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The Ashes: will the fat cats be back at the Oval?

By CityBoy  

City boys in the best seats?

Its decision time in the Ashes today. But while we’re all glued to the action as Muppet’s England—not, i stress, a nickname of my creation—take on Ricky “Punter” Ponting’s posse, a few eyes will be drifting in the direction of the boxes overhanging the Oval.

Over the course of the financial crisis corporate boxes might have been emblazoned with the names of high street banks. But their contents have resembled something more like the captain’s cabin of the…

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