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'I absolutely loved it': Sam Billings upbeat about batting debut despite England struggle - video

2 days ago   |   By The Guardian

England endured another difficult day of Ashes cricket after disappointing with the bat once again , but the debutant Sam Billings has 'loved every minute' of his unexpected chance. Billings was preparing to leave Australia after a stint with Sydney Thunder in the Big Bash League when injuries to Jos Buttler and Jonny Bairstow led to him being drafted in as emergency cover. He duly swapped a flight home for the chance of a Test debut and has thrown himself into the challenge, scoring a lively 29. ‘I absolutely loved it': Sam Billings upbeat over debut amid England's toils
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‘I absolutely loved it': Sam Billings upbeat over debut amid England's toils

2 days ago   |   By The Guardian

Billings keeps spirits up after sprightly 29 in first innings ‘Positivity and energy is something that comes naturally to me' England endured another difficult day of Ashes cricket after disappointing with the bat once again , but the debutant Sam Billings has “loved every minute” of his unexpected chance. Billings was preparing to leave Australia after a stint with Sydney Thunder in the Big Bash League when injuries to Jos Buttler and Jonny Bairstow led to him being drafted in as emergency cover. He duly swapped a flight home for the chance of a Test debut and has thrown himself into the...
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