facebook Twitter RSS Feed YouTube StumbleUpon

Home | Forum | Chat | Tours | Articles | Pictures | News | Tools | History | Tourism | Search


Go Back   BanglaCricket Forum > Cricket > Cricket

Cricket Join fellow Tigers fans to discuss all things Cricket

Thread Tools Display Modes
Old January 23, 2004, 12:12 PM
Navarene's Avatar
Navarene Navarene is offline
Cricket Legend
Join Date: December 25, 2003
Location: Polatok
Favorite Player: Sangakkara
Posts: 2,235
Default Bat tampering

We all are familiar with the words "ball tampering". But any thoughts of bat tampering?

Yes, it was done by Denis Lilee who turned up with an aluminium bat in a test match umpire spoted.

He actually bowled with an apple once, after the lunch he came out with a red apple, batsman was all set to face until Lilee approached the stumps and bowled with an apple which smashed into pieces in the middle of the pitch. He was a funny bloke at times.

[Edited on 23-1-2004 by Navarene]
Reply With Quote

Old January 23, 2004, 01:21 PM
oracle oracle is offline
Cricket Legend
Join Date: July 25, 2003
Location: U.A.E
Posts: 3,750

Aluminium bats are used for baseball matches, it increases the power of the hit and as aresult the speed of the ball drifting away. The implications of using an aluminium bat with acricket ball is not good to say the least.
Reply With Quote
Old January 23, 2004, 02:31 PM
Mahmood's Avatar
Mahmood Mahmood is offline
Operations & Administrations
Join Date: June 20, 2002
Location: Montreal, Canada
Favorite Player: Mashrafe Mortaza
Posts: 7,807

I saw Abdul Kadir do that once, bowled an apple and we were puzzled to see the ball explode at contact. It was a good humor sport.
Reply With Quote
Old January 23, 2004, 08:07 PM
Nasif's Avatar
Nasif Nasif is offline
BanglaCricket Development
Join Date: October 4, 2002
Location: USA
Favorite Player: Mashrafe Mortaza
Posts: 9,058

Raj bhai I saw that too. It was some kind of friendly match in Dhaka I think. I was shocked to see the ball smash into pieces. Then Qadir was laughing and the commentators said it was apple
Reply With Quote
Old January 24, 2004, 08:49 PM
Optimist Optimist is offline
ODI Cricketer
Join Date: September 3, 2003
Posts: 592

I can't remember exactly when, but I am pretty sure Indian batsmen were accused of using wider bat. And the match referee actually asked them to use different bat. Sourav was among the offender.
Reply With Quote
Old January 25, 2004, 01:01 PM
muddaser muddaser is offline
Join Date: August 20, 2003
Location: Bradford UK
Posts: 332

that was in the world cup, when the indian batsmen had their bats width measured.
Reply With Quote
Old January 25, 2004, 01:32 PM
Pundit Pundit is offline
Join Date: August 17, 2002
Location: Virginia, USA
Posts: 3,338

Abdul Qadir was playing for the Omar Querashi XI in Dhaka.
Reply With Quote
Old February 2, 2004, 01:44 AM
Hasib's Avatar
Hasib Hasib is offline
Cricket Legend
Join Date: August 13, 2003
Location: Queensland Australia
Posts: 2,742

A bowler once bowled a peach at me...
Reply With Quote
Old February 2, 2004, 04:53 AM
James90's Avatar
James90 James90 is offline
Cricket Legend
Join Date: August 8, 2002
Location: Brisbane, Australia
Favorite Player: Michael Slater
Posts: 3,953

HAHAHA! Could you see it when he was running in or not until it hit the pitch?
Reply With Quote
Old February 2, 2004, 09:54 AM
Cricketislife! Cricketislife! is offline
Club Cricketer
Join Date: October 21, 2003
Location: Chennai, India
Posts: 86
Default wide bat and other measurements

There were no legal limits on the size of the bat until Shock White appeared in a match with a weapon the width of the wicket, unsporting behaviour that led two days later to his opponents, the Hambledon Club, writing the following minute: "In view of the performance of one White of Ryegate on September 23rd that ffour (sic) and quarter inches shall be the breadth forthwith. - this 25th day of September 1771". It is signed by its scribe Richard Nyren and by T. Brett and J. Small and was speedily accepted elsewhere, occuring already in the "Code of 1774".

More on various measurements of cricket, the ball, the bat etc at


Nice to be back at Tiger's board, hope to see some good performances by the tigers in Zimbabwe.
Reply With Quote

Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 08:24 AM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2018, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.

About Us | Contact Us | Privacy Policy | Partner Sites | Useful Links | Banners |

© BanglaCricket