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    How cool is Steve Smith:

    Woke up to this on his Twitter:



    Steve Smith

    @stevesmith49
    Ill be back in time for the finals
    @sydneyroosters



    https://instagram.com/p/B1tTXsUHx2T/?igshid=klpgum4f1qys
    10:36 PM Aug 28, 2019Instagram

    https://twitter.com/stevesmith49/sta...636255233?s=20

    I haven't been a fan of cricket for decades (used to like it as much as league) but I have a lot of time for this guy. I have seen both him and Dave Warner at games. Both Easts tragics from childhood.

    And as a bonus we just got 30,000,000 Indian members...

  • #2
    also, Virat is a fan, thanks to young Angus

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    • #3
      Great cut out pass from Steve on the instagram link.

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      • #4
        NIce. Its great to see high profile Roosters supporters. I used to love the cricket too Johnny Tobin. A lot of people seem to have lost interest in cricket. For me it was when they just started playing so often that it became hard to keep up with.

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        • #5
          Originally posted by Old Man Rooster View Post
          NIce. Its great to see high profile Roosters supporters. I used to love the cricket too Johnny Tobin. A lot of people seem to have lost interest in cricket. For me it was when they just started playing so often that it became hard to keep up with.
          I can't pinpoint the time but maybe it was when Australia was too good for everyone else.

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          • #6
            Keary out
            Smiths in
            Finals solved

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            • #7
              Originally posted by Johnny Tobin View Post

              I can't pinpoint the time but maybe it was when Australia was too good for everyone else.
              Me too...although mine was more of a falling out of love with the Aussie cricket team dating back to the Lillee/Marsh days. It was my first taste of poor sportsmanship at the elite level and didn't sit well obviously. Then later Steve Waugh and co. continued the sledgefest if not worse.

              I'm a pretty patriotic cat but was not when it came to Aussie cricket. I was a Windies disciple with Viv my hero. Growing up in a small country town in the 60s/70s it was footy in the winter and cricket in the summer. Not much more both playing and watching. Life was simple.

              Yeah somewhere along the way I reckon Aussie cricket lost a generation of passionate local support, rightly or wrongly.

              Now cricket just bores me. I barely know the players.
              B2B is right on track.

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              • #8
                Cricket is only there to pass the time when there is no footy on

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                • #9
                  It's a shame Warner goes for the Chooks.
                  Born and bred in the eastern suburbs.

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                  • #10
                    No time for Steve Smith. Don't care he follows the Roosters. He's a cheat and a sook as is Warner. Brilliant batsmen yes, but it stops there. If Smith followed the Rabbitohs, how many here would be calling for his head?
                    "Do you expect me to talk"? "No, Mr. Bond, I expect you to die".

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                    • #11
                      Wow. Australia's two best batsmen of the last decade and some here are taking cheap pot shots. I love watching both of them bat.

                      They did the wrong thing, were punished (excessively) for it, and have done their time. Time to move on. You guys are worse than the boo-ers at the game.

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                      • #12
                        Originally posted by zac View Post
                        Wow. Australia's two best batsmen of the last decade and some here are taking cheap pot shots. I love watching both of them bat.

                        They did the wrong thing, were punished (excessively) for it, and have done their time. Time to move on. You guys are worse than the boo-ers at the game.
                        You may love watching them bat but it's hardly a cheap shot? More a reality check. Punished excessively? Smith (as Captain at the time) would consider himself very, very lucky for the minimalist time he got.
                        "Do you expect me to talk"? "No, Mr. Bond, I expect you to die".

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                        • #13
                          i dont mind smith, but warner can go support brisbane or souths or melbourne.

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                          • #14
                            Originally posted by 007 View Post

                            You may love watching them bat but it's hardly a cheap shot? More a reality check. Punished excessively? Smith (as Captain at the time) would consider himself very, very lucky for the minimalist time he got.
                            The ICC - the peak body - suspended him for what, one test? But he ends up getting the longest suspension ever recorded for ball tampering. Hardly minimal.

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                            • #15
                              Originally posted by Jacks Fur Coat View Post

                              Me too...although mine was more of a falling out of love with the Aussie cricket team dating back to the Lillee/Marsh days. It was my first taste of poor sportsmanship at the elite level and didn't sit well obviously. Then later Steve Waugh and co. continued the sledgefest if not worse.

                              I'm a pretty patriotic cat but was not when it came to Aussie cricket. I was a Windies disciple with Viv my hero. Growing up in a small country town in the 60s/70s it was footy in the winter and cricket in the summer. Not much more both playing and watching. Life was simple.

                              Yeah somewhere along the way I reckon Aussie cricket lost a generation of passionate local support, rightly or wrongly.

                              Now cricket just bores me. I barely know the players.
                              Just wondering JFC which town if you dont mind me asking.

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