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Re: Bears/Pears/Domestic Cricket Thread 2019
« Reply #60 on: April 14, 2019, 11:55:18 PM »
Poor defeat in the end. We really miss Bell Stone and Woakes. Not at all convinced by some of the batters, Milnes, Sidebottom or Miles at this level. Worrying already.

Taking it to the last hour when we were 121-7 following on suggests that there are some positives to be taken from the defeat. However I think it will be a struggle in red ball cricket this year so itís fortunate that only one side is relegated this season.

Itís too early to mention the R word (although I just did) but in a division of just 8 teams means that a couple of poor results could be difficult to recover from.


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Re: Bears/Pears/Domestic Cricket Thread 2019
« Reply #61 on: April 15, 2019, 01:23:28 PM »
Poor defeat in the end. We really miss Bell Stone and Woakes. Not at all convinced by some of the batters, Milnes, Sidebottom or Miles at this level. Worrying already.

Agree with that Richard, and think it will be a real struggle without the three you mention above. 

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Re: Bears/Pears/Domestic Cricket Thread 2019
« Reply #62 on: April 15, 2019, 07:25:43 PM »
The bottom line is the team doesn't look as strong as last season and we're playing in a higher League. My gut feeling is the batting isn't strong enough. Desperately need Bell fit, but that won't be until June. Woakes never seems to be fit for us - I think he missed the start of last year's campaign through injury?

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Re: Bears/Pears/Domestic Cricket Thread 2019
« Reply #63 on: April 16, 2019, 05:29:09 PM »
Injury update from Troughton:

https://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/cricket/47949535

Grim reading

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Re: Bears/Pears/Domestic Cricket Thread 2019
« Reply #64 on: April 19, 2019, 02:14:04 PM »
Bears 246/6 after 47 overs against Yorkshire. Ambrose doing well. Why is talented all rounder Henry Brookes batting at number 11? Some strange decisions....

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Re: Bears/Pears/Domestic Cricket Thread 2019
« Reply #65 on: April 21, 2019, 02:25:56 PM »
Doesnít look like a great fielding attempt from Warwickshire but hopefully we can get a good start and chase them down. COYB

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Re: Bears/Pears/Domestic Cricket Thread 2019
« Reply #66 on: April 21, 2019, 09:53:12 PM »
Shocker against Northants today. A mighty thrashing. Where was Woakes? This season is going to be a long one....

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Re: Bears/Pears/Domestic Cricket Thread 2019
« Reply #67 on: April 21, 2019, 10:43:46 PM »
Woakes was pulled out by the ECB. Going to be a really difficult year for what looks a very young team with too many injuries already.

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Re: Bears/Pears/Domestic Cricket Thread 2019
« Reply #68 on: April 22, 2019, 07:33:54 AM »
Woakes was pulled out by the ECB. Going to be a really difficult year for what looks a very young team with too many injuries already.

Thereís an agreement between the ECB and the Bears that means Woakes canít play in successive white ball matches. His knee injury must be significantly worse than we realise and given that heís been one of the most consistent white ball bowlers in recent years I can appreciate why they are managing his workload ahead of the World Cup.

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Re: Bears/Pears/Domestic Cricket Thread 2019
« Reply #69 on: April 22, 2019, 09:14:32 AM »
Giles decision to leave wasn't great timing. Letting Barker and Wright go was a big mistake, especially Barker. We should've given him the extra year on his contract. Obviously injuries and Trott's retirement haven't helped. Team is going backwards after a very good season last year.

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Re: Bears/Pears/Domestic Cricket Thread 2019
« Reply #70 on: April 22, 2019, 04:18:20 PM »
Whenever ambrose has to bat at four, it's a worry.

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Re: Bears/Pears/Domestic Cricket Thread 2019
« Reply #71 on: April 23, 2019, 12:06:18 PM »
Live Stream of the RLC game against Notts Outlaws:



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Re: Bears/Pears/Domestic Cricket Thread 2019
« Reply #72 on: April 23, 2019, 04:33:37 PM »
Fucking Hell. We are getting hammered in every game.

Who can we sack?

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Re: Bears/Pears/Domestic Cricket Thread 2019
« Reply #73 on: April 23, 2019, 04:39:46 PM »
Fucking Hell. We are getting hammered in every game.

Who can we sack?

Itís going to be a season of consolidation in all forms of cricket but I do fear that we will get relegated in the county championship.

Injuries continue to mount up too, Hose is the latest casualty

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Re: Bears/Pears/Domestic Cricket Thread 2019
« Reply #74 on: April 23, 2019, 06:32:07 PM »
A terrible start to the season. Bottom of both tables! Injuries have really affected the team which is relying on too many youngsters, but poor decision making from the management in terms of experience - especially releasing Keith Barker too early.