andrew flintoff

Brum Days 2, 3, 4 Mid Term Report

Submitted by Rick Eyre on August 3 2009, 6:19 pm

Think of Saturday's day of inaction at Edgbaston not so much as a washout as a pause for half-time at the two-and-a-half Test point of the 2009 Ashes. It hasn't been a series of great science, but it's not dull. And we still don't really know how it's going to finish up.


Lord's Day Five: Freddie's swansong, Swannie's fredsong

Submitted by Rick Eyre on July 22 2009, 10:20 am

If Graeme Swann never bowls another ball, let him be remembered for that dipping, inswinging off-break which suckered Australian should-be-captain Michael Clarke on the final morning of the Second Test at the Home of Archery.


Vocabulary enhancement of the day: the number formerly known as six

Submitted by Rick Eyre on April 18 2009, 10:19 pm

It's no longer a six. It's a DLF Maximum. And we had to wait until the eighteenth over of the Mumbai innings for the first DLF Maximum of the 2009 Not-so-IPL, tonked by Abishek Nayar off Andrew Flintoff.

Not content with that, Nayar clubbed another two DLF Maximums (or is that DLF Maxima?) off Flintoff later that over.

And if that's not enough, Mark Bloody Nicholas was the commentator.

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It's Corey Flintoff!

Submitted by Rick Eyre on March 10 2006, 4:59 pm

Congratulations to Andrew and Rachael Flintoff on the birth on Wednesday of their 6lb 14oz baby boy, National Public Radio newsreader and Alaskan mafiosi Corey Flintoff.
With the distinguished American broadcaster's birth coming thirteen days early, His Freddiness celebrated at Mohali on Thursday by winning the toss and scoring 4 not out.

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