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Ashes Diary of the 17th Man – June 7

Australia A Versus Scotland – Day 1 Fears of a cold blast from the north proved unfounded.  While not exactly the weather we’re use to playing cricket in, the forecast of a 20 deg maximum at least meant no-one would be playing in their long johns today.  Plopper is still packing his handwarmer, though, even after some restictions were placed on the ...

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Ashes Diary of the 17th Man – Jun 6

I opened my eyes from a most peaceful slumber not wishing to move or hasten even though I knew it was light. Trapper is an early riser, and I could see out of the corner of my eye that he had already made his bed like a hospital nurse ready for the next patient.  I smiled and drifted back to sleep. I ...

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