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Day one at the Oval

England 267-3 That was easy. In fact, today couldn’t have gone much better. We won a crucial toss (the surface is very dry and will surely help Graeme Swann in the fourth innings), Alastair Cook scored yet another patient hundred, and KP and Trott made some runs too. The only negative was the early dismissal of the skipper. Well, you can’t have everything. The most pleasing aspect of the day, however, was that we made South Africa’s much vaunted pace attack look toothless and average. Ok, the...


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