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by brat
Tue Jan 19, 2021 9:34 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Cricket: Australia vs India TEST SERIES
Replies: 1516
Views: 22186

Re: Cricket: Australia vs India TEST SERIES

Jerome Manning wrote: Tue Jan 19, 2021 9:08 am Paine has to go and make Smith captain. He already is the captain in everything but name.
Not sure cricket Australia will reinstate him as although the Aussie public would be ok with it he’s a bit tainted on a worldwide level
by brat
Tue Jan 19, 2021 8:41 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Cricket: Australia vs India TEST SERIES
Replies: 1516
Views: 22186

Re: Cricket: Australia vs India TEST SERIES

That was incredible..amazing performance by a depleted India

Pant ..what a star
by brat
Tue Jan 19, 2021 5:33 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Why are ozzies such porkers?
Replies: 75
Views: 2221

Re: Why are ozzies such porkers?

You can eat healthily quite easily for not much money. It's all about education, not cost. Agreed which it why it is pointless trying to tax sugar and fast food. Yep and a lot of it is habitual and ignorance/laziness Get sick of hearing how coke is cheaper than milk- well water costs nothing And ta...
by brat
Tue Jan 19, 2021 5:20 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Cricket: Australia vs India TEST SERIES
Replies: 1516
Views: 22186

Re: Cricket: Australia vs India TEST SERIES

India B might shut up shop her if pant goes out

Whatever happens they have been exceptional on this tour with a depleted side ..Nz should take note

Gill is a class player..big future ahead of him.. great to watch
by brat
Sun Jan 17, 2021 6:28 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Cricket: Australia vs India TEST SERIES
Replies: 1516
Views: 22186

Re: Cricket: Australia vs India TEST SERIES

India about to roll over F**k India are shit. No excuses for their batsmen, there is plenty of experience in their battling line-up. Pathetic India. I mean they won a test in Australia and have injuries to key players (oddly familiar that), so calling them "shit" seems overkill. I'd suspect Austral...
by brat
Fri Jan 15, 2021 8:59 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Cricket: Australia vs India TEST SERIES
Replies: 1516
Views: 22186

Re: Cricket: Australia vs India TEST SERIES

Anyone else thinking this aussie batting side is pretty average and they will get smashed vs a decent bowling attack away from home? If they were going to NZ to play on your greentops, the selections would likely be different (starting with the openers, and possibly moving Pucovski to first drop). ...
by brat
Fri Jan 15, 2021 8:23 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Cricket: Australia vs India TEST SERIES
Replies: 1516
Views: 22186

Re: Cricket: Australia vs India TEST SERIES

Anyone else thinking this aussie batting side is pretty average and they will get smashed vs a decent bowling attack away from home?
by brat
Thu Jan 14, 2021 5:54 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Cricket: Australia vs India TEST SERIES
Replies: 1516
Views: 22186

Re: Cricket: Australia vs India TEST SERIES

Says the Indian Times :roll: Fake news? The Indian cricket team have complained bitterly about 'prison-like' conditions at their four-star hotel in Brisbane And ...? They are looking for an excuse to bail out of the test. Last tour, they refused to play in Brisbane because they are scared of the fa...
by brat
Mon Jan 11, 2021 8:09 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Cricket: Australia vs India TEST SERIES
Replies: 1516
Views: 22186

Re: Cricket: Australia vs India TEST SERIES

So I think what we can take from this is that if vihari hadn’t done his hanmy then the Indians would’ve won
by brat
Sun Jan 10, 2021 4:28 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Cricket: Australia vs India TEST SERIES
Replies: 1516
Views: 22186

Re: Cricket: Australia vs India TEST SERIES

They should declare 300 lead is plenty Nah, still too long to play, over 4 sessions. Bat for another 10-15 overs at 3+ rpo ==> 360 to 395 lead leaves 135-odd overs to bowl them out Yep, not worth giving India even the slightest glimpse of victory. They have shown throughout this entire series that ...
by brat
Sun Jan 10, 2021 4:26 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Cricket: Australia vs India TEST SERIES
Replies: 1516
Views: 22186

