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    Portuguese Test cricketers

    Will Moises Henriques be the first Portuguese-born Test cricketer?

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    Burgey tells me Dennis Compton also.
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    Quote Originally Posted by benchmark00 View Post
    Burgey tells me Dennis Compton also.
    According to Cricinfo he was born in Middlesex.

    I went to the Ask Steven page on Facebook and this guy was born in Portugal, Dick Westcott.

    Dick Westcott | Cricket Players and Officials | ESPN Cricinfo

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    Nathan Nandos was raised in Lisbon.

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    Wasn't Basil D'Oliveria at least half Portugese?

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    Quote Originally Posted by wpdavid View Post
    Wasn't Basil D'Oliveria at least half Portugese?
    No, that was his wife, Connie Booth.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Monk View Post
    No, that was his wife, Connie Booth.
    Sadly, turns out he's just a wannabe.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Monk View Post
    No, that was his wife, Connie Booth.
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    Quote Originally Posted by fredfertang View Post
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    There's one episode of Fawlty Towers where.....

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    Quote Originally Posted by Quaggas View Post
    Sadly, turns out he's just a wannabe.
    Ha! John Cleese has never given a ****. And it gets worse as he gets older.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Monk View Post
    There's one episode of Fawlty Towers where.....
    ....carry on

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    Oldie, but relevant. After 3 years as a journo the writing makes me cringe, but not bad for an amateur at the time:

    Cricket Web - Features: O Jogo do Cricket em Portugal
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    They don't give a crap about offending people. They even poked fun at Graham Chapman at his funeral. Monty Python has always been about shocking people. Chapman would be rolling in his grave at this.



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