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  • TheFaQQer
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    Originally posted by Gonzo View Post
    I started watching it during the summer after I graduated and I didn't really have a lot to do. A game that takes 5 days to play and can still result in a draw, you don't get better than that!

    Now I try never to miss it.
    It's a great concept to try and explain to Americans - five days and no result, to a nation that can't concentrate for more than 5 minutes without an advert break.

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  • Gonzo
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    Originally posted by richard-af View Post
    Never got the whole cricket thing. Nothing seems to happen. And then, for no apparent reason, everyone starts cheering and applauding. Baffling.
    I started watching it during the summer after I graduated and I didn't really have a lot to do. A game that takes 5 days to play and can still result in a draw, you don't get better than that!

    Now I try never to miss it.

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  • richard-af
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    Originally posted by Muttley08 View Post
    Sounds like a film I once saw - Swedish and full of lovelies...
    Was that one with the lovely Tracie L.?

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  • Muttley08
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    Originally posted by richard-af View Post
    I went to Lords, but all I saw were rather frail folk being wheeled about by nuns. Rubbish!
    Sounds like a film I once saw - Swedish and full of lovelies...

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  • richard-af
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    Originally posted by realityhack View Post
    I had the same opinion until I went to Lords to see a test match. Still not my favourite game but once you vaguely understand the rules it's quite enjoyable.
    I went to Lords, but all I saw were rather frail folk being wheeled about by nuns. Rubbish!

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  • Muttley08
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    It's more about beer, sun and the occasional girly getting ogled by about 20,000 drunken blokes

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  • realityhack
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    Originally posted by richard-af View Post
    Never got the whole cricket thing. Nothing seems to happen. And then, for no apparent reason, everyone starts cheering and applauding. Baffling.
    I had the same opinion until I went to Lords to see a test match. Still not my favourite game but once you vaguely understand the rules it's quite enjoyable.

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  • Muttley08
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    Originally posted by richard-af View Post
    Never got the whole cricket thing. Nothing seems to happen. And then, for no apparent reason, everyone starts cheering and applauding. Baffling.
    That'll be the streaker then

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  • richard-af
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    Never got the whole cricket thing. Nothing seems to happen. And then, for no apparent reason, everyone starts cheering and applauding. Baffling.

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  • Swiss Tony
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    Sky Sports does a slightly better update page,

    http://www.skysports.com/cricket

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