Inside The Tour

Episode 8: The Ashes ’86/87 - Call Lamby on 24624

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The tour wasn’t over yet. After winning a one-day series in Perth, between the 4th and 5th tests, England set themselves a challenge: to wrap up a ‘Grand Slam Tour’ by winning the World Series Cup, another one-day competition also featuring Australia and the West Indies. This is where Allan Lamb, after a disappointing test series, decides to step up, smashing 18 of 5 balls to beat the Aussies at the SCG. The party with Elton John continues, another 80s pop star makes an appearance and Dennis Lillee gets stuck in a lift. All this before the conversation with Allan Lamb takes a surprising turn…

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