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William Rhodes
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Presumably, he's come as Rikki C's replacement - as and when he retires.  A promising young all rounder who bats in the middle order (averaging 27 in First Class matches) and bowls seam (averaging 33).  And 14 years younger !
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#2
Welcome Will. If in a few years he has managed to swap those bowling and batting averages, or perhaps even just improving his batting, around he'll have been a good acquisition. Plenty of time to improve.
Lara, Tendulkar ... Pilling.
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#3
I saw him bat at Taunton last year when he came in at number 3. Didn't do much but clearly he is a work in progress. I wonder if we think he could be an opener?

I think that taking him on is a positive step although if I were Ateeq Javid or even Mark Adair I might wonder why he is apparently being offered assurances about a first team place.
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#4
My chat with Will Rhodes:
http://deepextracover.com/2018/04/will-r...edgbaston/
He came across as a well-balanced young man.
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#5
Yes, when I spoke to him@members 'nets I was impressed he seems like a nice guy - really hope he succeeds in first class cricket
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#6
Interview with Will Rhodes:
https://deepextracover.com/2018/09/will-...gh-season/
Compared with the interview I did at the beginning of the season, I was impressed by how much he has grown in confidence.
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#7
Will Rhodes and Dom Sibley both are getting a trip to Dubai to play for MCC in the season opener against the Champion County - a good reward for their efforts in the latter half of last season.
https://www.lords.org/lords/news-stories...ampion-cou
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#8
I believe that both openers have a decent chance of England recognition this summer if they maintain their late season 2018 form.
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#9
(28-02-2019, 01:00 PM)DaveC Wrote: I believe that both openers have a decent chance of England recognition this summer if they maintain their late season 2018 form.
The first half of the season, their average opening stand was just 19. Thereafter their stands averaged 96.
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#10
I had been worrying that our openers' confidence could be trashed by the experience of facing First Division bowling on helpful early season wickets. If they have the opportunity to make some runs in the sun, it could do them the world of good.
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#11
Rhodes and Sibley currently sharing a century opening partnership for MCC v Surrey.
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#12
Yet another one - this is looking promising for the summer
LE - aka John
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