Tag Archives: The Oval

Frome and Yeovil

You feel it coming, see it coming, Know the little shuffle. By then the ball is in the air, You know that you’re in trouble. For Botham’s not a patient man, His arsenal is mixed, It might go flying past … Continue reading

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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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Veering On An Even Oval

Test 883 – 4th Test, England v. West Indies, July 24th-29th 1980. Match Drawn. The thing with an English summer, For whichever touring side, Is that England’s worst enemy’s England, And the guests are just there for the ride. The … Continue reading

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