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Those Pressure Cooker Situations

Our cricket commentary and commentators thrive on the banal—somebody needs to pad up, inject some intelligence and passion

Those Pressure Cooker Situations
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Those Pressure Cooker Situations
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Cricket Cliches

  • That was a regulation catch, it should have been taken
  • Remember, catches win matches
  • It doesn’t matter how they come, they all count at this stage
  • He is a very powerful hitter of the ball
  • It has been a cracker of a game
  • They have stolen defeat from the mouth of victory
  • He has the safest pair of hands
  • That’s a bread-and-butter shot
  • They will now have to put on their thinking caps
  • I have a feeling this game will go down to the wire
  • “That’s good thinking”—when a batsman takes a single after hitting a six
  • “He bowls wicket-to-wicket”—this to a bowler who doesn’t have either pace or turn
  • The next 10 overs will decide this match.
  • If...
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