Australian Cricketer Suspended For Etching A Dick And Balls On Pitch

Australian cricketer Daniel Worrall found himself a little bored during a match last Friday. Suddenly struck by inspiration, he decided to draw the dick and balls you see above onto the pitch, an act of lewdness for which he has now been suspended. Where the hell is your sense of humor, Australian cricket league? » 3/18/14 9:57am 3/18/14 9:57am

Cricket Celebrations Are The Most Celebrational

In a match between two countries elsewhere in the world, these two men whose names would require some looking-up did something cricket-tastic, inspiring them to embrace one another in such exultant exuberance that we can only look on, awestruck. At first we wonder what could give rise to such obvious joy. Cricket, it… » 12/30/13 8:10pm 12/30/13 8:10pm

Trash Talk In Cricket Is Pretty Awesome

In cricket, talking shit and trying to mentally break an opponent is known as "sledging." Interesting! Australia captain Michael Clarke sledged England batsman Jimmy Anderson during a Test match Monday in Brisbane, telling Anderson to "get ready for a broken fucking arm." It probably wouldn't have been as big of a deal if … » 11/26/13 10:40pm 11/26/13 10:40pm

In Australia, It's Cricket Vs. The Beer Snake

There's a war going on. On one side, Cricket Australia, the sport's national governing body. On the other side, the elusive beer snake, created by fans stacking thousands of cups through the grandstand. One is the wildly popular national sport of Australia. The other is cricket. And when the two clash, only one can… » 2/13/13 10:55am 2/13/13 10:55am

"Team Obama Loses Early Wicket": The Romney-Obama Debate Was Like Every…

The debate Wednesday could be compared to many things—a slow dance in which the partners are holding potato peelers to each other's throats, perhaps, or a restaurant in which you, the diner, get to watch a prep cook slow-spit on your burger before it's served—but of course everyone immediately turned to sports… » 10/04/12 3:30pm 10/04/12 3:30pm

Yes, Freak Eye Injuries Happen In Cricket, Too

Whatever your preconceived notions of cricket, know this: You do not want to be the wicketkeeper. That's the guy who stands behind the batsman and risks getting a bail in the eye. A "bail" is one of two pieces of wood that sit atop the three stumps (the entire thing is what entails a "wicket), and South Africa's Mark… » 7/10/12 9:15pm 7/10/12 9:15pm