Ryan Higgins!?

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Re: Ryan Higgins!?

Post by CrimsonAvenger » Sun Oct 07, 2018 1:07 pm

foreignfield wrote:
Sun Oct 07, 2018 11:41 am
CrimsonAvenger wrote:
Sat Oct 06, 2018 5:29 am
JAYDEN Goodwin, the son of former Zimbabwe national cricket team
Throws some light on why his dad didn't want to be a part of that team any more.

:o :lol:
I didn't even realize it was written that way when I was in the flow of reading that article :lol: :lol:

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Re: Ryan Higgins!?

Post by rusty17 » Mon Oct 08, 2018 9:02 am

http://mycricket.cricket.com.au/common/ ... tyid=11209

his stats are here, great averages and gets a run in the 17s and 19s for WA.

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Re: Ryan Higgins!?

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Re: Ryan Higgins!?

Post by encore » Wed Jul 31, 2019 10:21 am

Over the last few years there's been a "surge" in allrounders from ZIM/SA turning out for or knocking on the doors of NZ, AUS and ENG:

1. Colin de Grandhomme
2. Sam Curran (Tom not really an allrounder)
3. Marnus Labuschagne*
4. Michael Neser
5. Hilton Cartwright

Ryan Higgins has been putting up the numbers, and he's probably detected a trend. You have to be exceptional at both batting and bowling in order to feature.

Keaton Jennings and Jason Roy are the exception, and they had to put up huge numbers or be something very special. And Jofra Archer is very special in that regard!

One would imagine that County/Shield sides will probably focus on superior "South African" exports, and unless they are allrounders, it will take exceptional numbers for the likes of specialists Welch and Byrom to have a chance at County cricket. never mind Engaldn selection as a gary Ballance who is bossing County Division One, is not even being considered despite a suspect England Test middle order.

I expect Higgins to make the England Lions within the next 12 months, and if he most likely does well, to have an England Test cap by the end of 2020(in fact, he might even skip the Lions all together and get direct selection). Woakes(not getting any younger), Stokes and Curran will need resting/rotation.

Bets?

Plus, Grant Elliot will most likely not be the last "export" to break Protea hearts. :lol:

*I suppose Sakib exploits makes us grudgingly allow a spinner-allrounder. Although he does average 41, 42 and 63 bowling against SL, IND and PAK respectively in Tests, which means my "no spinner allrounders in Tests" argument hods true![/i]
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Re: Ryan Higgins!?

Post by Googly » Wed Jul 31, 2019 11:33 am

I’ve watched Higgins a few times and he looked ok, but didn’t look exceptional at all. He was at Middlesex and I heard didn’t gel with Dave Houghton. He left before Houghton did I think, but has gone from strength to strength since then.

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Re: Ryan Higgins!?

Post by Googly » Wed Jul 31, 2019 11:35 am

Byrom finally gets a start in Ones in the next couple of days after exceptional form in Twos.

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Re: Ryan Higgins!?

Post by Free Spirit » Thu Aug 01, 2019 11:29 am

he wants nothing to do with zimbabwe at all. sees himself as English full stop

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Re: Ryan Higgins!?

Post by Googly » Fri Aug 02, 2019 4:06 am

rusty17 wrote:
Mon Oct 08, 2018 9:02 am
http://mycricket.cricket.com.au/common/ ... tyid=11209

his stats are here, great averages and gets a run in the 17s and 19s for WA.
This young man is a serious cricketer. All the talent in the world and an Old Man that can open every door. He’s already got a rookie contract and is destined for good things. Those are serious numbers for a young guy in a very competitive environment.

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Re: Ryan Higgins!?

Post by Googly » Fri Aug 02, 2019 4:19 am

He’s one of a tiny handful of cricketers that can bat and is a frontline leggie. I’m confused though, is he a left handed batter and a right handed leg spinner, or is he a chinaman?

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