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Like all former England cricket captains, David Gower must have been through some very peculiar experiences. His weirdest of all though, he confesses, is not watching someone in a baggy green cap catch the ball from one of his airy wandings of the Gower bat outside the off-stump (that, after all, happened rather a lot), or leading England to victory in an Ashes series, which is somewhat rarer. No, the weirdest thing has been lunch in the new Lord's Media Centre. Why? Neither the food ...

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