Is this not the perfect time to start over?

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The forum will roar back into life once some cricket starts again I'm sure!
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It better. It’s really a great place to discuss cricket.
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The best days of the forum are well and truly gone in my opinion, but there’s still some good topics of conversation.
I reckon it peaked probably nearly a decade ago when we were returning to test cricket. The 2010-11 years were especially exciting with so many players returning

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sloandog wrote:
Sat Sep 05, 2020 10:11 am
The best days of the forum are well and truly gone in my opinion, but there’s still some good topics of conversation.
I reckon it peaked probably nearly a decade ago when we were returning to test cricket. The 2010-11 years were especially exciting with so many players returning
Quality > quantity.

Even if a match thread only has 40-50 posts of good quality analysis it’s better than 400 posts of “bowled” or “MAXIMUM”. Not that that bit of color doesn’t have its place.

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This places business is directly correlated to cricket played

That said, ZC is kind of like 'children of men'.
Not many new fans are being captured by this team. All the fans here from what I can see were drawn to the Zim teams of old (pre 2004). Everyone's now in their thirties at least.
Some younger Zimbabweans and thirsty Indians that will follow anything fed ball related, but they are the mueddies with their contributions
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Well series against PAK coming soon. Zim’s ODI Super League campaign begins.
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Kriterion_BD wrote:
Sun Sep 06, 2020 2:30 am
Well series against PAK coming soon. Zim’s ODI Super League campaign begins.
Is it confirmed :?

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I am thankful for this forum every time I even start to look at other cricket forums. They are mostly garbage with people flinging insults.
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eugene wrote:
Sun Sep 06, 2020 11:32 pm
I am thankful for this forum every time I even start to look at other cricket forums. They are mostly garbage with people flinging insults.
This forum’s had a fair share of this

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Re: Is this not the perfect time to start over?

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I think every forum has it's fair share of flinging insults. This one has it more when there is something going on. When nothing is happening and there is silence, the usual disrupters disappear.

On a side note, congrats to Raza for winning the CPL. He didn't get much of a bat, but bowled really well in most of the games he played. Would have been good for him to play alongside the likes of Simmons, Pollard, Narine, and I'm sure he would have taken the opportunity to catch up with Andy who was coaching St Lucia who they beat in the final.

I know international cricket is a bit hard to come by. This would have been the perfect opportunity for ZC to create a player bubble, a youtube channel and put on some domestic T20 competition or something like that. Most other nations seem to be playing some form of cricket or doing something.

On a side side note, wonder if ICC will be as harsh on SA as they were on us.

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