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Old 12-28-2012, 03:09 AM   #551 (permalink)
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What? Can't someone love T20s and ODIs but hate tests?
India are an absolute shamble of a test team right now so it's no wonder you hate test cricket.
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Old 12-28-2012, 03:21 AM   #552 (permalink)
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Except SA are happy and busy playing Boxing Day T20 matches
They played one this year which is being scrapped due to the cricket public wanting the Boxing Day test back
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India are an absolute shamble of a test team right now so it's no wonder you hate test cricket.

I was hating test cricket even when we were No.1 in it Go figure.
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They played one this year which is being scrapped due to the cricket public wanting the Boxing Day test back
Guess what? The match was sold out and the stadium was full. Never heard that before during Boxing Day tests.
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Boxing Day test here is always full MCG on boxing day always gets a ton of people, this year it got 67,138 people in on day 1. SA/NZ in T20 only got a crowd of 13,885. Thats nearly 5 times the attendance for the test in just one day.
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Boxing Day test here is always full MCG on boxing day always gets a ton of people, this year it got 67,138 people in on day 1. SA/NZ in T20 only got a crowd of 13,885. Thats nearly 5 times the attendance for the test in just one day.

I was talking in context of South Africa Reading comprehension, my dear boy.
About Boxing Tests vs Boxing Day T20 in SA.

Oh, and all the tickets were sold out for that T20 match. You cannot fill 65k people in a 15-20k stadium
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Which team you bandwagon/follow in BBL?

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Read more: http://www.foxsports.com.au/cricket/...#ixzz2GL1oxoiH
Tendulkar retires from ODIs and international T20s to prolong his test career. Sachin recognises the importance of the 5-day format, and thus wants to prolong his career in it.
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Tendulkar retires from ODIs and international T20s to prolong his test career. Sachin recognises the importance of the 5-day format, and thus wants to prolong his career in it.
That is his personal perspective. Makes sense because he grew up playing tests and ODIs and have not played T20 as much compared to those, which means he has not adapted well to T20 skillset. IN any case, that is irrelevant of what viewers and fans prefer.
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I was talking in context of South Africa Reading comprehension, my dear boy.
About Boxing Tests vs Boxing Day T20 in SA.

Oh, and all the tickets were sold out for that T20 match. You cannot fill 65k people in a 15-20k stadium
Last Boxing day test in South Africa got a crowd of just over 13000 on the first day. Thats so much different than the t20

oh and as you point out its a stadium with a 19000 capacity, so in what world is a bit under 14k a sell out?
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That is his personal perspective. Makes sense because he grew up playing tests and ODIs and have not played T20 as much compared to those, which means he has not adapted well to T20 skillset. IN any case, that is irrelevant of what viewers and fans prefer.
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Last Boxing day test in South Africa got a crowd of just over 13000 on the first day. Thats so much different than the t20

oh and as you point out its a stadium with a 19000 capacity, so in what world is a bit under 14k a sell out?
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