Tag Archives: Allan Border

Act 6: In Which The Sun Always Shines

Test 908: England v Australia at The Oval, Aug 27th-Sep 1st 1981. Match Drawn The sun always shines at the Oval,And The summer in golden repose, The evening still light, and the days are still bright, As expectation grows. The … Continue reading

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Act 1: In Which Australia Smell Blood

Test 902 – England v. Australia at Nottingham, June 18th-21st 1981 Australia won by 4 wickets The Ashes is a drama With as many acts as games, It makes heroes out of cricketers, And giants out of names. At Trent … Continue reading

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Borders Drawn

Test 879 – Pakistan v. Australia in Lahore, March 18th-23rd, 1980. Match Drawn Another perfect batting track, Another massive score, Australia though, showed they’d learned, And declared in Lahore. But even then Iqbal Kasim, Extracted half the order, That they … Continue reading

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