1984 natwest trophy final
ENG: ENGLAND DOMESTIC SEASON : 1984 County Championship, 1984 University Matches, 1984 Benson & Hedges Cup, 1984 John Player League, 1984 NatWest Bank Trophy, 1984 1969 | His next delivery was an excellent yorker, squeezed out by Smith straight back to the bowler. With almost 20 overs remaining, the run rate was not a massive issue for the pair, with Warwickshire 89 runs short of their target, and steadily Reeve and Din built the highest, and probably most important partnership of the day, keeping their team in the hunt as darkness descended upon Lord's. Yet, for Middlesex's opponents on that day, there was no danger of any such ills slipping into their collective psyche. "'You're that bloke who was panned out of the park by MJK Smith's son,' punters chuckle. 1995 | Reeve's 42, coupled with his tight bowling, would later earn him the man of the match award, but even after a partnership of 69 with Din, Middlesex were again favourites. Teams who won in the first round progressed to the second round. Downton (43*) and Emburey (21*) shared a partnership of 62 in the last 10 overs, at least giving Middlesex something to bowl at, although in his post-match interviews Gatting revealed that he thought 220 would have been ideal. England England ENG. Warwickshire's last-gasp victory in the 1989 NatWest Trophy Final. Lancashire won the title a record seven times.. 1967 | Despite the hullabaloo surrounding their captain, Middlesex were still seen as the favourites for the trophy. The slow Lord's pitch appeared to be strangling the life out of the run-chase, leading to a promotion up the order for Paul Smith, after Emburey had bowled Lloyd to leave the Midlanders on 66/3 from 28.1 painstaking overs. Gillette Cup / NatWest Trophy / C&G Trophy. Match was scheduled for one day but extended to two. But his maiden century the day before against Yorkshire showed that he had talent, and with one swing of the bat, the bespectacled Smith junior was about to enter Warwickshire folklore. The 1983 NatWest Trophy was the 3rd NatWest Trophy.It was an English limited overs county cricket tournament which was held between 29 June and 3 September 1983. Gatting gave his word that he would tour South Africa, and the row would rumble on. Gatting's role in the forthcoming rebel tour of South Africa was fully in the public domain come the NatWest final, and his presence, along with that of John Emburey, in the Lord's showpiece, made the match a prime target for the Stop The Tour (STT) movement. The Gillette Cup, the world's first domestic knockout tournament for first-class sides, started in 1963 as a 65-over-a-side competition and was an immediate success, and the first sellout final between Sussex and Worcestershire set the pattern for many years to come. 1981 | On such a foundation of jelly, it was hardly surprising that the Ashes campaign was so embarrassing. Winners from the quarter-finals then progressed to the semi-finals from which the winners then went on to the final at Lord's which was held on 1 September 1984. Every captain of course would like an extra few runs or so, yet for long parts of the Warwickshire reply, it looked as if Middlesex had more than enough runs. India India INDIA. 1998 | With Gower's job apparently up for grabs – he would be sacked on the day after the final – many felt that the lure of the England captaincy would be too much for Gatting to turn down, which would then have a detrimental effect on Ali Bacher's proposed tour. 1978 | Smith would also play seven times in ODIs for England, featuring in their doomed 1996 World Cup campaign, including a match in which he took 3/29 against the UAE and famously vomited on the outfield. Approximately 40 members of the anti-apartheid group made their voices heard by the Grace Gates, with one man arrested for invading the pitch during the final, as feelings against the tour were unsurprisingly running high. The Ireland national cricket team and the Scotland national cricket team also participated. 2004 | Seeing as Smith could still be seen playing for Warwickshire as late as 2003 indicates that Lloyd was true to his word. Up to £100 in Bet Credits for new customers at bet365. That miserable English cricket fans were served up a thrilling final would have been no consolation whatsoever to the players of Middlesex, and a certain analyst. The year 1989 certainly owed me one from a cricketing perspective. But as with buses and England Ashes victories, you wait ages for one and a batch come along at once. 1964 | The tournament was won by Middlesex County Cricket Club who defeated Kent County Cricket Club by 4 wickets in the final at Lord's. Get full and detailed scoreboard of Middlesex vs Kent, Friends Provident Trophy (Gillette Cup / NatWest Trophy / C&G Trophy), Final only on ESPNcricinfo.com. 1982 | This page was last edited on 8 August 2020, at 20:55. In the 1990s the competition began to lose some of its appeal, with a glut of cricket increasingly on television, and rising ticket prices meaning that Lord's failed to sell out for the final for the first time in 1991. Gillette Cup / NatWest Trophy / C&G Trophy, Winners | Competition timelines | Yearly summaries. Gatting was under attack from all angles, yet rumours began to circulate that if he couldn't stand the heat then he may still be offered a route out of the kitchen (insert your own Gatting/food joke here). 