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Kenya vs West Indies.. World Cup 96..

Onionman0 2023-09-24 08:16:42 

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Onionman0 2023-09-24 08:17:37 

It was going we are out of World Cup 2023.....Happy CPL!!!!

Raggs 2023-09-24 10:24:25 

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Exactly we getting all hot and sweet about lick_ lick cricket when the real situation is taking place next wk and we are not wanted at the real party.

Barry 2023-09-24 10:35:21 

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The semi final loss under Ritchie was the beginning of death- no Dottie should ever lead anything rolleyes wink

pooranian 2023-09-24 14:52:44 

In reply to Barry

Wi had real good chance to win that 96 wc..

doosra 2023-09-24 15:08:19 

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good? man wi won that until Richie dem freeze up big grin

Barry 2023-09-24 15:11:39 

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Until Ritchie change the batting order ...

Barry 2023-09-24 15:15:46 

The start provided by the West Indies top order was in stark contrast to Australia's. Shivnarine Chanderpaul added a quick 68 with Brian Lara and 72 with Richardson. The dew played into West Indies' hands: the legspinners Shane Warne and Law threw up full-tosses. Bishop recalls the dew wasn't "terrible" but good enough for the ball to slide on to the bat nicely.

Then came a bizarre incident. In the 27th over, a full-blooded sweep by Richardson off Warne struck the square-leg umpire, BC Cooray, on the side of the head. What could have been a boundary ended up being two. The two runs inadvertently "saved" by Cooray were recalled when Australia won by five runs, though, at the time, Bishop says, the incident barely registered because West Indies were cruising at 99 for 2.

It all appeared a formality in the 42nd over with West Indies at 165 for 2. But then Chanderpaul was caught at mid-on trying to heave over the infield. Bishop remembers the first signs of twitchiness in the dressing room were felt when the batting order was mysteriously shuffled, with Roger Harper and Ottis Gibson promoted over Jimmy Adams and Keith Arthurton

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Barry 2023-09-24 15:16:40 

Damn liar that Christian Bishop-he knows what happened ... come in onionman
lol lol lol lol lol lol

Barry 2023-09-24 15:19:04 

"I think it [the panic] came from my side when the batting order was changed. I can only speak for myself. I know my ability with the bat. All I had to do was play it a little straighter and work it around. As soon as it got down to a few wickets left, we started realising we were messing this up."

Richardson watched it unravel from the non-striker's end. Roger Harper shuffled too far across to Glenn McGrath, Arthurton's favoured midwicket slog found the edge, Adams was trapped lbw on the sweep, and Gibson was caught behind trying to cut Warne. At 187 for 7, the tide had turned Australia's way and they were now throwing themselves at everything. A sweetly timed drive by Bishop sped towards the cover boundary but Ricky Ponting's valiant dive saved Australia a run. Bishop then had no answer to a Warne flipper and he walked back for 3, leaving West Indies eight down with 14 to get.

Richardson held the fort at one end, smashing boundaries to the leg side to help his side inch ahead, but the attrition rate at the other reduced his farewell tournament to a nightmare. With ten needed off the final over, bowled by Damien Fleming, Richardson fetched a boundary off the first ball but chose to pinch a single off the second, resulting in Ambrose being run-out.

When dotties rule .... confused confused confused confused confused confused confused

Cheeks 2023-09-24 16:50:35 

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When dotties rule ..

Windies won multiple worldcups??

Jumpstart 2023-09-24 17:53:18 

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Boy serious eh. Wasn’t around for it but I’ve watched that semi final every time the CWC has come around and they’ve rebroadcasted it. Boy dat was as bad as animus SA choke. We should never have lost to any other team in that tournament after beating South Africa because they were the misters in that World Cup. Beating every team to a pulp and we beat them. Should have gone on to win the world cup

Barry 2023-09-24 18:02:10 

In reply to Cheeks

Not with scammy- Gayle, Badree, Simmons despite… cool

Barry 2023-09-24 18:03:11 

In reply to Cheeks

Bishop was right there- he lie? How I know? lol lol razz razz