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FAKE 2020 The Finale v Essex @Taunton
Posted by: Grockle
Date: 11/07/2020 13:36
So we have actually got to the last fantasy CC1 game and it is at home.

It's a bit of an anticlimax in the sense that there is nothing for us to play for other than a 12/1/1 record and as many points as possible. Essex are fighting Notts for the third place so they are keen to win.

We did say we were resting people for the last game and a couple of very Somerset based sides have already been suggested.

It's more a case of who does not play in this one I think

1. Byrom
2. Banton
3. Bartlett
4 Hildreth
5. Abell
6. Davies
7. Gregory
9. An Overton
10. Leach

I think is basically the side with a decision about the second spinner or the third seamer being the only real decisions for this game?

Or have I missed something

If we have the chance I might try a start of the 2020 CC1 season with the actual squad using only Babar and playing the young CC1 side to see how the engine suggests it might do. The only player not available at the start as I think I've said is Banton (IPL I assume) and Babar Azam is the full contract player with Cory as the T20 second one. No mention of Wade - probably not in the frame when the database was updated.

The problem with the programme is that it won't let you simulate - you have to be involved or the lack of guidance goes against the side. I tried a couple of just run the match simulations and we got hammered.

It might be interesting - ish but end of Fantasy land first.

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