HEADLINE: Joseph adds two-wicket haul to maiden half century for Worcestershire

link CaribbeanCricket.com Joined: Mar 5, 2003
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4/25/21, 10:12:37 PM 

West Indies bowler, Alzarri Joseph, added a tidy two-wicket haul to a maiden half-century to help put English County club Worcestershire in a commanding position against Nottinghamshire at New Road.

Chasing a sizeable first innings score of 436, Nottinghamshire crumbled for 276, despite 111 from opener Haseeb Hameed and not losing their first wicket until they had put 115 runs on the board.

Charlie Morris had the best bowling figures for Worcestershire, after taking 3 for 30 but Joseph chipped in with 2 for 33.  The West Indies accounted for top-order batsman Ben Duckett and Nottinghamshire were then forced to follow on still some 160 runs short of the target.

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link Norm Joined: Nov 27, 2002
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4/25/21, 11:28:52 PM 
AlJo moving in the right direction. No surprises there.

link MasterP Joined: Jan 29, 2012
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4/26/21, 1:33:02 PM 
Wha de france is a two-wicket haul???

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Dem mean he get two wickets to guh long with the half century. But Man don't call two wickets a haul

link MasterP Joined: Jan 29, 2012
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4/26/21, 1:43:39 PM 
In reply to Norm
Don't quite agree.
Would feel better if he get five wicket hauls and score a thirty.
than 50 runs and 2 wickets

link robbo Joined: Nov 28, 2002
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4/26/21, 2:21:28 PM 
Whilst it’s great that Joseph is showing that’s his improvement in batting is no flash in the pan, I would much rather he took heaps of wickets and showed great improvement in his bowling. Of course there is plenty of time in this English season for this to happen but at the moment he seems to just be picking up a wicket here and thereAnd I’m sure that his county have greater expectations than this

link Norm Joined: Nov 27, 2002
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4/26/21, 4:05:22 PM 
The county seems to be okay with AlJo's performances.

BTW, bowling is not just about numbers.

link Overthrow Joined: Mar 24, 2021
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4/26/21, 4:42:41 PM 
Bring our players home. England infested with COVID-19.
Time for end this circus.

link Onionman0 Joined: Mar 5, 2020
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4/27/21, 9:25:33 AM 
In reply to CaribbeanCricket.com

Jason Gillispie and Irfan Pathan.....both very good bowlers..... suddenly, tried to be all rounder.....their bowling suffered.... Gillispie dropped after scoring double hundred against Pakistan and Pathan ,the bowler who tormented Aussie...a hatrick against Pakistan, retired prematurely...Bottom line..... Joseph must concentrate solely on getting wickets.... establish himself as genuine fast bowler...then think of improving his batting... otherwise.....?????

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