Louis Expounds Upon Twenty20

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go on then

jhøshea, Tuesday, 25 September 2007 14:26 (fourteen years ago) link

first there is an 'opening' ceremony
http://uk.cricinfo.com/db/PICTURES/CMS/70500/70583.jpg

Just got offed, Tuesday, 25 September 2007 15:20 (fourteen years ago) link

the first batsman must be metrosexually dressed, for the good of equality
http://www.thegoogly.com/images/2007/06/25/dalrynple.jpg

Just got offed, Tuesday, 25 September 2007 15:22 (fourteen years ago) link

sometimes when the batsman is angry he slide-tackles the ball towards the cowering wicketkeeper
http://static.surreycricket.com/images/width530/tsunamihomepage-393.jpg

Just got offed, Tuesday, 25 September 2007 15:24 (fourteen years ago) link

it is a very silly game
http://nonstriker.files.wordpress.com/2007/06/dhoni.jpg

Just got offed, Tuesday, 25 September 2007 15:26 (fourteen years ago) link

oh dear. his opponent guessed which hand the ball was in. he had been so subtle as well. now his side must play with no pants.
http://www.pcboard.com.pk/pictures/12/12845.jpg

Just got offed, Tuesday, 25 September 2007 15:28 (fourteen years ago) link

there's always one who forgets his helmet
http://images.sportinglife.com/07/09/330/Collingwood_571746.jpg

Just got offed, Tuesday, 25 September 2007 15:33 (fourteen years ago) link

as punishment, he is laughed at by girls aloud
http://news.bbc.co.uk/media/images/41360000/jpg/_41360789_girlsaloud300.jpg

Just got offed, Tuesday, 25 September 2007 15:36 (fourteen years ago) link

the whole world is watching, even when you need to scratch your sack
http://www.willisms.com/archives/cricketer.jpg

Just got offed, Tuesday, 25 September 2007 15:39 (fourteen years ago) link

it can be a very frustrating game
http://www.pcboard.com.pk/pictures/12/12647.jpg

Just got offed, Tuesday, 25 September 2007 15:45 (fourteen years ago) link

but it makes some people happy
http://www.cricinfo.com/db/PICTURES/CMS/77200/77295.jpg

Just got offed, Tuesday, 25 September 2007 15:48 (fourteen years ago) link

here is the fast-food stand. observe the chef literally hitting chickens out of the air so he can cook them
http://www.theage.com.au/ffximage/2006/01/10/10ssymonds_narrowweb__300x359,2.jpg

Just got offed, Tuesday, 25 September 2007 15:55 (fourteen years ago) link

every team has a ninja. here the batsman takes a defensive stance. he does not know that the ninja is behind him.
http://shinymedia.blogs.com/photos/uncategorized/2007/04/08/ashraful.jpg

Just got offed, Tuesday, 25 September 2007 16:03 (fourteen years ago) link

this is the greatest player in the world. he is about to beat up a photographer.
http://www.cricinfo.com/db/PICTURES/CMS/76600/76681.jpg

Just got offed, Tuesday, 25 September 2007 16:06 (fourteen years ago) link

sometimes the wicketkeeper is mad and tries to play volleyball instead
http://www.smh.com.au/ffximage/2007/09/16/crick_saneth_wideweb__470x333,0.jpg

Just got offed, Tuesday, 25 September 2007 16:16 (fourteen years ago) link

no you fools it has to go over the net
http://newsimg.bbc.co.uk/media/images/42795000/jpg/_42795063_oram416.jpg

Just got offed, Tuesday, 25 September 2007 16:18 (fourteen years ago) link

there is joy
http://images.tvnz.co.nz/tvnz_images/sport/cricket/blackcaps_2005/marshall_retro_d.jpg

Just got offed, Tuesday, 25 September 2007 16:22 (fourteen years ago) link

and there is sadness
http://newsimg.bbc.co.uk/media/images/44121000/jpg/_44121752_prior203.jpg

Just got offed, Tuesday, 25 September 2007 16:26 (fourteen years ago) link

but it all ends with a big party!
http://uk.cricinfo.com/db/PICTURES/CMS/70500/70585.jpg

Just got offed, Tuesday, 25 September 2007 16:28 (fourteen years ago) link

so everyone goes home happy in the end.
http://news.bbc.co.uk/media/images/44135000/jpg/_44135414_cricket2_ap416.jpg

Just got offed, Tuesday, 25 September 2007 16:33 (fourteen years ago) link

twenty20: the game of now
http://www.yorkshireccc.com/hospitality/countyhospitality/Twenty20cup2007/image

Just got offed, Tuesday, 25 September 2007 16:43 (fourteen years ago) link

what was it with all the wymyn in this one?

