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Essex Eagles – T20 Blast 2019

Last night The Essex Eagles beat The Kent Spitfires to finish on 15 points, putting them in 4th place in the Southern Table, earning themselves a place in the quarter finals. A match against Lancashire at the Emirates Riverside in Durham. In their wisdom the ECB has scheduled the quarter finals to coincide with the Ashes test at Old Trafford. […]

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Kent v Essex – Wickets and Celebrations Galore!

Where to start with this one! Some might and do say that County Cricket is boring, this match was literally edge of the seat exciting! The first 2 days were rain affected, which was frustrating, but it didn’t spoil the trip down to Canterbury. Essex finished day 2 with a wicket down, Nick Browne was caught by Ollie Rayner from […]

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Kent v Essex – Proper Cricket is Back! (Part One)

My decision to give the Ashes a miss left me able to see more of Essex cricket this summer. Except the weather scuppered my T20 Blast plans! I believed the Met Office when Surrey came to play and took myself off to watch Lion King, only to find I’d missed an outstanding innings from Cameron Delport. Disappointing, but the film […]

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The Royal London Cup – Star Men Watch – Day 16

The final day of the group matches in the Southern league saw Hampshire sitting out, but also sitting pretty at the top of the table with a home semi-final guaranteed. There was all to play for in all 4 games, with 4 teams still in with a shout of a play-off place. There’d been a small twist in the tale […]

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The Royal London Cup – Star Men Watch – Day 12

There were 3 matches today, I was at The Oval to watch the match between the 2 teams trying not to finish bottom of the Southern table. I then went to the theatre, which means I’m writing this close to midnight, so it should be brief! Lancashire 239 for 6 v Derbyshire 209 for 7 Harvey Hosein won the toss […]

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The Royal London Cup – Star Men Watch – Round 4

Today I surprised myself by choosing to stay at home with my daughter who’s visiting from Paris rather than going to the Oval to watch Surrey v Essex. That meant I kept track online and missed out on what proved to be a low scoring game. There was no cricket yesterday, on Easter Monday, today on a working day there […]

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The Royal London Cup – Star Men Watch – Round 3

Easter Sunday saw 7 matches take place on another glorious day, including the ‘War of The Roses’. My County, Essex weren’t involved so it was a family day for me – here’s a round up of what occurred. Yorkshire 310 All Out v Lancashire 311 for 6 Dane Vilas won the toss for Lancashire and elected to bat; they fell […]

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Middlesex v Kent

Having worked out that the match I’d planned to watch with my friend Alun was actually in Mansfield rather than Trent Bridge, we booked to go to Radlett to watch Kent (a team I have a soft spot for) against Middlesex (a team Alun has a soft spot for): my second visit in 4 days.  It was a perfect venue […]

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Kent v Pakistan – Warm Up Match Day 4

After a day of drizzle and clouds followed by a day of torrential rain I returned to Canterbury with the promise of some play.  Amazingly the Kent Ground Staff managed together the Spitfire Ground into shape and play started after an early lunch. Kent started the day on 39 for 1 with Joe Denly on 12 and Sean Dickson 24, […]

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Kent v Pakistan – Warm Up Match

Pakistan are back in town!  They’re back in England to play England in a 2 test match ‘series’, with the first being played at Lords and the second Headingley. A lot has happened since they were here in 2016 when they won themselves a 2 all draw, winning both matches in London.  Their iconic captain Misbah ul-Haq and legendary batsman […]