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Egham Tyke
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Re: Other Matches (Week 3)

April 24 2017, 3:35 PM 

as posted on the other thread, it's very very dark round Lords at the moment, and now raining happy.gif

This message has been edited by Davetyke on Apr 24, 2017 3:37 PM

Old Feller
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Re: Other Matches (Week 3)

April 24 2017, 4:46 PM 

What an outstanding win by Lancs & without the pensioner even playing.
Folk may be critical of Giles but he & his team have brought through some youngsters of real quality it seems.
Giles now needs to do the same at Warks.

Geoff B
(Login Coastalview)

Re: Other Matches (Week 3)

April 24 2017, 7:58 PM 

Bit of a miscalculation from Middlesex I would say.

They were probably right not to enforce the follow-on but with the bowlers at his disposal the Captain should have had the confidence to pull out perhaps 10 overs earlier.


Dave Morton
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Re: Other Matches (Week 3)

April 24 2017, 8:54 PM 

I was told at Old Trafford that the Giles move was marriage saving rather than career enhancing, and that he well knew what he was getting into.

Only a few years ago, the Lancs side was a disgrace, given the amount of league cricket in the county and in neighbouring Cheshire and Cumbria.

But 8 of the XI who beat Somerset came through the Academy/2nd XI, excepting only Jarvis, McLaren and Vilas. Captain Croft is another, absent, and there are some good reserves, too, and a few (Griffiths, Reece and Dearden come to mind) who have had to move to other counties. Nor can Kerrigan get a game.

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