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Test 920 - Botham and Dev

Ian Botham, as you know, can bat as well as bowl,
Approaches those two differently, with freedom or control,
Made 142 off 214, and ace from in the hole, 53 more words


David Gower on why he fell out of love with one-day cricket

David Gower’s got me thinking… Not at how anybody can make batting appear so graceful; or why he sat smiling as he endured years of inane ‘wafting outside off’ bantz from far less talented people on They Think It’s All Over… No, it’s about something he said at The Cricketer’s ‘evening with’ earlier in the year. 710 more words


In Bloom

Test 902 – West Indies v. England at Kingston, April 10th-15th, 1981
Match Drawn

This could be the tale of Graham Gooch,
And his stiff upper lip, 147 more words


98 Not Out

Test Match 868 – 2nd Test – Australia v England at Sydney, 4-8th January, 1980
Australia win by 6 wickets.

Three hours’ toil, hard labour some, 112 more words