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June 14, 2007, 12:59 PM
excerpt from Harmison let off the hook by soft selectors by Michael Henderson: -

"Imagine if the National Theatre engaged an actor to play one of the major roles in a Chekhov play, and he repaid them by forgetting his lines, not now and again but night after night.

Imagine if, on grounds of mercy, they gave him another part, in an Ibsen drama, and he kept walking into the props. Even with the goodwill of his fellows, that man wouldn't have much of a future on the stage."

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excerpt from Bell tolls for sorry Strauss by Simon Briggs: -

"It might seem remarkable that a man who averages over 70 at No 6 would want to move to a different position. But that is exactly what Ian Bell has in mind."

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July 11, 2007, 07:09 AM
(Sorry, couldn't find any threads on county cricket)

A county match between Essex and Nottinghamshire is in progress at the moment. At lunch on the fourth day, the first innings are still not complete - Essex 700 for 9 decl, Notts 721 for 8.