Tag Archives: Lord’s

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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