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North v. South game 2

March 19 2017 at 1:45 PM
Martin   (Login Martinh00)

Another hard day in the field for north. You would have to say that the bowling looks weaker on paper - comes to something when Leaning gets a long bowl (and gets two wickets..)

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Geoff B
(Login Coastalview)

Just like playing for Yorkshire

March 19 2017, 7:21 PM 

Poor old Tim, left trying to shepherd the tail to reach an unlikely total. He's been left in that position a few times. You'd love to see him pull it off but you know it just won't happen.

This message has been edited by Coastalview on Mar 19, 2017 7:21 PM

(Login Wharfester)

3rd match: déjà vu

March 21 2017, 11:29 PM 

A more achievable target this time, but it looks like the middle and late order just collapsed around him!

From a quick glance at the tour stats, it seems he's now the North's pre-eminent batting prospect. Could be a classic year ahead...

(Login marskeman)

Re: 3rd match: déjà vu

March 22 2017, 12:23 AM 

the north team thrashed 3 nil with only Tim Bresnan showing any resistance. nowhere near as bad as a yorkshire defeat but it still rankles when a south team is dominant. Mason Crane took 4 wickets for 1 run. Could he be pushing for Adil Rashids place?.

(Login CaravanShaker)

Re: 3rd match: déjà vu

March 22 2017, 9:38 AM 

The article in The Guardian (www.theguardian.com/sport/2017/mar/21/north-south-match-report-mason-crane-liam-dawson) contains the line

Tim Bresnan showed what an estimable cricketer he is.

Couldn't have put it better myself.

Geoff B
(Login Coastalview)

Re: 3rd match: déjà vu

March 22 2017, 9:45 AM 

He should be doubly chuffed with that:

1. His prowess has trickled down as far as the Guardian.
2. Looks like they spelt his name right!

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