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Blast! van der Merwe to van Gogh Essex T20
Discussion started by Grockles.com , 14 August, 2019 12:19
Blast! van der Merwe to van Gogh Essex T20
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Apologies for the delay with this report. A late return from London, the close-packed matches and a series of other commitments the reason. However, for anyone still intersted, and for the record, my report on the Essex match entitled From van der Merwe to van Gogh can be found on the home page of my website via this link:

Farmerwhite.co.uk



Edited 4 time(s). Last edit at 14/08/2019 12:30 by Grockle.

Blast! Essex
Grockle 07 August, 2019 09:13
No changes to the squad for tonight's away game. A better bowling performance would give us a better chance if the batting maintains itself. We'll have to see at 6:30.



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Edited 1 time(s). Last edit at 08/08/2019 21:39 by Grockle.

Re: Blast! Essex
Loyal of Lhasa 07 August, 2019 10:05
O think the start time is 7.00.



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Re: Blast! Essex
Grockle 07 August, 2019 11:17
Well at least we won't miss it then.



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Re: Blast! Essex
AGod 07 August, 2019 13:43
And the definition of insanity is...

(Sure, we might win tonight - Although there’s plenty of rain around), as Essex have had some T20 struggles of late, but there’s little chance of winning enough games to qualify with the same bowling attack since the same bowling attack is likely to equate to the same *average* bowling performance over the remaining games... (even if it happens to be better in this single game tonight)

Re: Blast! Essex
hantssabre 07 August, 2019 13:48
Friday at the Rose Bowl looking like a wash out at the moment

Re: Blast! Essex
wsm fan 07 August, 2019 15:49
Ah ok so even if the bowlers do well they wont be getting any credit for it!

Re: Blast! Essex
Scrumper 07 August, 2019 16:08
4 hour drive and lashing it down here 🏊

Re: Blast! Essex
Old Boy! 07 August, 2019 17:23
Sounds like same quick bowlers. I suppose sometimes miracles do happen but I wqould pick anyone but the twins and Taylor.
It won't do us much good but a thunder storm would give a point!
Old Boy!

Re: Blast! Essex
Scrumper 07 August, 2019 17:32
TG in for Jamie. Hmm 🤔

Re: Blast! Essex
nelliec 07 August, 2019 18:15
Banton has had his shredded wheat

Re: Blast! Essex
Nailsea_Fizz 07 August, 2019 18:37
Quote:
wsm fan
Ah ok so even if the bowlers do well they wont be getting any credit for it!

Of course and if they improve they will be unable to repeat that improvement

Re: Blast! Essex
Scrumper 07 August, 2019 18:49
Hammer for Harmer.

Re: Blast! Essex
Nailsea_Fizz 07 August, 2019 18:55
Stuttering a little at present

Re: Blast! Essex
Grockle 07 August, 2019 19:02
Much better stream tonight. Azam again hitting 50 off 30 odd but not moving any faster with 5 to go. 10 an over so we need a BIG one in the last 5 and 10 an over for the rest.

Though it won't be Babar as he"s gone straight down a fielders throat.



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Re: Blast! Essex
Grockle 07 August, 2019 19:13
Eddie is taking Zampa to bits in the 18th. Huge shots from the middle of Byrom's bat. When he hits it he goes very big indeed. He goes for 44 off 21 after being dropped badly.and making them pay.



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Re: Blast! Essex
hantssabre 07 August, 2019 19:27
Surely even our bowlers can defend 225

Re: Blast! Essex
Botham 07 August, 2019 19:27
Very impressive last over. Well done guys for getting a decent score.

Re: Blast! Essex
Scrumper 07 August, 2019 19:31
Eddie "baseball" Bryom certainly hits it well but I think clever bowlers would have him on toast.

Anyway if we lose this we need shooting, the lighting isn't a patch on Taunton.

Re: Blast! Essex
Grockle 07 August, 2019 19:32
Next time we need some please remember that Craig can hit you 14 off 4 if you let him have a go. Beard got some tap!! 55ish wasn't it? He must have got Cove AND Eddie!!



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Re: Blast! Essex
Loyal of Lhasa 07 August, 2019 19:34
I enjoyed that. And I also enjoyed having the camera at only one end. When I go to cricket, I have no wish to run from one end to the other at the end of each over and I don't appreciate having to keep reorientating myself when the camera is always behind the bowler, particularly when watching transmission from a ground that I know.



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Re: Blast! Essex
Grockle 07 August, 2019 19:35
I'm not sure they'd have him Scrumper but they'd certainly temper the 'youthful' enthusiasm. I get the feeling that he's been given his head and probably would bat differently in different circumstances.

We'll see I suppose.



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Re: Blast! Essex
Nailsea_Fizz 07 August, 2019 19:58
Quote:
hantssabre
Surely even our bowlers can defend 225

That's the spirit :-)

Re: Blast! Essex
Grockle 07 August, 2019 20:00
Sharp fielding from us but Jerome is making wrong choices in terms of length. Now trying from other end. Hope its more successful.

Well done Mr Taylor. The first ball was the only iffy one and that was a Wheater gamble scoop.



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Edited 1 time(s). Last edit at 07/08/2019 20:03 by Grockle.

Re: Blast! Essex
cricketjerry-mouse 07 August, 2019 20:09
In view of recent happenings in the United States, Scrumper, I think I would have used a different metaphor.

Re: Blast! Essex
Scrumper 07 August, 2019 20:09
Watch your toes Max 😨

Then he gets the wicket.

Re: Blast! Essex
Grockle 07 August, 2019 20:10
"Shirley".....

Lawrence not happy about something Cove did or someone said.



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Re: Blast! Essex
Grockle 07 August, 2019 20:12
I've hardly ever heard anyone call Bopara Ravinder even though it is his name. A commentator from Essex as well.



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Re: Blast! Essex
hantssabre 07 August, 2019 20:16
Start the car. Shows what scoreboard pressure can do

Re: Blast! Essex
Grockle 07 August, 2019 20:16
RvdM on a hatrick!!



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