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Post by BlarneyArmy on Sun Feb 24, 2008 11:56 am

Did they really say that?
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Yorkshire 232 all out, Hutton ill - I'm sorry, Hutton 111.
- John Snagge, BBC News

Ray Illingworth has just relieved himself at the pavilion end.
- Brian Johnston, BBC Radio

Welcome to Worcester where you've just missed seeing Barry
Richards hitting one of Basil D'Oliveira's balls clean out of the
ground.
- Brian Johnston, BBC Radio

He's usually a good puller - but he couldn't get it up that time.
- Richie Benaud, Channel 9

If you go in with two fast bowlers and one breaks down, you're
left two short.
- Bob Massie, ABC Radio

This game will be over any time from now.
- Alan McGilvray, ABC Radio

It is important for Pakistan to take wickets if they are going to
make big inroads into this Australian batting line-up.
- Max Walker, Channel 9

Glenn McGrath joins Craig McDermott and Paul Reiffel in a
three-ponged prace attack.
- Tim Gavel, ABC News

In the back of Hughes' mind must be the thought that he will
dance down the piss and mitch one.
- Tony Greig, Channel 9

It's been very slow and dull day, but it hasn't been boring. It's
been a good, entertaining day's cricket.
- Tony Benneworth, ABC Radio

It was close for Zaheer, Lawson threw his hands in the air and
Marsh threw his head in the air.
- Jack Potter, 3UZ

Laird has been brought in to stand in the corner of the circle.
- Richie Benaud, Channel 9

Chappell just stood on his feet and smashed it to the boundary.
- Jim Maxwell, ABC Radio

Daddy, I want to go uckies.
- Hamish Maxwell, 2, to his father Jim,
ABC Radio

On the first day, Logie decided to chance his arm and it came
off.
- Trevor Bailey, Radio 3

He didn't quite manage to get his leg over.
- Jonathan Agnew, after Botham had spun around
off balance and tried to step over the
wicket unsuccessfully, BBC

Q: Do you feel that the selectors and yourself have been
vindicated by the result?
A: I don't think the press are vindictive. They can write what
they want.
- Mike Gatting, ITV

I think we are all slightly down in the dumps after another loss.
We may be in the wrong sign...Venus may be in the wrong
juxtaposition with somewhere else.
- Ted Dexter, explaining away England's seventh
successive Test loss, to Australia at
Lord's, 1993

There was a slight interruption there for athletics.
- Richie Benaud, referring to a streaker at
Lord's, BBC TV

The bowler's Holding, the batsman's Willey.
- Brian Johnston, BBC

I was on 99...I got really scared. I pooped my pants, missed the
next ball and was bowled.
- Brad Hodges, Victorian batsman, on his
dismissal in a Melbourne under-12 cricket
final.

Say, when do they begin?
- Grouch Marx, watching a cricket match at
Lord's

It's funny kind of month, October. For the really keen cricket
fan, it's when you realise that your wife left you in May.
- Denis Norden, British television writer and
compere

Cricket is basically baseball on valium.
- Robin Williams, American actor

Playing against a team with Ian Chappell as a captain turns
cricket match into gang warfare.
- Mike Brearley, 1980

Cricket is like sex films. They relieve frustration and tension.
- Linda Lovelace, star of Deep Throat

Is there any sex in it?
- Peter Sellers, as a psychiatrist upon first
learning about cricket in What's New
Pussycat, 1965

Cricket needs brightening up a bit. My solution is to let the
players drink at the beginning of the game, not after. It always
works in our picnic matches.
- Paul Hogan, Australian actor

Gower is a goot captain, and is goot knowledge and literatured
in the wars.
- William Shakespeare, in Henry V

There is a widely held and quite erroneous belief that cricket is
just another game.
- HRH the Duke of Edinburgh

Contributed by aslam (asiddiqui@xray.indyrad.iupui.edu)

-- More bloopers --

Lloyd's talking to his SLIPers.
- Channel 9 commentator.

Marshall's bowling with his head.
- ABC commentator.

The sight of Bright holds no fright for Wright.
- Jim Maxwell
and the riposte
That's right!
- Norm O'Neil(?)

And Jajeda is dijappointed...Jadeja is ji..da..I'll come again,
Jajeda..okay Jadeja looks downcast.
- Tony Grieg on Channel 9.

I don't know what these fellows are doing, but whatever they are
doing, they sure are doing it well.
- Pete Sampras on watching Lara and Ambrose at Lord's.

Q: Darryl, who are your favourite actors?
Cullinan: Dustin Hoffman and some Aussie bowlers in the act of
appealing.

Q: What's your favourite animal?
Steve Waugh: Merv Hughes.

Contributed by Krishna Kumar (kumar@cs.concordia.ca)


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Re: Did they really say that?

Post by Danny on Sun Feb 24, 2008 11:57 am

Thats brilliant lol!

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Post by Leo on Sun Feb 24, 2008 12:02 pm

They great mate! I love the one from steve waugh calling Merv Hughes an animal! He'd get done for being racist these days!

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Re: Did they really say that?

Post by BlarneyArmy on Sun Feb 24, 2008 12:04 pm

Yep thats right Leo
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Post by Danny on Sun Feb 24, 2008 12:06 pm

Funny man Merv, but that crosses the line in my books no need to go that personal. The rest are brilliant though love the second one.

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Post by BlarneyArmy on Sun Feb 24, 2008 12:10 pm

There seems to be alot from Richie Benaud.
He must be a very funny man
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Post by liam_sccc on Sun Feb 24, 2008 12:12 pm

thats so funny especially the one about brad hodge
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Re: Did they really say that?

Post by sambo on Mon Mar 17, 2008 4:03 am

yep. well done mate
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Re: Did they really say that?

Post by Mannie on Mon Mar 17, 2008 6:00 am

LOLOLOLOLOLOLOOOLOOLOLOLOLOLOL


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Re: Did they really say that?

Post by keeper13 on Mon Mar 17, 2008 10:40 am

Brian Johnson was the funniest of all time.
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