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My Aussie heroes

In memory of Ian Davis and the Test losers of 1977

10 August 2013

9:00 AM

10 August 2013

9:00 AM

So, it’s 2-0 down with two matches to go. The last time an Australian tourist side was 2-0 down in an Ashes series in England after three Tests was back in 1977. I remember that summer well, because even though I’m English, I was supporting Australia. Yes, that’s right: a Brit rooting for the Aussies.

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Neil Clark, an Oxford-based writer, is a regular contributor to the New Statesman, The Spectator and the American Conservative.

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