Gary Ballance

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Re: Gary Ballance

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ICC are doing a terrible job of managing the teams outside the top 3.

Letting them all go to waste and only hyping test matches up when they play together. Ashes, home games in India etc

Hoping the impending collapse of SA will be like a cattle prod in the nuts and spur them into action.

Only having three good teams in the world and calling it an ‘international sport’ is almost akin to those guys from Melbourne with man buns boasting over their soy cappuccino’s how global Aussie Rules is because of the expat Local leagues in USA and NZ and the hybrid game they played against Ireland a few years back.
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Re: Gary Ballance

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For the good of the game world wide India really needs to be very unselfish or even better very generous when looking at the distribution of money for the members.

India bring in between 70-80% of the revenue, so if they demand their fair share (which new BCCI Chairman Sourav Ganguly has indicated) they’ll continue to get stronger and the rest will get weaker.
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Re: Gary Ballance

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There is a point at where you don't need that much more money.

The game is still won and lost by 11 players.

You do need a certain amount of funding to make something viable.

NZ are the benchmark. What does it take to make them competitive financially?

With proper admin and decent structure you have the capacity to compete.

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Re: Gary Ballance

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jaybro wrote:
Fri Nov 01, 2019 8:51 pm
For the good of the game world wide India really needs to be very unselfish
That will never happen.

One of the reasons I hate Ravi Shastri is because of the Tendulkar incident. He abused match officials despite proof that Sachin was in the wrong. Their fans piss me off too. A lot of their reaction after NZ lost was horrible. Many death threats to NZ players and fans and wishing such ill will on Guptill because of the run out in the semi.

They believe they are bigger and better than anyone else. Kohli has that demeanor about him too, and is one of the reasons I'm not a fan of his.

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Re: Gary Ballance

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That's informative

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Re: Gary Ballance

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ZIMDOGGY wrote:
Tue Oct 29, 2019 9:48 am
If we throw the book at these players;
Adam Rouse
Blessing Muzarabani
Byrom
Welch
Butchart jr
Higgins
Curran (shit one)
Ballance
Muyeye
Evans (if Googly is correct, I have no idea about this guy)
We could realistically get more than half of them back.
Money talks.
World cups talk.
Travelling internationally against international teams talk.
Spending Christmas with the family over a BBQ talks
And again, money talks.

Pick any of those 4 from that list and wallah, we have genuine depth in the batting at least.
Are we doing lineups again count me in

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Re: Gary Ballance

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Googly wrote:
Sun Oct 27, 2019 6:37 pm
No dual citizenship is allowed, however that three year issue is the stumbling block. Although he hasn’t represented England for nearly 3 years, he has not been resident here for that period. I think this regulation is relatively new, it’s just a guess, but it’s probably a couple of years old, put in place to stop people being too mobile.
A union could appeal to the ICC and there are exceptional circumstances that they would consider. I doubt they’d let Ballance just pitch up and play though. Someone that had been schooled there or was at Uni I don’t think there would be a problem with. Byrom would be an interesting one because although he was schooled there he has essentially been living and working there for 3 years.
ICC would just have to accept the pity card.

Here’s the link, quite interesting.
Kepler Wessels, Goodwin and Johnson are obvious examples of guys that just jumped over and started playing, but it looks like they’ve plugged that hole.
https://icc-static-files.s3.amazonaws.c ... t-2018.pdf
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Re: Gary Ballance

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Mueddie28 wrote:
Sun Jun 28, 2020 11:53 pm
ZIMDOGGY wrote:
Tue Oct 29, 2019 9:48 am
If we throw the book at these players;
Adam Rouse
Blessing Muzarabani
Byrom
Welch
Butchart jr
Higgins
Curran (shit one)
Ballance
Muyeye
Evans (if Googly is correct, I have no idea about this guy)
We could realistically get more than half of them back.
Money talks.
World cups talk.
Travelling internationally against international teams talk.
Spending Christmas with the family over a BBQ talks
And again, money talks.

Pick any of those 4 from that list and wallah, we have genuine depth in the batting at least.
Are we doing lineups again count me in
No one is doing lineups. That post is from 8 months ago!

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Re: Gary Ballance

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Mueddie,
If I recall correctly you were warned last time you decided to go on a spree and dig up old threads, yet you've done it again.

And if I also recall correctly, this is the 4th or 5th time you've pulled this stunt despite being apologetic last time.

If only the forum was policed at times. If it were me, I wouldn't ban you, but you'd be on a long holiday.
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Artist.
Player.

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Re: Gary Ballance

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ZIMDOGGY wrote:
Mon Jun 29, 2020 8:55 pm
Mueddie,
If I recall correctly you were warned last time you decided to go on a spree and dig up old threads, yet you've done it again.

And if I also recall correctly, this is the 4th or 5th time you've pulled this stunt despite being apologetic last time.

If only the forum was policed at times. If it were me, I wouldn't ban you, but you'd be on a long holiday.
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