now. Pitch is good to bat on, England batting is in red hot form, but the Indian bowling line-up is killer. Honestly I trust our bowling much more than our batting. Just hope that Bumrah doesn't underbowl himself.

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u/FabulousCaregiver983 Jul 01 '22

I hope Bumrah lets Kohli decide the rotation of bowlers and he just bowls naturally

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u/InternalOk3135 India Jul 01 '22

It was England’s day for all of one session. Pant & Jaddu effectively stymied their attack in the remaining two sessions and have taken India to a very respectable 1st innings total already, which can only get better tomorrow. If India can get to 375-400 I’d say we have a real good chance of winning or drawing this match, provided that our bowlers come through.

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u/Robin29singh Punjab Kings Jul 01 '22

Captain Bumrah will expose the Bazball by taking 7/22 in the first innings and by following it up with 6/13 in the second

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u/FabulousCaregiver983 Jul 01 '22

we're being a bit too ambitious now, aren't we?

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u/rodney0102 Jul 01 '22

All hail LORD!!!!

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u/ALazyScribbler Royal Challengers Bangalore Jul 01 '22

Mark my words, we are crossing 375!

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u/2684335126835353 Mumbai Indians Jul 01 '22

Nah. 346 all out tomorrow.

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u/Treeman_78 Delhi Capitals Jul 01 '22

It was 3_6 all along.

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u/SpellHumble4275 Jul 01 '22

Watching India vs Derbyshire and watching a T20 after such a test innings is a terrible idea ngl, t20 looks so lame in comparison

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u/menatarms Jul 01 '22

it's just so forgettable compared to test cricket. that Pant innings will be carved in stone.

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u/Bairstows_Binoculars England and Wales Cricket Board Jul 01 '22

Based. I’ll remember a great test innings for years. I’ll forget about a T20 innings the next day.

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u/IOfferFreeAdvice Jul 01 '22

Very true. I remember a lot of moments from aswin-vihari incredible injury wall to viru Dravid partnership to Dravid laxman partnerships. And this is just Indian plays I am talking about.

Whereas for t20s including IPL, the only memory that stands close to these innings are yuvi's 6 sixes in an over.

Test cricket innings are always so much beautiful. Almost has different kinds of nostalgia attached to each different knocks.

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u/SpellHumble4275 Jul 01 '22

Yeah exactly.

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u/Medical_Turing_Test Jul 01 '22

The surfaces in England are a lot less responsive and this Duke's ball doesn't last 40 overs. You can feast hard if you last through that period. It's an unspoken of part of Mitchell and Blundell's success in the last series. Also no bowler who consistently bowls 140+ has bowled in these 4 games yet.

Thus the jury is still out on Bazball.

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u/aji_ash Jul 01 '22

Now its abt how to tame root and YJB

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u/NoobDhruv India Jul 01 '22

Isn't ollie pope and Stokes playing well too?

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u/menatarms Jul 01 '22

no idea for Root but for Bairstow it's Bumrah and Jadeja.

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u/ChipChrome- Chennai Super Kings Jul 02 '22

Lord for Root

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u/Robin29singh Punjab Kings Jul 01 '22

Genuine question : why are MRF zlx stocks plummeting in the last few years

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u/Powerofpuns Jul 01 '22

Because it got tired and hit the rubber

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u/credittothala India Jul 01 '22

Ofc i am greedy for 30 runs more from here but still i feel we have put a decent total already and i won't be really disappointed if we bundle out before 350

The job is done already

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u/svjersey Uttar Pradesh Jul 01 '22

what's stopping England from scoring 500 off 60 overs or something.. our bowling better than NZ's I hope?

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u/credittothala India Jul 01 '22

bowling better than NZ's I hope?

Bruh ofc it is .. we have bumrah and shami

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u/DilliKaLadka India Jul 01 '22

Lord too.... The specialist Root uprooter

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u/512fm New Zealand Jul 01 '22

Wow so England got bazballed

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u/SickMyDuck2 India Jul 01 '22

This was posted 2 comments back, fucking bot

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u/SickMyDuck2 India Jul 01 '22

Aus have no chance against India unless lyon gets a hair transplant. We've already seen what a spinner with hair can do against Pant

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u/Aweios Cricket Australia Jul 02 '22

We'll have to use Head or Swepson.

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u/Bairstows_Binoculars England and Wales Cricket Board Jul 01 '22

Who?

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u/SickMyDuck2 India Jul 01 '22

Root against pant

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u/Bairstows_Binoculars England and Wales Cricket Board Jul 01 '22

Still got yeeted for a few boundaries.

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u/SickMyDuck2 India Jul 01 '22

He needed a little more hair

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u/Bairstows_Binoculars England and Wales Cricket Board Jul 01 '22

So what you’re saying is that the secret to keeping Pant quiet is to be a long haired spinner.

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u/sb1729 Jul 01 '22

Haseeb Hameed to make his comeback by bowling offies.

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u/menatarms Jul 01 '22

remember the old days when at the end of the day you'd have a solid half hour of Tony Greig and Richie Benaud discussing the day's play? I miss those. Now it's straight to Simon doull shouting at me about some hit and giggle.

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u/_vandaliser_ Jul 01 '22

They are not using Ujala

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u/menatarms Jul 01 '22

warm white whites >>> bleach white awfulness

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u/Suspicious-Racoon Jul 01 '22

To trigger the OCD’s

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u/Robin29singh Punjab Kings Jul 01 '22

Where is the Koach 71 century that I was promised by V Seway , ban that cunt

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u/ALazyScribbler Royal Challengers Bangalore Jul 01 '22

We literally won a game conceding 550 in the first innings a few weeks ago

Against an attack that consisted of Bracewell and Mitchell. Are you all really taking that into your achievement books now?

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u/Kingslayer1526 Jul 01 '22

Yeah nz had 3 bowlers with jamo injured. India have 5 bowlers

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