The Telegraph – This is me batting in my last-ever Test match innings, against England at the Oval in 1991.

Summary

  • This is me batting in my last-ever Test match innings, against England at the Oval in 1991.
  • Some folks go on a little long, but I already knew my time was coming to an end and I wanted to keep my record as a captain intact – I had never lost a Test series.
  • I had to score enough in the second innings to make sure my Test batting average was over 50.
  • He was called up by England for that last Test, to spoil my fun: he hit the winning runs.
  • Ian introduced himself as an ‘all-rounder’.


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