Little Bit of Cricket Wit

‘I am confident they play cricket in heaven. Wouldn’t be heaven otherwise, would it?’Patrick MooreBowl yourself over with this mini-collection of cricket humour – the very best quips and quotes for lovers of the gentleman’s game.

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Author: Tom Hay

Publisher: Summersdale Publishers LTD

ISBN: 9781786855978

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 128

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‘I am confident they play cricket in heaven. Wouldn’t be heaven otherwise, would it?’Patrick MooreBowl yourself over with this mini-collection of cricket humour – the very best quips and quotes for lovers of the gentleman’s game.

The Wit of Cricket

Stories from Cricket's best-loved personalities Barry Johnston. bleedin' towel?' ... I
'm here and I'm ready for you today. I can see you shaking a little bit, yes, you're
looking a little bit uneasy. I think I might have eight or nine wickets here today.

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Author: Barry Johnston

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 9781444715026

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 304

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A bumper collection of the funniest anecdotes, jokes and stories from cricket's best-loved personalities. Cricket is a funny old game -- even when rain stops play! Now you can read not only the most popular stories by five of the game's all-time great characters -- Richie Benaud, Dickie Bird, Henry Blofeld, Brian Johnston and Fred Trueman - but also the humour and insights of modern players including Michael Atherton, Andrew Flintoff, Darren Gough, Kevin Pietersen and Shane Warne. Crammed full of dozens of hilarious anecdotes about legendary Test cricketers such as Ian Botham, Geoffrey Boycott, Denis Compton, Michael Holding and Merv Hughes -- plus broadcasting gaffes, sledging, short-sighted umpires and the first male streaker at Lord's!

The Cricket s Serenade

“Just because I didn't go to school fe it don't mean I don't do a good job at it,” I
said softly, feeling a little self-conscious. “I in no way ... I was just trying to find out
a little bit about you, make conversation. ... “How 'bout one wit' you in it wit' us?

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Author: Carolita Blythe

Publisher: Carolita Blythe

ISBN: 9781585711833

Category: Fiction

Page: 382

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Souci Alexander, a poor young woman from the mountainous interior of Jamaica, agrees to a platonic marriage to Lewis Montrose, a politician who needs her to further his career and his chances at winning the election. Souci initially enjoys her new luxurious lifestyle, but her feelings change from exhilaration to anxiety when just as she develops real feelings for her husband, she discovers his dark and violent past--one he never intended to be revealed.

Sex Lies And Cricketgate

“Had I had it wit me, I might have been dead too,” cleverly linking Abhishekh to
the murders, Cecliya said innocently. “What if you had seen it earlier? Would it
have ... Had the murderer faltered even a little bit.” Rajeev realized she was
neither ...

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Author: Pinky Bokadia

Publisher: Notion Press

ISBN: 9789384049690

Category: Fiction

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Aaliya is the sexy, Kazak cheerleader hired by the Bombay Badshah team. When her sister Aasiya is accused of murdering her boyfriend, Aaliya's world comes crashing around her. She wants to get away from it all and leaves her academic career behind to join the glitz and glamour of Mumbai. Aaliya finds herself in the midst of the heart-pounding adrenalin rush of the BCL and now there’s no looking back. From Rohan, a young lounge bar manager, to Abhishekh, the suave owner of the team, from the ravishing Pabla from Spain, to Hemang Badani, her only cricketer buddy, she meets and makes many a friend and enemy… The problem is, she doesn't know whom to trust amid the chaos, the secrets and the intense mind games people play… will Aaliya survive the battle? Will Aasiya ever forgive herself? Will detective Rajeev Mathur stumble upon the absolute truth about the sisters?

Lippincott s Monthly Magazine

Who pion cricketer of the world , " is hardly would think that a little bit of leather
less a champion of muscular physique ... We heartily concur in Eleven said to a
lady , “ We were told the favorite advice of a physician , rewe should have a fine
game at Phila- nowned alike for his social wit ... At first way can this inverse
apoplexy be more the cricket seemed to me more like a healthfully or pleasantly
induced ...

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ISBN: CHI:74725787

Category: American literature

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Lippincott s Monthly Magazine a Popular Journal of General Literature

hea usually keeps pace with improvelicious state of excitation than on the ment in
cricket . Mr. Grace , the “ chamoccasion of that cricket - match . Who / pion
cricketer of the world , ” is hardly would think that a little bit of leather less a
champion of muscular physique : and two ... rewe should have a fine game at
Phila- | nowned alike for his social wit and prodelphia , but , really , I had no idea
we fessional ...

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ISBN: UCAL:B5213332

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A History of Cricket

Felix was never happy without his joke , and the favourite target for his wit was
always old William Lillywhite , who , as regularly ... And old Lilly would be a little
bit cross sometimes , and answer him a little sharp : “ You go and mind your
batting ...

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Author: Harry Surtees Altham

Publisher:

ISBN: UOM:39015020679893

Category: Cricket

Page: 480

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Testing Times

The cricket public , particularly that in the Transvaal , is becoming heartily sick of
the ' iron curtain ' that has been dropped between them ... Described in one of the
tour brochures as having a dry wit and a genial disposition , Chubb , like his good
friend , Tufty Mann , had spent ... He played a great deal of volleyball in Germany
and although he may have bowled a little bit before joining the Imperial Light ...

