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    Quote Originally Posted by Cricket CoachDB View Post
    Bowling, Woaksey. Good to see the Bears combo in suffocating form Although no way should Kuggeleijn be above Woakes in the batting order! Hmm, I suppose this makes me a Wellington fan for the season..not sure how I feel about that

    Why's Trego not bowling I wonder?
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    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.

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    Trego bowls pies anyway, especially in T20.
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    I quite liked Cachopas bowling - considering he is a batsman first and primarily.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Prince EWS View Post
    Trego bowls pies anyway, especially in T20.
    Maybe not the best bowler "in this form of the game" (heh heh), but he really stepped up to the plate for Somerset during their injury crisis in the County Championship this season: Cricket Records | Records | County Championship Division One, 2012 | Most wickets | ESPN Cricinfo

    11th highest wicket-taker in the top flight..not too shabby.


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    Quote Originally Posted by Cricket CoachDB View Post
    Maybe not the best bowler "in this form of the game" (heh heh), but he really stepped up to the plate for Somerset during their injury crisis in the County Championship this season: Cricket Records | Records | County Championship Division One, 2012 | Most wickets | ESPN Cricinfo

    11th highest wicket-taker in the top flight..not too shabby.
    Yeah I know he had a good championship season; I made several posts about how surprised I was that teams were conspiring to let him have such good figures. Doesn't mean he doesn't bowl pies though.

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    As dominant as Ryder is in t20, I much prefer watching him play the line of the ball. The across the line swipes are impressive, but when he's playing those cover drives and back foot punches in test cricket he looks like a real world class batsman.

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    Anyone following the Gillette cup. seifert with a ton already. He is a 6th former right? I wonder if he will bother going to school next year or just try to play FC cricket instead?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Hurricane View Post
    Anyone following the Gillette cup. seifert with a ton already. He is a 6th former right? I wonder if he will bother going to school next year or just try to play FC cricket instead?
    Sounds like someone with a big future. Interestingly, the guy whose records he's breaking at St Peters previously belonged to Olympic javelin thrower Stuart Farquhar who was apparently a good fast bowler as well.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Hurricane View Post
    Anyone following the Gillette cup. seifert with a ton already. He is a 6th former right? I wonder if he will bother going to school next year or just try to play FC cricket instead?
    How big are these schools like CHBS, PNBHS etc. ? Kings , the defending Gillette champs from 2010 and 2011, have 920 kids, 180 of whom are girls. AGS in Auckland has 2600 boys.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Hurricane View Post
    Anyone following the Gillette cup. seifert with a ton already. He is a 6th former right? I wonder if he will bother going to school next year or just try to play FC cricket instead?
    I think that would be a pretty easy decision. School.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Immenso View Post
    I think that would be a pretty easy decision. School.
    I thought Duffy said he hadn't attended school in ages and he is a 7th former.

    Back in my day you could get into university after 6th form - so I would go play FC cricket as long as had the grades in year 12 to get into uni later in life.

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    If high school teachers like Aldridge and Scott can fit in thier jobs and then also get a paid sport during summer holidays, then I reckon a 16 year old can manage school and not throw it away for a 30k retainer.

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    Crazy how many FC players are high school teachers.
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    Well yeah Tendy is probably better than Bradman, but Bradman was 70 years ago, if he grew up in the modern era he'd still easily be the best. Though he wasn't, can understand the argument for Tendy even though I don't agree.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Hurricane View Post
    I thought Duffy said he hadn't attended school in ages and he is a 7th former.

    Back in my day you could get into university after 6th form - so I would go play FC cricket as long as had the grades in year 12 to get into uni later in life.
    and oldies always try to tell us how they had it hard compared to us. Academic inflation has gone through the roof, leaving in year 12 with the intention of going to uni is a massive risk for very little reward, even if you have the grades.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Flem274* View Post
    Crazy how many FC players are high school teachers.
    It dovetails perfectly. It's only semi-pro really below the top 20 odd on central contracts. So you either want to be a teacher with decent summer holidays, or a uni student, or some other income stream



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