The Bearded Wonder RIP

Feb 2nd, 2009, 02:51 AM
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The Bearded Wonder RIP

Bill Frindall has died.

http://www.iht.com/articles/2009/02/...T.1-420095.php

TMS will be a slightly sadder place.
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Feb 2nd, 2009, 02:58 AM
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I always thought Dubai wasn't a place anyone sensible went to, except to save money on flights to the Far East. And not leave the airport.

The ICC should never have moved (or changed its name either for that matter). No-one ever got legionnaire's at Lord's.
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Feb 2nd, 2009, 03:00 AM
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No-one ever got legionnaire's at Lord's. >>>

I got food poisoning.
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Feb 2nd, 2009, 03:01 AM
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Also: Dubai: Butlins for twats.
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Feb 2nd, 2009, 03:22 AM
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RIP Bearded Wonder - you made cricket scoring into an art form.

TMS gets a little less attractive with his passing.

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Feb 2nd, 2009, 03:32 AM
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Amen to all of that. Bill Frindall was as much TMS as Jonners was and Aggers is.

God help all the US trying to understand this thread!

RIP Bill--end of an innings but the start of a new match.
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Feb 2nd, 2009, 03:37 AM
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THinking about this though, it means there's a job vacancy.

I am anal about cricket stats, like cake and have a beard.

Would it be too early to send in my CV?

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Feb 2nd, 2009, 03:40 AM
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Perhaps a decent period of mourning might be appropriate!

I thing Wendy might get it, but that would still leave a vacancy somewhere that you could apply for now!
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Feb 2nd, 2009, 03:42 AM
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I know about pigeons and buses too.

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Feb 2nd, 2009, 03:43 AM
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But Henry is still with us?
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Feb 2nd, 2009, 03:48 AM
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He's VERY old.
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Feb 2nd, 2009, 03:50 AM
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Ah, so you play a long game then. I presume that you expect the longevity to outlast Bloers, so I have e-mailed him to ask how he's feeling.
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Feb 2nd, 2009, 03:54 AM
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"Buses, pigeons, Aggers, Buses"

I'm rehearsing.
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Feb 2nd, 2009, 03:56 AM
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send in the CV C-W!
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Feb 2nd, 2009, 04:04 AM
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Bloers says:

My dear old thing, I feel as sprightly as a red bus on the Harleyford Road. Tell CW that I'll be around for a bit yet!
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Feb 2nd, 2009, 05:55 AM
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Very sad.

Blowers is definitly losing it - Buses and pigeons are all very well, but he is starting to gabble when a wicket is lost.

Boycott and Aggers in tandem is a joy to listen to. I am not convinced about the addition of Tufnell to the team.

If listing reasons I love being British, TMS comes very high.
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Feb 2nd, 2009, 06:40 AM
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I hate Boycott - he is so strident, and he wakes me up. Not the intention of TMS at all. It just be this gentle burble that one half listens to most of the time, not that b****y Yorkshire man sounding off all the time. However it is fun to hear the others poke fun at him and him not get it at all.
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Feb 2nd, 2009, 07:25 AM
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I like Boycott, although I preferred the old model. He's toned down his entertaining bile since returning from his wife-slapping induced exile.

The biggest crime was last summer's introduction of that Poo-gash fellow...
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Feb 2nd, 2009, 07:30 AM
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'Tis true.
TMS is not what it was and with the demise of Bill Frindall it can only go down hill further - unless C-W gets the job of course!
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Feb 3rd, 2009, 05:57 AM
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Cracking creekeet on a cracking creekeet weekeet. My granny could have caught that in her pinny.

I'm still practicing.

(Boycott was a boyhood hero of mine. Still is really)
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