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Jiggery Pokery

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'Twas the first test of the Ashes series 1993
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A catchy number from Duckworth-Lewis’s (not the method-mathematicians!) Thomas Walsh and Neil Hannon, about a single delivery that revived the fading art of leg-spin. On the 3rd June, 1993, Shane Warne bowled his first ball in a Test match against England. Facing the ball was Mike Gatting, renowned for his ability against spin. Steven Lynch picked up the story in ‘Cricinfo Magazine’: ‘as the ball looped down, it seemed to be headed harmlessly down the leg side. The ball drifted even further down the leg side and then it hit the turf. It fizzed back across Gatting—no mean feat—and clipped the top of the off stump…truly the Ball of the Century.’

from notes by David Allen © 2011

Recordings

Songs of cricket
SIGCD217Download only

Details

Track 10 on SIGCD217 [3'13] Download only

Track-specific metadata for SIGCD217 track 10

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ISRC
GB-LLH-11-21710
Duration
3'13
Recording date
28 February 2011
Recording venue
Air Studios, United Kingdom
Recording producer
Nigel Short
Recording engineer
Jake Jackson & Chris Barrett
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  1. Songs of cricket (SIGCD217)
    Disc 1 Track 10
    Release date: July 2011
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