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Update from Windhoek

Having spent a week in Pretoria preparing for our two World Cricket League fixtures in Windhoek, the guys are quietly confident ahead of these two games. The week in Pretoria was fruitful, as it was our first two games outdoors … Continue reading

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Two weeks to go – 10 Guidelines to start the season with

Following on from my last post at the end of January, pre-season is used as a time to reflect (on what worked and where we can improve), and for the obvious, to prepare.  Having spent a week in Dubai at … Continue reading

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2013 – The rigours of touring, time off, and growth as a person

2013 is already in full swing, and planning has started in earnest for the upcoming season. A couple of days ago, I looked through our schedule for the year, and I can tell you that it is bumper to bumper … Continue reading

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A fitting end for The Netherlands Cricket Team in India

Day 8 – Match Day vs England Lions T20 in Pune After having a well deserved day off for players, as well as staff, it was all back to business today, in what was the last fixture for the tour. … Continue reading

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“Its not about how hard you get hit, its about how quickly you can get back up”

Day 6 – Match Day 2 vs England Lions at Pune England Lions: Michael Lumb, Varun Chopra, Gary Balance, Craig Kieswetter © (wk), Ben Foakes, Ben Stokes, Scott Borthwick, Matt Coles, Chris Wright, Jade Dernbach, Simon Kerrigan, 12th Alex Hales. … Continue reading

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The ‘roller-coaster’ life of a sportsman or Coach

Day 5 – Match Day vs England Lions in Pune Today we came up against a very strong England Lions team, full of upcoming players pushing for higher honours. Nothing that we haven’t been confronted with before, but we knew … Continue reading

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Thrilling finish at the D.Y. Patil Stadium

Day 5 – Match day vs Mumbai XI Today saw us play our last fixture of the Mumbai leg, and to add to that, it was played under lights, at what has to be said is a magnificent Dr. D.Y. … Continue reading

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