Heave Ho, Tuesday, 25 September 2007 18:25 (fourteen years ago) link

A+++++++++++++

W4LTER, Tuesday, 25 September 2007 22:20 (fourteen years ago) link

thx louis glad we got a handle on that

jhøshea, Tuesday, 25 September 2007 23:12 (fourteen years ago) link

Ha ha ha well done LJ.

kv_nol, Wednesday, 26 September 2007 08:45 (fourteen years ago) link

good thread

Hurting 2, Thursday, 27 September 2007 14:01 (fourteen years ago) link

i understand it now.

gr8080, Friday, 28 September 2007 05:07 (fourteen years ago) link

three years pass...

damn just as I head to bed

― gospermaban sim gishel (acoleuthic), Friday, December 3, 2010 9:45 AM (28 minutes ago) Bookmark

nakhchivan how am I meant 2 adulate yr harried new posting persona, fuck it I'm going back 2 bed

― gospermaban sim gishel (acoleuthic), Friday, December 3, 2010 10:06 AM (6 minutes ago) Bookmark

good luck to the good guys, RIP, zzzz

― gospermaban sim gishel (acoleuthic), Friday, December 3, 2010 10:09 AM (4 minutes ago) Bookmark

dude that was self-checking deprecation, yr truths they are already manifest

zz

― gospermaban sim gishel (acoleuthic), Friday, December 3, 2010 10:12 AM (6 seconds ago) Bookmark

rip whiney g weingarten 03/11 never forget (history mayne), Friday, 3 December 2010 10:14 (ten years ago) link

#goingtobed

rip whiney g weingarten 03/11 never forget (history mayne), Friday, 3 December 2010 10:15 (ten years ago) link

you just keep me hanging on

wee willie winkie, Friday, 3 December 2010 10:16 (ten years ago) link

five years pass...

let's do this in here actually

Laertiades (imago), Tuesday, 15 March 2016 16:45 (five years ago) link

eternal lolz @ India for this

Laertiades (imago), Tuesday, 15 March 2016 16:45 (five years ago) link

four years pass...

Anyone else watching Trinidad steamroller the rest of the Caribbean in the CPL recently?

Pravin Tambe just sprinted to take a diving catch like he was thirty years younger.

Scampo di tutti i Scampi (ShariVari), Sunday, 6 September 2020 15:07 (one year ago) link

Bloody hell, 49 in a month! Hope for us all...

imago, Sunday, 6 September 2020 20:01 (one year ago) link

Semi-final win over Jamaica wrapped up with five overs to spare. Narine, Hosein and Bravo all with an economy rate of four or under. Eleven wins out of eleven.

Of course, they’ll lose the final now but TKR have been superb.

Scampo di tutti i Scampi (ShariVari), Tuesday, 8 September 2020 16:59 (one year ago) link

Rakheem Cornwall with a diving catch to finish off Guyana for 55 all out.

TKR vs Zouks is going to be great.

Scampo di tutti i Scampi (ShariVari), Tuesday, 8 September 2020 22:45 (one year ago) link

Cornwall went early but Fletcher and Deyal are murdering the TKR bowlers ;_;

74-1 off eight overs.

Scampo di tutti i Scampi (ShariVari), Thursday, 10 September 2020 14:44 (one year ago) link

Zouks are the team I'm supporting (partly for Cornwall but also as I think they were the bunch that hired Jarrod Kimber as a selector) so not displeased by this

imago, Thursday, 10 September 2020 14:53 (one year ago) link

Zouks all out for 154, which could be worse for TKR, i guess. Given how they breezed through Guyana, i'd still fancy St Lucia.

Scampo di tutti i Scampi (ShariVari), Thursday, 10 September 2020 15:48 (one year ago) link

What are these insane bowling choices for the Zouks mind you? Spin is not travelling at all so let's bowl loads of pace?

imago, Thursday, 10 September 2020 16:58 (one year ago) link

Bringing Williams back on was the sort of insanely stupid bowling change not even a child would consider

imago, Thursday, 10 September 2020 17:05 (one year ago) link

Until Zahir’s over I still thought the Zouks would do it. Kuggeleijn going for 16 in his last over was unexpected.

It was a terrific performance by TKR, after the first ten Zouks overs. Simmons and Bravo running through the Zouks’ dances as they hit six after six was rubbing it in a bit.

Scampo di tutti i Scampi (ShariVari), Thursday, 10 September 2020 17:42 (one year ago) link

Jofra Archer has just hit four consecutive sixes off Ngidi in the IPL and there are still four balls in the over.

