Hampshire Cricket History


Back to bed then
October 24, 2016, 4:24 am
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20 minutes of TV drama! Was it worth getting up – not sure, I might suffer later. Interesting that Cook turned (again) to his seamers and England got away with it despite their top-order batsmen struggling against spin and their spinners struggling for consistency.

Zzzzzz

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http://www.espncricinfo.com/ci/content/story/1062769.html
T20 or Test matches?

Comment by Paul

VERY interesting – and alarming. Once again, the thin end of a very nasty wedge.

Comment by pompeypop

Apparently the last time that an England spinner opened the bowling in both innings (Batty) was in 1928 v South Africa. The bowler was Sam Staples of Notts. So what you ask – this is a Hampshire site. Well Sam Staples was Hampshire’s coach after retiring until the late 1940s when he became an umpire and Arthur Holt took over.

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