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SA vs England: 3rd Test (Day 5)


Written by Wesley Weber (wpw)

Posted in :In the news on 6 Jan 2010 at 14:16
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England were 132/3 at stumps on the fourth day of the third test against South Africa in Cape Town, leaving them one day to either survive or make it to 466.

They’ll need another 334 to win the match, while South Africa need seven wickets after three late strikes revived a flagging effort on the fourth afternoon.

Resuming for England on Thursday morning will be Jonathan Trott on six not out and night watchman James Anderson on zero.

Alastair Cook and Andrew Strauss attacked the Proteas’ bowling immediately after tea when they resumed at 33/0. But South Africa managed to put the brakes on them — if only through some wide bowling — before they eventually reached their 100 in the 36th over, 20 minutes after the interval.

Cook reached his second 50 of the match in the 34th over, but the pressure eventually told on him when he played a similar shot to that which got him out when he was well set in the first innings. He tried to paddle Friedel de Wet from outside his off stump and got a top edge that Mark Boucher simply had to stand and wait for. Cook was gone for 55 in the 37th over.

Suddenly South Africa sprang into life with an hour left to go in the day. Three overs later they got rid of Strauss, the other thorn in their side, for 45. It was the under-fire Paul Harris who removed the England captain, who tried to turn the spinner into the on side, nudged it onto his pad and popped up a simple catch for Hashim Amla. He’d gotten away with a similar mistake in the 24th over when it escaped Amla’s reach, so perhaps it was a case of justice done.

That brought two new men to the wicket — Trott and Kevin Pietersen. South Africa had the wind in their sails once again as they looked to get rid of their former countrymen.

They thought they had Pietersen right away as De Wet had him given out LBW in the very next over, but the batsman’s TV review showed a big inside edge and he was able to hang around amid growing excitement that seemed a distant prospect just a few minutes earlier.

Things got even better for South Africa as Dale Steyn then removed Pietersen cheaply for the second time in the match. He was LBW right in front — there was no need for a review this time as he walked when given out.

Anderson then came in as night watchman and had to face a barrage of short stuff from Morne Morkel and Steyn, with attacking fields keeping close watch. But he knew his job and did it well, seeing off the last over from Morkel.


127 Comments

  • I can just imagine Morkel and Steyn licking their lips!!

    Go Proteas!!!

  • Comment 1, posted at 06.01.10 14:24:12 by wpw Reply
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  • Finally! 🙄

  • Comment 2, posted at 06.01.10 14:27:01 by klempie Reply

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  • why is this?

  • Comment 3, posted at 06.01.10 14:32:44 by provincejoulekkading Reply
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  • @provincejoulekkading (Comment 3) : Cos I have the dirt on the admins. 😎

  • Comment 4, posted at 06.01.10 14:34:29 by klempie Reply

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  • @klempie (Comment 4) : You aint got shyte on me! 😈

  • Comment 5, posted at 06.01.10 14:42:08 by provincejoulekkading Reply
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  • @klempie (Comment 4) : oh indeed?

  • Comment 6, posted at 06.01.10 14:43:12 by robdylan Reply
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  • 3 consecutive 4’s for Strauss off Steyn.

  • Comment 7, posted at 06.01.10 14:46:27 by klempie Reply

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  • @provincejoulekkading (Comment 5) : @robdylan (Comment 6) : :mrgreen:

  • Comment 8, posted at 06.01.10 14:46:52 by klempie Reply

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  • Steyn is rubbish!! Bring back Ntini!!! 😀

  • Comment 9, posted at 06.01.10 14:51:51 by wpw Reply
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  • Steyn WHACKS Strauss in the armpit with short one.

