Tuesday, September 06, 2005

[World Soccer Club] Digest Number 1592

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Topics in this digest:

1. Re: HOGGARD THE HERO AS ENGLAND WIN
From: "Drew Peacok" <Eddcases@yahoo.com>
2. Forum notify
From: n_i_c_k_17@yahoo.co.uk
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Message: 1
Date: Mon, 05 Sep 2005 18:42:24 -0000
From: "Drew Peacok" <Eddcases@yahoo.com>
Subject: Re: HOGGARD THE HERO AS ENGLAND WIN

lol! the dutch have a national team! there shi* but atleast its a team!
you see we go and get pissed for 5 days and dont get arrested the
dutch fans sparc up spliffs!

--- In worldsoccerclub2@yahoogroups.com, "jer_vanlint"
<jer_vanlint@y...> wrote:
> Sorry guys, but I don't think that anyone on mainland Europe ever
> watched a Cricket game :p
>
> --- In worldsoccerclub2@yahoogroups.com, "Nick Morris"
> <n_i_c_k_17@y...> wrote:
> > yep catches win matches and pietersen, strauss and the wicket keeper
> > have been big culprits for dropped catches. we wouldnt have won the
> > first one, but we would have won the next 3 easily.
> >
> > nick
> >
> > --- In worldsoccerclub2@yahoogroups.com, "Drew Peacok"
> <Eddcases@y...>
> > wrote:
> > > yep, needed a oaultry 129 to win and lose 7 wickets! should have
> won
> > > convincingly like in the 2nd test but nearly fucked that up! and
> if it
> > > wasnt but for 1 wicket in the 3rd we would already have the ashes!
> > > Mind you if are wicket keeper new how to keep wicket and catch the
> > > ball, we probably could have won all 4
> > >
> > > --- In worldsoccerclub2@yahoogroups.com, "Nick Morris"
> > > <n_i_c_k_17@y...> wrote:
> > > > yeah a good win. typical england made a meal of getting 129,
> but we
> > > > did it in the end. now only need a draw at the oval and we got
> the
> > > > series. u can shove that up ur arse u convicts!
> > > >
> > > > nick
> > > >
> > > > --- In worldsoccerclub2@yahoogroups.com, "Drew Peacok"
> <Eddcases@y...>
> > > > wrote:
> > > > > England 477 (A Flintoff 102, G O Jones 85, M E Trescothick
> 65, M P
> > > > > Vaughan 58, S K Warne 4-102) & 129-7 (S K Warne 4-31) v
> > Australia 218
> > > > > (S P Jones 5-44) & 387 (J L Langer 61, S M Katich 59, M J
> Clarke 56)
> > > > > England beat Australia by 3 wkts
> > > > >
> > > > > If the ending to the previous Tests at Edgbaston and Old
> > Trafford were
> > > > > tense almost beyond belief, there was something of the
> surreal about
> > > > > England's three wicket victory here at Trent Bridge.
> > > > >
> > > > > Set just 129 to win the fourth Test, England stuttered and
> > stumbled to
> > > > > their target after Shane Warne and Brett Lee had given
> Australia
> > hope
> > > > > when all seemed lost.
> > > > >
> > > > > But ultimately it was Matthew Hoggard and Ashley Giles the
> > batsmen who
> > > > > carried England to victory, meaning they take a 2-1 lead to
> the
> > final
> > > > > Test at The Oval in 11 days' time needing only a draw to win
> the
> > Ashes
> > > > > that were lost here in 1989.
> > > > >
> > > > > If you rolled the Tests at Edgbaston and Old Trafford into
> one you
> > > > > still wouldn't get the drama and tension created at the end
> of this
> > > > > fourth day in Nottingham.
> > > > >
> > > > > The England bowlers strained every sinew to chip away at the
> > > > > Australian batting line-up and they were finally dismissed by
> > tea-time
> > > > > for 387 having resumed on 222-4.
> > > > >
> > > > > At the end Hoggard cracked six off one over of Lee's before
> Giles
> > > > > nudged it for two off Warne to give England the win.
> > > > >
> > > > > No-one thought it would be easy but when Warne broke through
> > with his
> > > > > first delivery it was clear England and their fans were set
> for an
> > > > > uncomfortable afternoon.
> > > > >
> > > > > Openers Marcus Trescothick and Andrew Strauss put on 32 with
> few
> > > > > alarms but the introduction of Warne after just five overs
> almost
> > > > > changed the game and the very destination of the Ashes.
> > > > >
> > > > > Trescothick hit four fours in a 22-ball 27, but fell to
> Warne's
> > first
> > > > > ball, reaching forward and bat-padding the ball to Ricky
> > Ponting, who
> > > > > held on to a superb low catch.
> > > > >
> > > > > England added just another four runs before skipper Michael
> Vaughan
> > > > > became Warne's next victim, a leading edge pouched by Matthew
> Hayden
> > > > > at first slip.
> > > > >
> > > > > A 21-run stand between Ian Bell and Strauss ended when the
> Middlesex
> > > > > left-hander glanced a Warne delivery to Michael Clarke at leg
> slip,
> > > > > the third umpire agreeing that the Australian did indeed
> scoop the
> > > > > ball up before it hit the ground.
> > > > >
> > > > > Australia had the sniff of a remarkable victory moments later
> > without
> > > > > another run added, as Bell was tempted into a hook shot off
