Bruce Edgar was at one end on 102, but facing the bowler was Brian McKechnie, ex-All Black, middle speed bowler, not a first class batsman but a big hitter. Greg Chappell ordered his brother Trevor to bowl underarm to prevent the 6.
I saw it in real time and was enthralled, horrified and mesmerised in sequence by the badness of it all. I thought it was incredibly unsporting, but (strangely) I also understood why Greg Chappell made the decision.
"By any means necessary" - George Cowley.
OK, help me out here, UK people. Was that Australia/NZ one-day series shown on UK TV, to cheer you through the winter? Do you (or your cricket-loving partners or friends) have any memories of watching it as it happened, or in delayed telecast?
I Need To Know.
This YouTube link is for those who don't have any idea what I'm talking about (short version)