  • Comment 10, posted at 06.01.10 14:55:01 by klempie Reply

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  • Funny how Rob and Claytie questions Klemps dirt on the admin, yet WES is stering the conversation in another direction… 😈

  • Comment 11, posted at 06.01.10 14:56:36 by One-eyed Ice (Sailing the seas of 2010 with the Sharks) Reply
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  • @One-eyed Ice (Sailing the seas of 2010 with the Sharks) (Comment 11) : Worse still by making outlandish suggestions. 😈

  • Comment 12, posted at 06.01.10 15:00:09 by klempie Reply

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  • @One-eyed Ice (Sailing the seas of 2010 with the Sharks) (Comment 11) :

    klempie is not even worth talking about… see, I even typed his name in lower case.

    I think I might just change the title of this article!! 😈

  • Comment 13, posted at 06.01.10 15:11:30 by wpw Reply
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  • Tea – England 38-0

  • Comment 14, posted at 06.01.10 15:12:22 by klempie Reply

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  • @klempie (Comment 14) :

    TEA??? 😯 Sheit, now I know why I prefer rugby.. 😈

  • Comment 15, posted at 06.01.10 15:15:49 by One-eyed Ice (Sailing the seas of 2010 with the Sharks) Reply
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  • @One-eyed Ice (Sailing the seas of 2010 with the Sharks) (Comment 15) : ❓ 😕

  • Comment 16, posted at 06.01.10 15:29:58 by klempie Reply

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  • @klempie (Comment 16) : Go Proteas….beat these Poms….I can’t believe Pakistan went and lost to the Aussies 👿

  • Comment 17, posted at 06.01.10 15:33:08 by Pokkel (Rugby's over, back to fishing) Reply
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  • @Pokkel (Rugby’s over, back to fishing) (Comment 17) : I know. 🙄

  • Comment 18, posted at 06.01.10 15:34:10 by klempie Reply

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  • Strauss slices one in the air between the two gullies for 4. 👿

  • Comment 19, posted at 06.01.10 15:50:47 by klempie Reply

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  • Steyn back into the attack.

  • Comment 20, posted at 06.01.10 16:04:04 by klempie Reply

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  • Right. I’m off.

    87/0 after 30 overs for those interested.

  • Comment 21, posted at 06.01.10 16:31:49 by klempie Reply

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  • Right. We’re back on.

    After I left you last night. South Africa made a big push by removing Cook, Strauss and Pietersen before the close.

    Trott and Anderson are at the crease with the score at 132/3.

    SA have 90 or so overs to get 7 wickets.

  • Comment 22, posted at 07.01.10 10:32:28 by klempie Reply

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  • ANDERSON GOES!!!

    Unbelievable wicket. LOL

    Harrass puts one up full and Anderson tries to sweep it on the full. He makes contact but sweeps it down onto his foot which loops back to Prince short fine leg. 😆

  • Comment 23, posted at 07.01.10 11:20:08 by klempie Reply

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  • @klempie (Comment 23) : Sorry. Should be leg-slip. 😳

  • Comment 24, posted at 07.01.10 11:20:59 by klempie Reply

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  • 153/4.

  • Comment 25, posted at 07.01.10 11:21:21 by klempie Reply

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  • what sport?

  • Comment 26, posted at 07.01.10 11:23:08 by robdylan Reply
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  • @robdylan (Comment 26) : You wouldn’t be interested.

  • Comment 27, posted at 07.01.10 11:29:05 by klempie Reply

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  • @robdylan (Comment 26) : By the by, what sport did you play during the summer at Boys’ High that turned you into such a misery guts? 🙂

  • Comment 28, posted at 07.01.10 11:34:03 by klempie Reply

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  • Collingwood has faced 18 balls without scoring.

  • Comment 29, posted at 07.01.10 11:48:39 by klempie Reply

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  • Great! My LAN has gone down. 👿

    Well anyway, Steyn gets Trott out by nipping the bail of the top of off stump.

    160/5

  • Comment 30, posted at 07.01.10 12:08:13 by klempie Reply

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  • hello klempie and few others drawn to this thread :mrgreen:

  • Comment 31, posted at 07.01.10 12:19:43 by rekinek Reply
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  • @rekinek (Comment 31) : Hello. 😛

  • Comment 32, posted at 07.01.10 12:29:16 by klempie Reply

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  • That’s lunch.

