OB Ellemor at Twenty20=40 Big Birthday Bash

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Slideshow highlights of OB Ellemor at Marcus Curnow’s Twenty20=40 Big Birthday Bash. Cricket Willow, Shepherds Flat, Victoria, September 11, 2011.

Photos: Ben Liney, Rohit Khanna

Name: OB Ellemor

Nickname: O, The Big O, Obiwan

Song: Underdog by Sly and the Family Stone

Sunday Game 1:

Batting: 19 (3×4’s)

Bowling: 3 overs 0/10

Sunday Game 2:

Batting: Run Out 19 (1×4)

Bowling: …beautifully shaped out swingers with the damp ball!

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PR Brown at Twenty20=40 Big Bash

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Slideshow highlights of PR Brown at Marcus Curnow’s Twenty20=40 Big Birthday Bash.

Cricket Willow, Shepherds Flat, Victoria, September 10-11, 2011.

Photos: Ben Liney, Rohit Khanna

The Stats:

Player: PR Brown

Nickname:  Piney (based on his bowling which was likened to that of Greg Matthews on a tour of India at which a commentator suggested he should be brought home in a pine box)

Song: Even Better Than The Real Thing by U2

Saturday Game 1:

Batting: Made one long drive… from the Barossa Valley… DNB.

Bowling:  2 overs 1 for 2 CP.Lacey c.& b. PR Brown… third ball out of the car throwing himself on the pitch rugby style with a diving catch/try!

Saturday Game 2: 

Batting: PR Brown Run Out (GR Hewson) 24 (2 x 4’s, 2 x 6’s)

Bowling: 4 overs 1/17 M. Hodgkiss c. A.Maeder b. PR Brown 0

Sunday Game 1: 

Batting: 28 (3 x 4’s, 2 x 6’s)

Bowling:  1 overs 0/2

CL Jones at Twenty20=40 Big Bash

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Slideshow highlights of CL Jones at Marcus Curnow’s Twenty20=40 Big Birthday Bash.

Cricket Willow, Shepherds Flat, Victoria, September 10-11, 2011.

Photos: Ben Liney, Rohit Khanna

The Stats:

Player: CL Jones

Nickname:  Banksy

Song: Why Can’t We Be Friends (based on its use by Homer Simpson as a ring entry anthem at a boxing contest)

Saturday Game 1:

Batting: 9

Bowling:  1 overs, ?/4

Saturday Game 2: 

Batting: 1

Bowling: 4 overs, 1/34 D.Nguyen c. ME Curnow b. CL Jones for 6

Sunday Game 1: 

Batting: 3 no.

Bowling:  2 overs ?/11

Sunday Game 2:

Batting: 1 no.

Bowling:  unrecorded


JP Fagg at Twenty20=40 Big Bash

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Slideshow highlights of JP Fagg at Marcus Curnow’s Twenty20=40 Big Birthday Bash.

Cricket Willow, Shepherds Flat, Victoria, September 11, 2011.

Photos: Ben Liney, Rohit Khanna

The Stats:

Player: JP Fagg

Nickname:  JF

Song: Brandy by Looking Glass

Game 1: 

Batting: 12 no

Bowling: 4 overs, 4 for 8

Game 2: 

Batting: JP Fagg c. AA Narula b. ME Curnow 11

Bowling:  Fast!…Made the birthday boy ME Curnow look pretty silly with some cranked up chin music!

The Stories:

Custard to Yewbeaut:  “As captain you should really think about who we let Jono bowl too!”

Yewbeaut: “He’s coming on NOW, bowling at YOU!”

Grizzly:  “Do you want a helmet?”

Custard: “F%*# off! It’s my birthday, it’s not a charity”

JF: (post first delivery bouncer)  “Happy Birthday Marcus!”

Custard ” Errr… can somebody grab me a thigh pad!”