Tuesday, March 04, 2008

The Winner Takes It all

While the loser is left to deal with naked guys.

Mavane! This video of Symmonds reminds me of what I felt about India immediately after the test series. If you cannot show 'veeram' in areas you should and you try to fill the void by showing it in every irrelevant place you can - you've lost it. Focus on your cricket. Loser.

14 comments:

Anonymous said...

When a strong naked guy is running towards you with a lot of momentum, what are you supposed to do? Hide behind the umpire? He cannot use his bat because that would lead to a suspension. Under the circumstances, giving the shoulder charge was probably the best thing to do, minimizing contact and preventing him from touching or hugging you.

Hawkeye said...

/* preventing him from touching or hugging you.*/

Touching! Hugging! Some ego this Symmonds fellow has in assuming he is like a bizzaro-Kramer. That Symmonds has enough 'kovorka' to convert straight men to gay men, force them to run butt naked onto a cricket field and hit on him.

I am shocked.

anantha said...

Anonymous: Small correction. When a strong naked nudist type person is running toward you and you can see that his hands are empty and he has ONLY his "middle stump" to "attack" you with, stepping aside at the last moment is probably the easier option. Not a shoulder charge that leaves you liable for an injury suit, because everyone else including the law will sympathize with the man for the violent end to his exercise.
If you say that the only way to prevent contact with said weirdo was a shoulder charge that left the weirdo prone on the ground at your own feet, all I can say is that you are too violent for civil society, not to mention extremely stupid.

Hawkeye: Talking about streakers, would you remember one streaking female who ran into the ground in England, when our man Krishnamachari Srikkanth was batting? Apparently the TMS commentary guys said this ""...and, theres a streaker on the ground. Srikkanth goes up to her to have a closer look".
In this latest case, one of Channel 9 commentary guys said "It was a male". After a pause of 3 or 4 seconds, the other voice said, "If you say so.". Hilarious!
CNN.com has a link to the video on their front page now. :D

Anonymous said...

A,
All I am trying to say is that you have no idea how you will react if put in such a situation. It is easy for you to give a solution from the comfort of your desk. Implementing it when you are in the midst of an important game is a different matter altogether.
H,
I dont know if the dude was straight or gay. Maybe you have an eye for these things. Anyway, Kramer's Kavorka was to let out the stifled passion from a nun. I think Seinfeld and Elaine discussed the whole 'changing teams' concept and figured it was impossible. The matter ends there, because Seinfeld said so!

Hawkeye said...

anon,

the key word is 'bizzaro'.

And remember. George drives them there and Kramer brings them back.

Hawkeye said...

Anti,

It was a question asked of srinkkanth in a DD interview :-) very funny.

Anonymous said...

H,
Adding 'bizzaro' to 'Kramer' is like adding 'arrogant' to an iyengar.
Like Col. Jessep would ask in few good men, "Is there an other kind?"

Hawkeye said...

anon,

oh I get it like... 'stupid' anonymous. I take the iyengar thing as a splendid compliment.

still.. you are wrong on your seinfeld knowledge. you should check up stuff before replying.

Raja said...

Hakkie,

is the anonymous a known blogger who wants to lick your behind?

Hawkeye said...

Raja,

No. It is cold in Illinois. People need heat.

anantha said...

Anon: This is not the first known case of a streaker in Australia and England (check this link for a blogger's personal top ten list of streakers).
Also even with all the streakers, there is no precedent for them attacking sportsmen on the field.

Accepted that my proposing a solution is different from actually implementing it, but then seeing the incident, it looked like Symonds knew what he was doing.

Hawkeye said...

anti,

nee vera. neither symonds nor the streaker were thinking about touching and hugging. avar friendly 'anon' got a little 'paravasam' after seeing skin.

Anonymous said...

Knew it. Unn Meesaila mann otttalai Hawkku.

The Self-Proclaimed Wordsmith said...

Awesome tackle, I say. I can't stand the sight of Symonds' face, but that was seriously fantastic stuff. I was impressed by the hit.

What sort of moron streaks across fields anyway? Good chap, though, laughed off the questions about whether he was going to press charges.