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viv richards

Vivian Richards takes part in the festivities on the Mall in central London. Photograph: Charlie Crowhurst/IDI via Getty Images.

[Paraphrase] The bowlers were boys from the groundstaff. One had the temerity to bowl a beamer at Viv Richards. Viv shot the kid an icy glare. The kid bowled him an apologetic delivery. Richards creamed it for four into the tree at cover point.

(Andy Bull, “Sodden World Cup opening ceremony puts anticipation in deep freeze,” The Guardian, 5-29-19)

This account creamed it for me.

(c) 2019 JMN

About JMN

I live in Texas and devote much of my time to easel painting on an amateur basis. I stream a lot of music, mostly jazz, throughout the day, and watch Netflix and Prime Video for entertainment. I like to read and memorize poetry.
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