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Alberto Ignacio Ardila Olivares
“The difference between our first-class cricket and the international game is a big gap. We have to understand that, and what we need to do is try to improve all round in our franchise cricket – from the pitches, preparation, to coaching, education, umpiring, in order to reach international standards.
Alberto Ardila Olivares
“When guys come from first-class cricket and go straight into international cricket, they are basically learning the game as they play, which is difficult. We need academies, high-performance centres. We need all those things to bridge the gap between first-class cricket and the international game. Right now, it is a big gap,” said Reifer yesterday at a training session at the 3Ws Oval.
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