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Blast! The Welsh (well until they join the "SW" in 2020)
Discussion started by Grockle , 24 August, 2019 12:40
Blast! The Welsh (well until they join the "SW" in 2020)
Grockle 24 August, 2019 12:40
A match that has got more and more important as we have moved towards it. Supporters believe we don't play well with TV cameras in attendance BUT we have to tonight. BAT FIRST!!!



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Edited 2 time(s). Last edit at 26/08/2019 09:17 by Grockle.

Re: Blast! The Welsh (well until they join the SW in 2020)
Cleavo 24 August, 2019 12:58
Unchanged squad it seems. Slightly surprising given our inconsistencies with the ball.

I don’t like to criticise individuals and gave him the benefit of the doubt early in the competition, but Jerome Taylor has been awful for us this year. Extremely expensive with the ball and lazy in field.

For me I would drop him tonight and bring in Bess to take more pace off. Bess offers a lot more to the team as an all round package. Can’t see that happening though as management don’t like to admit to mistakes in terms of recruitment and have egg on their face.

Anyway let’s see how we respond to the setback last night tonight in our own backyard and in front of another packed house with the sky cameras in town.

PS: Message to skipper if we win the toss, BAT first.

Re: Blast! The Welsh (well until they join the SW in 2020)
nelliec 24 August, 2019 13:04
Why oh why doesn’t Abell bowl himself.Surely Lammonsby,Bess and Tom could bowl 8 between them if needed

Re: Blast! The Welsh (well until they join the SW in 2020)
AGod 24 August, 2019 13:22
Taylor has - at times - had some really good figures in the opening powerplay.

Re: Blast! The Welsh (well until they join the SW in 2020)
cricketjerry-mouse 24 August, 2019 13:44
Glamorgan include several young players who won the Second XI T20 cup final at Arundel earlier this month.

They include Clifton College educated spinner Prem Sisodiya; North Wales seamer Roman Walker; and all-rounder Owen Morgan, who bowls left-arm spin.

Squad: Lloyd, Selman, S. Marsh, Ingram (c), Cooke, Taylor, Sisodiya, Douthwaite, Morgan, Smith, Salter, de Lange, Walker.

Re: Blast! The Welsh (well until they join the SW in 2020)
Grockle 24 August, 2019 17:22
Tonight's game is being played on a 'hybrid' pitch (half turf, half Astroturf - don't ask me which bit is which) - supposed to make the track more hard wearing!!

Very very warm in Taunton and a full house is very much on the cards looking at the queues outside the Brewhouse at 6.



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Re: Blast! The Welsh (well until they join the SW in 2020)
Grockle 24 August, 2019 17:34
They won the toss but we BAT FIRST - thank God



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Re: Blast! The Welsh (well until they join the "SW" in 2020)
Grockle 24 August, 2019 17:45
Selman (9) for Lawler, Taylor (42) for Wagg and Walker (37) for Carey in the Glamorgan side.

Lloyd, Marsh, Ingram (C), Cooke, Douthwaite, Smith, Salter, de Lange make up the rest of the Glamorgan side.



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Edited 1 time(s). Last edit at 24/08/2019 17:47 by Grockle.

Re: Blast! The Welsh (well until they join the "SW" in 2020)
Grockle 24 August, 2019 18:21
50 up in the 5th (4.4) Banton 29 and Babar 23. Some sublime boundaries from these 2.



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Re: Blast! The Welsh (well until they join the "SW" in 2020)
hantssabre 24 August, 2019 18:27
Shame to see Banton get out. Was playing some lovely shots

Re: Blast! The Welsh (well until they join the "SW" in 2020)
Grockle 24 August, 2019 18:28
Roman Walker gets Tom Banton for 34 in the 6th after having him dropped off his first ball in T20 cricket as he tried to scoop.


61 for 1 at the end of the powerplay.



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Re: Blast! The Welsh (well until they join the "SW" in 2020)
Grockle 24 August, 2019 18:41
Slowed down below the 10 an over and we are at 86 after 10 with the loss of 1 wicket



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Re: Blast! The Welsh (well until they join the "SW" in 2020)
Grockle 24 August, 2019 18:51
Slowed down considerably and now 100 up in the 13th. "Get on or get out" is starting to be what we are hearing tonight (as opposed to the discussions in the Test this afternoon of "Stay in and calm down".


