Tag Archives: Bob Willis

From Grasp

Test 911 – India v England First Test at Mumbai, November 27th-December 1st 1981 To hold it fast, to let it go, to feel it ebb away, Was England’s lot straight after lunch, on Day 2 at Bombay. India had … Continue reading

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And Breathe

Test 905. England v. Australia at Leeds, 16th-21st July 1981. England won by 18 runs. 500/1 on the Saturday, England were down and were out. They were following on, and the Ashes were gone, To the bookies there was little … Continue reading

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The Swift Obliteration of RGD Willis

Test 882 – 3rd Test, England v. West Indies at Manchester, July 10th-15th, 1980 Match Drawn A test can be remembered, For many different things, A ball, a shot, a catch, a drop, A single player’s innings. At Manchester the … Continue reading

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Willis The Way

Test 880 – 1st Test, England v West Indies at Nottingham, 5th-10th June 1980 West Indies won by 2 wickets. Underwood missing, so relying on pace, England’s new captain had all on his plate, He saved them with batting, Where … Continue reading

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