Bess takes 5-30 as England seize control
14/01/2021 | sport | cricket | 509
Dom Bess takes 5-30 as a dreadful Sri Lanka batting display leaves England in control after day one of the first Test at Galle.
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14/01/2021 12:14:51 3 17
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worst standard in a long time...dreadful.
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14/01/2021 13:06:32 3 3
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England are the greatest team ever to be fair, look at how theyve destroyed the world class sri lankans on their own turf....stunning performance.
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14/01/2021 14:28:10 10 1
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Where's Maksi Norway ?
After having lambasted Bess all last Summer i'm waiting for him to claim that Bess's new County Yorkshire have already coached him into becoming the world's best spinner !!!
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14/01/2021 14:49:01 2 1
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Not seen the usual Galle dustbowl we have come to expect in Sri Lanka.. however day 3 could be interesting ( if we get that far).
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14/01/2021 12:41:48 9 20
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England have won 1 series in Australia since 1987 and have not one a Test match there since 2011.
So your point is?
He has no point. Say what you said to English fans and they soon shut up.

England hadn't won an Ashes series in Australia for 23 years before the 2010/11 series. Haven't won a single Test (!!) there since then, either.
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I have read the bbc conclusion of this first and I think the term the bbc are struggling to find is

Well played England

bbc what are they like
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When they play but we cannot watch... It means nothing to your average Englishman. Imagine being a player who had the best game of their life and hardley anyone in England sees it.... Pointless Removed
why does this meanless rubbish need to take place at all now under covid rules gettind covid under control is surely more inportant Removed
I agree,everyone to stay at home for the next 2 years no exceptions. if you can't grow your own food,tough luck. Removed
Covid deniers insist that we really on their opinion relating to the impact of covid and the NHS

Rather than us seeing and understand the 100,000 deaths from covid so far
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Given this global pandemic ...I am amazed that this tour/series has been allowed.

So wrong.
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I suppose that means Bairstow is a shoe in for the next decade. Removed
You must to be mistaking him for St Jos... Removed
Never mind the cricket, the birdwatching was good. Anyone know what the flocks of black birds were, House Crows? Cattle Egrets too and, have to say it, a couple of ducks???? although they were Sri Lankan batsmen!! Great to see Broad continuing last year's good form. Removed
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14/01/2021 17:21:45 1 0
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Might be some Golden ones too.
Sad to see the decline of Sri Lanka. To be expected given the retirements of world class batsmen and dubious actioned spin and pace bowlers. Removed
I suppose that means Bairstow is a shoe in for the next decade. Removed
You must to be mistaking him for St Jos... Removed
Even the Australians could beat Sri Lanka - without cheating Removed
why does this meanless rubbish need to take place at all now under covid rules gettind covid under control is surely more inportant Removed
I agree,everyone to stay at home for the next 2 years no exceptions. if you can't grow your own food,tough luck. Removed
Does anyone think Moeen recognised he was a lucky bowler when he was getting all those wickets off bad balls early in his test career?

I really don't know the answer to that but I know Bess response is a the right one - take good fortune but keep trying to get better and learn from every experience

India will toast Bess if he bowls like that against Kohli and co
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14/01/2021 12:53:48 81 12
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It was lovely to be lying in bed listening :-) TMS, I've missed you xx

I didn't expect the Comedy Classic Lunchtime Spot though - Ali Mitchell's interview with Justin Langer was brilliant. Listening to Langer, trying to defend the indefensible, did have me wondering if it was actually Trump practising an Australian accent...
Looks like a cheat

Sounds like a cheat

Smells like a cheat

Clearly a cheat
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