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By Alan Ross

Alan Ross (1922-2001) - exotic poet, go back and forth author, and editor of London journal - additionally controlled to excel within the function of cricket correspondent for the Observer, during which ability he England/MCC on excursions of Australia, South Africa and the West Indies. within the book-length debts he released of those excursions, his lifelong love of the sport stumbled on excellent expression.

Cape summer time and the Australians in England (1957) treats the 1956 Ashes sequence, memorable peculiarly for the bowling functionality of Jim Laker; and the subsequent winter's MCC journey to apartheid South Africa, the place one among England's most powerful ever aspects had an suddenly difficult contest and the place, as ever, Ross's discerning eye and finessing pen have been alive to dimensions of the sport past the boundary rope.

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