Former Australia cricket captain Ricky Ponting used to win attention in New Zealand for his high scores, but it was his low score at the New Zealand Golf Open that caught the eye on Thursday.
Ponting had six birdies in a combined 7-under par opening round of 65 with playing partner Tony Popovic in the pro-am, best ball section of the tournament.
Ponting and Popovic were still five...
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Shane Watson, Image- Jay Floyd
Last year’s top Phillies draft pick Shane Watson has been sidelined with shoulder issues since early July. Following an MRI this past week, the Phils have shut down the righty hurler, who turns 20-years-old on Tuesday.
Initially, the time off was prescribed for the Class A Lakewood hurler without an MRI when the he was experiencing shoulder fatigue...
Monty Panesar story as a poor kid from Luton to the becoming one of the worlds best spin bowlers. [via wehustletv]
Ricky Ponting, 'Punter' to friends, did this.
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On February 8th, 1994, former Indian Cricketer Kapil Dev broke Richard Hadlee’s wicket-taking world record, becoming the world record holder. Dev broke the previous record of 431 wickets by 1 wicket. Not only did he break Hadlee’s record, 35-year-old Dev also famously promised that he would reach at least 450 wickets by the time he retired (he only made it to 434). However, by...
Having lost more than 22 kilograms to make his boxing debut, former England cricket captain Andrew Flintoff is leaving open the possibility of fighting again.
Flintoff takes on American fighter Richard Dawson in a heavyweight bout on Friday in Manchester, England, as part of a British TV documentary charting his switch from cricket to boxing.
Flintoff said Thursday that '&...
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November 29, 2012
BARNEY'S MOVIE HAD HEART...
This cup-splitting “nut shot” is a painful highlight to watch.
I don’t know much about cricket, but I do know that any time you are hit in your protective cup and it breaks that it is not a good thing. New Zealand cricketer Kane Williamson’s day took a horrible change for the worse when he takes a direct shot to the groin from the opposing teams pitcher (or whatever...
David Hussey came close to being given out handling the ball/obstructing the field, but the umpires ruled him not out under laws that remain open to interpretation
There is nothing sweeter than seeing someone on a Segway take a spill.
Watch as this unsuspecting Segway riding cameraman crashes at an Australian cricket match in front of millions. Joe the Cameraman is known to the Australian public for some of his other on-air shenanigans and this wipeout will only add to his legacy. We can all thank an unattended goalkeepers helmet for...
Brett Lee has been ruled out of the Commonwealth Bank Series after suffering a broken foot during Australia's Twenty20 loss at the MCG on Friday
IS THIS A STICKY WICKET?
You don’t have to understand cricket to realize that this catch is awesome.
I have no idea what is going on in this match with those weird flat bats and the poles behind the batter, but I can appreciate the unbelievable diving catch that this New Zealand cricketer makes. Robbing a hit equivalent to a home run, Bevan Small has thrown his name in the ring for the top catch of...
Former Pakistan captain and allrounder Imran Khan said Tuesday Indian batting great Sachin Tendulkar should have retired after the ''ultimate high'' of a World Cup victory at home last year.
''The best time for him to have gone was when India won the World Cup,'' Khan told the CNN-IBN news channel. ''He is such a great player and there is...
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January 31, 2012
Muttiah Muralitharan, the leading wicket-taker in Test and ODI cricket, will be back at Gloucestershire this year to play a part in the county's Friends Life t20 campaign
I'LL TUMBLE FOR YA
Jumping Jesus on a pogo stick! People wiping out on Segways while tooling around on the cricket pitch is turning into a freaking epidemic, people! According to Sports Grid, the crash victim in this particular video was Ian Healey, a former cricket player-turned commentator. And his attempt at hopping off the Segway only to gloriously [...]
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