Friday, 18 July 2008
Friday, 11 July 2008
Day 1 Comment
It had to be now - this series, this game, this day. With the selectors axe dangling tantalisingly over his neck Ian Bell played the sort of innings we've been waiting for, for almost four years.
His talent has never been in doubt, on song his effortless elegance is matched by no one in the
Thursday, 10 July 2008
There are few moments like this. With half and hour to go I have retreated into myself and cannot talk to anyone.
My final ritual before the opening of a test match series to scribe out a predicted scorecard for the first test. I have done it since the second series I ever watched- West Indies v