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Date: 18/9/2019
Author: TK
That choice of bowler for the 19th over has to be one of the most head scratching Iíve seen in recent times. Would love to hear the thinking behind that. Was Wilson seriously expecting Thompson (with all due respect to him) to deliver a better death over than Adair or Young?
Date: 18/9/2019
Author: Bencric
Speechless with the decision to take Adair off.

Yet again our biggest threat is ourselves with this bizarre selection policy. Give Tucker the gloves and Balbo the captaincy and give yourself a chance.

Not sure if its Ford or White but this is beyond comical.
Date: 18/9/2019
Author: Ian M
Enjoyed the stream today but Wilson is not a T20 player.

He compressed the innings when we were going at 10s then his choice to bowl Thompson in the 19th over at the expense of Adair and Dockrell will ever remain a mystery.

Sadly when Stirling joins the squad ahead of the qualifiers Wilson will keep his place ahead of these young batsmen.

Date: 18/9/2019
Author: Jonathon
It's about time Gary Wilson is removed from the T20 setup, if not the whole Ireland setup. It's clear to see he isn't good enough in the shorter format. Coming in at 5 today against Netherlands in the 13th over after a great start, should be the time we kick on and look to accelerate again. Instead, he chews up deliveries and scores at a 50 strikerate. The selectors also need to be more brave and get rid of him. Pick a new captain and move on! The guy barely scored a run all year for CSNI so how his selection is justified in the first place is ridiculous.
Date: 18/9/2019
Author: Darren
Going great and then Wilson comes in and kills all momentum.

He isn't capable of hitting boundaries or beating the fielders. Shame Delany will be dropped once Stirling is fit to accommodate, Sitrlo should also be captain.

We have tucker who can keep!
Date: 18/9/2019
Author: Ray Dollard
How or why is Gary Wilson still on the team. He was a pretty good player but his propensity to kill momentum is now a seriou s problem. We cannot afford him anymore. He has undermined our great start and handed the Dutch a very reachable target.
Date: 18/9/2019
Author: Anton
What on earth was that innings by Wilson. Completely killed the momentum and the runrate. We were looking at something huge before that.
Date: 18/9/2019
Author: Albert Ward
Another selfish knock by Wilson 8 off 14 balls. He is such a huge weak link in this new emerging side. Time to go.
Date: 18/9/2019
Author: LEPRECHAUNS
Following a (slightly) controversial denouement to our last game @ Halverstown (the umpire "mislaid" his watch!!), Leps take to the road again this weekend for games with Bagenalstown(div 7 champs, well done)and Mt.Juliet :- The South-East Tour ; The Party:- D.Dockrell,D.Cooke,K.Medcalf(YM),A.Barrett, A.Leonard,W.Whaley(Pembroke),P.Byrne(Lismore),
R.Forrest(Phoenix),I.Walshe(Enniscorthy),A.Parkinson(Merrion),Tom Butler(Bennettsbridge), Micky Lowe(Sunbury)& R.Shimmins(Sandyford).
Ump. J.L.Laubret, Scorer Helen Caird.
Kitchen Cabinet :- Wendy Lowe & Allen Smith.
Date: 18/9/2019
Author: Heinze
@David Cooke

Yes, it would be very easy to do as every team should be utilizing the app. Loan system means that it would be more competitive all round and everyone is wanting to play the best standard and why should they not be allowed too? imagine a promising teenager aiming to get on Brigade be a tough ask, so let them move and Brigade can have a call back option. (Just using brigade as they are the team everyone loves to hate on)

Move on raise the game... Put the League and clubs first not CI. Start from the bottom and CI shouldnt chew the hand that feeds them.
Date: 17/9/2019
Author: PeterA
That result, without Stirling, was deeply impressive. The new talent is starting to come through (in this format at least). Of the old guard, Rankin and KOB more than earned their place. Great stuff.
Date: 17/9/2019
Author: Anton
Quite extraordinary chase. Extremely impressive and without Stirling at that! Very good outing for Gareth Delany. Tucker is a good player and Iíd be selecting him as the wicket keeper ahead of GW but he didnít do himself any favours with the shot he played to get out (with the match more or less won by that stage) . Had a chance to get a nice not out and improve his underpar T20I stats.

But overall an extremely encouraging batting performance.
Date: 17/9/2019
Author: Ray Dollard
What a start seems like a whole new attitude for Ireland but maybe it depends on Delany and OíBrienís natural belligerence
Date: 17/9/2019
Author: Anton
Not particularly convinced with some of these bowling changes either. Gareth Delany was bowling well. 1 over spells arenít going to help a leg spinner settle though.

Will say the intensity in the field has been good today.
Date: 17/9/2019
Author: Anton
Donít particularly agree with Adair as a t20 bowler. Offers way too many hit-me balls. Play him as a pure batsman in this format. Can bowl a couple if needed but shouldnít be required to bowl 4.