Scampo di tutti i Scampi (ShariVari), Tuesday, 22 September 2020 15:49 (one year ago) link

Could have easily been a 40-run over. Which has happened to me before. I know.

imago, Tuesday, 22 September 2020 15:52 (one year ago) link

Smith and Samson are chasing 224 in Sharjah so drivers on the Al Wasit Highway watch out.

Scampo di tutti i Scampi (ShariVari), Sunday, 27 September 2020 16:20 (one year ago) link

Pooran with possibly the best piece of fielding I’ve ever seen. Dived over the rope to catch the ball and threw it back underarm to save a six before he landed.

Scampo di tutti i Scampi (ShariVari), Sunday, 27 September 2020 16:37 (one year ago) link

unbelievable !!

Pooran 🔥😆 pic.twitter.com/LURbC5TIIb

— Şakēth #Dream11IPL 🏏🇮🇳 (@SakethC7) September 27, 2020

Scampo di tutti i Scampi (ShariVari), Sunday, 27 September 2020 16:38 (one year ago) link

UNBELIEVABLE fielding from Nicholas Pooran! 😳👏

That is absolutely sensational. The best save in IPL history? 🔥#Dream11IPL

📺 Watch live 👉 https://t.co/o2UhEk00z4
📋 Scorecard 👉 https://t.co/aMNpXX3hdL pic.twitter.com/1fOZVKCCUn

— Sky Sports Cricket (@SkyCricket) September 27, 2020

With video.

Scampo di tutti i Scampi (ShariVari), Sunday, 27 September 2020 19:29 (one year ago) link

KKR needed 92 from 30 balls. They now need 42 off 16. Incredible match.

Scampo di tutti i Scampi (ShariVari), Saturday, 3 October 2020 17:52 (one year ago) link

Very even IPL so far

imago, Saturday, 3 October 2020 23:29 (one year ago) link

That's hilarious. Moeen managing to get himself run out, first ball, on a free hit.

Scampo di tutti i Scampi (ShariVari), Friday, 6 November 2020 14:53 (eleven months ago) link

just incredibly rude

imago, Friday, 6 November 2020 15:08 (eleven months ago) link

what a complete garbage joke team lol

imago, Friday, 6 November 2020 15:28 (eleven months ago) link

they may have finished 4th but clearly the worst in the whole competition imo

imago, Friday, 6 November 2020 15:29 (eleven months ago) link

Jason Holder is good at cricket, it turns out

Neil S, Friday, 6 November 2020 15:30 (eleven months ago) link

I was wondering where Zampa had gone.

Scampo di tutti i Scampi (ShariVari), Friday, 6 November 2020 16:40 (eleven months ago) link

wtf is this

imago, Friday, 6 November 2020 16:49 (eleven months ago) link

How have they let themselves get into this situation?

Scampo di tutti i Scampi (ShariVari), Friday, 6 November 2020 17:34 (eleven months ago) link

Ok, never mind.

Scampo di tutti i Scampi (ShariVari), Friday, 6 November 2020 17:35 (eleven months ago) link

iceman stuff

imago, Friday, 6 November 2020 17:41 (eleven months ago) link

rip prithvi shaw lol

imago, Sunday, 8 November 2020 14:29 (eleven months ago) link

They couldn’t...could they?

Scampo di tutti i Scampi (ShariVari), Sunday, 8 November 2020 17:17 (eleven months ago) link

Ah, rats.

Scampo di tutti i Scampi (ShariVari), Sunday, 8 November 2020 17:30 (eleven months ago) link

Just typing that i hoped Dhawan could pull out a big innings to make it competitive and he gets skittled before i could finish the sentence.

Scampo di tutti i Scampi (ShariVari), Tuesday, 10 November 2020 14:20 (eleven months ago) link

It's a shame the final wasn't against a more unpredictable team (KXIP, KK, even SRH).

Scampo di tutti i Scampi (ShariVari), Tuesday, 10 November 2020 14:22 (eleven months ago) link

Hmm. Maybe they're not dead yet.

Scampo di tutti i Scampi (ShariVari), Tuesday, 10 November 2020 14:48 (eleven months ago) link

not a bad total for a final

imago, Tuesday, 10 November 2020 15:57 (eleven months ago) link

ah but ruthless rohit

imago, Tuesday, 10 November 2020 16:52 (eleven months ago) link

Never in doubt at any point throughout the season. Very well deserved.

Scampo di tutti i Scampi (ShariVari), Tuesday, 10 November 2020 17:24 (eleven months ago) link

otm

imago, Tuesday, 10 November 2020 17:33 (eleven months ago) link

five months pass...

Rajasthan vs Punjab was a blast.

