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A Straight bat Outta Compton

By Cricket, Sport

90 minutes away from the first day of the 1st Test of the Ashes from lovely Cardiff, here’s some­thing to warm the heart of any crick­et fan, the Compton Cricket Club from South Central LA rap about the game:


More on the Compton Cricket Club here, and here. I once toyed with writ­ing a screen­play based on these won­der­ful people until I dis­covered the story had already been optioned – as an opera. My ver­sion would a be rip­per, though, I assure you.

[Hat-tip The Guardian 11 Best Songs About Cricket]