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And that told more than even the most pessimistic Three Lions follower could have feared as England were dismissed for an appalling 99, before Chris Gayle and Andre Fletcher put the conditions in perspective by polishing off the runs in 12.
The 35-year-old Welshman is desperate to end his career by securing a clash with the American middleweight great after emphatically polishing off the best the 12-stone division has to offer.
AFTER a few gags about her diminutive stature, the barefoot Porter got straight down to the business of polishing off her new show in time for Edinburgh.
It's sort of like when you tell yourself that you're "definitely not going to drink tonight" and then you end up polishing off a twelver before 10:00 pm.