Sport: Australian Oddities

The sporting public of Australia was excited last week by two important events: the national lawn tennis championship and the cricket tests against England for a nonexistent trophy called "The Ashes." There was most excitement "Down Under" about the cricket. Not only had famed Batsman Don Bradman been bowled for a duck (put out with no runs) in the second match, but the crack British bowler, Harold Larwood, had consistently shown a distressing disregard for the safety of opposing batsmen. In the third match he had struck and injured Australia's W. M....

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