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Calum MacLeod’s career was once in doubt – now he is a hero after his one-day century in defeat of England

The Telegraph – Last weekend, Calum MacLeod took some time off from Bexley Cricket Club, the Kent Premier League side where he is a player-coach.

Summary

  • Last weekend, Calum MacLeod took some time off from Bexley Cricket Club, the Kent Premier League side where he is a player-coach.
  • While a full-house against England beckoned, MacLeod found the experience liberating.
  • Scotland aren’t used to playing in front of such crowds; but they are used to playing “under unbelievable pressure – there’ve been games where we know that if we don’t win, our jobs could be on the line”, such is the cut-throat nature of Associate cricket.
  • Instead, MacLeod could trust in his game.
  • On 23, MacLeod swept consecutive fours – one in front of square, the next behind square – off Moeen Ali.


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