Cricket Player Manager
Page 30 of 221 FirstFirst ... 2028293031324080130 ... LastLast
Results 436 to 450 of 3314

Thread: *Official* New Zealand Domestic Cricket Season 2012/2013

  1. #436
    International Regular Kippax's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2005
    Location
    Central Districts
    Posts
    3,778
    KNB's record suggests he should really be at 7 (if anywhere).
    Quote Originally Posted by The Supercilious Solipsist View Post
    Never go full kippax.
    NZ RAIN RADAR . AGRIBUSINESS MONITORING . KIPPAX CRICKET . DOOR TO THE VAULT

  2. #437
    International Vice-Captain Mike5181's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2010
    Location
    City of Sails
    Posts
    4,225
    Quote Originally Posted by Hurricane View Post
    Yeah but we are trying to use the Plunket shield to develop peeps and Young is an up and comer.

    Van Wyk is already in the test team and 7 is high enough for him.
    Ideally Van Wyk should bat at five, Young at six, and Noema-Barnett at seven.

  3. #438
    Global Moderator Prince EWS's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2003
    Location
    Moving to Somalia
    Posts
    44,223
    Quote Originally Posted by Hurricane View Post
    Yeah but we are trying to use the Plunket shield to develop peeps
    The best way to develop peeps is to make them earn their stripes and play to win; not give them handouts for one reason or another. It would be absurd to bat van Wyk at seven given the success he had last season.

    Anyway, taste it Wellington. Taste Sinclair's ton. Might even be enough to get him back in the NZ CPL team.
    ~ Cribbertarian ~

    Rejecting 'analysis by checklist' and 'skill absolutism' since Dec '09

    Quote Originally Posted by John Singleton
    Recognition of Property Rights in material objects is the recognition of a man’s right to exist; his right to pursue his own goals in his own manner at his own discretion with what is rightfully his to command. Just as the Right to Life is the right to the property of one’s own person, so the right to own material products is the right to sustain one’s life and to keep the results of one’s own efforts.


  4. #439
    International Captain straw man's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Location
    l
    Posts
    6,392
    Canterbury tasting now - 2 for 3!


  5. #440
    International Regular Kippax's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2005
    Location
    Central Districts
    Posts
    3,778
    Quote Originally Posted by Kippax View Post
    Otago in a bit of trouble here if 300 isn't beyond Canty's batting completely.


    Spoon!

  6. #441
    International Coach Hurricane's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2009
    Location
    Don't be jealous of the Georgie Pie super smash
    Posts
    10,555
    Quote Originally Posted by Kippax View Post
    KNB's record suggests he should really be at 7 (if anywhere).
    Isn't he skipper now. So maybe that has something to do with it.
    Quote Originally Posted by HeathDavisSpeed View Post
    I got great enjoyment in going to the game and shouting "WHY THE **** ISN'T THIS GAME BEING PLAYED AT THE BASIN?!>!?!?" to reasonably significant cheers from the sparse crowd
    Proudly against the bring back Bennett movement since he is injury prone and won't last 5 days.

  7. #442
    International Coach Hurricane's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2009
    Location
    Don't be jealous of the Georgie Pie super smash
    Posts
    10,555
    Quote Originally Posted by Prince EWS View Post
    The best way to develop peeps is to make them earn their stripes and play to win; not give them handouts for one reason or another. It would be absurd to bat van Wyk at seven given the success he had last season.
    I call it investing in the future. Both CD's and New Zealand. It is a good idea to have at least a couple of prospects in your team and give them a chance to contribute. Young may not even get a dig this inning.

    Anyway like others had posted if KNB had been 7 and young 6. I wouldn't be making this point.

    Getting on a soapbox for a second - for some reason, and Kruger is not one of them, the plunket shield has a number of "mind of matter' players. Who are actually quite useless technique/skill/and aptitude wise but through sheer self belief ton up against 130km bowling on a regular basis. They seem to come in to bat in premium batting spots around 5 and 6 when the opposition is tired and the ball is old and make hay every time. I don't see how what purpose we are serving by creating an environment for these players to succeed and flourish. Gareth Hopkins leads the way in this division of player and just reckon younger guys should get his spot in the batting order for the future of cricket in general.

    We've made a decision we can only afford to have 6 teams in NZ domestic cricket. To give youngsters a fair go then there has to be some selection bias in their favour.

