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by Googly
Wed Apr 17, 2013 7:55 pm
Forum: Zimbabwe Cricket Forum
Topic: Mangongo under spotlight, it seems...
Replies: 21
Views: 1626

Re: Mangongo under spotlight, it seems...

I personally believe that the national side is playing for our future this series. If we get thumped, we're gone. If that were to happen we would never regain our status. I wonder if that's been pointed out to the players? I've just remembered that thread by that hhm guy about it not being the end o...
by Googly
Tue Apr 16, 2013 5:55 am
Forum: Zimbabwe Cricket Forum
Topic: Harare Metro League
Replies: 16
Views: 1316

Re: Harare Metro League

Not sure I agree. What's the big issue with joining a club with a ground. back in the day it was a statement against white clubs that made them feel unwelcome. Those days are gone. Cricket sections of clubs are empty. What's the point of being a roving club, other than not having to put your hand in...
by Googly
Tue Apr 16, 2013 5:47 am
Forum: Zimbabwe Cricket Forum
Topic: The next Generation
Replies: 20
Views: 1707

Re: The next Generation

Can you shed any light on these guys googly: Matthew Bentley Kieran Geyle James Bruce Campbell Light Andre Odendaal Cuthbert Musoko I've always been curious as to how good these guys are, and if they're highly regarded or not Gayle- really useful spinner. Clever pace variation. Great hitter and gre...
by Googly
Tue Apr 16, 2013 5:23 am
Forum: Zimbabwe Cricket Forum
Topic: Mangongo under spotlight, it seems...
Replies: 21
Views: 1626

Re: Mangongo under spotlight, it seems...

Interesting. For what it's worth, I actually completely disagree with you on the "spread too thin" argument. Whilst I accept that you could potentially have a point when it comes to purely the standard of the national team in the immediate future, I think any governing body in any sport should not ...
by Googly
Mon Apr 15, 2013 9:15 pm
Forum: Zimbabwe Cricket Forum
Topic: Mangongo under spotlight, it seems...
Replies: 21
Views: 1626

Re: Mangongo under spotlight, it seems...

Mangongo doesnt get it. There is a huge difference between setting up a club and identifying junior talent than coaching the NATIONAL team. And the background comment shows he has a chip on his shoulder.. more hellbent on saying 'us blacks can do this' than performing as a nation. We have known for...
by Googly
Mon Apr 15, 2013 6:13 pm
Forum: Zimbabwe Cricket Forum
Topic: The next Generation
Replies: 20
Views: 1707

Re: The next Generation

There's a Form 1 kid called Richie somebody. Also a good little player. Too flambouyant and hits it in the air, but is a real talent. In Grade 5 and 6 there's a couple of good players as well. One guy plays for Chipembere, dubious age, but very good nonetheless. Someone has spent time with him. Gibb...
by Googly
Mon Apr 15, 2013 5:32 pm
Forum: Zimbabwe Cricket Forum
Topic: The next Generation
Replies: 20
Views: 1707

Re: The next Generation

PJ Moore has potential as well. Made lots of runs at schoolboy level but struggled in Franchise. He's a front foot player and hasn't adapted to the extra pace. Doesn't like it short and quick (who does??), but shown a reluctance to change his game, which he should because he has so much potential
by Googly
Mon Apr 15, 2013 5:20 pm
Forum: Zimbabwe Cricket Forum
Topic: The harsh reality
Replies: 65
Views: 5007

Re: The harsh reality

No we have some brilliant boys. If they were in another country they would be in academies and have huge opportunities. Check out the posts on Next generation
by Googly
Mon Apr 15, 2013 5:14 pm
Forum: Zimbabwe Cricket Forum
Topic: The next Generation
Replies: 20
Views: 1707

Re: The next Generation

I highly rate Malcolm Lake and Ryan Bearl. They are u19 though. Lake got a 100 against India in the World Cup. Brilliant leftie, plays too square early on in his innings and gives chances but once he's set his awwesome. If he played in the V until he was over 50 he would make plenty runs. Bearl equa...
by Googly
Mon Apr 15, 2013 5:03 pm
Forum: Zimbabwe Cricket Forum
Topic: The next Generation
Replies: 20
Views: 1707

Re: The next Generation

Short of front-line batters, standard Zim problem. Chiradza, Welch, Byrom, Curtis, Curran, Lock. Welch and Curran have scored 17 hundreds apiece. Add up the hundreds scored by all schoolboys in the last 5 years, multiply it by two and you won't get close to these two. These boys can really bat. Curr...