    England 179/5

  • Comment 33, posted at 07.01.10 12:32:33 by klempie Reply

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  • Where are my fellow cohorts in cricket today?

  • Comment 34, posted at 07.01.10 13:13:33 by klempie Reply

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  • @klempie (Comment 34) : hehehehe……on cricinfo :mrgreen:

  • Comment 35, posted at 07.01.10 13:16:07 by Pokkel (Rugby's over, back to fishing) Reply
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  • @klempie (Comment 29) : I wonder if Collingwood has ever batted THAT slowly….remember the test where Atherton batted for 165 over for the draw against SA….ok I didn’t, but heard it on R2000 while I was driving and that was utterly frustrating

  • Comment 36, posted at 07.01.10 13:24:46 by Pokkel (Rugby's over, back to fishing) Reply
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  • @klempie (Comment 34) : hey I come to keep you company and then you bugger off 👿

  • Comment 37, posted at 07.01.10 13:28:55 by Pokkel (Rugby's over, back to fishing) Reply
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  • One of the commentators on the Dolphins / Cobras game last night reckons its expected of Harris to get 5 sticks today purely because it is the final day of the test, what do you think cricket gurus?

  • Comment 38, posted at 07.01.10 13:30:33 by Salmonoid Reply
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  • @Salmonoid (Comment 38) : The pitch is still playing well and they just took the 2nd new ball. I think Steyn and Morkel will do the damage……but that’s just my opinion.. 🙄

  • Comment 39, posted at 07.01.10 13:33:06 by Pokkel (Rugby's over, back to fishing) Reply
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  • @Pokkel (Rugby’s over, back to fishing) (Comment 36) :

    It was actually 185 and he batted for about 10 hours. They still didn’t win the test!! 😯

  • Comment 40, posted at 07.01.10 13:43:19 by wpw Reply
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  • @wpw (Comment 40) : I think he scored 185, but be batted for 165 overs. Scored the 185 off something like 450 balls. Jack Russel batted for 230 odd balls and scored 31 I think.

  • Comment 41, posted at 07.01.10 13:49:30 by Pokkel (Rugby's over, back to fishing) Reply
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  • @Salmonoid (Comment 38) : Did you watch the Herschel Gibbs show last night?

  • Comment 42, posted at 07.01.10 13:56:41 by provincejoulekkading Reply
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  • @provincejoulekkading (Comment 42) :
    Yep, Gibbs just loves the Dolphins. I also enjoyed that other youngster that got a ton and then the fielding antics of Stiaan Engelbrecht were great.
    On the Dolphins side it was really good to see the class of Benkenstein and that young Miller looked classy.

  • Comment 43, posted at 07.01.10 14:08:29 by Salmonoid Reply
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  • @provincejoulekkading (Comment 42) : @Salmonoid (Comment 43) : There aren’t many things better to watch than Gibbs when he’s on fire.

  • Comment 44, posted at 07.01.10 14:11:58 by Pokkel (Rugby's over, back to fishing) Reply
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  • Phew! What a spell from Steyn to Collingwood. CAN’T believe he didn’t nick one! 😯

  • Comment 45, posted at 07.01.10 14:29:13 by klempie Reply

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  • 50 partnership up between Collingwood and Bell….off 158 balls!! 😯

  • Comment 46, posted at 07.01.10 14:31:08 by klempie Reply

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  • Stian van Zyl batted nicely and the other Stiaan is a freak in the field, will never forget that catch in the U/19 WC,partly because SS repeated it every 5 mins but also because of its awesomeness.
    @Pokkel (Rugby’s over, back to fishing) (Comment 44) : Indeed

  • Comment 47, posted at 07.01.10 14:32:23 by provincejoulekkading Reply
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  • @Pokkel (Rugby’s over, back to fishing) (Comment 44) :
    Hersch is special all right, in many ways.
    I read on another site the other day how someone remebers what a great flyhalf he was at school.

