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Old June 16, 2005, 03:28 PM
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Can't beat 'em - but doesn't mean we can't bash 'em ..

Steve Haramir-son
Matthew Hoga
Girath Betha

Jason Jilapi
Glenn McGadha

anyone else ?
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Old June 16, 2005, 03:29 PM
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do you know why they call flintoff freddie?

i like the hoga and harmison

Edited on, June 16, 2005, 8:31 PM GMT, by cricman.
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Old June 16, 2005, 03:31 PM
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My freind told me earlier when we were watching the game that Khoda Box mridha once mentioned Michael Vaughn, while touring Bangladesh as Michael Vogan..I don;t think khoda was joking.
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Old June 16, 2005, 03:31 PM
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maybe from freddie flinstone??
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Old June 16, 2005, 04:54 PM
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yea thats it Beamer.

They take the Flint from Flintoff and use the Freddie from Freddie Flinstone.

get it?

cool nickname i think
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Old June 16, 2005, 04:59 PM
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heres some more :

Pietersen : K.P

Trescothick : Tres

Harmison : Harmy or GBH (as in Grevious Bodily Harmison)

Geraint Jones : GoJo (His middle name is Owen)

Simon Jones : Jonno

Hoggard : Hoggy

Ponting : Punter
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Old June 16, 2005, 05:17 PM
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Gilchrist = Gilli
Hayden- Matty

There are my own creations: (i'll try to translate them for you Rob)

Justin Langer- Langra (one who has a disabled leg)
Damien Martyn = Murir Tin (a can of puffed rice)
Ponting- Pointing
Andrew Symonds- = Simmo (taken from Phil Simmon's nickname)
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Old June 16, 2005, 06:27 PM
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Hayden - Dos
Gilchrist - Gilly/Churchy
Ponting - Punter
Martyn - Marto
Clarke - Pup
Symonds - Simmo/Roy
Watson - Watto
Gillespie - Dizzy
Lee - Bingers
McGrath - Pigeon
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Old June 16, 2005, 06:32 PM
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Steve Waugh was Tugga as in tug of war to
Punter comes from Ponting's gambling days
Pigeon comes from McGrath's skinny bogar theng
Dizzy comes from famous jazz musician Dizzy Gillespie
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Old June 16, 2005, 06:44 PM
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oh i remember

Tubby = Mark Taylor
Mark Waugh = Professor

btw- anybody remember Ambyyyyyyyy?
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Old June 16, 2005, 06:53 PM
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thought Tubby was Warney ...

of coure we remember Amby. Here's one - who was Macko?
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