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Kent v Essex – Wickets and Celebrations Galore!

Where to start with this one! Some might and do say that County Cricket is boring, this match was literally edge of the seat exciting! The first 2 days were rain affected, which was frustrating, but it didn’t spoil the trip down to Canterbury. Essex finished day 2 with a wicket down, Nick Browne was caught by Ollie Rayner from […]

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The Cricket World Cup – Bowling Stats and Facts

There was a lot of talk in the media about the magic 500 runs being scored for the first time in an ODI during this World Cup. England had played 5 warm up matches against Pakistan. The first at the Oval was rained off the rest were high scoring affairs – The Rose Bowl, Southampton – England 373/3 – Pakistan […]

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Pakistan v South Africa – The Cricket World Cup

MORE PHOTOS TO FOLLOW A first trip to Lord’s for this World Cup and a must win match for both teams. Pakistan won the toss and captain Sarfraz (or Sarfaraz depending on how many A’s you’re going for) elected to bat. The opening pair, Imam and Fakhar settled well and had reached 35 after 5 overs, the second highest score […]

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England v Pakistan – Day 4 – Lords

Naturally I have more photos to edit, but I’m sure you can appreciate that I feel the need to rant having edited a few! So, I paid £200 to watch England play Pakistan for 3 days at Lords.  I missed Day 3 because it coincided with the Premiership Rugby Final, happily won by my team Saracens!  I must make a […]

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England v Pakistan Day 1 – Lords

I have something of a bee in my bonnet so I’m going to do the writing before the photos again!  All done, photos galore!   I’ve had the most wonderful day at Lords, largely in part to the most wonderful invitation I received from a cricketing friend Nigel and his friend Ammar.  They very kindly invited to me to join […]

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Kent v Pakistan – Warm Up Match Day 4

After a day of drizzle and clouds followed by a day of torrential rain I returned to Canterbury with the promise of some play.  Amazingly the Kent Ground Staff managed together the Spitfire Ground into shape and play started after an early lunch. Kent started the day on 39 for 1 with Joe Denly on 12 and Sean Dickson 24, […]

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Kent v Pakistan – Warm Up Match

Pakistan are back in town!  They’re back in England to play England in a 2 test match ‘series’, with the first being played at Lords and the second Headingley. A lot has happened since they were here in 2016 when they won themselves a 2 all draw, winning both matches in London.  Their iconic captain Misbah ul-Haq and legendary batsman […]

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Pakistan Day – Pakistan Zindabad

23rd March is a very big day in the history of Pakistan.  The Lahore or Pakistan Resolution as it became known was drafted by the 25 members of the Working Committee of the All-India Muslim League.  The resolution asked for more Muslim autonomy within British India but most took it as a call for a separate Muslim State. Here’s an […]