Gotta Love Your Cricket in Winter

Sunshine Coast Daily (Maroochydore, Australia), June 27, 2012 | Go to article overview

Gotta Love Your Cricket in Winter


OH yeah, baby! The greatest game in the world ever Co the game that is better than all the other sports put together Co cricket, is on the sporting menu.

Yep, our national team, playing our national sport and, in this case, against the most despised of foes, the Poms, is about to come to a screen near you. Starting this Friday, we've got five ODIs over the next 10 days.

Tantalising, isn't it. I'm salivating in anticipation. But that's not all, people. It's cricket in winter!

I love nothing more than adding elements such as winter jim-jams, a blanket, beanie and possibly a scarf to watching cricket. It only happens on occasions, and those occasions are Aussie games against the Poms Co OS, too.

Don't get me wrong, I love cricket and peripherals such as boardshorts and sweating and fruit-punch cordial and pedestal fans. But for a special treat, give me cricket against the Poms in England in June-July!

Feelin' warm-n-fuzzy

TALKING of England in June-July, it was bloody awesome to see our bestest C[pounds sterling]equine athlete'' dish it up to one and all at Royal Ascot.

An Aussie champion beating the best, OS, and with injury Co what's not to love about the story? Yes, it's bloody awesome Co my Aussie soul was all warm-n-fuzzy. Well, it was warm-n-fuzzy, then it felt a bit C[pounds sterling]upside-down smile'', and then it was confused, and then it went back to warm-n-fuzzy. It was that sort of race. But that's not the main reason I like the story. …

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