1980, NatWest Trophy RRR: 3.24, Middlesex won by 4 wickets (with 0 balls remaining), Middlesex won the 1984 National Westminster Bank Trophy. More Details, Shere Bangla National Stadium, Mirpur, Dhaka, State Bank of Pakistan Sports Complex, Karachi, Final, Lord's, Sep 1 1984, National Westminster Bank Trophy, Match tied (Kings XI Punjab won the one-over eliminator), Match tied (Kolkata Knight Riders won the one-over eliminator), Amo-Region need 135 runs in 41.4 overs. 1976 | Gillette Cup / NatWest Trophy / C&G Trophy. A run of five wins and two draws immediately before the final – including a match at Leeds on the day before Lord's (such preparation for the players back then) – had boosted the morale of the county, and given the players and supporters hope that better days were around the corner, their semi-final win over county champions and local rivals Worcestershire particularly sweet. RRR: 3.24, India won by 2 wickets (with 3 balls remaining), ME Trescothick 100 in 138 mins off 89 balls, 6x4, 2x6, N Hussain 100 in 143 mins off 118 balls, 7x4. Hughes is right; who among us would not have loved the chance to have played in a Lord's final watched by millions, regardless of the outcome? The winners in the second round then progressed to the quarter-final stage. "I made up my mind to give it a go". However, one Ossie Wheatley famously got involved, the TCCB chairman of cricket using his right to veto any decision on such an issue, leading England to turn to David Gower. • This is an article from our Guardian Sport Network, • This blog first appeared on That 1980s Sports Blog, Available for everyone, funded by readers. 1974 | In a typical nip and tuck one-day climax, the pendulum swung with almost every delivery, each dot ball heaping more pressure on the batsmen, each shot into the outfield putting the fielders under scrutiny. Perhaps Hughes was guilty of taking a final appearance for granted, after all Middlesex had played in plenty, but the fact that the county had booked a reception after the final for the very first time, also suggests that complacency had set in. This was also reflected in a fall off in attendances during the earlier rounds as well. Stripped of the England captaincy over the Rothley Court affair in 1988 (or the rumpus over Shakoor Rana, depending on which theory you wish to believe), it emerged that the new England supremo, Ted Dexter, had been persuaded by coach Micky Stewart to offer Gatting the Test captaincy at the start of the inglorious summer of 1989. There were upsets - Durham became the first Minor County to beat a first-class side when they humiliated Yorkshire in 1973 - and many memorable matches, such as the epic semi-final between Lancashire and Gloucestershire in the Old Trafford twilight in 1971. Quick wickets were essential for Middlesex and Angus Fraser duly delivered, dismissing Andy Moles (10) and Kallicharran (0) in quick succession, leaving Warwickshire on 26/2. Whereas Hughes had eagerly anticipated each of his previous finals with both a mixture of excitement and the required amount of nerves to perform to a high standard, he admitted that for the first time he did not feel the same sense of occasion as he had before, that he was maybe too relaxed. Winners from the quarter-finals then progressed to the semi-finals from which the winners then went on to the final at Lord's which was held on 5 September 1987. The tournament was won by Middlesex County Cricket Club who defeated Kent County Cricket Club by 4 wickets in the final at Lord's. The 1987 NatWest Trophy was the 7th NatWest Trophy. Ten runs required from the last over, in the gathering gloom, Gatting later commented "I'd have put my benefit money on us," which emphasises just how big a task faced Din and Smith. Get full and detailed scoreboard of Middlesex vs Kent, Friends Provident Trophy (Gillette Cup / NatWest Trophy / C&G Trophy), Final only on ESPNcricinfo.com. 1989 | 325/5. "Neil need not worry," declared a beaming Lloyd after collecting the trophy.


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