These are the gates that I’ll be walking through tomorrow morning at 10 am, (1st ball 10.30, that’s 08.30gmt.)
I’m in the Long Room, tomorrow and over in the Duckpond Pavilion for the other days but more on that later. Continue reading “St George’s Park”
That’s Graeme Smith and Morne Morkel at yesterday’s practice on the left (pic espncricinfo)
Entry to the ground is R30 (£2) I’ll be buying my ticket at the gate, as usual there is absolutely no public transport provided nor parking close by, my modus operandi today is to park and meet a couple of mates at a nearby restaurant (perhaps a mile away) and the owner has kindly volunteered to drop us off at the gate.
I do like to watch the first ball, its a 10.30 (08.30gmt) start.
This was my preferred position when watching cricket at The Wanderers, the stand wouldn’t have been so high back in those days and the seats (well, we didn’t have seats but rows and rows of wooden railway sleeper benches, complete with splinters) wouldn’t have been as comfortable,
The Wanderers, affectionately known as The Bullring, prior to the construction of the new stands it actually resembled a bullring, is the venue for today’s test match.
And am I looking forward to it. Continue reading “S.A. v Aus, The Wanderers, Jhb”