England vs Pakistan, first Test, 24th-28th May, Lords 🦗


#1

Summer is here! It’s raining in London! Hopefully the weather should hold until 6pm so should see near enough a full day’s play. Anyone going?

Haven’t seen much of Dom Bess so hopefully the weather improves over the next few days and we’ll see him do a bit. Buttler recalled and Root moves up to 3 in the batting order after professing his love for coming in at 4. Inzzy’s nephew’s opening the batting for Pakistan!


#2

Oh yeah I need to get all my work done by 11am actually.

Not seen Dom Bess but nice short name. And can have a good headline of ‘Simply the Bess’ which kinda works.

Happy to have Butler back.


#3

Also Dom Bess sounds like a cricketer from the 1920s as well so that’s nice.


#4

Ah yeah, was wondering why it was raining…


#5

Yup, I’m on my way there right now. Got my hat, shades, sunscreen and rain coat packed - standard :+1:

performs sun dance :sunny:


#6

is this the first time mo has been out of the team since his debut? gonna miss his lovely face.


#7

Oh nice man! Have a good day. Can you bosh in a pic from the ground?


#8

Wilco…


#9

Half an hour to go, the sun has emerged ten miles up the road.


#10

Game on…


#11

Lovely view of the pavilion man :+1:


#12


Got annoyed by the inaccuracy of this card. Should be way more through your shot by the time the ball is there. (Take it to pedants’ corner)


#13

Well that was coming.


#14

how the fuck are the test scores still not on the front page of Cricinfo. ahhhhh.


#15

looks like it was dug in short and is heading past the batter’s shoulders. The batter, to their credit is standing firm, unintimidated, safely watching it fly to the keeper.


#16

Oh come on!


#17

could just be leaving it on width regardless


#18

i think what we can both agree on, is that that batter has everything under control and is loving that leave.


#19

Could be a full toss that has not yet bounced.


#20

it could be, the batter is still having a lovely time leaving it. as it sails over to first slip