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Monthly Archives: May 2016
This one’s for the rather unfortunate Alex Hales, who’s yet to experience them after perishing for 83 today in the second Test against Sri Lanka. Still, if we got out for 80-odd every time we wouldn’t complain… Nervous Nineties: Used … Continue reading
Definition of the Day: Skittled – to be rolled over, steamrollered – bowled out for a truly puny score. Etymology: derives from the game of nine pins, rather than the multi-coloured confectionary.
Prolonged resistance, even passable run scoring from the lower order (the tail) leading to frustration amongst the bowling side, who would expect them to roll over with the minimum of fuss. Rocket science is not required to trace the canine … Continue reading