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Oct 25 – First Test – Day 4

Today was a nasty flashback to the ill-fated Tour to India last year. Not so much in terms of players not putting in their homework [Ed. Read about HomeWorkGate here, and the whole tour here  if you dare], but the on-field performance. Sub-continental players piling on the runs against our spinners on a dead track, and then our bats struggling against ...

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Oct 24 – First Test – Day 3

The Captain led us into the old city of Dubai in the evening for dinner. Old is a comparative term meaning not new. The narrow lane ways and dusty markets were thick with kaftans and coloured galibaya’s, and the vibrant hustle of wagging tongues, dust, baked earth, pungent smells and shifting people. I heard Sarah’s voice [Ed. It was a ...

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