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Re: White Clothing Red Ball Surrey CC1 Taunton
AGod 15 May, 2019 18:24
From Hildreth's point of view, Burns made a ton (obviously) and Keaton Jennings made 97. Gary Ballance is unbeaten on 57 for Yorkshire (looking at guys who might bat in the top three for England). Haseeb Hameed failed, as did Liam Livingstone.

Re: White Clothing Red Ball Surrey CC1 Taunton
cricketharris 15 May, 2019 19:10
In Trescothick’s last 30-odd innings at Taunton in the past 3 years he has scored under 10 runs seventeen times and only twice scored over 50. How much longer before someone is bold enough to tell him that it’s over?

Re: White Clothing Red Ball Surrey CC1 Taunton
AGod 15 May, 2019 19:22
That's a truly appalling trot.

Re: White Clothing Red Ball Surrey CC1 Taunton
AGod 15 May, 2019 19:34
2018 home Tresco CC scores: (161 runs @ 16.1)

1 and 43

4 and 2

95 and 7

9 and 0

0 and 0

Away CC scores (330 @ 41.25)


6 and 71

4 and 15


13 and 50

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Re: White Clothing Red Ball Surrey CC1 Taunton
AGod 15 May, 2019 19:40
2017 home CC scores (376 at 31.33)

26 and 5

106 and 46 not out

6 and 34

6 and 7


25 and 21

37 and 31

2017 away CC scores (338 runs at 30.72)

65 and 1

15 and 27

28 and 119 not out


20 and 36

13 and 4

2 and 0

Re: White Clothing Red Ball Surrey CC1 Taunton
AGod 15 May, 2019 19:51
So since the start of 2018, Marcus had an average of 16.1, before 3 home failures to start this season... so he'll be now averaging not much more than 12 at home, since the start of 2018.

However, the away figures remain presentable.

The away figures may stop management from calling time, permanently. But it's clear that he's doing nothing (with the bat) to justify his inclusion for home games at the present time.

However, whilst younger players had far fewer opportunities, their appearances at Taunton (those that played at the top of the order) did not go well either:

Banton 30 and 4

Green 1 and 16

Byrom 16 and 42, 14 and 22, 10, 4 and 0.

But the thing that I'll say is that Byrom isn't often out within the first 3 or 4 overs, a la Marcus, so less immediate pressure is put on the rest of the order (only twice in the 7 innings listed above)

Re: White Clothing Red Ball Surrey CC1 Taunton
Nailsea_Fizz 15 May, 2019 19:51
So he'd better play in away games only as he's improving

Re: White Clothing Red Ball Surrey CC1 Taunton
AGod 15 May, 2019 20:03
Incidentally, something which might be relevant both to the Tresco debate and to any Jamie Overton inclusion debate (should he be recalled from his loan):

It wouldn't be a surprise, I think, if we gamble on a green-top seamer vs Warks next week. On paper, their attack would seem the weakest in the league so management may take the view "better a result pitch," than the risk of a draw on a very good batting track, like the one on which we are playing Surrey.

Re: White Clothing Red Ball Surrey CC1 Taunton
Loyal of Lhasa 15 May, 2019 20:20
We've clearly got this one in the bag: 500 by mid-afternoon, six Surrey wickets by the clse, leaving sufficient time to take four more wickets and score any necessary runs on Friday before the rain intervenes.


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Re: White Clothing Red Ball Surrey CC1 Taunton
Mike TA1 15 May, 2019 20:36
Second day's photos.

We could have been in a far better position if some had batted better.
We have saved the follow-on, now tomorrow get as many batting points as possible or even take the lead.

Start off with one I am not sure of, would a more nimble fielder have caught this ball bowled by Lewis Gregory to Ryan Patel it's hard to say, maybe not.

Craig Overton showing Rikki Clarke what good bowling is all about.

Rikki Clarke, no blame for not catching this ball from the bowling of Tim Groenewald it looked well out of Marcus's reach.

Ryan Patel bowled by Jack Leach, one of Jack Leach scalps.

Steve Davies eyes must have lit-up when he saw this ball coming towards him off the bat of Morne Morkel bowled by Tom Groenewald.

That lovable chap Gareth Batty was out lbw Jack Leach for 0.

Conor McKerr tried to hit Jack Leach out of the ground, all he did was hit it to Tim Groenewald.

The prospect of a big score from Marcus Trescothick didn't look good when he played and missed this ball from Rikki Clarke, and so it turned out to be correct.

This might not look good to some when Azhar Ali played this shot, but he knew what he was doing when he hit the ball over the slips for four runs.

I think Tom Abell will want to forget playing this shot from Morne Morkel, he hit the ball in the air straight to Dean Elgar.

It was nice to have some warm weather to watch cricket.

Re: White Clothing Red Ball Surrey CC1 Taunton
Grizzers 15 May, 2019 22:08
Family commitments kept me from the ground today, but looks like this is an excellent game bubbling up.

Good to see Jack got a few wickets.


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Grockle 16 May, 2019 11:06
To help out mobile users Bagpuss has split the thread and I'm closing this one and would ask comments to be posted on the 3rd day thread please. Thanks


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