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Best of Twitter – First Test – Day 2

“There is nothing like a pond of articulate self-flaggelating tweets from the mother country”, I said to The Freak who was in a garrulous mood busily leaning over my shoulder.  “And some powerful support from our own”, he replied.  “Expats in England can modestly dismiss the rambunctious colonial tag…at least for a few sessions” The Prof said from behind his ...

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Nov 22 – Day 2 – First Test

Today was the sort of day that teaches you that you really do need to be paying attention – where did 12 wickets come from? The morning session went pretty much as expected, with Wicky taking his place in the line of batsmen falling short of expectations – and in his case what would have been a well-deserved hundred. It ...

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Nov 21 – Day 1 – First Test

There was a stony silence in the dressing room after play today.  Lost opportunities, squandered starts, and unlike the procession of wickets that marked the series in England, the flood of LBWs was replaced by a stream of off-side wafts. Sarah (from Marketing) was stalking around with a frown on her face.  It’s her job to put the good news stories out ...

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