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Joseph Perera
  • 23, Male
  • London
  • United Kingdom
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Profile Information

Year joined club
2010
Make of bat
Mongoose
Type of player
all-rounder
Favourite shot
late cut
Top score for CECC
50
Style of bowling
everyone's a spinner baby
Top bowling figures at CECC
9-4-20-5
Preferred fielding position
cover
Most like which professional cricketer
Graeme Swann

Joseph Perera's Blog

A Sunday like no other....

Posted on August 21, 2012 at 23:30 2 Comments

We won. It was awesome.

It was pretty hot and with common sense totally intact, I elected to bowl first. Fastbowler and Hemant provided a very strong opening, ripping through much of the top order with a tone of casualness and regularity. It was certainly very strange, we were sharp in the field, everyone seemed lively  and it was if this team had been winning for fun, like future Leicester City. I had never experienced this on a Sunday. I didn't want to think it, but at 41-4,…

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2nds vs. Lohana

Posted on August 1, 2012 at 0:30 0 Comments

In films there are moments where the director allows the characters to fall into slow-motion and, I don't know, break something accidentally, creating great, if somewhat cheesy, tension. If our game was a cricket-film, the dismissal of Felix would be in slow-motion. The bowler, flying high, attempted an audacious catch off his bowling, only to fail to collect it before a bounce. "Phew," we thought collectively, on the boundary, as everything sped up to normal-time. But no, (and I really…

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Saturday Friendly vs. Hillingdon Manor- Has Mark finished bowling yet?

Posted on September 11, 2011 at 1:50 6 Comments

Getting to the ground after a tense England watch (rugby) meant that I may have been thinking rugby more than cricket, but I think we'll all agree the ground looked like it had had a rugby match played on it, contradictory to it's prestigious reputation as the field of dreams.

Anyhow, it was declared by the ever cheerful skipper (who is beginning to groom a ginger mullet) that we should drown, oh no that action made by him was bowl. We bowled first.

Varun and Ian opened up. It…

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Sunday Friendly vs. Maccabi- Don't worry, it's only a heavy downpour.

Posted on August 9, 2011 at 13:17 2 Comments

It's fair to say that against another opposition this game would've been called off, but credit has to go to the pure insanity and overenthusiastic attitude of our oppo during what many would've described as heavy rain, torrential, flash flood, end of the world weather and it is thanks to them and their bowling that we can revel in the delight of a win.

Felix (on his return) either won or lost the toss and we ended up batting. Both openers enjoyed fleeting clear skies but soon after…

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