  • Comment 48, posted at 07.01.10 14:44:04 by Salmonoid Reply
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  • @Salmonoid (Comment 48) : Oh we’re back to rugby now? 🙄

  • Comment 49, posted at 07.01.10 14:45:22 by klempie Reply

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  • @Salmonoid (Comment 48) :

    FLYhalf…I am sure ja!

  • Comment 50, posted at 07.01.10 14:48:37 by One-eyed Ice (Sailing the seas of 2010 with the Sharks) Reply
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  • Steyn comes back into the attack. COME ON BOY!!

  • Comment 51, posted at 07.01.10 14:52:04 by klempie Reply

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  • @One-eyed Ice (Sailing the seas of 2010 with the Sharks) (Comment 50) : I don’t get it. 😕 Is that supposed to be some weak reference to his weed habits?

  • Comment 52, posted at 07.01.10 14:53:08 by klempie Reply

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  • @klempie (Comment 52) : I`m sure he`d fit in well in Durbz then . .. 😈

  • Comment 53, posted at 07.01.10 14:56:00 by Original Pierre Reply
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  • Morkel back too. Biff is tossing the die and swapping their ends to see if they can spark something.

  • Comment 54, posted at 07.01.10 14:56:21 by klempie Reply

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  • @Original Pierre (Comment 53) : Kif eh? 😉

  • Comment 55, posted at 07.01.10 14:56:58 by klempie Reply

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  • HEYYYYYYYY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Sharksworld looks even cooler on my new 23″ monitor. :mrgreen: 😎

  • Comment 56, posted at 07.01.10 15:06:56 by KSA Shark © Reply

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  • @Salmonoid (Comment 48) :

    I think he played for Bishops and Fleckie was in that same team!!

    Two LEGENDS in the same team… hehehe 😈

  • Comment 57, posted at 07.01.10 15:07:06 by wpw Reply
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  • Tea – England are 230/5. I think SA’s moment has passed. 🙁

  • Comment 58, posted at 07.01.10 15:11:04 by klempie Reply

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  • @KSA Shark © (Comment 56) : He’s back……welcome to Sharksworld 😀

  • Comment 59, posted at 07.01.10 15:11:19 by Pokkel (Rugby's over, back to fishing) Reply
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  • @wpw (Comment 57) : Pahh, ones a legend, ones a wannabe. 😈

  • Comment 60, posted at 07.01.10 15:12:40 by Salmonoid Reply
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  • @Pokkel (Rugby’s over, back to fishing) (Comment 59) :

    Thanks this seems like a great site. nice friendly people, great content.

    I LIKE THIS PLACE!!!!!!!! 😀

  • Comment 61, posted at 07.01.10 15:13:24 by KSA Shark © Reply

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  • @klempie (Comment 58) :

    Gonna be the same as the first test, needing 1 wicket to win and just not able to get it. 🙁

  • Comment 62, posted at 07.01.10 15:14:16 by KSA Shark © Reply

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  • @klempie (Comment 58) : I’m afraid so…. 🙁

  • Comment 63, posted at 07.01.10 15:15:06 by Pokkel (Rugby's over, back to fishing) Reply
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  • @KSA Shark © (Comment 61) : Word to the wise. It’s easy to fall foul of the admins in here as they like to shift the goalposts…or uprights as it were.

  • Comment 64, posted at 07.01.10 15:15:07 by klempie Reply

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  • @KSA Shark © (Comment 61) : You make up your mind very quickly 🙄

  • Comment 65, posted at 07.01.10 15:15:55 by Pokkel (Rugby's over, back to fishing) Reply
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  • @Salmonoid (Comment 48) :

    Was that maybe the LIons’ management? Nah can’t be Gibbs isn’t old enough. 😆

  • Comment 66, posted at 07.01.10 15:16:09 by KSA Shark © Reply

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  • @KSA Shark © (Comment 61) : Wait till the Sharks play FS, then you see a different side / site . . .

