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... A few years ago the English Cricket Board (ECB) put extra money into women's cricket. The selectors replaced the more experienced players with youth. This policy has paid off with England winning the World Cup, World T20 and the Ashes this year. The team is superbly led by Charlotte Edwards. ... Read review

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The World Is A Big Blue Marble When You See It From Above Review with images

AdvantagesT20 cricket is exciting

DisadvantagesTest cricket can be boring

"...I have been a cricket fan most of my life. Nowadays cricket is my most favourite sport. It used to be football but I got fed up of the huge salaries earned by players. I even don't watch 'Match of the Day' every week. Having Sky Sports has really helped my cricket knowledge. Most recently I have been watching the New Zealand v Pakistan series on Zee TV and India v Sri Lanka and South Africa v England on Sky Sports 1. The purpose of this op is to give ..." Read review

Ciao members have rated this review on average: exceptional

India to win the World Cup! Review with images

AdvantagesIndia to win with style

DisadvantagesEngland are poor

"...is going to win the Cricket World Cup! A Pakistani cricketer told me it's not going to be them, and then gave me the pre-printed scorecard with all the scores on for the final on April 2nd! Ok, fixing aside we are up and running on the subcontinent and here are my tips! So, after stuffing Australia in the Ashes and setting a world record eight successive international Twenty20 victories with the opening win in the two match drawn series England ..." Read review

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Ashes Fever

AdvantagesGreat cricket in prospect, intense rivalry and passion

DisadvantagesIf it is a one sided contest, fans/media will lose interest.

"...name given to the Test cricket series played between England and Australia. It is the oldest cricketing rivalry and traditionally has been fierce and highly publicised History ================= Although the legend of the Ashes did not arise until 1882. The series is currently played at approximately two yearly intervals, alternately in England and Australia. The Ashes are "held" by the country which last won a series and to "regain" them ..." Read review

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Community Level 1G10


cricket is 2 interesting

AdvantagesRare intellectual sport

DisadvantagesLonger than other sports

"Cricket is interesting.I think it is the only sport where you actually have to think about what you are doing and what you are going to do unlike 'sports' like darts and walking. The recent ICC knockout trophey has shown that unlike most other sports each team has a chance of winning despite of an inferior team as it is one the few sports that actually is determined by the team that actually wants to win more rather than having a team full of superstars ..." Read review

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Community Level 2Scottola


Cricket has got to be the most boring thing ever created

AdvantagesOther Sports

DisadvantagesIt's cricket

"Why, oh why, oh why. It's just an exercise in pointlessness. I remember standing in the field at school bored out my skull, waiting, waiting, just in case the heavy red ball happened to come my way and when it did I had to throw it back. What fun. In an hour it might have come my way, ooh, at least twice. My brain was starting to rot away. Boring. On television it's even more boring, droning commentators, horrible white clothes, green, green ..." Read review

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Its played by woosies!!! (*)
Good series for Pakistan
Bad series for Pakistan (*)
Not too energetic
Boring, Too Long, Pointless. (*)
England win
Dhoni is a Donut (*)
Gives English cricket an extra buzz
none (*)
Sex it up like tennis girls
Low standard (*)
Well played Aussie
Cook and Flower (*)
Brings cricket in to the new century
finishes very late (about 11:00) (*)
Good to see Aussie back
Cook (*)
Brings youngsters and helps England understand foreigners more
Too many games. (*)
Great selection . All year opening competitive pricing
none, unless could do with more shops. (*)
Australia have improved
England are crap (*)
Helped bowling attack
Keeping batsman out of form (*)
(*) Reviews by Ciao members