Originally posted by Blood On The Tracksdon't know a thing about cricket and so I am unable to provide my expert commentary
In the Champions Trophy (1 day tournament in England), Australia have just been given a royal 'donkey licking' by England and are on their way home.
England march onto the semi finals along with which team from their's and Oz's group?
None other than Bangladesh! (see the start of my earlier thread, 'Aussie Cricket Woes', oh the irony!!)
Aussie team currently booking taxi to airport.
Cheerio, cheerio, cheerio......
Originally posted by Blood On The TracksI'm Irish, wasn't talking about the England Aussie game, they were well beaten but were unlucky against Bangladesh.
Didnt know you were a whinging Aussie
Progress to the semi finals was there for them on Saturday ~ beat England, you are through. England actually had less incentive to win the game, as we were already through to semi finals.
England totally humiliated Australia in that game, When the rains came, we needed just 37 off 10 overs, w ...[text shortened]... th our 'world ranking' in ODI cricket, that in itself would be a great achievement. We shall see
Originally posted by Blood On The TracksI did say it was in their nature but didn't expect that from Pakistan as they tend to fall asleep in big game as well. Should be an interesting final if Pakistan show up.
Under performed as usual, this time in semi, and had a royal whipping from Pakistan.
Credit to them, totally out played us on the day.
Soon real cricket starts v SA
Originally posted by Trev33Pakistan did great! Ousted India in the final. Great champs. SA Proteas dropped out in the quarter finals, also by Pakistan.
I did say it was in their nature but didn't expect that from Pakistan as they tend to fall asleep in big game as well. Should be an interesting final if Pakistan show up.