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Author: Luke Alfred

Publisher: New Africa Books

ISBN: 0864865384

Category: Cricket

Page: 186

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'Testing Times' tells the story of South African cricket's struggle to find its own identity and to transform itself from whipping boy to world power during the post-war cricket era through cricketing greats such as Dudley Nourse, Eric and Athol Rowan, and more.

Arizona Highways

wit stop TEXT BY GENE PERRET ILLUSTRATION BY LEWIS M jeans , a trophy
belt buckle , longsleeved shirt ... be a little bit more vocal and animated , but I
wasn't at all sure because I had never been to a cricket match and neither had
she .

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ISBN: OSU:32435068724095

Category: Arizona

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The Pastoral Review

The year is gathering speed in its accustomed way , and we are already more
than half - way through 1921. The wattle ... Let us talk for a little while about the
Test cricket . There is no ... A wit adds : “ The end of June is ower soon . And by
mid ...

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Author:

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ISBN: UCAL:C2731626

Category: Agriculture

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Cricket

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ISBN: PSU:000048421904

Category: Children's literature

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The Cyclop dia of Wit and Humor

general panic , and nature ' s first law , the sauve qui " My dear , do only have a
little patience - - " peut principle , triumphed over all others . ... alias the shoot at
the target - or dance on the lawn - or play | octagon summer - house , was
crowded with comcricket ? ... but menting stings of insects , poor Daisy had
broken merely inclined to enjoy a cold bath in the fishher tether , or more
probably it had been ...

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Author: William Evans Burton

Publisher:

ISBN: STANFORD:36105047815332

Category: Wit and humor

Page: 1136

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Democratic World

People who have come to Delhi to transact official business were at their gate
crashes at the cricket tests , even wit's end to find ... While the highest priced
Durand tickets for the six week season was no more than Rs 50 . ... Should
Boycott roars of delight at the fall of the English injure the little finger of his left In
India , there is a real danger of test cricket becoming the national symbol of
snobbery , to the ...

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ISBN: STANFORD:36105014878263

Category: Economic policy

Page:

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Cyclop dia of Wit and Humor

general panic , and nature ' s first law , the sauve qui “ My dear , do only have a
little patience , " peut principle , triumphed over all others . ... orchestra box , alias
the shoot at the target - or dance on the lawn - or play octagon summer - house ,
was crowded with comcricket ? ... but menting stings of insects , poor Daisy had
broken merely inclined to enjoy a cold bath in the fishher tether , or more
probably it ...

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Author: Wayne E. Burton

Publisher:

ISBN: NYPL:33433082526546

Category: Wit and humor

Page:

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Encyclopedia of Wit and Humor

general panic , and nature ' s first law , the sauve qui “ My dear , do only have a
little patience — " peut principle , triumphed over all others . ... alias the shoot at
the target - or dance on the lawn - or play octagon summer - house , was
crowded with comcricket ? ... but menting stings of insects , poor Daisy had
broken merely inclined to enjoy a cold bath in the fishher tether , or more
probably it had been cut ...

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Author: WIlliam E. Burton

Publisher:

ISBN: ONB:+Z259518303

Category:

Page:

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The Cyclopaedia of Wit and Humor Containing Choice and Characteristic Selections from the Writings of the Most Eminent Humorists of America Ireland Scotland and England

general panic , and nature ' s first law , the sauve qui “ My dear , do only have a
little patience , ” peut principle ... animal , ” - the orchestra box , alias the shoot at
the target - or dance on the lawn - or play octagon summer - house , was
crowded with comcricket ? ... stings of insects , poor Daisy had broken merely
inclined to enjoy a cold bath in the tist :her tether , or more probably it had been
cut for her ...

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Author: William Evans Burton

Publisher:

ISBN: MINN:31951002463695T

Category: Wit and humor

Page: 1136

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Himmat

I suppose that went to Australia to take up a coaching she's getting to the stage
where she appointment and to play cricket . Gary got realises that it's time that I
spend a little injured and he sent me a letter asking me more time with my family .
it ...

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ISBN: UCAL:C2740377

Category: Asia

Page:

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The examiner

... little book, and many of the sayings of the sages of cricket here set down, are
worthy of being inscribed in letters of gold in front of the pavilion at Lord's, as
guides to the rising generation of cricketers; but solid wisdom is more than wit
their ...

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ISBN: CORNELL:31924066344338

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Crossbow

The first time that I sat down to write about my passions for the summer game was
probably 35 years ago when English homework was a short essay on ' Why i love
cricket ' . ... and inystery of cricket requires the wit of a Cardus , the eve of a
Woodcock or the elegance of a RobertsonGlasgow . ... But i dcubithat there is
anywhere in the world where the game is played with more gusto or a wider
smile .

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ISBN: UOM:39015074601264

Category: Great Britain

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Cricket a Weekly Record of the Game

Had you played much good cricket when Gunn made 228 . I heard ... T . W .
Green , b Au and Present of the Universities , with about half - au - hour in the
evening , and w C . P . Hobson , more good fortune , for I took one wicket we all
became wild with delight . ... But I wasn ' t the Midget ' of Jeffrey , b Crowder 0
Christian , b Marshall 10 W . A . Bailey , b Crow C . G . Blois , c Crowit . ...
McKibbin is a little 6 .

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ISBN: NYPL:33433010465742

Category: Cricket

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