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    England won the CRICKET World Cup

    We have won the World cup. Yet, there's no buzz here on Hexus or on the streets.
    What sort of a victory is this when there's nothing on the streets to say we have won? When India won, Indians and Brit Indians were drumming and there were parades everywhere and they were even feeding strangers sweets.

    WTH?
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    Re: England won the World Cup

    No, they're only in the semi finals (and as I type, currently trailing New Zealand). Let's not get ahead of ourselves.

    https://www.theguardian.com/sport/li...emi-final-live

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    Re: England won the World Cup

    Think they are talking about the cricket Kalniel but do correct me if I am wrong OilSheikh
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    Re: England won the World Cup

    Quote Originally Posted by Jonj1611 View Post
    Think they are talking about the cricket Kalniel but do correct me if I am wrong OilSheikh
    Ah I didn't see the reference. NZ just beat us in the semi for the netball world cup. Very close though.

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    Re: England won the World Cup

    Quote Originally Posted by OilSheikh View Post
    We have won the World cup. Yet, there's no buzz here on Hexus or on the streets.
    What sort of a victory is this when there's nothing on the streets to say we have won?
    Because it was only cricket.

    **runs away, giggling like a maniac**
    Before you judge a man, walk a mile in his shoes; after that, who cares?! He's a mile away and you've got his shoes!


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    Re: England won the World Cup

    Quote Originally Posted by Spreadie View Post
    Because it was only cricket.
    How could it be cricket, it didn't go on for 5 days per match? This quick knock about in an afternoon is just.. well.. not cricket

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    Re: England won the World Cup

    Quote Originally Posted by Spreadie View Post
    Because it was only cricket.

    **runs away, giggling like a maniac**
    Or because it was only shown on subscription TV services (apart from the final whien Sky allowed it to be shown on free-to-air TV and consequently received little publicity.
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    Re: England won the World Cup

    Eh? It was all over the news, the final had massive viewing figures and they even met the PM (bit harsh seeing as they won).

    C4 even ran a caption competition.
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    Re: England won the World Cup

    Quote Originally Posted by adidan View Post
    Eh? It was all over the news, the final had massive viewing figures and they even met the PM (bit harsh seeing as they won).

    C4 even ran a caption competition.
    But, how has this been celebrated ? Where's the fanfare on the streets? Where's the parade ? It's come home after so many years and yet we see no interest by the people or the media.

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    Re: England won the World Cup

    Quote Originally Posted by OilSheikh View Post
    But, how has this been celebrated ? Where's the fanfare on the streets? Where's the parade ? It's come home after so many years and yet we see no interest by the people or the media.
    I guess much of it will be because it's not been free to air for years so it may not be as much in the general mindset as it would have a while back.
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    Re: England won the CRICKET World Cup

    Heard nothing about it in the news, not a single person at work has mentioned it... Can't be very important, in that case.
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    Re: England won the CRICKET World Cup

    there has been a bit of news coverage of this feat.. https://www.standard.co.uk/sport/cri...-a4195076.html

    the umpire miscounted a run.

    wonder if ther'll be an appeal and the result overturned?

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    Re: England won the CRICKET World Cup

    Quote Originally Posted by stevie lee View Post
    there has been a bit of news coverage of this feat.. https://www.standard.co.uk/sport/cri...-a4195076.html

    the umpire miscounted a run.

    wonder if ther'll be an appeal and the result overturned?
    Doubtful and that run is debatable, the rules are a tad ambiguous.

    Plus if Stokes needed 3 off the last ball he would have twatted it rather than pushing it and either way there wouldn't have been a super over
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    Re: England won the CRICKET World Cup

    What was achieved today surpasses the world cup win, greatness was witnessed.

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    Re: England won the CRICKET World Cup

    After choking like they did in the first test, to say I'm surprised is an understatement.
    Before you judge a man, walk a mile in his shoes; after that, who cares?! He's a mile away and you've got his shoes!


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    Re: England won the CRICKET World Cup

    I'm choking at not putting a bet on.

    Maybe the Ireland Test was a practice run for yesterday.
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