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wickets
Post subject: Why Stokes?
PostPosted: 20:28 on 9th Sep 2011

Joined: 22:49 on 30th Apr 2008
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Location: Swindon
Well someone has to ask.

If England are to blood new talent, why not Taylor?

Have seen Stokes a couple of times now and he just looks totally out of his depth.
Both in the field and with a bat in his hand.

Send him back to school!
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Huey Lad
Post subject: Re: Why Stokes?
PostPosted: 09:11 on 10th Sep 2011

Joined: 18:02 on 23rd Apr 2008
Posts: 664
wickets Wrote:
Well someone has to ask.

If England are to blood new talent, why not Taylor?

Have seen Stokes a couple of times now and he just looks totally out of his depth.
Both in the field and with a bat in his hand.

Send him back to school!


I think its for the balance of the side. They consider Stokes a like for like replacement for KP/Morgan as someone who plants the ball into the stands.
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GeorgethePodge
Post subject: Re: Why Stokes?
PostPosted: 11:42 on 10th Sep 2011

Joined: 00:10 on 25th Apr 2008
Posts: 1167
Huey Lad Wrote:
wickets Wrote:
Well someone has to ask.

If England are to blood new talent, why not Taylor?

Have seen Stokes a couple of times now and he just looks totally out of his depth.
Both in the field and with a bat in his hand.

Send him back to school!


I think its for the balance of the side. They consider Stokes a like for like replacement for KP/Morgan as someone who plants the ball into the stands.



hes also a good prospect as a bowler but the finger he broke is restrictin him from bowlin atm
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Hector
Post subject: Re: Why Stokes?
PostPosted: 11:26 on 11th Sep 2011

Joined: 19:34 on 29th May 2008
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Location: Somerset
The lad clearly has talent, but i would question the wisdom of playing him if he can't bowl and his fielding is being affected by a dodgy finger.

Would have been better to give him a go once he is 100%
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blueandy1mac
Post subject: Re: Why Stokes?
PostPosted: 13:10 on 11th Sep 2011

Joined: 12:30 on 14th Jul 2008
Posts: 2149
Location: Preston UK
Hector Wrote:
The lad clearly has talent, but i would question the wisdom of playing him if he can't bowl and his fielding is being affected by a dodgy finger.

Would have been better to give him a go once he is 100%


No wisdom whatsoever. Its difficult enough to make the step up, especially into the No1 side in the world, but if your not 100% fit its nigh on impossible.

Its right to blood as many lads as is possible/reasonable, particularly against this shower. My belief is to send ALL the possibles on the next tour, its a nothing round robin and the only benefits from the tour, win or lose, would be valuable experience for the next generation.
Besides it will be even funnier if the 2nd team beat 'em.
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Crouchy
Post subject: Re: Why Stokes?
PostPosted: 20:54 on 11th Sep 2011

Joined: 12:13 on 27th Apr 2008
Posts: 2406
Location: London
Huey Lad Wrote:
wickets Wrote:
Well someone has to ask.

If England are to blood new talent, why not Taylor?

Have seen Stokes a couple of times now and he just looks totally out of his depth.
Both in the field and with a bat in his hand.

Send him back to school!


I think its for the balance of the side. They consider Stokes a like for like replacement for KP/Morgan as someone who plants the ball into the stands.


I suspect you're right, but I'd rather pick next batsman in line regardless of style. Taylor should have got a look in.
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