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CRICKET

THE COLTS' TEAM [By W.M.XAEY.J The Joiiowing nino colts have lieen •eeted to play with J. N. Crawford in >»e colts' team. The wicket-keeper has yet to bo chosen:—Bell, Galland Shepherd, Bimiov, Satterthwaito (Albiom, Uhadvick, Stephens (Dunedinl. A. \V. Alloc (Carisbrcok), Ilayden (Opoho). Bell is a left-handed batsman who lias come on wonderfully well u a ring the winter practice. Last year he did'net do .1. groat deal in senior cricket, his hiehesi *cot» being 15 and hi? average £.O. Galland is 0110 of tin: inc-'t promising Tuamoera of the team. It will to ivniomb*red that he represented Otago km .vafcm against Soutiihmd. and created a !avorable impression with scores of 21 and 8. In club matches he n: 'de ?Vj runs, with an average of 19.0. Shepherd is another who l'.a> hat! <t.cq in big cricket, an I who is looked "upon as a" coming ma;-.. A left-hander with plenty of vigor, ho s-houM make good under tite able coaching :;ovr .available. Shepherd's score a gainst Southland last season will he remembered ; and he alto performed > or.ch.-tently in club matches, averagiic -l-'-l f ,! r 14 innings. Binney, although not a rouspi. uou.- miocess in senior i-vii.lv; i on tho !i'«" <-.,v,'i.-ious 1 he has appeared there, has been a bij: and I toneistcut ccorvr in ji.i 1 tt■ ■ r ;:i.uio, his average last year in second grade bom- m , the region of 40 I '■■■ in::::igs. ! L. Chad wick L-' a- ••■ft -handed batsman | "who has not yi-t shown his best, form in j TOatcht-s. The f re.'.lorn in making h:a : Strokes. ne.--..5.-ai-v to bin success, wt'd no doubt develop iicder the o>a hj. He may I be looked to'for con:- ;: r,r,4 :,:or.-*. JI is ; average last vear w.u 12.00. ! A. W. -Mioo lik already shown bis | «.alibro in big v-iekfit. his c*Mitu;y at I t'arisorook last rom-oii a-iinst Canterbury j besng made in _<-od tore.:. He .-hoitid be \ ono of tiie suece-i-os. ! Stephens is a- batsman with a good fctyie j and some- rattling strops, lie i.'ijuires ! to pat a little nfre energy into his held- | r.-.Z, and exorcise judgment in running be- | 1 ween wickets. I'bis may rifely bo U■ ft to j the coach to impart. Stephens averaged j 10.75 in senior ate! ?'3 in junior cricket I L-W- year. ' Satterthwaito io a young Udrd grader j who gives promise a-' a left-hand bowler, j Harden is tho yi::\x Opoho player who j displayed verv fail form when promoted ! to oei.tor. !iM ;,-. -: He averaged 12.3 ] iv.i- live inrih.co. j M'-Mullen. v,h > pi ived for (darc-e. is '■ beiiiu' approached with a view to bus itlling j fhe position as wicket-keeper. Failing jiis j bring able to play, either liiuney or .X«'!- j t-on will have to don the pad.'. ; 1; is, of course, ti::dor>t- od that the: team will undergo slight ihange.s em it Mtek. so that the niiijority of the„o wiio Itave been under tire coa.h. and who \vn! (ontinne to receive in»!r.ietii>n. may be ■ given a chance. The clubs al.-o have to V,e considered, and .-orne of tb>» better mou 1 be allowed a- .-pell with their . iah , teims from time to time.

Altogether the- team fh.--i:hl ;lvr a „'■•■ i! account- of with the active .ii'.l enthusiastic t Yawfe.rd ;;s lead-r. "I'ho skipper will need to do n:ovt «>f the h«-...y:-ing. it would appeal'; butplenty of variety, if iiei ipia'.ity. a* ti;e t'nd.

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CRICKET, Evening Star, Issue 15635, 28 October 1914

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CRICKET Evening Star, Issue 15635, 28 October 1914

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