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Old 03-09-2017, 05:33 PM   #11
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I was a Windies fan. No choice really, coming from a Jamaican family, despite being born and bred in Blighty! I failed Tebbitt's 'cricket test' before he even coined the phrase.

Viv Richards was the star of that series. I remember being in London on holiday during the hot summer of '76 and seeing coverage of the tests all over the news stands, though I never got to attend a game.
Ah, the summer of '76: water draughts, ladybird infestations, bin bags lining the streets, Punks dressed in bin bags, glorious sun, and cricket.

Yeah, I'd much rather watch Viv Richards batting than Gatting batting. Yawn!
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