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Author Topic: Bears/Pears/Domestic Cricket Thread 2018  (Read 50069 times)

Offline Rotterdam

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Re: Bears/Pears/Domestic Cricket Thread 2018
« Reply #15 on: April 13, 2018, 07:53:38 AM »
My predictions updated...

Div 1 Surrey
Div 2 Middlesex
T20 Notts
RL Cup Surrey



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Re: Bears/Pears/Domestic Cricket Thread 2018
« Reply #16 on: April 13, 2018, 01:01:22 PM »
Stupid decision to start the season so early in April. At least leave it a further week or better still, the end of April.

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Re: Bears/Pears/Domestic Cricket Thread 2018
« Reply #17 on: April 13, 2018, 05:30:55 PM »
It hasn't rained at all today. If we hadn't made the stupid decision to get rid of the Brumbrella we could have had a full day's play.

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Re: Bears/Pears/Domestic Cricket Thread 2018
« Reply #18 on: April 13, 2018, 09:03:20 PM »
Stupid decision to start the season so early in April. At least leave it a further week or better still, the end of April.

Not really, most years we get decent weather in April and then it pisses down in August.

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Re: Bears/Pears/Domestic Cricket Thread 2018
« Reply #19 on: April 14, 2018, 04:14:26 PM »
New season but same old Bears.

139-5 off 40 overs, with Bell 66 not out. A new signing called “Extras” is second highest scorer with 31.

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Re: Bears/Pears/Domestic Cricket Thread 2018
« Reply #20 on: April 14, 2018, 07:07:51 PM »
Good recovery to 284 for 9 at close,. Ambrose not out 76, he and Wright have put on 62 for the last wicket.

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Re: Bears/Pears/Domestic Cricket Thread 2018
« Reply #21 on: April 14, 2018, 09:04:14 PM »
If you look at the other scores around the country 284 seems like 400 !

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Re: Bears/Pears/Domestic Cricket Thread 2018
« Reply #22 on: April 15, 2018, 04:45:10 PM »
Brilliant bowling from Oli Stone! Sussex 170-6. Looks like the weather will save them! Typical Bears luck! I have a feeling England will come knocking for Oli if he keeps this up....a genuine 90mph+ bowler.

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Re: Bears/Pears/Domestic Cricket Thread 2018
« Reply #23 on: April 16, 2018, 03:12:37 PM »
Brilliant bowling from Oli Stone! Sussex 170-6. Looks like the weather will save them! Typical Bears luck! I have a feeling England will come knocking for Oli if he keeps this up....a genuine 90mph+ bowler.

Really let Sussex off the hook there as they went on to make 374.  Attack looks a seam bowler short to me, if only we had an international quality one who could bat quite high up the order as well!!

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Re: Bears/Pears/Domestic Cricket Thread 2018
« Reply #24 on: April 16, 2018, 04:20:28 PM »
Brilliant bowling from Oli Stone! Sussex 170-6. Looks like the weather will save them! Typical Bears luck! I have a feeling England will come knocking for Oli if he keeps this up....a genuine 90mph+ bowler.

Really let Sussex off the hook there as they went on to make 374.  Attack looks a seam bowler short to me, if only we had an international quality one who could bat quite high up the order as well!!

Chris Woakes?

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Re: Bears/Pears/Domestic Cricket Thread 2018
« Reply #25 on: April 16, 2018, 04:32:59 PM »
Hasn't rained the last two days but complete washout at Headingley. At least the weather will be good for the countless whack it as hard and as far as you can matches no doubt.

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Re: Bears/Pears/Domestic Cricket Thread 2018
« Reply #26 on: April 16, 2018, 06:17:10 PM »
Fucking hell. Gloucestershire won away from home.

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Re: Bears/Pears/Domestic Cricket Thread 2018
« Reply #27 on: April 16, 2018, 10:53:15 PM »
Cheap Worcestershire. Other counties sign Morne fecking Morkel and we go for Magoffin. Carrying players like Rhodes and Dolly just because of who their relatives were.  Capitulation with the bat yet again at this level, just like the last time when we embarrassed ourselves. Cheap in house promotion for Sharp too, instead of going for Gillespie or the likes. (I know, no-one cares!)

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Re: Bears/Pears/Domestic Cricket Thread 2018
« Reply #28 on: April 16, 2018, 10:57:24 PM »
They're punching above their weight as it is. You can't expect a county that never hosts an international, and is usually flooded for a month every year, to be able to compete financially with Test ground teams.

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Re: Bears/Pears/Domestic Cricket Thread 2018
« Reply #29 on: April 17, 2018, 08:50:19 AM »
You have to persuade players to sign though & that takes £’s - it was obvious that Worcester need at least one more ‘proper’ batsman but the likes of Northeast who we were supposed to have been chasing in the winter are always going to go to the counties with the money.

Magoffin is a steady player if he stays fit, don’t think bowling will be the issue, getting 400 on the board will be.