Have You Given A Thought?
February 15, 2012
— cricket, cricket poem, England ODI, spin bowling, swing bowling, technicalities of cricket, test match
by Roge Slater
Have you ever given a thought
to the technicalities of the sport?
If not, well then I think that you ought.
Do you realise that spin
is a difficult thing,
yet without it your chances are nought?
Making it turn
is something you learn,
and can lead to a batsman out caught.
Bowling with speed
– sometimes what you need,
for when battle is there to be fought.
A bouncer fired down
makes the batter dive around
and often much havoc is wrought.
But a mix of all these
will be sure to please,
when ten wickets to win are what’s sought.
So, technicality matters a lot,
believe it or not,
if your performance is to match what you thought.
Have You Given A Thought? by Roge Slater is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported License