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(From The Hindu)
Byline: Ted Corbett
Melbourne society goes to the Melbourne Cup as London society trips to Ascot; they dress extravagantly for the grand final of their Aussie Rules football as British lords and ladies head for Wimbledon; and the moneyed folk would not miss Boxing Day Test at the MCG any more than the City financiers would miss the first day of a Lord's Test. They will boast that in the more egalitarian land you cannot distinguish the wealthy from the poor; a false assumption I am sorry to say; but today their dollars brought a rich flood of cricket moments to relate when they rode the trams home.
England began without Alec …