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My dream to visit Oz

Much more than cricket fascinates this Englishman about Australia

14 December 2013

9:00 AM

14 December 2013

9:00 AM

For as long as I can remember I’ve wanted to visit Australia, and I’d love to see a Test match there. The last (in fact the only) time I watched every ball of a Test on site was in Barbados in March 1974 — oh God, what a long time ago that seems! — when England managed to save a tense draw after Lawrence Rowe of Jamaica had scored 302, the only triple century I’ve witnessed, for that matter.

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