Not in My Day, Sir: Cricket Letters to the Daily Telegraph

Not in My Day, Sir: Cricket Letters to the Daily Telegraph


The Telegraph has consistently been activities fans' paper of selection, and its incredible Letters web page a discussion board for trenchant debate and strong wit. this primary number of the best letters written to the paper through the years levels from Bodyline to helmets, swing bowling to sun shades.

SIR-I don't see why batsmen at the present time settle for being faced by means of bowlers donning gold necklaces and especially sun shades. while I performed cricket no jewelry used to be worn. As batsmen, we beloved to determine the color of the bowlers' eyes. might an umpire uphold my criticism this day if I refused to stand a bowler so embellished? D.J.W., Evesham. SIR - As person who has obvious management stressed in any respect degrees, i want so as to add my congratulations to Andrew Strauss. whilst he took over, English cricket used to be in situation; he gave it thought and clever tactical direction...He had a few success operating for him on the Oval yet as Napoleon saw: "Give me a fortunate general." box Marshal L.B., London SW1

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