Was he not correct in his punditry then Kevin? Did they play somewhere near their best?Tim Paine (the current Australian captain, for those of you who haven't heard of him) has turned out to be not a great pundit.
"Paine said Virat Kohli’s India will win ‘comfortably’ if they play ‘anywhere near their best’ against New Zealand in the WTC final,"
I think they possibly did play to their abilities. The opposition bowling was just too good for them. Obviously not ideal conditions for an Indian team, but Paine did know where the game was being played when he made his prediction.Was he not correct in his punditry then Kevin? Did they play somewhere near their best?
40 years. Lest we ever forget.
The 1981 Ashes win at Headingley, inspired by an Ian Botham innings 40 years ago today, reverberated through the decadeswww.theguardian.com
Gosh. We’ve got a family friend (99) whose grandfather fought in the Crimean War, so born late 1830s at a guess. Quite a stretch to get back another almost another twenty years.Sadder news though is the passing of the wonderful sage of Longparish, John Woodcock. Probably the last man alive whose grandfather was born before the battle of Waterloo
I'm afraid the 100 does absolutely nothing for me. Hard to see what it adds to the game and why it was necessary. I just hope to hell it doesn't spread outside the UK.
Well the good news is that Hampshire look to be easing past a modest Worcestershire total in the esteemed Royal London One Day Cup. Meanwhile, at Trent Bridge.....