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Two overseas for First Class and 50 over
Discussion started by Grockle , 03 July, 2020 15:27
Two overseas for First Class and 50 over
Grockle 03 July, 2020 15:27
From next year there will be 2 'unqualified' players allowed in the CC1 and the RLOD Cup next year.



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Edited 2 time(s). Last edit at 06/07/2020 15:16 by Grockle.

Re: Two overseas for First Class and 50 over
nelliec 03 July, 2020 18:34
Not sure if that’s a good or bad thing.Great for the big guns who will be able to afford anyone they want ,but could result in a bigger gap between those teams,and the ones who will struggle financially next season
Where will we fit into the equation?
On a separate note with recreational cricket starting on the 11th surely the counties have no need to wait until August.

Re: Two overseas for First Class and 50 over
Grockle 03 July, 2020 18:54
With all the conflicting messages it's hard to work out anything. I suppose it allows for those guys who would have been 'kolpaks' who will not be classified as 'unqualified' - wonder if the regulations will alter in relation to overseas players?



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Re: Two overseas for First Class and 50 over
nelliec 03 July, 2020 19:15
What will Roelof be classified as next year.
Does it include current Kolpak players on contracts?

Re: Two overseas for First Class and 50 over
Grockle 03 July, 2020 22:46
He's not kolpak. I believe his wife is English



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Re: Two overseas for First Class and 50 over
nelliec 04 July, 2020 10:14
The teams that will struggle with this will surely be the likes of Hampshire especially.

Re: Two overseas for First Class and 50 over
hantssabre 04 July, 2020 10:29
Isn’t Roelof on an EU Dutch passport so does it depend on what sort of Brexit deal we get (if any) whether he will be eligible or not?
Also, presumably the Kolpaks that become overseas from next season will then be eligible to play for their Country again so not necessarily such an attractive prospect for a county (think Abbott at Hampshire and Olivier at Yorkshire)?



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