He will be a big miss to the game decent keeper great batsman, and a proper gent . What with Hayden 36ish, Ponting losing the people`s support , no new spinner coming through , maybe we can win them back???
Quickbeam, True very true. Their academy will continue to churn them out,unfortunately for England. The divide will grow further,With only an occasional success. The likes of Pierterson and Flintoff cant always win games single handedly against a class 11.
The local parks were full of lads playing cricket when i was younger but now....If I see a 2 or 3 lads playing cricket its a very very rare sight indeed.
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