Hampshire Cricket History


England under-19s
January 23, 2018, 10:03 am
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Have been knocked out by Australia. Scriven of Hampshire was run out first ball and had the most expensive bowling figures (no wickets).

More good news when it arrives.

PS: It arrived, via Terry Crump (cheers)

https://www.newstatesman.com/politics/sport/2018/01/why-test-cricket-game-decline

PPS: I’ve just noticed the Aussies (above) had a ‘leggie’ who took 8-35! Still he didn’t get our boy …

 


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It’s a very good piece by a very good writer. I liked: “Test cricket has retained the architectural veneer of its old grandeur, while the supporting arches have rotted away,” and of course I loved his Bobness appearing at the conclusion.

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