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Re: Somerset v Lancs CC1 - The Farmer speaks....
Scrumper (IP Logged)
14 September, 2017 00:02
Scrolling to the bottom of these threads started is making my index finger very muscular.

Re: Somerset v Lancs CC1 - The Farmer speaks....
Grizzzly (IP Logged)
14 September, 2017 04:14
Out all day & only just catching up with the events of day 2.

Wow, can't ask for any more than that performance. Simply terrific. Our bowling attack is simply on fire right now. Really hope we can do similar damage today & get close to finishing things off.

I'd like to suggest a simple change for next season...........

......that our fixtures take place only during August & September !

Whatever happens over the next few weeks, we have got to find a way to start our 2018 campaign with the same discipline we have shown over the last couple of games.


Re: Somerset v Lancs CC1 - The Farmer speaks....
Old Boy! (IP Logged)
14 September, 2017 07:31
Tom Seymour
I had a pleasant conversation with a Lancashire committee man and amongst other things we discussed Jos Buttler. He, like many apparently at Old Trafford, considered Alex Davies to be a better keeper than Buttler, whom he said was more useful in White Ball rather than Red Ball cricket.

I would be delighted if Jos came back. I just hope he would give up his keeping role, and concentrate on becoming a proper top four batter. The England seduction has IMO lead him astray by being tempted up north by Giles, then being spewed out as we were afraid would happen by the England red ball 'experts'. Back with Somerset he could be our missing number three by learning how to bat properly.

Old Boy!

Re: Somerset v Lancs CC1 - The Farmer speaks....
Mike TA1 (IP Logged)
14 September, 2017 07:36
We may have to bat again if wickets are harder to come by in the second innings.

It always bring a smile to my face when some don't understand the rules. As we all know when there has been a break in play because of the weather you can add up to thirty minutes play (8 overs) onto the end of the days play.

Yesterday we had the full thirty minutes added on at the end of play because we lost more than thirty minutes play earlier in the day. Because we had the spinners on we managed to get three extra overs in up to six o/clock. The number of people that got up to leave when the allotted overs were bowled at about 5.45 because the thought that the play was over was surprising, several people called out 'play is not over yet'

Re: Somerset v Lancs CC1 - The Farmer speaks....
AGod (IP Logged)
14 September, 2017 07:50
Yes, Mike. It may be too much to hope for to slice through Lancs so easily twice.

I think they'll get enough to make us bat again and we'll have a nervous day of dodging showers and trying to knock the runs off tomorrow.

Re: Somerset v Lancs CC1 - The Farmer speaks....
Mike TA1 (IP Logged)
14 September, 2017 08:09
Lets hope not AG, the first hour could give us some indication on thing are going.

The covers are off the square I can't see the pitch! there are blue skies showing among the clouds.

Re: Somerset v Lancs CC1 - The Farmer speaks....
Grockle (IP Logged)
14 September, 2017 10:40
It's up as the front page so I may take it out of the main thread to make more room. Gonnna close this one down as well.


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