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2411, 2019

Chastening – Day 4 at Mount Maunganui

By |November 24th, 2019|Categories: NZ v Eng 2019, Test Cricket|15 Comments

During the first session last night I put up the following poll on Twitter. Needless to say the final option was the runaway winner. It was so tedious to watch. How much do we have to drink to make this session interesting? #NZvENG — The Full Toss Blog (@thefulltoss) November 23, 2019 New Zealand only scored 54 runs before lunch [...]

2111, 2019

Old School – Day 1 From Mount Maunganui

By |November 21st, 2019|Categories: NZ v Eng 2019, Test Cricket|7 Comments

Well batted lads. That was encouraging. With the exception of Joe Root - who played possibly the worst defence grope since Boycott's gran first grabbed a stick of rhubarb - everyone played nicely. It was a struggle at times against a very disciplined attack on a slowish pitch, but I'll take 241-4 every day of the week. The tone of [...]

2011, 2019

Inspirational Cricket Quotes

By |November 20th, 2019|Categories: Fun|13 Comments

The test series against New Zealand starts on Wednesday evening so Chris Silverwood and Joe Root will be preparing their first team talks of this new era. Will they make the squad sing an updated rendition of “Onward Gower’s Soldiers, Marching Into War” – the infamous motivational technique used by Ted Dexter ahead of the 1989 Ashes – or will [...]

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