Samson had 119 off 61, with RR needing five off the last two balls, turned down a single, which would have meant Morris could win the game with a four, kept strike and smashed the ball to the fielder at deep.

Scampo di tutti i Scampi (ShariVari), Monday, 12 April 2021 18:14 (six months ago) link

two weeks pass...

Fabulous 87 off 34 from Pollard vs Chennai to secure the second highest successful run chase in IPL history.

Scampo di tutti i Scampi (ShariVari), Saturday, 1 May 2021 18:05 (five months ago) link

https://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/cricket/56978321

Season suspended, for obvious reasons.

idk why they didn’t just stay in the UAE for at least one more season.

Scampo di tutti i Scampi (ShariVari), Tuesday, 4 May 2021 10:38 (five months ago) link

India basically decided to not see this coming en masse from what it looks like

imago, Tuesday, 4 May 2021 10:40 (five months ago) link

Says a British person

Scamp Granada (gyac), Tuesday, 4 May 2021 14:07 (five months ago) link

five months pass...

Mumbai vs Hyderabad should be fun.

Mumbai need to win by 171 runs to overtake KKR and qualify for the last playoff place, which sounds completely implausible but the Sunrisers have nothing to play for and MI will likely have a good go at it.

Scampo di tutti i Scampi (ShariVari), Friday, 8 October 2021 13:41 (one week ago) link

Ishan Kishan has a 16-ball half-century already.

Annoying that they're showing the RCB / Delhi match on TV though.

Scampo di tutti i Scampi (ShariVari), Friday, 8 October 2021 14:18 (one week ago) link

Two phenomenal games in the knockouts so far.

Sunil Narine bowled magnificently against RCB tonight, picking up four wickets and unlucky not to get five or six, then walks out to bat in a tight game and hits three consecutive sixes.

Scampo di tutti i Scampi (ShariVari), Monday, 11 October 2021 17:40 (one week ago) link

Off his first three balls! KKR decided to let RCB make a game of it for some reason but thankfully Kohli's lot have failed again

imago, Monday, 11 October 2021 17:46 (one week ago) link

Why are KKR so bad at finishing? This should not have been close.

Scampo di tutti i Scampi (ShariVari), Wednesday, 13 October 2021 17:28 (six days ago) link

lol what the hell is going on

imago, Wednesday, 13 October 2021 17:29 (six days ago) link

Hard to imagine anyone worse than Morgan in this situation.

Scampo di tutti i Scampi (ShariVari), Wednesday, 13 October 2021 17:35 (six days ago) link

Lol, as I was saying.

Scampo di tutti i Scampi (ShariVari), Wednesday, 13 October 2021 17:35 (six days ago) link

if they fuck this up, it is absolutely the worst choke in any sport that i have witnessed

imago, Wednesday, 13 October 2021 17:37 (six days ago) link

I’m raging.

Scampo di tutti i Scampi (ShariVari), Wednesday, 13 October 2021 17:39 (six days ago) link

This is insane.

toby, Wednesday, 13 October 2021 17:40 (six days ago) link

Noooooooo

Scampo di tutti i Scampi (ShariVari), Wednesday, 13 October 2021 17:42 (six days ago) link

WTF.

toby, Wednesday, 13 October 2021 17:42 (six days ago) link

i cannot

imago, Wednesday, 13 October 2021 17:43 (six days ago) link

Yes!

Scampo di tutti i Scampi (ShariVari), Wednesday, 13 October 2021 17:44 (six days ago) link

Yes!

toby, Wednesday, 13 October 2021 17:44 (six days ago) link

What a game.

Scampo di tutti i Scampi (ShariVari), Wednesday, 13 October 2021 17:45 (six days ago) link

CSK the real winners, lol

imago, Wednesday, 13 October 2021 17:46 (six days ago) link

if they'd lost that, venkatesh iyer should have been allowed to play in the final for delhi

imago, Wednesday, 13 October 2021 17:46 (six days ago) link

this Gaikwad is a wonderful monster isn't he

imago, Friday, 15 October 2021 14:18 (four days ago) link

I always forget how psychotic of a batsman Uthappa is

imago, Friday, 15 October 2021 15:05 (four days ago) link

RIP Lockie Ferguson

imago, Friday, 15 October 2021 15:35 (four days ago) link

imo Dhoni retires after this, regardless of result

imago, Friday, 15 October 2021 16:19 (four days ago) link

KKR's middle order doing its Special Dance

imago, Friday, 15 October 2021 17:26 (four days ago) link

Scotland just beat Bangladesh in the first stage of the World Cup.

Scampo di tutti i Scampi (ShariVari), Sunday, 17 October 2021 17:56 (two days ago) link


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