  • Comment 67, posted at 07.01.10 15:17:36 by Original Pierre Reply
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  • @Pokkel (Rugby’s over, back to fishing) (Comment 65) : :mrgreen: 😆

  • Comment 68, posted at 07.01.10 15:17:57 by KSA Shark © Reply

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  • @klempie (Comment 64) :

    I’ll wear my bulletproof vest. 😉

  • Comment 69, posted at 07.01.10 15:18:48 by KSA Shark © Reply

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  • @Original Pierre (Comment 67) :

    Bwhahhahaha

  • Comment 70, posted at 07.01.10 15:19:26 by KSA Shark © Reply

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  • Tea time Captain’s Diary is of Biff coming back to try and save the game at the SCG. 😎

  • Comment 71, posted at 07.01.10 15:22:22 by klempie Reply

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  • Raak jy Nervous as a Cheetah voor jou deur grom . . .

  • Comment 72, posted at 07.01.10 15:23:37 by Original Pierre Reply
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  • @KSA Shark © (Comment 66) : 😆 Carlos Gibbs, doesnt sound bad.

  • Comment 73, posted at 07.01.10 15:41:34 by Salmonoid Reply
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  • 50 up for Bell. 👿

  • Comment 74, posted at 07.01.10 15:57:26 by klempie Reply

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  • Somehow I get the feeling the Decibel goggas in Flower outfits are jaaging aan??

  • Comment 75, posted at 07.01.10 16:04:47 by One-eyed Ice (Sailing the seas of 2010 with the Sharks) Reply
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  • @One-eyed Ice (Sailing the seas of 2010 with the Sharks) (Comment 75) : huh?

  • Comment 76, posted at 07.01.10 16:05:45 by klempie Reply

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  • @klempie (Comment 76) :

    I presume the Proteas are tossing the game away ….AGAIN..?

  • Comment 77, posted at 07.01.10 16:11:21 by One-eyed Ice (Sailing the seas of 2010 with the Sharks) Reply
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  • @One-eyed Ice (Sailing the seas of 2010 with the Sharks) (Comment 77) : you wanna check out my surprised face?

  • Comment 78, posted at 07.01.10 16:16:36 by robdylan Reply
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  • @One-eyed Ice (Sailing the seas of 2010 with the Sharks) (Comment 77) : More like the hapless groundsman from the Western Cape. 🙄

  • Comment 79, posted at 07.01.10 16:17:38 by klempie Reply

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  • 100 partnership up. 🙄

  • Comment 80, posted at 07.01.10 16:19:28 by klempie Reply

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  • @robdylan (Comment 78) :

    Add it too the smileys! :mrgreen:

  • Comment 81, posted at 07.01.10 16:23:14 by One-eyed Ice (Sailing the seas of 2010 with the Sharks) Reply
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  • Right. Home time. This is me signing off on the cricket until next Thursday. 😕

  • Comment 82, posted at 07.01.10 16:32:57 by klempie Reply

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  • Man..can’t believe we couldn’t finish off these damn Pommies. What a disappointment today has been 🙁

  • Comment 83, posted at 07.01.10 16:41:05 by Villie Reply
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  • cricket is a stupid sport. When will you learn? You all get so worked up about it and we never win!

  • Comment 84, posted at 07.01.10 16:47:50 by robdylan Reply
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  • @KSA Shark © (Comment 62) :

    This is going to be soooooooooooooo clooooooooooooooose

  • Comment 85, posted at 07.01.10 17:47:10 by KSA Shark © Reply

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  • @KSA Shark © (Comment 85) : I’m shaking!!

  • Comment 86, posted at 07.01.10 17:48:46 by klempie Reply

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  • @KSA Shark © (Comment 85) : T20 can stick it. Nothing compares to this.

