Peruvian Shuffle

This term derives from reports of the British Embassy Cricket Team’s 1897 exhibition games against local landowners and Gaucho’s.Peruvian-American logging heir J. Rodrigo-Flotsam III opened the batting for a farmers and ranchers first XI. Long days in the saddle had left their impression on his posterior, making walking, running, sittinfand indeed being at the crease somewhat painful. His agonised leg scuffles were imortalised by the British press corps as the ‘Peruvian Shuffle’-a term still applied by veterans of a certain vintage when asked to describe a batter’s particulary ungainly footwork

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