Wednesday, July 8, 2009
Other Sports: Part the Second - Cricket
Rob Smyth's Ashes MBM: "What an over from Mitchell Johnson! Four balls in a row were superb and culminated in the big wicket of the captain: the first was a leg-stump yorker to Strauss that should have been given LBW; the second was a bouncer that hit Bopara; the third was a slower ball that Bopara, duped completely, drove just over mid-off; and the fourth was a vicious bouncer that followed Strauss, took the glove and looped gently to Clarke in the slips. That is modern fast bowling of the very highest quality."
WHAT? I remember what an over is (six knuckle balls), and I know LBW stands for Lyndon Baines Wicket or something like that. I think I may even know where Clarke is if he's over in 'the slips,' even though it sounds like some sort of prewar foppish hangout in West London. God, this is hard. Canada won their second Gold Cup round everyone! Let's all watch that instead. Come on, who's with me?