  8. #443
    JJD Heads Athlai's Avatar
    Duck Hunt Champion! Plops Champion!
    Tournaments Won: 2
    Join Date
    Mar 2007
    Location
    #teamAthlai
    Posts
    28,187
    Urgh.
    Direbirds FTW!

    Quote Originally Posted by Athlai View Post
    Wellington will win the whole thing next year. Mark my words.
    Quote Originally Posted by Flem274* View Post
    I'll offer up my avatar to Athlai forever if Wellington wins the Champions League.
    President of T.I.T.S
    Tamim Is Talented Society

  9. #444
    State Captain
    Join Date
    Dec 2010
    Location
    Auckland
    Posts
    1,865
    C Chopper is certainly finding life to his liking in CD. All four tons in last seven innings and also as a married man, incidentally.

    Hurricane, can't agree with you champ. KVW needs to be batting as high as he can for both the sake of CD and NZ. For CD's sake, he's in their best five batsman hands down. Should be above KNB. And certainly a U20 guy who scored no runs at the World Cup (minus a minnow). Yes he's a certain pick in the Test side but he needs to become a trusted member of it and offer bigger runs where he is.

    And Astle bowling 12 overs to Johnston's 41 is a very interesting one, purely based on a scorecard. There's certainly a lot of domestic players who can't see the merit in Astle's selection

  10. #445
    Global Moderator Prince EWS's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2003
    Location
    Moving to Somalia
    Posts
    44,223
    Quote Originally Posted by SteveNZ View Post
    And Astle bowling 12 overs to Johnston's 41 is a very interesting one, purely based on a scorecard. There's certainly a lot of domestic players who can't see the merit in Astle's selection
    Derek de Boorder obviously not one of them though; probably expects him to open the batting with Guptill.

  11. #446
    State 12th Man Flametree's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2011
    Location
    New Zealand
    Posts
    788
    Wagner getting Stewart lbw first ball must have been a goodie.... video of it anyone?

    And Johnston is new to me - what does he bowl and is he any good?

  12. #447
    Global Moderator Prince EWS's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2003
    Location
    Moving to Somalia
    Posts
    44,223
    Quote Originally Posted by Flametree View Post
    Wagner getting Stewart lbw first ball must have been a goodie.... video of it anyone?

    And Johnston is new to me - what does he bowl and is he any good?
    He's a young offspinner. Haven't seen him bowl so can't comment on his quality but you don't get many 22 year old specialist offies playing in the Plunket Shield, let alone taking five wicket hauls, so that alone probably says a lot.

  13. #448
    International Vice-Captain Mike5181's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2010
    Location
    City of Sails
    Posts
    4,225
    I remember Johnston bowling quite well in an OD/T20 game vs South Africa earlier this year. I think he actually got Amla out as well.

  14. #449
    State Captain
    Join Date
    Dec 2010
    Location
    Auckland
    Posts
    1,865
    Quote Originally Posted by Prince EWS View Post
    Derek de Boorder obviously not one of them though; probably expects him to open the batting with Guptill.
    Haha quite right. He would have taken a quiet satisfaction in his 95 from behind the stumps.

    Johnston is a decent offie, bowls flattish. If you look at the scorecard, four of his five wickets were left handers and three of those four were bowled or lbw. So I'd suggest he was bowling round and darting it to a certain degree.

  15. #450
    State Captain
    Join Date
    Dec 2010
    Location
    Auckland
    Posts
    1,865
    Oh and if nightwatchmen are a good idea, my arse is a fire engine.



Thread Information

Users Browsing this Thread

There are currently 1 users browsing this thread. (0 members and 1 guests)

Similar Threads

  1. The man who revolutionised cricket
    By C_C in forum Cricket Chat
    Replies: 43
    Last Post: 16-06-2011, 12:23 AM
  2. Replies: 32
    Last Post: 08-10-2009, 11:51 AM
  3. New cricket gear for the new season
    By Jakester1288 in forum Coaching and Equipment Forum
    Replies: 2
    Last Post: 11-08-2009, 04:52 AM
  4. Surrey 2002: A Cricket Captain Diary
    By SIX AND OUT in forum General
    Replies: 6
    Last Post: 17-02-2005, 09:25 AM

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •