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    The Man from International Rescue

    The Man from International Rescue

    In this feature Martin remembers a childhood favourite, former Surrey and England batsman John Edrich.

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    A wonderful article, beautifully written. I enjoyed it immensely, not least due to being a contemporary of the author.

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    I think that we need a John Edrich video to complement the excellent essay. And so here we have him coasting to 175 runs (Lords, 1975), and reducing Dennis Lillee to a shortened run-up in the process;

    John Edrich 175 vs Australia 2nd test 1975 - YouTube
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    "I strongly feel the ICC should take action to ban the doosra since it just cannot be bowled legally. Ashley Mallett has said the 'doosra is nothing but chucking' and Australian spinners, including Shane Warne, have raised an alarm against coaching it in Australia." - BISHAN BEDI (2010)

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    Not enough Thunderbirds references. Otherwise very good.




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