Current Page: 1 of 7
Bob Willis Northants Away - "Madcap"
Posted by: Grockles.com (IP Logged)
Date: 14 August, 2020 11:01

What do you think? You can have your say by posting below.
If you do not already have an account Click here to Register.



Edited 1 time(s). Last edit at 14/08/2020 11:06 by Grockle.

Willis Trophy Game 2 Northants away
Posted by: cricketjerry-mouse (IP Logged)
Date: 07 August, 2020 14:27

Tom Banton returns from England ODI duty to play against Northamptonshire (away) in the second Willis Trophy match, beginning tomorrow. He takes over from George Bartlett, who has not fully recovered from concussion received during the victory over Glamorgan

Quickie Kasey Aldridge, the 19-year-old former Millfield School student, is included in the 13 for the first time, and there is also a place in the squad for Ben Green, who hit his maiden 50 substituting for Bartlett in the week.

Squad: Abell, Aldridge, Banton, Brooks, Byrom, Davey, Davies, Green, Hildreth, Lammonby, Craig Overton, Jamie Overton, van der Merwe.



Edited 2 time(s). Last edit at 11/08/2020 13:21 by Grockle.

Re: Willis Trophy Game 2 Northants away
Posted by: hantssabre (IP Logged)
Date: 07 August, 2020 14:34

Where’s Lewis?

Re: Willis Trophy Game 2 Northants away
Posted by: Shepton Paul 2 (IP Logged)
Date: 07 August, 2020 14:51

Picked up a niggle in training yesterday, apparently. 🙁

Re: Willis Trophy Game 2 Northants away
Posted by: Grockle (IP Logged)
Date: 07 August, 2020 14:54

Probably because he isn't getting regular cricket. Difficult to keep your 'core' when you aren't playing regularly.



(Sm72)

Re: Willis Trophy Game 2 Northants away
Posted by: AGod (IP Logged)
Date: 07 August, 2020 16:57

Bloody typical. Damn you, England.

Re: Willis Trophy Game 2 Northants away
Posted by: nelliec (IP Logged)
Date: 07 August, 2020 23:32

On a similar note Jack could go the whole season stuck in a bubble with no white ball cricket at all.

Re: Willis Trophy Game 2 Northants away
Posted by: AGod (IP Logged)
Date: 08 August, 2020 07:01

red ball.

Re: Willis Trophy Game 2 Northants away
Posted by: AGod (IP Logged)
Date: 08 August, 2020 10:40

Northants (comments from David Ripley below) are certainly not alone in looking at this Bob Willis Trophy as an opportunity to get a look at some extra players, rather than just defaulting to the strongest possible XI that they can pick each game. Should Somerset be following suit?


--------------

“We want to be competitive but we’re definitely viewing it as a squad competition,” said Ripley. “I’m excited about seeing the lads who haven’t had much opportunity given a go.

“We’ve got that big picture of next year and the chance to do much better and compete much harder than last time we were in division one. That’s why we’ll have a squad mentality for this season.

“I hope we’re celebrating some hundreds and five-fors, we’re competitive and we’ll see how far that can take us this season. If we manage to get some wins we might have a different view of game five than of game one.

“I’m pleased we have this template rather than a scenario where we could have been bombed out of division one in a short format that would have left you really disappointed. We’ve looked forward to being back in division one and planned for it all winter so it’s better to wait.”

Re: Willis Trophy Game 2 Northants away
Posted by: AGod (IP Logged)
Date: 08 August, 2020 10:43

I don't know exactly which page it will be on, but it seems that the game will feature live coverage somewhere on the Northants website (it says all games will be live):

[nccc.co.uk]

Re: Willis Trophy Game 2 Northants away
Posted by: AGod (IP Logged)
Date: 08 August, 2020 10:50

Somerset have won the toss and elected to bat.

Re: Willis Trophy Game 2 Northants away
Posted by: AGod (IP Logged)
Date: 08 August, 2020 10:52

Former Northants man and dodgy (in the sense of decision-making quality, rather than probity) umpire, Nick Cook will be preside with fellow former Northants man, Rob Bailey.

Re: Willis Trophy Game 2 Northants away
Posted by: Farmer White (IP Logged)
Date: 08 August, 2020 10:54

The live stream will also be available via the Somerset CCC Match Centre.

I may even be there on time.

Farmer

Re: Willis Trophy Game 2 Northants away
Posted by: Farmer White (IP Logged)
Date: 08 August, 2020 11:08

Well, I was there ...

Farmer

Re: Willis Trophy Game 2 Northants away
Posted by: Grockle (IP Logged)
Date: 08 August, 2020 11:17

Live stream is up just as Eddie goes swinging at 1. You'll have to look elsewhere for commentary though so Tune In BBC Live Events is probably thr best option.

The live stream is on SCCC s Match Centre. There's a link in the Grockles left hand menu on the main site and via Forum Navigation on the mobile one.

Once it's up it should be available on your Youtube history



(Sm72)

Re: Willis Trophy Game 2 Northants away
Posted by: Grockle (IP Logged)
Date: 08 August, 2020 11:18

I lied... there is a sort of commentary on the feed. But unfortunately it a lagging behind the pictures.

Tom Lammonby has just been bowled on commentary as James Hildreth is taking guard on screen.



(Sm72)



Edited 1 time(s). Last edit at 08/08/2020 11:21 by Grockle.

Re: Willis Trophy Game 2 Northants away
Posted by: Bobstan (IP Logged)
Date: 08 August, 2020 11:19

Way behind the action though.

Re: Willis Trophy Game 2 Northants away
Posted by: Grockle (IP Logged)
Date: 08 August, 2020 11:22

Yes sorry I just updated. It is woefully out of synch



(Sm72)

Re: Willis Trophy Game 2 Northants away
Posted by: Nailsea_Fizz (IP Logged)
Date: 08 August, 2020 11:28

So is our batting in the sunshine it seems

Re: Willis Trophy Game 2 Northants away
Posted by: AGod (IP Logged)
Date: 08 August, 2020 11:29

Anyone found any live stream of the (so far) unfolding horror show?

Current Page: 1 of 7
Sorry, only registered users may post in this forum.
We record all IP addresses on the Sportnetwork message boards which may be required by the authorities in case of defamatory or abusive comment. We seek to monitor the Message Boards at regular intervals. We do not associate Sportnetwork with any of the comments and do not take responsibility for any statements or opinions expressed on the Message Boards. If you have any cause for concern over any material posted here please let us know as soon as possible by e-mailing abuse@sportnetwork.net