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Saturday, 7 November 2009

Jonathon Trott

There will be lots written about Trott soon, and rumours abound about his ancestry.
"his English, actually" Interesting, that makes him eligible to play for England through birth, without residency.

and a wee giggle from the same article:
"So the Australians think they are suffering in India? They should take a journey through the England injury list for the 2002-03 tour of Australia in Wisden. Not only did England arrive with injured players - Darren Gough (knee), Michael Vaughan (knee), Simon Jones (rib), Marcus Trescothick (shoulder) and Andrew Flintoff (double hernia); they had squad players injure themselves on tour - Simon Jones (cruciate ligaments), John Crawley (hip and torn muscle), Alec Stewart (hand), Ashley Giles (left wrist), Steve Harmison (sore shins) and Andy Caddick (back). They also managed to find injuries for the replacement players - Chris Silverwood (ankle ligaments), Craig White (rib strain), Alex Tudor (temple) and Jeremy Snape (thumb in a warm-up game) .And they lost the Test series 1-4 and the one-day series 3-7. There, that should have cheered a few of you "

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