Wales Online – Robert Croft wants immediate success in limited overs cricket while overseeing red ball evolution, as Glamorgan prepare for their 2018 season, which gets under way on Friday.

Summary

  • Robert Croft wants immediate success in limited overs cricket while overseeing red ball evolution, as Glamorgan prepare for their 2018 season, which gets under way on Friday.
  • That’s why he has formulated a long-term plan for County Championship cricket, though insists silverware is a realistic ambition for Glamorgan when the T20 Blast rolls into town in July.
  • The head coach, who has gradually infused his team with a blend of homegrown talent and overseas experience, has recent four-day travails — and white ball near-misses — at the forefront of his mind, as Glamorgan kick off their Division Two campaign at Gloucestershire.
  • “And in red ball cricket we want to give opportunities to players who have come through and been influenced by our system.
  • “If you look back at the last few years, we’ve stagnated in red ball cricket,” he added.


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