Re: Cricket: Australia vs India TEST SERIES

One thing they keep missing with the top 3 batsmen analysis is that kane bats at 3 - for Nz ..the other guys are batting 4 Kane faces the new ball a hell of a lot more than either smith of kohli..it’s really only in recent times he hasn’t been coming in under huge pressure with the new ball and henc...
by brat
Thu Jan 07, 2021 11:36 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Cricket: Australia vs India TEST SERIES
Replies: 1516
Views: 22186

Re: Cricket: Australia vs India TEST SERIES

World cricket is pretty shit atm The only decent attack is the Aussies Example labo isn't a great batsman but still averaging about 60..in another time he's a 40 at best Very poor trolling. Let me give you an example of fact based, plausibly defensible trolling that will no doubt ignite incandescen...
by brat
Thu Jan 07, 2021 11:32 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Cricket: Australia vs India TEST SERIES
Replies: 1516
Views: 22186

Re: Cricket: Australia vs India TEST SERIES

World cricket is pretty shit atm The only decent attack is the Aussies Example labo isn't a great batsman but still averaging about 60..in another time he's a 40 at best Seriously, the Indian attack is right up there as is the NZ attack. You don’t really do cricket do you You’re missing the point -...
by brat
Thu Jan 07, 2021 11:16 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Cricket: Australia vs India TEST SERIES
Replies: 1516
Views: 22186

Re: Cricket: Australia vs India TEST SERIES

World cricket is pretty shit atm

The only decent attack is the Aussies

Example labo isn't a great batsman but still averaging about 60..in another time he's a 40 at best
by brat
Tue Jan 05, 2021 8:38 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Kane Williamson is a selfish prick
Replies: 245
Views: 9055

Re: Kane Williamson is a selfish prick

Yeh that's exactly what they did for this test..you could say they picked 2 all rounders for this test or one depending on how you classify Jamieson..atm he's a bowler who can bat a bit at 8 You could to a straight swap mitchell for CDG I guess it will evolve as Kjs career evolves they might move h...
by brat
Tue Jan 05, 2021 7:30 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Kane Williamson is a selfish prick
Replies: 245
Views: 9055

Re: Kane Williamson is a selfish prick

Wonder what's going to happen when CDG is fit Hes the incumbent and has played well but both Jamieson and now mitchell have taken their chances Jamieson has to be a definite starter now so I guess CDG might get the nod over mitchell with his probable better bowling Gets even more complicated when w...
by brat
Tue Jan 05, 2021 6:41 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Kane Williamson is a selfish prick
Replies: 245
Views: 9055

Re: Kane Williamson is a selfish prick

Wonder what's going to happen when CDG is fit Hes the incumbent and has played well but both Jamieson and now mitchell have taken their chances Jamieson has to be a definite starter now so I guess CDG might get the nod over mitchell with his probable better bowling Gets even more complicated when we...
by brat
Tue Jan 05, 2021 5:19 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Kane Williamson is a selfish prick
Replies: 245
Views: 9055

Re: Kane Williamson is a selfish prick

As good as Williamson has been. Pakistan have given up 60 extras and given up what 8 chances if you include the no ball wicket? If they'd taken their chances you'd expect the game would be pretty much level pegging or Pakistan ahead after the first innings Yeh everything that happens here has to be...
by brat
Tue Jan 05, 2021 5:15 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Kane Williamson is a selfish prick
Replies: 245
Views: 9055

Re: Kane Williamson is a selfish prick

What batting position(s) has Conway played most of his first class cricket? Genuine question. He bats at 3 for the firebirds but could easily open as he has the technique- he could pretty much bat anywhere in the top order if required If his form is good enough to warrant selection in the first XI,...
by brat
Mon Jan 04, 2021 7:22 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Kane Williamson is a selfish prick
Replies: 245
Views: 9055

Re: Kane Williamson is a selfish prick

Tehui wrote: Mon Jan 04, 2021 6:56 am What batting position(s) has Conway played most of his first class cricket? Genuine question.
He bats at 3 for the firebirds but could easily open as he has the technique- he could pretty much bat anywhere in the top order if required
by brat
Mon Jan 04, 2021 6:47 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Kane Williamson is a selfish prick
Replies: 245
Views: 9055

