1. We got out the Austin 8 (1939)
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    Because it's Republic Day, so we took out the antique car.
  2. And took a drive to the cricket grounds
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  3. My husband runs our Maruti dealership and my brother-in-law runs the Toyota. So today the staff of each dealership played cricket against each other.
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    A friendly match for the holiday.
  4. My husband batted well but got out on what he says was "a bad wicket".
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    We can interpret that to mean "an embarrassing ball to get out on".
  5. And they took team pictures
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  6. And we all ate snacks and watched the game.
  7. Cricket is one sport of which I never thought I'd understand all the rules. I'm getting there, but it's still foreign to me.
  8. Though I've actually become a decent bowler (pitching). My batting is okay too.
  9. Then we drove back in the car (before the game was over because even a friendly cricket match takes forever).
  10. And picked up fruits on the way home.
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  11. It was a lovely day for a drive and cricket.
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  12. Happy Republic Day!