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Thursday, October 23, 2008

Redbacks make Younis Khan spasm with excitement

Khan debuted for the Redbacks just yesterday against the Speedblitz blues
It was a magnificent day.

Not for Khan. He made 3.

But the Redbacks won a nail biter off the penultimate ball of the day, off a misfield when they needed 2 off 2.

I'm glad I'm not that fielder.

What was most interesting to note was though Khans reaction when they did win.

He was fist pumping and hugging players he probably does'nt even know yet. Like the commentator said 'it was like he'd won the world cup'.

For a minute, you'd be forgiven for thinking he was having some kind of weird whole body orgasm.

I've never seen Khan that excited in my life.

Maybe he is just happy to be playing some cricket again.
Maybe's hes happy not to be in Pakistan with Ijaz Butt going crazy.

Or Maybe he was trying to shake off the jet lag.

But who cares, its good to see these international guys show passion for this type of game.

Specially a Pakistani, who as well all know by now wont feature in a test match this whole year.

Keep the spirit alive Younis. And hopefully some runs next time

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Blogger David Barry said...

You live in Australia? I always thought that you were in Sri Lanka....

October 23, 2008 at 7:35 PM  
Blogger Damith S. said...

david> actually i live in singapore :) but yes i am sri lankan!

October 23, 2008 at 11:11 PM  
Blogger Q said...

I finally made it to ur blog. Very late I am cos I see what I like!

Younis is probably the most excited player in the world. Do u not c his reactions when he gets to 100s?

Even in domestic games in Pakistan the guy is a like a bunny on batteries.

Knowing him, he probably made friends with the South Australians the moment he landed down under.

October 24, 2008 at 1:25 AM  
Blogger Damith S. said...

g> You know Younis ?? Thats great.

Well yea but I dint think he would be this excited for the 4 games he is gonna play.

Its good to see though. Specially with Pak cricket in such turmoil as it is.

October 24, 2008 at 8:55 AM  
Anonymous MC Gregor said...

oops, YK picked up a golden egg today. Rough start. Shame, because he will be loved in Australia if he does ok.

October 24, 2008 at 3:50 PM  
Blogger Damith S. said...

MC> 0 3, isnt he only playing like 2 more games.

Thats a rough start with not many chances to improve.

How did he get out today ?

October 24, 2008 at 6:29 PM  
Blogger Q said...

No I don't know Younis Damith, I know of him ..

Btw its me 'Q' from Well Pitched not g .. :-)

October 26, 2008 at 4:58 PM  

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