Re: Kane Williamson is a selfish prick

This is farcical from the Pakistanis- must be some Indian style betting going on here Nz should be 5 down at least Tbf Nicholls is having one of the luckiest summers I've ever seen. What was the stat in commentary dropped 5 times (now 6), and dismissed off a no ball. Considering how much pressure h...
by brat
Mon Jan 04, 2021 6:12 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Kane Williamson is a selfish prick
Replies: 245
Views: 9055

Re: Kane Williamson is a selfish prick

This is farcical from the Pakistanis- must be some Indian style betting going on here

Nz should be 5 down at least
by brat
Mon Jan 04, 2021 6:10 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Kane Williamson is a selfish prick
Replies: 245
Views: 9055

Re: Kane Williamson is a selfish prick

Wonder how much lower Steve smiths average would be batting at 3 for Nz..picking he would be lucky to be averaging above 50
by brat
Tue Dec 29, 2020 3:22 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Will Kyle Jamieson become the world's best all-rounder?
Replies: 99
Views: 2986

Re: Will Kyle Jamieson become the world's best all-rounder?

He’s a mid 130s bowler that gets good bounce and he’s handy with the bat - that’s all we know right now Batting wise he seems to have a problem with his front foot - if that can be rectified he could become a good no.6 batsman Certainly a breath of fresh air over southees batting, who has been frust...
by brat
Sun Dec 20, 2020 5:45 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: NZ Politics Thread
Replies: 33697
Views: 1331891

Re: NZ Politics Thread

Buzz bars are ok ish but pretty bland Whoa... whoa whoa whoa What the actual f**k, Brat. This close to Christmas, too. Have some decency, man. Haha yes it was an outrageous statement @harveys- yet agree I’m not a fan of the peanut slabs- find them a bit too sweet..but the dark chocolate Almond one ...
by brat
Sun Dec 20, 2020 5:24 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: NZ Politics Thread
Replies: 33697
Views: 1331891

Re: NZ Politics Thread

Shut up fish eater Buzz bars are probably better that Whitakers peanut slabs, I’ll give you that. Refrigerated/from the freezer Buzz Bars or room temperature? If I can find some locally I will test and report back. Buzz bars are ok ish but pretty bland and Cadburys chocolate is awful by comparison ...
by brat
Sat Dec 19, 2020 10:11 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Cricket: Australia vs India TEST SERIES
Replies: 1516
Views: 22186

Re: Cricket: Australia vs India TEST SERIES

Might be a bit premature but it’s looking like Nz vs aust world test series final at lords next year...
by brat
Wed Dec 16, 2020 8:27 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: RUGBY WORLD CUP FRANCE 2023 DRAW - Monday, 14 December 11:30 GMT
Replies: 164
Views: 6893

Re: RUGBY WORLD CUP FRANCE 2023 DRAW - Monday, 14 December 11:30 GMT

I reckon France will smash NZ in the pool game. You heard it here first. Absolutely. NZ rugby is dying. :lol: first ever rwc win vs Nz and he’s getting all cocky Also France will absolutely not thrash nz -but I guess anyone can say anything as the bored probably won’t be around then France will pro...
by brat
Wed Dec 16, 2020 5:24 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: NZ Politics Thread
Replies: 33697
Views: 1331891

Re: NZ Politics Thread

Mallard is a disgrace and should be gone - he made an outrageous unfounded statement - no one should be defending him

Also Whittaker’s dark chocolate almond -best chocolate ever
by brat
Wed Dec 16, 2020 5:21 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: RUGBY WORLD CUP FRANCE 2023 DRAW - Monday, 14 December 11:30 GMT
Replies: 164
Views: 6893

Re: RUGBY WORLD CUP FRANCE 2023 DRAW - Monday, 14 December 11:30 GMT

MrDominator wrote: Wed Dec 16, 2020 12:01 am
terryfinch wrote: Tue Dec 15, 2020 6:12 pm I reckon France will smash NZ in the pool game. You heard it here first.
Absolutely.

