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Final fizz

The final left England in clover,/ The dream for New Zealand all over,/ But both gave their all/ Until the last ball/ Of cricket’s champagne superover./// The final left England in clover,The dream for New Zealand all over,But both gave … Continue reading

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Bancroft’s Balls-up

A person with balls from Australia/ Used tampering paraphernalia,/ Spectators can vouch,/ He put in a pouch/ Adjacent to his genitalia./// http://www.abc.net.au/news/2018-03-25/how-cricket-ball-tampering-incident-unfolded/9584618 A person with balls from AustraliaUsed tampering paraphernalia,Spectators can vouch,He had in a pouchAdjacent to his genitalia.#SandpaperGate — … Continue reading

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Gin Sling

While holding a drink, young Ben Duckett/ Unwisely decided to chuckett/ He said though I should/ Take care and be good/ I’ve had a few pints now, so Fuckett./// https://www.theguardian.com/sport/2017/dec/09/england-ben-duckett-dropped-ashes-tour-game-after-perth-bar-incident While holding a drink, young Ben DuckettUnwisely decided to chuckettHe … Continue reading

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Pushing the Boundaries

There was an all-rounder named Stokes/ Who played a succession of strokes/ To score 258/ At rapider rate/ Than previous cricketing blokes./// http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/cricket/35216886 https://twitter.com/twitmericks/status/684060796498894849

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Little Masterblaster

There was a lil’ master named Sachin/Whom many a foe met his matchin’/Although they may try/The man from Mumbai/Set records that take quite some catchin’.//// http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-india-24910411 There was a lil' master named SachinWhom many a foe met his machinAltho they … Continue reading

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Congratulations… and Urinations

A team after winning the Ashes/ May hold a few victory bashes/ But even caught short/ A cricketer ought/ To walk off the field when he slashes. ///http://www.telegraph.co.uk/sport/cricket/international/england/10266131/Ashes-2013-ECB-urged-to-examine-claims-England-urinated-on-Oval-pitch.html https://twitter.com/twitmericks/status/372268881030565888  

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Ashes to Hashes

There is an affair named the Ashes,/ A regular series of clashes/ Where England again/ Between spells of rain/ Have settled Australians’ hashes. ///http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/cricket/23677243 https://twitter.com/twitmericks/status/367217486934327297

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Monty Caught Out

A cricketer went for a slash On bouncers while out on the lash To teach Monty Panesar What proper manners are Cops fined him £60 cash. ///http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-sussex-23600037  https://twitter.com/twitmericks/status/365388244680056833

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Joe Blow Gets Warner Out

A batsman named Warner was dumped Because of a rival he thumped When asked why that was The fellow from Oz Replied no idea mate, I’m stumped. ///http://www.independent.co.uk/sport/cricket/australia-batsman-david-warner-faces-ban-from-ashes-over-joe-root-punch-8656444.html https://twitter.com/twitmericks/status/345097849014464515

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Batting to Battering

There was a fast bowler from Lancs/ Who entered the heavyweight ranks/ The new boxer Freddie/ Has won one already/ Cheered on by some 6000 Mancs. ///http://www.guardian.co.uk/sport/2012/dec/01/andrew-flintoff-richard-dawson

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