  • Comment 87, posted at 07.01.10 17:49:34 by klempie Reply

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  • @klempie (Comment 87) :

    Both are frustrating 🙂

  • Comment 88, posted at 07.01.10 17:55:55 by KSA Shark © Reply

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  • poms CELEBRATE a draw?????????? 😛

  • Comment 89, posted at 07.01.10 17:59:43 by KSA Shark © Reply

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  • @KSA Shark © (Comment 89) : UN-fawking believable…

  • Comment 90, posted at 07.01.10 18:00:21 by klempie Reply

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  • Eng can’t lose the series now. Draw at best. 👿

  • Comment 91, posted at 07.01.10 18:03:21 by McLovin Reply

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  • @McLovin (Comment 91) : What’s so annoying is we should be 2-1 up.

  • Comment 92, posted at 07.01.10 18:05:38 by klempie Reply

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  • @McLovin (Comment 91) : And the weather hasn’t exactly been consistent up here either.

  • Comment 93, posted at 07.01.10 18:07:47 by klempie Reply

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  • @klempie (Comment 92) : @klempie (Comment 93) : Yip & Yip.

    Not good.

  • Comment 94, posted at 07.01.10 18:16:40 by McLovin Reply

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  • choke again?

  • Comment 95, posted at 07.01.10 19:29:26 by robdylan Reply
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  • @robdylan (Comment 95) :

    After a cough and a splutter. 😳 😛

  • Comment 96, posted at 07.01.10 19:42:06 by KSA Shark © Reply

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  • I tell u who is to blame. That idiot Mike Proctor. Moving our most consistent middle order batsman to open the batting despite his reluctance to do so.
    And where the hell does this De Wet oke come from?? Why not give Langers or Parnell a chance??

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  • @robdylan (Comment 95) : @KSA Shark © (Comment 96) :

    A DRAW does not constitute a choke. 🙄

  • Comment 98, posted at 07.01.10 20:58:32 by klempie Reply

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  • @wpw (Comment 97) : Problem is, who will open in Ash’s place? De Wet almost won us the first test but is injury prone. Parnell is a one day player only at the moment. His first class is nothing to speak of. I think Langers is a good option but he might not be interested after the Nel fiasco.

  • Comment 99, posted at 07.01.10 21:12:48 by klempie Reply

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  • Klemps
    Langers has made himself available but i think he is 35 already which is prolly why he is not involved. As for the opening berth, how about Hashim??

  • Comment 100, posted at 07.01.10 22:16:04 by wpw Reply
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  • What am thinking?? Alviro deserves a chance after his 3 consecutive 50’s in the one dayers. He was also the leading run scorer in last years SS competition… Who will make way?? JP??

  • Comment 101, posted at 07.01.10 22:19:32 by wpw Reply
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  • @wpw (Comment 100) : Hash hasn’t got the technique for it. A seaming/swinging new ball would clean him up in no time.

  • Comment 102, posted at 07.01.10 22:24:26 by klempie Reply

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  • @wpw (Comment 101) : Alviro’s not an opener either. Why we suddenly have such a dearth of openers is beyond me. We need to find a scrounger like Kirsten.

  • Comment 103, posted at 07.01.10 22:26:09 by klempie Reply

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  • @klempie (Comment 98) : so after all this excitement of yesterday -a draw ❓

  • Comment 104, posted at 07.01.10 22:34:52 by rekinek Reply
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  • @rekinek (Comment 104) : a choke-draw 🙂

  • Comment 105, posted at 07.01.10 23:14:28 by robdylan Reply
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  • @klempie (Comment 103) :

    Oh but he is bru. 🙂

    He has opened for the Lions for years now.

    In fact, he scored over 1000 runs in the Supersport Series last year and broke all sorts of records along the way.

  • Comment 106, posted at 08.01.10 06:59:11 by wpw Reply
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  • @KSA Shark © (Comment 62) : It’s all your fault 👿

  • Comment 107, posted at 08.01.10 08:11:28 by Pokkel (Rugby's over, back to fishing) Reply
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  • @Pokkel (Rugby’s over, back to fishing) (Comment 107) : that, my friend, is called denial 🙂

  • Comment 108, posted at 08.01.10 08:15:53 by robdylan Reply
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  • @robdylan (Comment 108) : so how’s the weather up there???

