50 not out
All things considered, a good knock, really.
Few boundaries, but innings played sincerely.
Defence solid, only dropped a few times.
Never run anyone out, I’ve always made lines.
Pick up my bat and salute the clubhouse.
Wave to the crowd, who know I used my nous.
Take the plaudits, for a job just half done.
Now let’s crack on and really have some fun.
I’ve taken googlies and bouncers of size.
Benefitted from wides, overthrows and byes.
After my slow start, let’s give it a clout.
Rip it right up, now’s the time to really hit out.
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