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r tackle to open an eight-point lead. Rohit then achieved a Super-10 with a bonus poin

Aug 13 2017 at 04:06am
Hans van den Broek The central character in Joseph ONeills acclaimed 2008 novel Netherland is Hans van den Broek, a Dutchman whose attempts to make a normal life for himself in New York after the 9/11 attacks include playing cricket for the Staten Island club (which does exist: Don Bradman played there on a tour in the 1930s). In a telling line in the book, one character remarks: Theres a limit to what Americans understand. The limit is cricket.Raffles AJ Raffles, the gentleman thief, was the best-known invention of EW Hornung, who was Arthur Conan Doyles brother-in-law (this might explain why Doyle himself largely steered clear of cricket). Raffles is a talented spin bowler, who plays a lot of country-house cricket, thereby opening up many opportunities for burglary.Wilson Perhaps the ultimate comic-book hero, William Wilson the Wonder Athlete featured in The Wizard for many years from 1943. Wilson, who was apparently born in 1795 but achieved long life by slowing his heart rate down, is first seen emerging from the crowd to run the first three-minute mile. In a later series of stories he captains England to Ashes success in Australia, not long after becoming the first man to climb Everest.Pradeep Mathew A more recent addition to crickets fictional heroes is Pradeep Mathew, a mystery spinner who sets a world record in his first Test match - only to have it struck from the record books as a non-event. Mathew features in the Sri Lankan writer Shehan Karunatilakas first novel, Chinaman, which came out last year. It is narrated by one WG Karunasena, who is convinced that unlike life, sport matters, and has a son called Garfield (named after Sobers).Mike Jackson PG Wodehouse was a keen club cricketer who played occasionally at Lords, and his humorous fiction is peppered with cricket references: Jeeves, his most famous creation, is named after a Warwickshire player, while Catsmeat Potter-Pirbright, one of Bertie Woosters dissolute chums, is said to play a spot of county cricket. But Wodehouses main cricketing invention is Mike Jackson, who features in all the Psmith novels, initially as a fine batsman, starting with a match-saving innings against MCC. Murray Hedgcock edited a book called Wodehouse at the Wicket, including more of Wodehouses cricket dalliances, which was published in 1997.Spedegue Even though he was a first-class cricketer himself - his one wicket as a bowler was that of WG Grace - Sir Arthur Conan Doyle only wrote occasionally about the game. His most famous cricketing story was Spedegues Dropper, about an asthmatic schoolteacher who practised his underarm bowling by lobbing a ball underarm over a rope hitched to two tall trees. He was summoned from village cricket to an Ashes decider and - youve guessed it - won the match. Thomas Spedegue was carried shoulder-high from the field, but was told to retire immediately by his doctors.Warwick Todd The wonders of Photoshop allowed the fictional Australian cricketer Warwick Todd to be inserted into numerous photos in a series of bestselling spoof diaries a few years ago. Todd, complete with obligatory droopy moustache and an insatiable taste for ice-cold beer, is the creation of the Aussie comedy actor Tom Gleisner. The third book, Warwick Todd Goes the Tonk, is proudly advertised as being without a foreword by Richie Benaud.Flashman The fictional bully of Tom Browns Schooldays enjoyed a lengthy comeback in the detailed historical novels of George McDonald Fraser. In these gripping yarns Harry Flashman remains a coward and a cad - but also, especially in Flashmans Lady (1977), exhibits an aptitude for cricket: he takes a hat-trick at Lords for a team of Rugby old boys, and gets drawn into dealings with a shady bookmaker. Dave Podmore A fictional cricketer with a lap-dancer wife and a psychotic dog, Dave Podmore (Leicestershire and England) was the invention of Christopher Douglas, Andrew Nickolds and Nick Newman, and his hilarious adventures first appeared in theGuardian newspaper, before being turned into books and a radio series. Pods highest Test score was 4 (an edge through the slips against Sri Lanka), while probably his proudest moment was being appointed as Australias sledging coach before an Ashes series.Doctor Who Televisions most famous time traveller sported - in his fifth incarnation - a cricket sweater. Peter Davison, who played the Doctor at the time, claimed this was his idea, after the producers asked for an item of clothing that suggested action and eccentricity. In one episode the Doctor spoils a cricket match by coming on to bowl with great success, and in another the cricket ball he permanently carried in his voluminous coat pockets saves his life: in a zero-gravity situation he throws it against a spaceship and catches the rebound, and the impetus takes him safely back to the Tardis (dont try this at home).Sherlock Holmes Arthur Conan Doyles famously ascetic detective had little time for team sports such as cricket - but many people claim that his name derives from a combination of two Nottinghamshire players, Mordecai Sherwin and Frank Shacklock (c Sherwin b Shacklock was a fairly regular scorecard entry in the late 19th century). And Holmes even cleverer brother is generally held to be named after another cricketer, the Derbyshire fast bowler William Mycroft. 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Breaking three of his own world records on his way to winning in Paris, Chan silenced the critics and left the audiences standing in appreciation and awe. Rohit Kumar starred with 11 raid points, as Bengaluru Bulls rallied to outclass Telugu Titans 30-28 and moved to second in the table.?Titans defence made several silly errors, and their raiders too had an unimpressive night as they lost in front of their home support.Both teams started strongly and traded early punches as Titans led 3-2 after five minutes. There were as many 11 empty raids in the first 14 minutes as the game was tied 7-7. Bulls then struck through Vinod Kumar, before inflicting an all-out in the 17th minute to go up 14-8.?Titans Nilesh Salunke made a two-point raid in the same minute to cut the lead down to four points, but Rohit had a terrific first half, as he scored seven raid points to ensure Bulls went into the break leadingg 16-11.dddddddddddd?Titans made a few defensive errors in the first five minutes of the second half, allowing Bulls to extend their lead to seven points. Rohit was taken off the mat in the 29th minute, but Titans failed to capitalise on his absence as Bulls made a super tackle to lead 22-16.Sandeep Narwal scored two points for Titans with raids but Bulls forced another super tackle to open an eight-point lead. Rohit then achieved a Super-10 with a bonus point in the 37th minute.Titans inflicted the first all-out with less than two minutes to go, but it was too little too late as Bulls held on to win an exciting game.? 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