'Opening the batting
is tough for any player, let alone a youngster,' said Croft.
When opening the batting
for the Bridge, he was run out without facing a ball and, when a colleague was injured in the very next over, he had to go out and act as a runner.
Opening the batting
in the second game, Richardson top-scored with 73 not out.
Skipper Prasad Peruli opening the batting
lead the way with a solid 60-run innings off 40 balls and Laiju Jose chipped in with 22-ball 26.
Johannesburg, Nov 6 ( ANI ): Former South African cricket player Lance Klusener has said that Dolphins skipper Morne van Wyk should be opening the batting
for the national team in the one-day internationals right now.
"The only reason I stopped opening the batting
was because the England selectors said, when they picked James Foster for the Twenty20 team, that they were looking for the wicketkeeper to bat in the middle order.
ANDREW STRAUSS insists he is relishing the twin pressure of captaining England and opening the batting
on an Ashes tour of Australia.
He has been opening the batting
and could be too big at 6-1.
'It will be more tiring than usual, what with keeping and opening the batting
, but I wouldn't do both the jobs unless I thought I wasn't capable of doing it.
Kadeer Ali, opening the batting
, was bowled without scoring but off-spinner Shaftab Khalid took two for 30 off seven overs.
The right-handed batsman has now played four Tests and 22 one-day internationals for his country, opening the batting
on several occasions.
Tim, a London video distributor, has bet pounds 20 on the pair's first son opening the batting
for England at Lord's and pounds 20 on him taking a hat trick - both at odds of 10,000-1.
It's probably the hardest job in cricket, opening the batting
, especially in the Ashes, and he must be so frustrated because I always thought he looked all right against the new ball - he just couldn't go past getting those starts.
London, Sept 6 ( ANI ): England batsman Kevin Pietersen is reportedly expected to increase his side's options for the 2015 World Cup by opening the batting
for the first time in a home one-day international in the five-match NatWest series against Australia.
"Whether it means opening the batting
or at six, wherever, I just want to represent England." He is still pinching himself at the events of the past two months, which have included debuts in all three formats and a part in England's back-to-back Twenty20 and ODI series wins already in New Zealand.