Monthly Archives: July 2017

Test 3, Day 5

England 353 (Stokes 112, Cook 88) and 313 for 8 dec (Bairstow 63, Westley 59, Root 50) beat South Africa 175 (Bavuma 52, Roland-Jones 5-57) and 205 for 7 (Elgar 136, Moeen 4-45) by 239 runs # The days after … Continue reading

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Test 3, Day 4

South Africa 175 and 117 for 4 (Elgar 72*, Bavuma 16*) need a further 375 runs to beat England 353 and 313 for 8 dec (Bairstow 63, Westley 59, Root 50, Maharaj 3-50) # After visiting Disney World when I … Continue reading

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Test 3, Day 3

England 353 and 74 for 1 (Jennings 34*, Westley 28*) lead South Africa 175 (Bavuma 52, Roland-Jones 5-57) by 252 runs # One summer’s day when I was about 10 years old and we were living in upstate New York, … Continue reading

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Test 3, Day 2

South Africa 126 for 8 (Bavuma 34*, Morkel 2*, Roland-Jones 4-39) trail England 353 (Stokes 112, Cook 88) by 227 runs # After graduating from high school I moved to Tucson, Ariz. where I slept on a couch in a … Continue reading

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Test 3, Day 1

England 171 for 4 (Cook 82*, Stokes 21*) v South Africa # My sister is a very smart woman. But she also worked very hard in school. She always did her assignments and always turned them in on time, she … Continue reading

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Test 2, Day 4

My sister and I grew up beating the crap out of each other. We fought constantly. Sometimes by simply yelling at each other, other times the fights were full of hair pulling and punches and biting. We were horrible to … Continue reading

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Test 2, Day 3

England 205 and 1 for 0 need another 473 runs to beat South Africa 335 and 343 for 9 dec (Amla 87, Elgar 80, du Plessis 63, Moeen 4-78) # On our 13th wedding anniversary my wife and I took … Continue reading

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