Monthly Archives: March 2012

Sri Lanka v England 1st test Day 4…

England with it all to do. Patience, determination and occupation of the crease required. Daft shots, pre-meditation and a batting collapse were not. Pietersen looking to be the ‘man’ and dominate (as I feared) and… failing. I have to wonder whether he … Continue reading

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Indoor nets week 8…

The last Indoor net for club this pre-season and as per usual for the last net not many players bothered to turn up… Instead of nets we decided on a game of indoor. Girls plus our coach and a 2nd/3rd … Continue reading

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Sri Lanka v England 1st test Day 3…

England looking to end Sri Lanka’s innings as early as possible and get on with the chase… There was a lack of discipline and a few tempers frayed as Sri Lanka stubbornly occupied the crease. Broad’s no ball wicket proved costly but P Jayawardene … Continue reading

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Sri Lanka v England 1st test Day 2…

England start a little sloppy but Sri Lanka’s innings comes to an end for 318. M Jayawardene 180 and last man out. James Anderson 5-72. Time for England’s batting to practice what they’ve preached since the UAE… To prove that … Continue reading

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Last County Indoor net…

With my back much improved after the weekend, no more shooting pains, although still stiff I decided that a bit of gentle excercise wouldn’t hurt… Tonight we concentrated on batting more specifically playing straight. On drive, straight drive, off drive. Several drills to … Continue reading

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Sri Lanka v England 1st test Day 1…

I set my alarm. I was ready to wake up and put TMS on at 5:15 but then I didn’t get to sleep until half one and I was knackered when the alarm went off so I grabbed the extra sleep so … Continue reading

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New league format…

The Northumberland women’s league has under gone its first major format and structural change since it formed. Bit of history… The main reason cricket clubs started women’s teams other than increasing demand was because of funding. Clubs could get grants for development because … Continue reading

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