September 19th 2011 03:02
Andrew Strauss called correctly and, quick as a flash, said to Ricky Ponting: ''You lads can bat.''
Just as quick, Ponting replied: "No, we can't. We really can't."
Two Englishmen were having a pint and talking about the nuances of the artificial pitch, with one explaining to the other: "A drop-in pitch...I know what it is. It's where the Aussie batsmen drop in for a few minutes and then get out."
Q. What is the definition of optimism?
A. An aussie batsman putting on sunscreen before going out to bat.
Q.Whats the difference between and aussie batman and a formula 1 car?
A. Nothing! if you blink you'll miss both.