Wednesday, June 2, was to be the greatest day in Ollie Robinson’s sporting life. He was playing his first Test and doing so after, as it were, knocking on the door of the England dressing-room for a couple of years. And the match was at Lord’s where every cricketer hopes to shine. It began well. He took two of the three New Zealand wickets to fall, dismissing Tom Latham and Ross Taylor, both batsmen of the highest class. Then his day turned.
Word Watch: Wrest
The word is often overlooked in favour of “wrestle”.