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by Googly
Tue Oct 24, 2017 7:40 am
Forum: Zimbabwe Cricket Forum
Topic: Mangongo casts the net wide for Under-19 World Cup
Replies: 6
Views: 99

Re: Mangongo casts the net wide for Under-19 World Cup

Whitgift school, where Welch and Lock went to school have 1500 pupils paying £30k a year, that’s £45 million a year income before you get the endowments, Old Boys Association, and external scholarships from benefactors. They have 2 level 4 coaches, and at least 3 level 3 coaches. Eastbourne, where E...
by Googly
Tue Oct 24, 2017 7:14 am
Forum: Zimbabwe Cricket Forum
Topic: Mangongo casts the net wide for Under-19 World Cup
Replies: 6
Views: 99

Re: Mangongo casts the net wide for Under-19 World Cup

Practically every first team cricketer in these top schools is on some type of scholarship as well. Surprisingly few of them went from Form 1 through to Form 6 at those schools, they get poached from other schools. England have really ramped up their game at junior level. Obviously there’s lots of m...
by Googly
Tue Oct 24, 2017 7:10 am
Forum: Zimbabwe Cricket Forum
Topic: Mangongo casts the net wide for Under-19 World Cup
Replies: 6
Views: 99

Re: Mangongo casts the net wide for Under-19 World Cup

Millfield School in Somerset has a greenhouse-type net that requires air pressure to keep it properly inflated, you walk through a double air door. You can change the temperature and humidify, loudspeakers to simulate crowd noise, different matting for different conditions, a Merlin 3, cameras behin...
by Googly
Tue Oct 24, 2017 6:54 am
Forum: Zimbabwe Cricket Forum
Topic: Mangongo casts the net wide for Under-19 World Cup
Replies: 6
Views: 99

Re: Mangongo casts the net wide for Under-19 World Cup

I think he gets abrasive when perhaps professionals aren’t behaving as such. A lot of the FC guys don’t have a great work ethic because cricket has stagnated here for so long. I’ve seen how hard some pro’s work overseas and our guys, with a few notable exceptions, don’t do the extra yards. I remembe...
by Googly
Tue Oct 24, 2017 6:29 am
Forum: Zimbabwe Cricket Forum
Topic: [Match Thread] 1st Test, Zimbabwe vs West Indies
Replies: 383
Views: 4173

Re: [Match Thread] 1st Test, Zimbabwe vs West Indies

I read somewhere that Mashinge has a one match ban?
by Googly
Mon Oct 23, 2017 6:17 pm
Forum: Zimbabwe Cricket Forum
Topic: [Match Thread] 1st Test, Zimbabwe vs West Indies
Replies: 383
Views: 4173

Re: [Match Thread] 1st Test, Zimbabwe vs West Indies

I meant William Mashinge, not Williams. Taps- why is he banned?
by Googly
Mon Oct 23, 2017 6:05 pm
Forum: Zimbabwe Cricket Forum
Topic: [Match Thread] 1st Test, Zimbabwe vs West Indies
Replies: 383
Views: 4173

Re: [Match Thread] 1st Test, Zimbabwe vs West Indies

Burl is a better bat than Willy.
by Googly
Mon Oct 23, 2017 4:28 pm
Forum: Zimbabwe Cricket Forum
Topic: [Logan Cup 2017 Round 3] Tuskers v Rising Stars
Replies: 27
Views: 733

Re: [Logan Cup 2017 Round 3] Tuskers v Rising Stars

Poor showing by Tuskers, puts our FC into perspective. There’s no way a FC side should be losing to these guys.
by Googly
Mon Oct 23, 2017 4:16 pm
Forum: Zimbabwe Cricket Forum
Topic: [Match Thread] 1st Test, Zimbabwe vs West Indies
Replies: 383
Views: 4173

Re: [Match Thread] 1st Test, Zimbabwe vs West Indies

I really enjoyed Tino’s commentary. The session with Ian Bishop was excellent, he’s a good guy as well. He’s a real student of the game, very interesting guy, he should get a lot more gigs.