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Tag: Tom Curran

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Surrey v Essex -Day 2

I’d hoped for 3 things before this day started, for Ryan Patel to get his maiden century, for Surrey to be all out promptly and for the Essex batsmen to start well. 2 of those things happened, Patel was playing in only his 22nd First Class innings and wow he played a superb role. He batted for 375 minutes, that’s […]

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Essex v Surrey T20 Blast

The T20 Blast started for Essex with a Friday night match at the Cloud FM County Ground, London rivals Surrey were the opposition.  That held double interest for me, I’m an Essex member and fan, but also a Surrey member so I have a regard for them too. Ryan ten Doeschate won the toss and put Surrey in to bat, […]

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England v South Africa – T20 – Sophia Gardens

Having been at the horror show that was the 3rd ODI between these 2 teams at Lords I was hoping for a very different performance from the home team. Captain Eoin Morgan had said before the 3 match series started that all in the squad would get a game, that meant that several of the usual ‘big’ names were missing, […]