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2018 County Cricket thread

Postby Boycs » Sat Apr 07, 2018 9:03 am

For all things county championship, NatWest blast, and whatever the one day comp is called.

University warm up matches are finishing up at the moment, mostly rain affected. Hundreds for Bell and Trott the only interesting batting achievements I’ve seen thus far.

The pre season games in Dubai weren’t headline grabbers from what I recall either.

Don’t forget to join the IHAG if you want!

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Re: 2018 County Cricket thread

Postby Boycs » Sat Apr 07, 2018 9:10 am

Steyn and amla are playing a couple of games for Hampshire and Glamorgan have picked up Shaun Marsh it seems. Ross Taylor for Notts, Mitch Marsh and Aaron Finch for Surrey, and Corey Anderson for Somerset. Williamson and Pujara for Yorkshire

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Re: 2018 County Cricket thread

Postby Boycs » Sat Apr 07, 2018 6:33 pm

Trescothick makes 75 against Ireland this match. Bodes well for my IHAG if he gets some nice gentle form

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Re: 2018 County Cricket thread

Postby Boycs » Sat Apr 07, 2018 6:40 pm

Sam Robson has taken a century off a university too. I wonder if he is still in selectors heads as they scrabble for replacements in England’s leaky lineup

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Re: 2018 County Cricket thread

Postby raja » Thu Apr 19, 2018 4:28 am

Ishant Sharma, who wasn't picked up for IPL this time, has started off well with 5 wickets in his debut match for Sussex.
http://www.espncricinfo.com/series/8204 ... -two-2018/

It could also be a cunning ploy by England to give him a boost, so that he gets picked in the upcoming Test series. :-)

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Re: 2018 County Cricket thread

Postby Going South » Thu Apr 19, 2018 10:36 am

take vinay kumar. please. we pay for tickets. one way.

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Re: 2018 County Cricket thread

Postby Paddles » Sat Apr 21, 2018 1:40 am

raja wrote:Ishant Sharma, who wasn't picked up for IPL this time, has started off well with 5 wickets in his debut match for Sussex.
http://www.espncricinfo.com/series/8204 ... -two-2018/

It could also be a cunning ploy by England to give him a boost, so that he gets picked in the upcoming Test series. :-)


That is some deep batting order with Wiese at 9 (and scoring a ton to boot).
Elite honesty:
At the toss Faf said to Finch that you lads can bat - Finch replied "no, no we can't-we really can't".

Finch then saw Travis Head and Darcy Short start put on sun screen and said "Getting a bit optimistic aren't you?"

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Re: 2018 County Cricket thread

Postby Tinsel » Sat Apr 21, 2018 1:40 pm

Paddles wrote:
raja wrote:Ishant Sharma, who wasn't picked up for IPL this time, has started off well with 5 wickets in his debut match for Sussex.
http://www.espncricinfo.com/series/8204 ... -two-2018/

It could also be a cunning ploy by England to give him a boost, so that he gets picked in the upcoming Test series. :-)


That is some deep batting order with Wiese at 9 (and scoring a ton to boot).

Hello Ishant hits 66 plus put on 153 for the 8th wicket
Axar & Chahal failed to take wicket at Banglore vs Proteas A

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Re: 2018 County Cricket thread

Postby Going South » Sat Apr 21, 2018 1:49 pm

that means BCCI crap has more quality than wanna be ECB internationals? hmmm

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Re: 2018 County Cricket thread

Postby Paddles » Sat Apr 21, 2018 10:18 pm

NZ 12th man specialist, Matt Henry has taken 19 wickets at 7.5 after two county rounds.
Elite honesty:
At the toss Faf said to Finch that you lads can bat - Finch replied "no, no we can't-we really can't".

Finch then saw Travis Head and Darcy Short start put on sun screen and said "Getting a bit optimistic aren't you?"

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Re: 2018 County Cricket thread

Postby Paddles » Sun Apr 22, 2018 11:58 pm

raja wrote:Ishant Sharma, who wasn't picked up for IPL this time, has started off well with 5 wickets in his debut match for Sussex.
http://www.espncricinfo.com/series/8204 ... -two-2018/

It could also be a cunning ploy by England to give him a boost, so that he gets picked in the upcoming Test series. :-)


They're giving him runs now, the cunning and tricky Imperialists clearly want him and not Pandya to replace Jadeja or Ashwin from the second spinner spot.
Elite honesty:
At the toss Faf said to Finch that you lads can bat - Finch replied "no, no we can't-we really can't".

Finch then saw Travis Head and Darcy Short start put on sun screen and said "Getting a bit optimistic aren't you?"

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Re: 2018 County Cricket thread

Postby givemeahug786 » Sun Oct 28, 2018 5:24 am

Who won county championship
KKR released Mitchell Starc for IPL-12

Jason Holder Out Of Bangladesh Tour With shoulder injury.

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Re: 2018 County Cricket thread

Postby Paddles » Mon Oct 29, 2018 2:13 am

givemeahug, who is in your profile avatar?

She's stunning.

Surrey won County by a country mile.
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Finch then saw Travis Head and Darcy Short start put on sun screen and said "Getting a bit optimistic aren't you?"

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Re: 2018 County Cricket thread

Postby givemeahug786 » Mon Oct 29, 2018 9:10 am

Paddles wrote:givemeahug, who is in your profile avatar?

She's stunning.

Surrey won County by a country mile.

Thanks

Disha Patni (much early of her career)
She is more skinny now
KKR released Mitchell Starc for IPL-12

Jason Holder Out Of Bangladesh Tour With shoulder injury.