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Re: And so it all starts with Essex
Posted by: AG on apple
Date: 15/04/2017 05:42
Looks like a typically 'not quite at the races,' opening day to judge from what Pete has said.

However, our spinners have barely started to bowl. They will obviously need to do very well today.

For matches where we are anticipating low scoring matches (which, until proven otherwise should include all home CC matches) selecting both LG and Jove in the same side is, IMO, a questionable tactic. Both tend to be expensive.. With the exception of the redoubtable Mr Trego it seems to me that the only thing standing between us and a pathetic score of 125 or so was the profligacy of Neil Wagner.

And if Jove bowls his daft short stuff at A N Cook? He will be at least as expensive as Wagner as Cook has pulled, hooked and cut to ribbons short stuff from far better pacemen than Jamie. Clearly, Cook is a huge wicket and one we really do need early does... time for King Jack to work his magic..

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