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  1. Subscriber FMF
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    15 Sep '12 13:11
    The opening match of the 2009 World Twenty20 was between hosts England and minnows Netherlands. Had the ICC goofed up in the scheduling?

    http://www.espncricinfo.com/ci/content/story/582272.html

    Have to say it's a good cricketing memory even if I am an England fan!
  2. 15 Sep '12 14:02
    Originally posted by FMF
    The opening match of the 2009 World Twenty20 was between hosts England and minnows Netherlands. Had the ICC goofed up in the scheduling?

    http://www.espncricinfo.com/ci/content/story/582272.html

    Have to say it's a good cricketing memory even if I am an England fan!
    Shhh.... don't remind the Limeys. Let them think they don't need to practice beforehand - it'll ruin the fun!

    At least their captain will remember that match very well indeed. That poor boy Broad... I almost felt sorry for him. Almost.

    Richard
  3. 15 Sep '12 18:49
    Bangalore March 2011...
  4. 29 Sep '12 15:45 / 2 edits
    Originally posted by FMF
    The opening match of the 2009 World Twenty20 was between hosts England and minnows Netherlands. Had the ICC goofed up in the scheduling?

    http://www.espncricinfo.com/ci/content/story/582272.html

    Have to say it's a good cricketing memory even if I am an England fan!
    Sri Lanka will win this tournament, you heard it here first, watched them today against
    the Windies, their spinners are too much for any team to handle, Malinga and Mathews
    also, Windies were 16-2, Chris Gayle and Johnson I think it was, gone. Great to see
    India being wiped out by the Aussies! Pakistan Zindabad!
  5. 02 Oct '12 15:38
    Originally posted by robbie carrobie
    Sri Lanka will win this tournament, you heard it here first, watched them today against
    the Windies, their spinners are too much for any team to handle, Malinga and Mathews
    also, Windies were 16-2, Chris Gayle and Johnson I think it was, gone. Great to see
    India being wiped out by the Aussies! Pakistan Zindabad!
    yes robbie you da man, great shout, England are gone!
  6. 05 Oct '12 10:45
    Originally posted by robbie carrobie
    yes robbie you da man, great shout, England are gone!
    And Scotland?

    Oh, yeah. They ended up behind the Dutch team. Again. Never even got out of the qualifier.

    Crow all you want, when you look at your own country you'll have to eat crow.

    Richard
  7. 09 Oct '12 20:58
    Originally posted by Shallow Blue
    And Scotland?

    Oh, yeah. They ended up behind the Dutch team. Again. Never even got out of the qualifier.

    Crow all you want, when you look at your own country you'll have to eat crow.

    Richard
    we never play cricket here, there is no shame, so we are behind the Dutch, so what, its no big deal,
    I dont mind to be honest, there are so many teams that can beat England, its enough for me
  8. 09 Oct '12 22:57
    Originally posted by robbie carrobie
    we never play cricket here, there is no shame, so we are behind the Dutch, so what, its no big deal,
    I dont mind to be honest, there are so many teams that can beat England, its enough for me
    Like Ireland