> Lee's
> > > > > bouncer and Michael Kasprowicz held on at fine leg to reduce
> the
> > hosts
> > > > > to 57-4.
> > > > >
> > > > > Kevin Pietersen and Andrew Flintoff put on 46 together to get
> > England
> > > > > to within touching distance of victory, but there was more
> drama to
> > > > come.
> > > > >
> > > > > Lee was reintroduced with just 26 needed for victory he
> immediately
> > > > > tempted Pietersen into a loose drive, Adam Gilchrist holding
> a fine
> > > > > tumbling catch.
> > > > >
> > > > > Flintoff and Geraint Jones put on a further eight together
> > before Lee
> > > > > produced a superb inswinging delivery that clipped the top of
> > > > > Flintoff's off stump.
> > > > >
> > > > > With 13 still to get Jones was tempted down the pitch by
> Warne and
> > > > > miscued an attempt to hit over the top, Kasprowicz calmly
> taking the
> > > > > catch at deep cover.
> > > > >
> > > > > That brought Matthew Hoggard to the wicket and the Yorkshire
> seamer
> > > > > was the coolest man in Nottingham. He carved out an unbeaten -
> and
> > > > > chanceless eight - and left it up to Giles to win the match
> with
> > an on
> > > > > drive off Warne.
> > > > >
> > > > > Hoggard had earlier got the important breakthrough just
> before lunch
> > > > > and again in his second over after the interval as Australia
> > began to
> > > > > lose wickets as they endeavoured to set England a testing
> target.
> > > > >
> > > > > The Yorkshire seamer induced an edge from Michael Clarke (56)
> 10
> > > > > minutes before lunch to boost England's morale after a
> difficult
> > > > > morning session as Australia went in at 270-5.
> > > > >
> > > > > And with just seven runs added to the score, dangerman Adam
> > Gilchrist
> > > > > played round a straight ball and was trapped in front by a
> ball that
> > > > > pitched on leg stump and went straight on.
> > > > >
> > > > > Clarke had edged Giles past Trescothick on the way to a
> patient
> > > > > half-century with Simon Katich remaining steadfast at the
> other end.
> > > > >
> > > > > But Clarke, who had not been tempted to attack England's
> defensive
> > > > > strategy throughout the morning, finally followed an
> outswinger
> > having
> > > > > reached 56 and Jones gleefully snapped up the chance.
> > > > >
> > > > > England had been frustrated in the absence of much movement
> with the
> > > > > old ball, particularly with Simon Jones off the field with an
> ankle
> > > > > injury.
> > > > >
> > > > > However, the new ball gave England renewed hope and Katich
> could
> > have
> > > > > been run out by Flintoff as he set off for a suicidal run,
> but the
> > > > > bowler missed the stumps with Katich out of his ground.
> > > > >
> > > > > Gilchrist had signalled his intent with two boundaries in nine
> > minutes
> > > > > before lunch, but England had his measure once again.
> > > > >
> > > > > Katich (59) then passed his half-century off 160 balls as he
> > continued
> > > > > to take the fight to the hosts but was out soon after in one
> of the
> > > > > more unsatisfactory moments of the match - umpire Aleem Dar
> > giving him
> > > > > out lbw despite the ball from Steve Harmison pitching outside
> leg
> > > > > stump and hitting him above the roll.
> > > > >
> > > > > It was an important wicket for the toiling bowlers with the
> Aussies
> > > > > starting to build their lead.
> > > > >
> > > > > Warne came to the crease on a pair but he played with his
> usual
> > > > > abandon, hitting five fours and two sixes in his innings of 45
> > from 42
> > > > > balls before he went for one hit too many off Ashley Giles,
> Jones
> > > > > doing the stumping.
> > > > >
> > > > > Kasprowicz frustrated England in a partnership of 31 with Lee
> before
> > > > > he nicked Harmison to Jones, and Shaun Tait left Lee, who had
> been
> > > > > dropped by the gloveman on nought, stranded on 26 not out when
> > he left
> > > > > his stumps exposed for Harmison to clean him up.
> > > > >
> > > > > So England were set 129 for victory, one they surely deserved.
> > And now
> > > > > to the Brit Oval a week on Thursday with just a draw needed to
> > regain
> > > > > the Ashes.
> > > > >
> > > > > -----------------------------------------------------
> > > > >
> > > > > OK OK
> > > > >
> > > > > cricket? whats that but we aint come close to winning the
> ashes
> > since
> > > > > we last won them and before this series hadnt beaten the
> ausys in a
> > > > > test for over 15 years or somthing like that.

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Message: 2
Date: Mon, 05 Sep 2005 19:47:49 -0500
From: n_i_c_k_17@yahoo.co.uk
Subject: Forum notify

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Message: 3
Date: Mon, 05 Sep 2005 19:50:44 -0500
From: n_i_c_k_17@yahoo.co.uk
Subject: Warning about your e-mail account.

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