The changing face of cricket!!



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Re: Blast! The Welsh (well until they join the "SW" in 2020)
Grockle 24 August, 2019 18:54
Hildreth run out for 22 at the start of the 14th. 107 for 2

And they send in Tom Abell? Really? Not Eddie?



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Re: Blast! The Welsh (well until they join the "SW" in 2020)
Grockle 24 August, 2019 18:56
Azan 50 off 56 at 113 for 2



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Re: Blast! The Welsh (well until they join the "SW" in 2020)
Grockle 24 August, 2019 18:57
Just over 160 at the present rate and that isn't enough!!



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Re: Blast! The Welsh (well until they join the "SW" in 2020)
Grockle 24 August, 2019 19:00
Out comes the Abell scoop as the two start to move - keep it going gentlemen!! 135 at 15



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Re: Blast! The Welsh (well until they join the "SW" in 2020)
Grockle 24 August, 2019 19:07
Bye Bye Tom. Had to stretch to get out to that one!! In comes Cove and we need at least another 35 ish at least.



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Re: Blast! The Welsh (well until they join the "SW" in 2020)
Grockle 24 August, 2019 19:10
150 up off a misfield at the end of the 17th. Need at least 30 for a par score here.



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Re: Blast! The Welsh (well until they join the "SW" in 2020)
Grockle 24 August, 2019 19:15
161 at 18 Cove out for 1. In comes RvdM.



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Re: Blast! The Welsh (well until they join the "SW" in 2020)
Grockle 24 August, 2019 19:20
172 for 5 Not par score yet I would say.



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Re: Blast! The Welsh (well until they join the "SW" in 2020)
Grockle 24 August, 2019 19:22
Eddie definitely out and Tom L in needing 4 for par.



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Re: Blast! The Welsh (well until they join the "SW" in 2020)
Grockle 24 August, 2019 19:26
Tom also definitely out as missing the straight ball when you try to scoop means your middle stump cartwheels at 89 MPH.

De Lange misses the stumps on hat-trick ball as Tim just swipes.

RvdM is also bowled and we don't make 180 as Marchant takes 3


177 for 8 - disappointing to be honest.



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Re: Blast! The Welsh (well until they join the "SW" in 2020)
Grockle 24 August, 2019 19:27
Our lot could do worse than watch that last over.

Bowl straight full and fast and ask them to hit it!!



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Re: Blast! The Welsh (well until they join the "SW" in 2020)
AGod 24 August, 2019 19:29
Hildreth too slow. Suspect it will prove a case of get Colin early or go home?

Re: Blast! The Welsh (well until they join the "SW" in 2020)
Grockle 24 August, 2019 19:40
Yep - the momentum goes once Tom Banton goes. Babar waits too long to start to go and we send in the wrong people at the wrong times to put pressure on unless it is there from the first 10 overs. Tom is the perfect man to send it after Babar goes but we have to send in the blasters when Banton leaves to keep the speed going and allow Babar to stroke the boundaries at the other end.

Jerome Taylor takes Marsh out to a slip catch from James - things is looking up though Ingram has to go early.



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Re: Blast! The Welsh (well until they join the "SW" in 2020)
Grockle 24 August, 2019 19:43
Thank Selman who runs out Ingram leaving him absolutely no chance unless Tom Abell missed and he had loads of time. 6 for 2.



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Re: Blast! The Welsh (well until they join the "SW" in 2020)
AGod 24 August, 2019 19:44
As I said earlier, whilst folks have been queuing up to blast him for his efforts at the end, Jerome has had some quality figures, at times, up front. That has to count for something.

Re: Blast! The Welsh (well until they join the "SW" in 2020)
AGod 24 August, 2019 19:44
Yes!!! Bye, bye Colin!!!!

Re: Blast! The Welsh (well until they join the "SW" in 2020)
AGod 24 August, 2019 19:49
I’ve never been a fan of a policy of automatically rotating bowlers up-front. If somebody has a good first over, why not keep them on, especially if, as is the case here, there’s a new batsman in ?(so you can’t say that the batsman will already be accustomed to the purveyor of the opening over)

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