Not a great deal to say about this one (an enticing introduction, I know) . Another day of sunshine and heavy showers, early lunches and pitch inspections. In the end only 8 overs of play: Solanki swats the spearhead of our attack all over the shop for a bit then off again for rain and eventually we all go home.
Meanwhile the test rumbles on – England don’t want to lose and the Windies apparently aren’t bothered about winning, so the makings of a classic are hard to discern. Actually watch some test cricket for the first time in ages, courtesy of Sky in the Fox Bar: though I’m happy to pontificate about the performance of the England players, all (since 2005)based on hearsay – from TMS or the newpapers, or what I’ve seen of them in country cricket. Reliable sources, obviously, but … And why are they using Vladimir Putin as part of the commentary team?
Still, a good time had by all – even the substantial contingent from Worcestershire. Grace Road as much of a social club as a sporting venue for many.
Food consumed at ground today :
1 Australian pie and chips
1 Snickers bar
1 lemon curd tart