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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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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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