Sheffield Shield fantasy league 2017/18

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Re: Sheffield Shield fantasy league 2017/18

Postby Durhamfootman » Thu Oct 26, 2017 9:28 pm

10 teams in

more than enough for me to pick up my usual Sheffield Shield wooden spoon and Arthur to pick up the mars bar.

I'm already wondering which 3 of my 11 players will actually play this year
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Re: Sheffield Shield fantasy league 2017/18

Postby Durhamfootman » Thu Oct 26, 2017 9:29 pm

no antipodean entrants, sadly, which seems a shame.
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Re: Sheffield Shield fantasy league 2017/18

Postby The Professor » Thu Oct 26, 2017 10:34 pm

The Professor wrote:
Durhamfootman wrote:
The Professor wrote:Cameron Bancroft WA
Ed Cowan NSW
Travis Head SA
Matt Renshaw Q
Hilton Cartwright WA
Joe Mennie SA
Sam Whiteman WA
Chris Tremain T
Fawad Ahmed V
Nick Winter SA
Jon Holland T

Any chance you could fill in the gaps, Prof?


Just noticed you have Tremain down as T instead of V.
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Re: Sheffield Shield fantasy league 2017/18

Postby Durhamfootman » Thu Oct 26, 2017 10:36 pm

it's okay. I realised later. all is well
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Re: Sheffield Shield fantasy league 2017/18

Postby The Professor » Fri Oct 27, 2017 9:59 am

Durhamfootman wrote:it's okay. I realised later. all is well


Only cos he picked up four wickets today :gun
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Re: Sheffield Shield fantasy league 2017/18

Postby andy » Fri Oct 27, 2017 4:46 pm

I normally do rubbish in aussie FL'S so dont have too many expectations for this FL lol
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Re: Sheffield Shield fantasy league 2017/18

Postby Arthur Crabtree » Fri Oct 27, 2017 4:58 pm

I led all the way one season, only to lose on the last match. This year I don't have Hartley and Hopes to rely on.
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Re: Sheffield Shield fantasy league 2017/18

Postby Durhamfootman » Fri Oct 27, 2017 9:17 pm

The losing of Hopes is like practice for when Stevens finally retires
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Re: Sheffield Shield fantasy league 2017/18

Postby Durhamfootman » Sun Oct 29, 2017 1:33 pm

Player scores 29th October


New South Wales

15 Henriques
dnp Abbott
dnp O’Keefe
25 Maddinson
dnp Cowan
30 Nevill
dnp Somerville
24 Patterson

Queensland

61 Burns
58 Labuschagne
140 Neser
43 Renshaw
dnp Forrest
118 Swepson
dnp Cutting

South Australia

3 Cooper
32 Head
dnp Richardson
151 Sayers
65 Mennie
39 Zampa
dnp Handscomb
46 Ferguson
16 Lehmann
dnp Winter
56 Carey

Tasmania

40 Bailey
182 Bird
31 Doolan
dnp Boyce
dnp Milenko

Victoria

108 Christian
231 Tremain
dnp White
24 Harris
dnp Holland
76 Fawad

Western Australia

84 Marsh S
dnp Behrendorff
129 Cartwright
dnp Whiteman
50 Turner
75 Stoinis
202 Coulter-Nile
35 Bancroft
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Re: Sheffield Shield fantasy league 2017/18

Postby Arthur Crabtree » Sun Oct 29, 2017 1:36 pm

Hope Australia don't do something daft like call up Bird.
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Re: Sheffield Shield fantasy league 2017/18

Postby Durhamfootman » Sun Oct 29, 2017 1:37 pm

SS Leaderboard at 29th October

Red takes the early lead

964 Red Devil
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Re: Sheffield Shield fantasy league 2017/18

Postby Durhamfootman » Sun Oct 29, 2017 1:38 pm

Pink ball and Aussie test players interfere with round one
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Re: Sheffield Shield fantasy league 2017/18

Postby Arthur Crabtree » Sun Oct 29, 2017 1:39 pm

No Cowan is hurting my campaign.
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Re: Sheffield Shield fantasy league 2017/18

Postby meninblue » Sun Oct 29, 2017 2:00 pm

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Re: Sheffield Shield fantasy league 2017/18

Postby Durhamfootman » Sun Oct 29, 2017 4:06 pm

Arthur Crabtree wrote:No Cowan is hurting my campaign.

me too. When I heard that he was to be rested in favour of Aussie test players, I did consider swapping him for Trent Copeland, before remembering the Bresnan/Mullaney effect and keeping him in. Only time will tell whether I did the right thing or not

I think that Tas need to drop Bird and bring Milenko back into the side

and Holland was something like the second or third best bowler in the league last year, so Victoria need to stop being so blooming stupid.

My problem in the SS has always been an inability to pick players who will actually play
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