slots of fun top 10 american mobile companies making money from writing articles uk real money online slots usa
casino chips set gambling addiction ottawa online casino minimum deposit 5 euro
best slot machine new vegas house of fun slots android app
soaring eagle casino age htc desire 820 price in aus casino new zealand wellington
slot machine parts names biloxi casino entertainment calendar live roulette online strategy addicted to online slot machines nj online casino tropicana classic slots
winstar casino slot machine reviews casino online dealer hiring makati no deposit casino bonus sites borderlands 2 tiny tina slot machine odds
slotomania hack ios casino cash scratch off ps4 black friday deals 2018 target roulette casino com mobile slot games online tulsa hard rock casino coupon online casino no wagering requirements
stargames casino no deposit bonus my vegas casino online betting sites bonus make money online casino carat casino no deposit bonus code make money online taking surveys yahoo answers
online gambling sites horse racing can you withdraw casino bonus paddy power
monopoly slots tips and tricks roulette spielen ohne geld ohne anmeldung gambling games in vegas casino table vector best forex no deposit bonus 2018
simba games casino no deposit bonus 2018 spinning streak slot machines online hit the button maths times tables
best cellular service bay area best soccer betting sites in nigeria zar mobile casino no deposit bonus
online betting sites yahoo answers cash casino kamenz
meilleur bonus sans depot casino en ligne fun multiplication games titanbet casino bonus terms
best nigerian soccer bet company high limit slots online pp games mobile homes holidays in ireland live casino valet
online slots for real money 888 casino promotion code 2018 make money from home jobs uk casino dealer school sacramento ca no deposit casino ipad
mobile rates comparison uk gambling cruises in panama city beach fl loco panda casino bonus code miami valley racino monroe
gambling addiction journal articles online slot machine wiki

Sunday, August 07, 2011

Paddock Fun

Not being able to attend last weeks inter-club match we didn't get the nod to say that there wouldn't be any cricket this Sunday at Mopsies, but ever the optimist (when it comes to cricket) I expected that there would be something going on despite not having any emails to say otherwise and others did the same! So we turned up and there was no-one there and the kids including Kieran (Ben's mate and fellow team member) were gagging for cricket and Joe suggested we get in the paddock and have a knock about in there.

Once home after a cup of tea, we set up the paddock. In the paddock much of the batting tends to be a bit agricultural, so I'm always looking for ways to encourage driving the ball and looking through my vids a few days ago I found some footage of a variation of 'Paddock cricket' that addressed this in some ways. Batting in pairs Kieran and Ben, Joe and I we played a game where each pair faced six overs of bowling with a series of rules that forces the bat to hit straight or gently dab the ball into the middle to run a single or deftly edge the ball wide of the keeper.

* A ball hit straight back past the bowler hitting the back fence = 2 runs
* A ball hit short into the middle or either side fence enables a single.
* A ball fielded and thrown at the stumps at the bowlers end and not fielded goes for an over-throw and therefore a single and the bats would have also run one.
* A ball bowled and not stopped by the keeper goes for either a leg-bye or bye single.
* A ball hit deftly off the bat not stopped by the keeper hitting the back fence goes for 1
* A cover drive that goes through the 'Cover drive hole in the fence' is automatically 1 run.
* Any balls that other-wise go over the nets are no balls and no runs given.
* Conventional no-balls (Height and stepping over the line) are singles + an extra ball to the bowler.
* Wides are covered by the 'Back fence rule'.
* Your wicket constitutes minus 3 runs.
* Contentious balls, like those that go vertical or right up in the air to land near a fence impeding the fielder are decided on the toss of a coin and the same with LBW decisions.

The consequence of which is the batsmen have to communicate really well and be a bit fast between the stumps and back up the striker. They have to consider their batting and the most effective way to get runs is to probably hit the ball along the ground back past the bowler for two or nice cover drives through the hole in the fence. The bowling has been interesting because of the pressure that is put on the batsmen. In both the games we played this morning Joe and I batted first and off both innings we only scored 10 and 11 runs respectively. With the first innings I thought we'd lost it easily because Ben and Kieran get the ball on the bat far more readily than Joe and I, and our 10 was score primarily through defensively poking the ball into the middle of the wickets and quick singles, which was fun because of the desperate scrambles to get the ball retrieved and back at the stumps for a stumping. Initially we did really well, but then Ben and Kieran started to talk tactics and pulled our fairly high score back to ten through at least 2 stumpings caused by indecision by me primarily.

Slow bowling won the day, after yesterday's bowling abomination where I bowled like a squirrel. (Yeah - squirrel, have you ever seen a squirrel bowl - exactly, that's how bad it was)! Today I was back to normal service drawing both Ben and Joe out of their crease for Joe to take several good stumpings and Joe did the same thing with his bowling and he hit the wood-work once and forced Kieran to edge the ball into my gloves on one ocassion smartly. The second match was close, Kieran and Ben were beating us with three balls to go and on the 4th ball of the last over Joe got the one that was edged into my gloves and then he bowled 2 dots balls for us to take the win for the 2nd time. All in all it was a very good game and hopefully for Ben at least a good learning curve.
rock around the clock slot machine online online casino landing page
live casino with paypal best buy mobile insurance vs verizon baccarat for dummies
casino beach park fort worth no deposit bonus for slots of vegas fun slot casino games games to help learn multiplication tables secrets of forest best mobile coverage in your area
cherry red casino slots casino slot machine hacker bwin online casino roulette
tesco mobile network reviews uk casino slots gratis europalace casino 10 c online roulette roulette minimum bet
dimm slots definition nokia mobile within rs 2000 casino word origin tragamonedas gratis online casino lemonade
best casinos shreveport online casino dealer hiring jobs
casino online bonus deposit scotch brite jumper spin mop online casino games 40 slot live dealer blackjack online us best casino game odds slots mobile slots 5 deposit unlimited mobile broadband deals australia
spin tv series online spin the wheel fifa 16 online stak7 online casino
zone casino vegas world members apple casino slots usa no deposit bonus casino codes double down casino slots gratis