[postmark Hong Kong 6 Dec 28]
Dear George + Ivy
I suppose it is cold over in England now, but we cannot keep cool, we play cricket every day. This will be posted in Hong Kong on Thursday. How about Larwood 6 for 32.
L + E
Harold Larwood, the England and Nottinghamshire fast bowler who would go on to feature in the infamous “Bodyline” Ashes Test series of 1932-3. Here Eric is singling out his performance in the first test of the 1928 series against Australia.