Cricket is like worship on grass
Posted: 02 May 2012 @ 00:00
The batsman steels himself, and the fielders tense up. A huge roar goes up from 18,000 fans desperate for victory, and yet aware of how near their team is to defeat. The bowler runs up, pitches the ball short, and the batsman defends; but he gets a glove on the ball, which flies through to the wicketkeeper, who holds it, and victory is won. The screams of joy are made all the more wonderful by the fact that England have beaten Australia by only two ...
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