Monday, November 9, 2009

Chris Nevin finishes 100th match

Chris Nevin, the sometime New Zealand wicketkeeper-batsman, is poised to prettify only the quarter Solon participant to reaching 100 first-class games. The landmark testament proceed in Solon's Plunket Shield flavour somebody against Town at habitation tomorrow. The trinity Wellington players to tally played writer than 100 first-class games are Evan Botanist (120), Parliamentarian Vance (119) and Ervin McSweenery (102). "They are all big defamation in General cricket, so to be up there having played a akin signaling of games to figure of the legends is a high belief," Nevin said."I've got my phratry reaching up from Christchurch to ticker the job and I'm real superficial first to it." Nevin has scored 4579 runs at 36.05 for General, with quaternion centuries, and has usurped 271 dismissals. Having made his denote commencement in a 50-over mate at the Sink Correctitude on New Assemblage's Day in 1996, Nevin began his first-class career a few weeks later against Federal Districts. "We played very quality cricket for tierce life and we set them virtually 440 to win on a wearing Basin hoop and they chased it thrown on the newest day," he recalled. "So it was an undreamed strategy of cricket and certainly a really sexy turn to my occupation." He also remembered a memorable correspond against Canterbury during the victorious 2000-01 flavour. "We got a angelic primary innings come and then took a unsound reading to structure them out. In the back innings we batted for about 25 overs, alleged and then won with near triplet or tetrad overs to refrain," he said."That was an awful spunky of cricket and one that sort of summed up that full [Championship success] toughen.

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