Essex bowler David Masters reveals wickets target

12:58 05 April 2012

David Masters took 93 wickets for Essex last season

David Masters took 93 wickets for Essex last season

EMPICS Sport

The 33-year-old is looking to pick up “50 to 60” wickets

Essex bowler David Masters has admitted that he is looking to beat his wickets haul of last year but would settle for 60 victims.

The 33-year-old was the leading domestic bowler in the 2011 season, picking up 93 wickets, including a career best 8/10 against Leicestershire.

“Every year I look at getting 50 to 60 wickets,” he told London24. “Every asks me whether I’m looking to beat the 93 I got last year.

“I’d love to get more than last year. That’d be tremendous but it’ll be hard work.

“I’m always up for a bit of hard work but you need a bit of luck.”

Essex suffered two defeats in their opening two Championship games last season and Masters believes that his side have learnt from their errors.

“We had a bad start to the season last year and we started to come good towards the end,” he added. “A few of our young players have learnt from last season.

“We want to get promoted into Division One and we’ve got the players to do well in one day cricket.

“We’re looking to win a one-day trophy or get promoted in the Championship.”

Latest Stories from SNAP.PA

The Roar singer is known for her off-the-wall fashion sense.

Read more

The Argentina star is set to go the way of Olly Murs.

Read more

500 clowns embarked upon Mexico City with the hope that their laughter would be infectious.

Read more

Promotions

AGA Living Subscription

Every issue of AGA Living magazine is packed full of celebrity AGA owner interviews, interior and design features, ideas to inspire your culinary imagination, mouth-watering recipes and inspirational shopping ideas.

Dojo gives you hand picked recommendations for events, places and activities in London

Tired of always hearing about some amazing event in London after its gone, missing out on the best activities? That’s where Dojo comes in.

The Argentina star is set to go the way of Olly Murs.

Will Cesc out-perform Angel? Will Sunderland be utterly rubbish again? And surely Erik Lamela can’t repeat *that* goal…

He’s bitey – but is he bitier than a zombie?

Erik Lamela’s ridiculous rabona goal last night inspired us to look for a few people who it didn’t go so well for.

TOP STORIES