  • Comment 109, posted at 08.01.10 08:20:47 by Pokkel (Rugby's over, back to fishing) Reply
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  • @robdylan (Comment 108) : That’s rich coming from a Sharks supporter 😈 😉

  • Comment 110, posted at 08.01.10 08:21:24 by Pokkel (Rugby's over, back to fishing) Reply
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  • @robdylan (Comment 108) : It is bloody exciting though when a 5 day goes to the last ball…

  • Comment 111, posted at 08.01.10 08:23:22 by Pokkel (Rugby's over, back to fishing) Reply
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  • @Pokkel (Rugby’s over, back to fishing) (Comment 109) : it is bloody freezing. Starting to lose my sense of humour 🙂

  • Comment 112, posted at 08.01.10 08:24:24 by robdylan Reply
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  • @Pokkel (Rugby’s over, back to fishing) (Comment 110) : why do you think I don’t support a cricket or football team? All my emotional capital is already invested in the Sharks, which is a bumpy ride at the best of times!

  • Comment 113, posted at 08.01.10 08:25:50 by robdylan Reply
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  • @robdylan (Comment 113) : 😛

  • Comment 114, posted at 08.01.10 08:50:36 by Pokkel (Rugby's over, back to fishing) Reply
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  • @Pokkel (Rugby’s over, back to fishing) (Comment 111) : Indeed.

  • Comment 115, posted at 08.01.10 08:52:10 by klempie Reply

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  • @robdylan (Comment 112) : Heard a couple of people pegged it on eurostar this morning.

  • Comment 116, posted at 08.01.10 08:57:34 by klempie Reply

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  • @robdylan (Comment 113) : Then you should be well trained to be a Proteas supporter! :mrgreen:

  • Comment 117, posted at 08.01.10 08:59:17 by klempie Reply

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  • @robdylan (Comment 112) : starting? 😕

  • Comment 118, posted at 08.01.10 08:59:46 by klempie Reply

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  • @klempie (Comment 118) : i see where you’re heading with this 🙂 you should check out wetalkrugby if you think I’m bad 🙂

  • Comment 119, posted at 08.01.10 09:01:34 by robdylan Reply
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  • @wpw (Comment 106) : I didn’t know that. Rarely am I outdone when it comes to cricket trivia so good on you. 😉 Well if that’s the case, the I guess it’s a no-brainer. Drop Duminy, put Ash in his place and slot Peterson in with Biff.

  • Comment 120, posted at 08.01.10 09:01:49 by klempie Reply

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  • @klempie (Comment 120) : Do you really want to drop the guys that eventually got the break through yesterday?? 😕

  • Comment 121, posted at 08.01.10 09:19:40 by Pokkel (Rugby's over, back to fishing) Reply
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  • @Pokkel (Rugby’s over, back to fishing) (Comment 121) :

    Who Duminy?? 🙄

    He is clearly struggling at the moment and Ash is a more ‘solid’ batsman than Japes!!

  • Comment 122, posted at 08.01.10 09:42:23 by wpw Reply
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  • @Pokkel (Rugby’s over, back to fishing) (Comment 121) : Japes got the breakthrough because he’s a part timer they didn’t take seriously. Shouldn’t be relying on guys like that for breakthroughs.

  • Comment 123, posted at 08.01.10 10:05:54 by klempie Reply

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  • @wpw (Comment 122) : Agreed.

  • Comment 124, posted at 08.01.10 10:06:11 by klempie Reply

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  • @klempie (Comment 124) :

    Now I just need to convince you to follow T20 cricket!!! :mrgreen: 😈

  • Comment 125, posted at 08.01.10 10:19:39 by wpw Reply
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  • @wpw (Comment 125) : NEVER!! :mrgreen: 😈

  • Comment 126, posted at 08.01.10 10:48:27 by klempie Reply

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  • @wpw (Comment 125) : I’m sure Klempie watches T20 cricket in the sly :mrgreen:

  • Comment 127, posted at 08.01.10 11:30:48 by Pokkel (Rugby's over, back to fishing) Reply
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