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23 March 1982

Tue Mar XXIII Cricket – 5 n.o. and 1-10. Not bad. Still only taken 5 Wkts (3 nets, 2 practice) and made 9 runs (4, 5no in practice) and am getting annoyed about it. Dad bought us some chips. I’ll … Continue reading

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22 March 1982

Mon Mar XXII Nets, and I wasn’t out once! Went for a short run. I’ve mentioned before that MAGS was curiously keen on sport, and this apparently extended to holding cricket practice even after the fixtures had finished for that … Continue reading

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16 March 1982

Tue Mar XVI Went to Eden Park after the test, but Grant hadn’t waited for me Grant and I had agreed that we would go to Eden Park to watch the end of the match once school had finished. As … Continue reading

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15 March 1982

Mon Mar XV Hit at everything in the nets, but apart from that not a lot to speak of I am not sure why, but the diary makes no mention at all of one of the enduring memories that I … Continue reading

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14 March 1982

Sun Mar XIV Went to the test again, and got the autographs of Martin Sneddon, Geoff Howarth and Gary Troup. I don’t think Aussies like giving autographs somehow. I remember getting Troup‘s autograph, this time on my scorecard. At the … Continue reading

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13 March 1982

Sat Mar XIII Cricket. 0 batting 2-1-1-0 bowling and Alistair didn’t bowl me again! His captaincy cost us the game – one left hander kept hitting us behind Square Leg in the air, but A.P. didn’t put a man there … Continue reading

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25 February 1982

Thur Feb XXV Surprise Cricket practice. Tony was supposed to tell Mum where I was but didn’t. I didn’t get in until 6.15 and so Mum was wetting herself! Batted for 1 hr and was out around 20x. Went to … Continue reading

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