My cricket drought

11 11 2007

(No “Thunder Down Under” for me this year . . .)

It was always going to be difficult to follow the cricket from a country in which it is only a very minor sport (most people you ask have never heard of it), but upon attempting to access the ABC Grandstand live stream today I was informed that the stream is unavailable to listeners outside Australia.

So I will unfortunately be unable to enjoy Jim Maxwell and gang call what should be yet another easy Australian victory, as the Aussies prepare to penetrate the Sri Lankan tail (that just sounds wrong) in their second innings. (Sri Lanka are currently 5 wickets down and 122 runs behind Australia’s first innings total of 4/551.)

In any case, it is good to hear that Michael Hussey (133) is coming back into form.

Seeing as you’ve taken enough interest in this post to click the “Read more” link, here are some more cricket-related YouTubes:

CNNNN: Australian Cricket Sledging Academy

The Underarm Incident

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