We sometimes struggled to find reporters MTWD reporters for away matches, so ended up resorting to somewhat detached reports.
It seems that “Hippity volunteered” to report on this particular day, from his vantage point on the bed at the flat.
Younger readers (or older readers with early stages of memory loss) might need to resort to this Wikipedia link to learn/remind themselves what Ceefax was.
It is sad to reflect on Phillip Hughes, who played such a huge part in that early part of Middlesex’s 2009 summer and who was so sadly cut down in his prime just five years later.
Over to Hippity: Anything Hughes Can Do (Ramps Can’t Do Better) – click here.
Just in case anything ever happens to MTWD, I have scraped the piece to Ogblog – only click the link below if the link above doesn’t work:
In case anyone was wondering about the England v West Indies match – click here for the scorecard from that one.
As for the Surrey v Middlesex game, Hippity was quite right to predict an exciting ending, which I/Daisy reported upon a couple of days later.