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Re: 2 homes wins for top spot starting with Hamps
Posted by: AGod
Date: 06/05/2019 09:43
Is batting depth an issue, Sandhills?

Absolutely it is, albeit that it seems we have some promising players coming through, for the future, with the likes of Lammonby.

However, it's also something that we can't do much about - in the very short-term, wouldn't you concede?

We could have had Mushy and Warne yesterday, and we'd still have lost after our batsmen contrived to take zero advantage of a very fine pitch for batting (not only not much movement, but also some pace and bounce and a consistent pace).

In some of the other games, though, a case could certainly have been made for an additional option - i.e during the epic last wicket stand vs Glam (which was eventually broken by spin), or at Radlett where we gave away what I thought was a total that was too high (Jason seems to think that our batsmen should have chased it down anyway, but even so).

Jason's line about not being a one spinner team is coherent only if we were actually bowling only one spinner in the games. The fact that Tom has been turning to Azhar, rather than himself or Peter would seem to suggest that Tom is hardly convinced that the track and conditions have been loaded in favour of the seamers.

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