Saturday, July 11, 2009

Predictions in full


In case visitors are curious as to what everyone predicted (because lets face it, we cricket fans are an anorak wearing bunch), this update will make it all clear.

Roscoe and my predictions were over here.
Those from Well Pitched are over here.

Below we have the predictions from Jrod's Cricket With Balls


Most Runs Overall - Simon Katich, he will dig himself in like the tick he is.
Most Runs England - Andrew Strauss, he will make runs the correct and proper way
Most Runs Australia - Phil Hughes, I figure if I spread my bets I have more chance of winning.
Most Wickets Overall - Mitchell Johnson, you can’t beat the tongue ring
Most Wickets England - Graeme Swann, that magnificent chin.
Most Wickets Australia - Peter Siddle, why not
Best Tosser (captain who wins the most tosses) - Ricky Ponting
Man of the Series - Mitchell Johnson

1st Test Result - Draw
2nd Test Result - Australia
3rd Test Result - England
4th Test Result - Australia
5th Test Result - draw
Overall series result - 2-1 australia

Number of Tests that lose overs to rain (note, not bad light) - Three
Number of Tests that Flintoff will be able to manage - Three
Number of Tests won by an innings - None
Number of Tests played by McDonald - None
Number of Tests played by Lee - None


Next up is Brian from Different Shades Of Green.

Most Runs Overall (Pietersen)
Most Runs England (Pietersen)
Most Runs Australia (Katich)
Most Wickets Overall (Anderson)
Most Wickets England (Anderson)
Most Wickets Australia (Johnson)
Best Tosser (Strauss) Man of the Series (Anderson)
1st Test Result (Draw)
2nd Test Result (Draw)
3rd Test Result (Australia Win)
4th Test Result (Draw)
5th Test Result (England Win)
Overall series result (1-1)

Number of Tests that lose overs to rain (note, not bad light) (4)
Number of Tests that Flintoff will be able to manage (5)
Number of Tests won by an innings (0)
Number of Tests played by McDonald (0)
Number of Tests played by Lee (3)


The guesstimating concludes with predictions from Damith, creator of The Fly Slip.

Most Runs Overall - ricky ponting
Most Runs England - ravi bopara
Most Runs Australia - ponting
Most Wickets Overall - mitchel johnson
Most Wickets England - anderson
Most Wickets Australia - johnson
Best Tosser (captain who wins the most tosses) - strauss
Man of the Series - johnson

1st Test Result - draw
2nd Test Result - australia
3rd Test Result - england
4th Test Result - england
5th Test Result - draw
Overall series result - 2-1 australia

Number of Tests that lose overs to rain (note, not bad light) - 2
Number of Tests that Flintoff will be able to manage - 4
Number of Tests won by an innings - 1
Number of Tests played by McDonald - 1
Number of Tests played by Lee - 2


Last and decidedly least, skroegerj and Krish left their predictions over here.

2 comments:

skroegerj said...

Hahaha...I'm honoured that you attach such little importance to non-bloggers predictions. I feel like I've been knighted by Shane Warne in a thong. :D

Darren Buser on July 12, 2009 at 10:39 PM said...

I don't make the rules. I just live by them :-P

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