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Re: Blast! Essex
Posted by: AGod
Date: 08/08/2019 05:58
I don’t follow your Kent comment (“delicate”) Grockle?

They lie second. And if there’s one opponent against whom they will feel confident in this format, it’s Somerset, as they’ve beaten us something like 15 times in a row, since 2011.

Batting first and putting a massive score on the board is certainly one way to overcome an habitually leaky bowling unit. But, as we saw Vs Middx, batting second - after the oppo have done the smashing - isn’t so easy.

On good batting surfaces then our fate, most weeks, may come down to whether or not we can win the toss, bat first, and bat the oppo out of it, or whether we lose the toss and watch the oppo bat us out of it.

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