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Neil Drysdale: Willow pattern is being shattered this summer at the crease

9 monthes ago   |   By Press and Journal

Denis Norden once remarked: “It's a strange month, October. For the really keen cricket fan, it's when you remember that your wife left you in May”.
Sadly, though, while this is normally the time of year when the sport's bible, Wisden, is published, when clubs move into full gear with net sessions and practice matches, and Scotland's white-flanneled brigade prepare to welcome summer, there is nobody in the pavilion at the moment and the start of play has been indefinitely delayed.
The Covid-19 pandemic has already torn up the sporting schedule and there are far more important things than...
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