Posts Tagged ‘Yorkshire CCC’

England’s Number 7

April 23, 2010

When Andrew Flintoff announced his retirement from test cricket last summer it left the England cricket side requiring a new all-rounder to strike a balance within the team, a balance Flintoff had given for all of his 70 plus tests.

Many believe that Stuart Broad will one day fill this position and subsequently fill it for many years to come, but I feel the position at number 7 should go to Yorkshire’s Tim Bresnan (pictured above).

He is the ideal replacement for many reasons in my opinion and his stature continues to grow within the game as he becomes more experienced.

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Do Yorkshire Miss Hoggy?

April 19, 2010

As the County Championship came to a close at the end of the 2009 season here in England, it became clear that two parties synonymous which each other were due to part acrimoniously.

Matthew Hoggard (pictured above) was nearing the end of his contract with his local club, Yorkshire, with whom he had spent over 15 years representing and claiming approximately 650 wickets in the process.

A relationship which had always appeared to be fruitful, had become tenuous, as both parties appeared to want differing things.

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