Sunday, December 10, 2006

Cricket Madness

Last night we went to the Christmas party for Smitty's running club last night. (They still call them Christmas parties here, because they actually have a state religion, and it's Christianity.) It was at a place called Tupelo Honey, which had nothing whatsoever to do with Southern cuisine. But anyway...

We were chatting with a nice Australian couple about the Ashes, and they informed us that while Australia had won the tournament, winning the first three of five tests, they were still going to play the next two tests. This would be like having the Cubs win the World Series in game 5*, but playing games 6 and 7 anyway, to kind of rub it in. "But wouldn't you rather be on the beach with your trophy?" I asked. Clearly we were not going to come to an understanding, especially not after that bottle of Rioja.

Then an Englishman piped up: "But it's not the World Series. Cricket is nothing like baseball!" I said, "Yeah, cuz baseball MAKES SENSE." I may not get invited back to the party next year. Oh well!

* This would never happen, but it's fun to tease the Cubs fans, isn't it?

Labels: , , ,


Blogger Middle Kid said...

It's a good thing that Mr. MK doesn't read this blog much. He'd be very offended about the Cubs comment!

8:23 PM  
Blogger Smitty Werbenmanjensen said...

Actually, it's not true that the Ashes have been won. It's best three of five, although as noted here earlier (don't feel like linking it), Australia won the first easily and then managed a rather miraculous comeback in the second test. It would be surprising to me if the next 40 hours of play don't result in an Australian victory.

9:20 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Cricket Live Matches At Your Desktop

There are thousands of High Quality Channels streaming live cricket from around the world. We are here to show you how to find them. Receive live match links in your mail account. All internation Cricket matches Streams. Note all matches are as per BST.

Special Introductory offer:
Live match links in your mail account at only £1.00 GBP. Free for First Day if you subscribe it now.

1. Free Software:
We will provide you all software you need to get live match at your desktop.

2. Low Cost:
Free for the first day, Receive live match links in your mail account @ £1.00 GBP for each 2 weeks.

3. What's Needed:
Just need is to click on the link, start the software and match is on your desktop.

3. Live Soccer:
Watch live soccer online on your PC no need of buying Sky or Cable?

4. Is It Legal?
We donot stream live Cricket from this server or blog. There are thousands of High Quality Channels streaming live Cricket from around the world. We are here to show you how to find them.

Check it Once

11:50 AM  

Post a Comment

Links to this post:

Create a Link

<< Home