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    Piers Morgan bowled Lee no score 3 bruises

    Tea time break and Morgan backed up his boast to face Lee. Lee smacked him 3 times and bowled him once. Was surprised at the heat Lee worked up. Reckoned he was 80%. Morgan spent most of his time in the square leg pocket of the net.

    Anyone here face Thompson or at least some seriously quick?

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    Heals just gave Morgan an absolute bagging when play started too.


    I've faced Don Nash, first ball was a yorker and by the time I worked that out and got the bat down the stumps were everywhere. Don't think he was going flat out either.
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    And Nash is fast medium. I've never faced anyone that good. I was surprised that Lee was a little more serious than I thought he'd be. He chased Morgan with short ones all the way to square leg. I would've been worried for Morgan if I liked him.

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    You could tell Morgan was getting pissed off too.

    I should have added I'm a tailender. I batted as high as 6 in our comp though and these guys were significantly quicker than anyone I'd played against. Brought to an end the talk of guys in our comp being around 135-140. Probably late 120s max.


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    Nash was proper quick early days, 90+ I'd say.

    Have said it a few times, have been in the nets against two seriously rapido ****s; Troy Corbett and Shane George. George was definitely 90+ for most of his career, was actually clocked 150+, I believe. Corbett even quicker. George was tough, especially with a skinful prior to training (most of the time....) but Corbett was nasty. Lovely, lovely bloke but he was a lefty with the physique of a ruckman whose default ball was the away swinger. The times I faced him, either he zipped the ball away from my bat (resident in the next postcode...) or brought the ball back in from just back of a length outside leg-stump. With his bounce and extreme pace it meant you had no prayer of getting out of the way and my ribs were rattled every couple of balls. Was spitting blood for days and couldn't take a deep breath for weeks after that.

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    I couldn't deal with facing someone quick in the nets. You feel so trapped.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Hurricane View Post
    I couldn't deal with facing someone quick in the nets. You feel so trapped.
    As Piers found out.....tried his best to hide but there was nowhere to go

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    Just showed a nice bruise on his forearm on the news.....reckon he'll have a couple worse on his back LOL
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    Not to mention every quick bowler ever bowls two metres closer in the nets.
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    Good on him for getting in there tbh. He's a dick but so many blokes would never have mouthed off then got in there.
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    Christ, Lee did put in too. #tears4piers

    EDIT: Shut up, Warne.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Top_Cat View Post
    Not to mention every quick bowler ever bowls two metres closer in the nets.
    Pisses me off when they over step too. We've got a guy who "only" bowls 135 and I reckon I could handle him if he didn't over step. In his favour he is very nice and pitches it up.

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    Why are they lying that Piers Moron got in behind it and didn't run away? He was nearly in the other net on most of them?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Top_Cat View Post
    Not to mention every quick bowler ever bowls two metres closer in the nets.
    i think the biggest thing is the background behind the bowler is usually ****. so much more difficult to pick up blokes in the nets at 6 30 when its half black than with a sightscreen in the middle of the day.
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