Lennox Lewis tries on the WBC heavyweight crown and finds it fits in the ring, too. Not that Tony Tucker, a pug nearing his sell-by date, threatens to turn Las Vegas into Lost Wages for Canada's gift to British boxing.
Aggro of a more civilised kind as Border disputes mar the Australians' demolition of the counties. After apologising for being violent to defenceless stumps at Lord's, the tourists' captain has a public row with Craig McDermott, then refuses an interview by likening the British media to a phallic symbol. What will Mr Grumpy do when he is losing?
Next week's Texaco Trophy may give us a clue. Then again, what with the home selectors balancing the untried - Lathwell, Thorpe, Caddick and Cork - with the unsung - Pringle and Illingworth - while omitting the uninhibited - Gower, Botham - perhaps not.Reuse content