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Anyone following the cricket World Cup like myself?

Brilliant stuff by NZ and India so far, Ireland has done not too shabbily either, far better than England certainly.
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Congratulations to team Australia for a brilliant performance and well deserved world cup victory, a fitting farewell to Aussie skipper Michael Clarke who hit a match winning 74 as well. The entire unit played well throughout with special mention to Starc who was also Man of the Series.

Kudos to NZ, RSA, India and SL as well for some great performances. Of teams that didn't make it through to the knock out stages, Ireland and Bangladesh performed particularly well in some matches and deserve more exposure on the international circuit.
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england were rubbish! NZ disappointed in the final. bangladesh doing well in the current pakistan series
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Bangladesh doing well in the current Pak series, are we watching the same series!

Yeah NZ did well on its own little rugby grounds but not in the final which was in Oz.
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yeh NZ very disappointing
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Its all politics now, cricket isn't a gentleman's game and I ll tell ya it started with ECB and CA but BCCI took it to unprecedented levels. The ICC chief is from India and in India itself he is barred by the Supreme Court for contesting BCCI elections due to match fixing and conflict of interests etc, big WTF moment.
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sounds like it! the new guy coming into the ECB sounds like a dik
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Shifting ICC HQ from Lords to Dubai was another past excellent move, not!
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agreed
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congrats to andrew strauss! KP was too much of a disruptive influence on the team. time for england to be bold and go for new faces such as the 2 leg spinner/all rounders and young fast bowlers such as tymal mills, overton, topley, willey and james harris
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Needs a purge, the English team does. Shocking performance in the WC, mind you India had a first round exit couple of WC's ago under Dravid, so sh1t happens and all that.

Can't judge a team by ODI performance anyway, now the Ashes mhm, that'd show which way the cookie crumbles, what.
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indeed, indeed! we is going to get hammered
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Can never tell, look at Bdesh beating Pak in ODI and T20, but the Test series was something else eh, Test performance is where it matters, winning the Ashes is a bigger achievement than the WC as true cricket fans would agree!

Feel bad about KP really, top bloke, top performance in the County but the team got no place for him, reminds me of Gambhir or Zaheer Khan etc., just ain't no place left, 'tis a team sport.
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indeed. i just dont like his attitude and 355 is a good score but the bowlers wernt the aussies
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not to mention now he wont be playing for england he cancelled his surrey contract,,,,,,,now that would pee me off if i was the coach
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At least Champions League T20 has been scrapped, never knew any cricket fan who watched it anyway, well none expect the player's mums anyway I suppose!
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KP can keep playing yet though, I read Warne and Tendulkar were drawing up plans for a retired blokes league thingy, well let's see where that leads.
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wow! cricket played with zimmer frames..........i can see that going down well
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Heh, the tea breaks would be verrrry long and include chocolate biscuits as well I suppose.
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Brad Haddin has retired from ODI's hmmm, there might be something about this vets all star league after all, could entice players to retire early to a cosy living instead of slogging it out I suppose.
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