Tag Archives: Lord’s

Mohsin Is Etched

A score at Lord’s can make a career, Your name etched forever in gold, Mohsin was the honours board’s latest recruit, His story the latest it told. For Mohsin it was who took Pakistan up, With a mixture of stroke … Continue reading

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Bring Me Pringle

Bring me Pringle, With the ball, Bring me Botham, Bring him all, Here at Lord’s where we play, There should be some extra bounce, So you might get them out, And not have to bat tomorrow, That would help them, … Continue reading

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Act 2: In Which England Lose A Captain and Draw A Game

Test 904 – England v. Australia at Lord’s, July 2nd-7th, 1981 Match Drawn “Botham must go,” howled the red top press, And go he did, for a duck. ‘Botham must go’ went the mood of the crowd, Down on form … Continue reading

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Australia Corinthian

Test 885 – Only Test – England v. Australia at Lord’s, August 28th-September 2nd, 1980 Match Drawn The spirit of cricket, Corinthian thoughts, One should always attempt for a win. Australia did so, In setting a target, And then putting … Continue reading

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Gooch Emerges

Test 881 – 2nd Test, England v. West Indies at Lord’s, 19th-24th June, 1980 Match Drawn Richards ferocious and Richards supreme, Back on the top like the settling cream, His batting is flawless, his scoring is quick, And can steal … Continue reading

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