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Mr Marshall

The Essex spin-twins, David Acfield and Ray East, used to wait by his car and offered to carry his bags to the dressing room.
The first time it happened, the bemused bowler asked, ‘Why?’
‘Well, Mr Marshall, we thought you might consider a couple of half-volleys, and if they're nice and straight, we promise to miss them!’