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Kerry O’Keeffe: What he said, really meant and definitely did not

English: Hughes at northampton

English: Hughes at northampton (Photo credit: Wikipedia)


Kerry O’Keeffe Has The Final Word On P Hughes


What he said (via ESPN Cricinfo):


“If P Hughes is shaving tomorrow and gets a nick,M Guptill will appear from the medicine cabinet with a band-aid.”


ABC radio commentator Kerry O’Keeffe sums it up—succinctly—when Phillip Hughes departed once again in the second Test at Hobart—caught M Guptill, bowled C Martin.


This was the fourth instance in the two-match series that the Australian batting scorecard read as above.


The Tweetosphere was abuzz with reactions to Hughes’ unfortunate predilection.


Sample a couple via The Wall:


“Initially thought Chris Martin was giving Phil Hughes a send-off – turns out he was giving him some batting tips.”


“If Phillip Hughes was cheating on his girlfriend Guptill would be the one who caught him out!”


What he really meant:


“Nicks, cuts, Guptill, Martin and Hughes—The Inseparables.”


What he definitely didn’t:


“Action replay! Action replay! Action replay!”


Indian cricket: A 5-0 whipping for NZ, South Africa beckons

Gautam Gambhir at Adelaide Oval

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Another ODI series ends. India run away 5-0 victors, handing the Black Caps yet another whitewash on their sub-continent sojourn.

Vettori’s team began the tour well. Chris Martin gave India a scare in the first Test. The second Test witnessed another exhibition of their fighting qualities.

The third Test at Nagpur, however, was their Waterloo.

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