“I used to love watching him as a kid because he had the same last name as me.”
Damien Wright kids you not. If you have the same last name as him, he will be your fan for life. Lucky for him, that’s a whole lot of Wrights. D is New Zealand’s bowling coach while J is the head coach.
What he really meant:
“John Wright was a classy bat and it helped no little bit that he had the very same surname.”
What he definitely didn’t:
“I was offered the job because I had the same last name as John.”
Sachin Tendulkar’s 100th ton will be celebrated with his image on the side of 6.5 million Coke cans within the next fortnight.
Canning it for posterity, indeed.
The master batsman will be smiling back at you and your friends when you pep up the moment from those special tins when he reaches that special milestone.
This is a first for Coca Cola, India. No celebrity picture has decorated a Coke canister in the sub-continent. Ever.
Nine other distinguished moments have been selected to be painted on the sides of the special edition beverage.
Coking a snook at the competition, for sure.
2.145 million litres lauding an epoch-making moment in Test cricket.
Another 800,000 cans will be released eulogizing his 100th international hundred.
Definitely a whole lot of tonnage.
Quote of the day:
When I’m working on a problem, I never think about beauty. I think only how to solve the problem. But when I have finished, if the solution is not beautiful, I know it is wrong. – R. Buckminster Fuller