Cricket World Cup Thread
Posted 31 July 2006 - 12:14 AM
Every time he would return to his fielding place on the boundary after completing an over, the crowd would cheer him lustily. When he returned to his place after taking the fifth wicket in Pakistan's second innings, the crowd bowed in admiration, representing a new high in the history of cricketers of Indian origin playing for England.
Pak gets a Full Monty
Posted 02 August 2006 - 05:55 PM
Chief executive Richard Bevan said: "Having two overseas players has created unsustainable financial pressures for counties, so we believe this change is very sensible.
That extra Sky money is definitely coming in useful then. Roll out the Kolpaks.
Posted 06 August 2006 - 04:51 AM
Originally posted by EZland
Violence follows England wash-out
It takes a certain passion for the game:
At least one man was killed, nearly 400 injured and a dozen houses burned down in a series of clashes following a controversial umpiring decision in rural Bangladesh. Police fired gunshots and tear gas to disperse the rioters near Brahmanbaria, 60 miles from Dhaka.
Reuters December 2
Posted 06 August 2006 - 11:29 AM
Can Jose bowl googlies or bosies as the Aussies call 'em?
An estimated 45,000 spectators in Mumbai saw Super Smashers (captained by 12-year-old Devin Bhatia) defeat Mark's Maniacs (captained by Mark Waugh) in Cartoon Network's Toon Cricket 2005. Super Smashers included Scooby Doo, Johnny Bravo, Dee Dee, Jerry, Fred and Bob the Builder. Mark's Maniacs had Mojo Jojo, Popeye, Olive Oyl, Tom, Dexter and Noddy. [Dexter is a boy genius inventor, not a former England captain.]
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