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Old Sep 21, 2005, 10:02am   #33
 
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I also like the analogy with WG Grace the ancient cricketer

When you win the toss:

If its sunny bat first
If its overcast bat first
If the wickets green bat first
If the wickets brown bat first

Engalnd won the Ashes doing this, Notts and Warwicks won the County Championship doing this.

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Old Sep 21, 2005, 10:17am   #34
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I also like the analogy with WG Grace the ancient cricketer

Engalnd won the Ashes doing this, Notts and Warwicks won the County Championship doing this.

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England's achievement was the greater, however, because, unlike Notts and Warwicks, they managed it without a wicketkeeper.
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Old Sep 21, 2005, 10:34am   #35
 
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I also like the analogy with WG Grace the ancient cricketer

When you win the toss:

If its sunny bat first
If its overcast bat first
If the wickets green bat first
If the wickets brown bat first

Engalnd won the Ashes doing this, Notts and Warwicks won the County Championship doing this.

JonnyT
I did hear recently that WG Grace was never given out LBW, as the umpires were too scared of what he might do to them. Didn't realise he also kidnapped other players until I read this. There is more to cricket than batting first

http://observer.guardian.co.uk/osm/s...766931,00.html
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England's achievement was the greater, however, because, unlike Notts and Warwicks, they managed it without a wicketkeeper.
I agree entirely.

Reads the man but Fletcher/Vaughan must have something against him?

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Old Sep 21, 2005, 11:08am   #37
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I agree entirely.

Reads the man but Fletcher/Vaughan must have something against him?

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Yes. And Graveney too for some reason. It's the one thing I dislike about this current set up : it's got a bit cliquey as it did towards then end of Gooch's tenure when he dropped Gower from the Indian tour when he was not only probably England's best batsman for that tour, but also massively popular there and would have added considerably to the gates.

If you look at the batting averages at Test (and County) level of Jones and Read and subtract one from the other, Read would only have to take about 1 in 4 of the stumpings, run outs (one of the most embarassing incidents I have ever seen by a Test player) and catches which Jones has missed, to earn his corn. Jones is a nice guy and a decent county player but, certainly at the moment, woefully inadequate as a Test match wicket keeper.

Imagine what it would be like if he had to keep to Warne !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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Old Sep 21, 2005, 11:22am   #38
 
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The current England setup would drop Warne instead of Jones!

I also have no idea why some of the other players are touring. Who on earth is Loudon?

Sidebottom would have given a Left Arm quickie option as a variation to the pace attack. A better player than Anderson IMHO

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Old Sep 24, 2005, 1:34pm   #39
 
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forget gann...i can do even better. i can predict market turns on almost any stock commodity or currency...takes a lot of time though that's the drawback for 100% accuracy , as i have been blessed with this knowledge i do not intend to pass it on or sell it to anyone for any price...its priceless.
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Old Sep 25, 2005, 12:05am   #40
 
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'I;m quite sure that one can't learn gann's secret by reading all the books, because if his method was available and you could earn 1800 in return, everyone would do it. That's evidence that gann kept the secret to himself. '
It isn't visible, so it must secretly exist.... wow, there's logic for you. My heartfelt thanks for this thread, I just love reading illogical dot joining by the terminally optimistic, after all - who is it that puts the money into the market for others to remove?
Gann, whilst evidently a charismatic chap (from a TA standpoint) would appear to have made far more money in the legend than he ever did in real life. A top trader from 1930 trying to use the same tools and tactics today would be slaughtered in short order - your best bet, if using a tried and true method from decades ago, is to hope it's so out of fashion that you can benefit from being slightly out of step with the horde.
Picking winners is almost immaterial, flip a coin to do it - it's how you decide when to exit that counts.
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