NZ rugby is dying.
:lol: first ever rwc win vs Nz and he’s getting all cocky

Also France will absolutely not thrash nz -but I guess anyone can say anything as the bored probably won’t be around then
by brat
Fri Dec 04, 2020 10:21 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Kane Williamson is a selfish prick
Replies: 245
Views: 9055

Re: Kane Williamson is a selfish prick

No kohli love? I was under the understanding he doesn't play for Australia. Well Kanye doesn't even play cricket! Can you imagine the utter insane sledging from him though? No one would make sense of it. Bindi- thought you were ranking best in the world Current ICC rankings seem about right: ICC Pl...
by brat
Fri Dec 04, 2020 10:20 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Kane Williamson is a selfish prick
Replies: 245
Views: 9055

Re: Kane Williamson is a selfish prick

He's right up there with crowe and Sutcliffe but don't think he's our batsman goat just yet

He fluffed it in australia last year ..that was a huge test

Hadlee still far and away our overall goat
by brat
Thu Dec 03, 2020 9:26 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: New Zealand's response rated best in the world: Bloomberg
Replies: 262
Views: 8223

Re: New Zealand's response rated best in the world: Bloomberg

Geography helped for sure, but writing off possible lessons that could be learned from the NZ and Oz responses because of it would be silly. What lessons from Nz?, because all we did was lock down like about 50 countries before us We are in a very unique situation for a ‘western’ country.. we are i...
by brat
Mon Nov 30, 2020 6:48 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: New Zealand's response rated best in the world: Bloomberg
Replies: 262
Views: 8223

Re: New Zealand's response rated best in the world: Bloomberg

Geography helped for sure, but writing off possible lessons that could be learned from the NZ and Oz responses because of it would be silly. What lessons from Nz?, because all we did was lock down like about 50 countries before us We are in a very unique situation for a ‘western’ country.. we are i...
by brat
Mon Nov 30, 2020 6:42 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: New Zealand's response rated best in the world: Bloomberg
Replies: 262
Views: 8223

Re: New Zealand's response rated best in the world: Bloomberg

Geography helped for sure, but writing off possible lessons that could be learned from the NZ and Oz responses because of it would be silly. What lessons from Nz?, because all we did was lock down like about 50 countries before us We are in a very unique situation for a ‘western’ country.. we are i...
by brat
Sun Nov 29, 2020 6:08 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: New Zealand's response rated best in the world: Bloomberg
Replies: 262
Views: 8223

Re: New Zealand's response rated best in the world: Bloomberg

Geography aside I wondered if it is easier to impose lock down on a country of 4-5 million with a low population density than a country of, say, 60 million or even 300 million that perhaps have very high population density areas in which, say, more than 4-5 million people live. Thoughts? Of course ...
by brat
Sun Nov 29, 2020 6:03 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: New Zealand's response rated best in the world: Bloomberg
Replies: 262
Views: 8223

Re: New Zealand's response rated best in the world: Bloomberg

Geography helped for sure, but writing off possible lessons that could be learned from the NZ and Oz responses because of it would be silly. What lessons from Nz?, because all we did was lock down like about 50 countries before us We are in a very unique situation for a ‘western’ country.. we are i...
by brat
Sun Nov 29, 2020 5:45 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: New Zealand's response rated best in the world: Bloomberg
Replies: 262
Views: 8223

Re: New Zealand's response rated best in the world: Bloomberg

Bloomberg crunched the numbers to determine the best places to be in the coronavirus era: where has the virus been handled most effectively with the least amount of disruption to business and society? https://www.newshub.co.nz/home/new-zealand/2020/11/new-zealand-s-coronavirus-response-ranked-as-be...
by brat
Sat Nov 28, 2020 10:40 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: TRI NATIONS 2020 R5: Pumas v All Blacks MATCH THREAD: Nov 28, 08:45 GMT
Replies: 352
Views: 9241

Re: TRI NATIONS 2020 R5: Pumas v All Blacks MATCH THREAD: Nov 28, 08:45 GMT

:D The AB backline is really poor in comparison to yesteryear- there is no punch or co-ordination. As I pointed out after the SF against England last year, the Centres are decent players as individuals but awful as a pair. Not only is it the centres, RM at 10 looks confused with how to run the back...