Bangladesh V England 2nd Test.

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PhilippineSaint posted this 28 October 2016 - Last edited 28 October 2016

OK so we scrapped through the first test by 22 runs and looked like getting hammered off the Banladeshi batsman this morning but have pulled it around and got them all out for 220

presently England are 2 for 0 with about an hour of darkness left 

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PhilippineSaint posted this 28 October 2016

Fuck fuck fuck

37-2 

Cook lbw b Mehedi14

Duckett c Mushfiqur b Shakib7

Rootnot out 7

Ballance not out 9

Extras 0nb 0w 1b 0lb1

dinger posted this 28 October 2016

Our top order are cocking it all up again.  Let's hope Bairstow's got another decent innings in him.

PhilippineSaint posted this 28 October 2016

44-3

Ballancec Mushfiqur b Mehedi 9

Bollocks

PhilippineSaint posted this 28 October 2016

England fifty for three at close of the day 

Fowllyd posted this 28 October 2016

What an extraordinary day's cricket. Bangladesh were cruising along at 171/1, and scoring at one fuck of a rate too, then - kerblamm! - nine wickets fell for 49 runs. Astonishing stuff.

If Root and Moeen (plus one or two of the other batsmen) can dig in and keep it together, we could be on for a decent enough lead on first innings. It's a pretty big if though, as they have good spinners and the pitch is turning.

Whatever anyone might think, I'd see no disgrace in losing to Bangladesh, as they're a pretty decent side these days - all the more so on home ground. But, unless our top order can start getting some runs, and our spinners can start exerting some control, the tour of India that follows this is going to be very long and very, very tough.*

 

 

I was going to use the word 'hard' there, but then I read it back.

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Goatboy posted this 28 October 2016

Originally posted by PhilippineSaint

OK so we scrapped through the first test by 22 runs and looked like getting hammered off the Banladeshi batsman this morning but have pulled it around and got them all out for 220

presently England are 2 for 0 with about an hour of darkness left 

 Cunts. Making us bat in the dark.

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PhilippineSaint posted this 29 October 2016

Its not going well

97-5 

Moeen and Stokes out this morning 

Bairstow and Root holdiing the fort 

but a result is going to hapen in this match which way at the moment would not like to say.

PhilippineSaint posted this 29 October 2016

124-6

Bairstow out for 24 

Root not out 48

Ansari not out 4

 

PhilippineSaint posted this 29 October 2016

140-7

Ansari out for 13 

 

PhilippineSaint posted this 29 October 2016

146-8 

Root out 56

 

we are fucked 

Dubai_Phil posted this 29 October 2016

Time for the "clearly we should not have rotated our bowlers" comment.

One bad session by them and we lost the test.

Which is basically what Twitter has been saying

Dubai_Phil posted this 29 October 2016

And the "at least Vince would have scored about 20 each I nines compared to Ballance" comment

Dubai_Phil posted this 29 October 2016

Didn't see that coming. Well batted Woakes & Rashid, but some odd captaincy, can only assume he overbowled his best spinner.

Can they grind out a few more? Key & Cork were chucking down Commentators curses for the last 20 minutes 

PhilippineSaint posted this 29 October 2016

England achieve a first innings lead against all the odds.

Woakes and Rashid doing the business

Dubai_Phil posted this 29 October 2016

Double Nelson & we get a comedy moment with a get out of jail free card for Woakes who plays a horrid shot to a horrid ball & it's marginally ruled a no ball over waist height.

Lead of 4 now

Dubai_Phil posted this 29 October 2016

As expected New Ball does the trick but great effort from Woakes.

Ansari & Moen to open for England? In about 2 balls time I'd guess

PhilippineSaint posted this 29 October 2016 - Last edited 29 October 2016

Not far off D_P we have a lead of 24 runs could all be over by teatime tomorrow the way things are going 

Dubai_Phil posted this 29 October 2016

They take new ball with their spinners turns sideways 2 wickets in 2 overs.

We open with Finn who goes for 8 off his 1st over lou_facepalm2

PhilippineSaint posted this 29 October 2016

Bangladesh 85 - 2 a lead of 61 drinks being taken.

Dubai_Phil posted this 29 October 2016

Again think England d have bowled poorly at the top order.

At least 1 loose ball per over let them score at >5 an over. No way they should have let them reach 117-2