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The pedants are at it again!

“Re your 12:43 comment, pedantry suggests “batting in an England shirt” would be more appropriate as probably (hopefully) field again in this match, but I thought the ECB has already announced that barring injury they would stick to the same team for the next match?

“Should we expect an announcement that he pulled a fetlock in a freak quiche-related accident at lunch?”

AAAAAAH! But fair enough. I’ll cop to that one Charles Sheldrick, especially from the ‘Senior Radiographer at the Dept of Nuclear Medicine’.

Imagine what his strike rate would be if they could catch?

Since his debut in test cricket Kagiso Rabada has seen 42 dropped catches off his bowling – only Stuart Broad(50) and James Anderson(44) have seen more drops among pace bowlers within that time frame. #ENGvSA

— The CricViz Analyst (@cricvizanalyst) August 18, 2022

Hey Tone, what that you have to say about…

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This article was written by Daniel Gallan (now) and Adam Collins (later) and originally published on www.theguardian.com