Cricket 2020

Alistair20000

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I suppose you could nearly get away with a loose form of social distancing at cricket matches the fielding team could certainly set up that way...do away with first and second slip positions you could then have a third slip but no fourth.. forward short leg would also be not permitted and the umpire at the bowlers end would also cause a problem...just an idea anyway.
Keeper cannot stand up to the stumps then :(
 

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I suppose you could nearly get away with a loose form of social distancing at cricket matches the fielding team could certainly set up that way...do away with first and second slip positions you could then have a third slip but no fourth.. forward short leg would also be not permitted and the umpire at the bowlers end would also cause a problem...just an idea anyway.
Rather inhibits Somerset's 'Cyderbad' approach to cricket not having close fielders :)
 

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Keeper cannot stand up to the stumps then :(
Or maybe have some kind of high chair for the umpire Tennis style...would make a fun format for a charity fundraising match once this desperate state of affairs is all over.
 

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Was hoping to see my Yorkshire in action against Derbyshire in a few months but sadly that's done for.
 

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Just thinking to myself that although i'm not a huge fan of cricket which is odd as i'm a Yorkshireman, I've been to a few cricket matches mainly involving Derbyshire which is where I live and there is enough space to swing an aeroplane full of giraffes in some of these grounds for midweek county cricket games especially. This may be something I could look into going forward as the problems with social distancing will be non existent.

When cricket resumes obviously.
 

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No professional cricket until at least July 1st.

Much easier to play cricket from a social distancing perspective than football...
 
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