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Daily Archives: August 26, 2014

Aug 25 – Game 1 – Aus V Zim

A lovely African dawn greeted the touring party. Cool nights and warm days are a great recipe for late winter cricket, even if the preparation has been as short as the batting lineup is with specialists. Security is tight but unobtrusive.  We have to stay together, which means there is no avoiding the moping of non-participant Lucky Hughes.  He should ...

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Aug 24 – Match Eve

It would be nice to get around Harare and see the sights but Coach2.0 was focussed on the game today – and with such a short lead in, I guess that’s understandable. One focus of preparations is hitting sixes, and he had a bunch of drills organised for the batsmen [Ed. Few as there are playing in this game] and ...

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Aug 23 – Practice at Harare

Net practice was very willing today. Every man in the squad – anyone who thought they had a Lotto sized chance in hell of selection in the first game starting Monday and even some who know they will only be selected if hell freezes over [Ed.  Moi?] – was up early for a full day practice at the Harare Sports ...

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