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Ashes 2015

June 29 – The Only Way is Essex

We wound up the Kent match in style and a big win, although there was a hint of bad feeling towards Trapper as he bagged three wickets – can’t he leave the poles to the bowlers? The tour bus was adorned with “The Only Way is Essex” today for the trip to Chelmsford. Although we were only on the road ...

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June 28 – Kent demolition and space junk

The Captain signalled to Eve (Adam Voges) and I during the morning session. The Kent lower order were batting well to hold out our pace attack on a slow flat wicket. “What does he want? He keeps pointing to the sky.” “Sunscreen?” “Nah. It’s not even 20 degrees.” “Space junk?” I checked the spent satellite re-entry schedule for recovering English ...

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June 26 – Aus vs Kent – Day 2

Coach2.0 cares enough about his ‘Dad’s Army’ team to organise a series of business seminars during the non-playing tour day’s to prepare the Dad’s for life after cricket. (To be clear, “Dad’s” refers to those over 30 who have children.) The first seminar last week was from Virgin boss, Richard Branson. I was sitting up the back singing nursery rhymes ...

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Jun 25 – AUS Vs Kent – Day 1

Let the games begin! After the rather one-sided Tour of the West Indies (The Prof won all the games of Spot The Case of ABC Bias we played on iView) it’s good to be back in England. It should be an interesting series – England for some reason are all cock-a-hoop after beating the Kiwis in the ODI and T20 ...

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Tour Dates

Just a short note so you all know what’s happening on the Tour. There are a couple of hit and giggles against County sides that will allow a little bit of competition between players for spots in the team to be sorted out. Sir Captain says the games should be played for the good of the team not the individual, ...

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