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British cricketers to play on Everest

By T.K. Randall
April 14, 2009 · Comment icon 8 comments

Image Credit: Uwe Gille
A 50-strong expedition is on its way to Mount Everest complete with cricket bats, pads and even a pitch in an effort to play the highest ever match of the game on the slopes of the world's highest mountain.
Two cricket teams from Britain are on their way to Mount Everest to play the sport's highest-ever match -- lugging bats, pads and even their own pitch with them."


Source: Yahoo! News | Comments (8)




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Comment icon #1 Posted by Eldorado 15 years ago
Like most matches........,after an hours play the English team will have a mountain to climb.
Comment icon #2 Posted by BlackRedLittleDevil 15 years ago
The extent english cricketers will go to win a game!! Oops, I'm out of here.
Comment icon #3 Posted by :PsYKoTiC:BeHAvIoR: 15 years ago
Haha, I'm not sure what's worse; the guy who woke up one morning with this idea or the whole team agreeing to the said idea. LOL!
Comment icon #4 Posted by Still Waters 15 years ago
The only sane thing about this is they're playing to raise money for charity, so have to give them credit for that at least.....they could have chosen a more sensible location for it though
Comment icon #5 Posted by schizoidwoman 15 years ago
Hope nobody jumps off the boundary to try and catch a high ball!
Comment icon #6 Posted by sarah snow 15 years ago
Hope nobody jumps off the boundary to try and catch a high ball! And if they are all dressed in their whites, they'll never spot each other
Comment icon #7 Posted by batjoker 15 years ago
i bet they have high flying fun up there
Comment icon #8 Posted by lookingfortruth 15 years ago
Leave to the Brits to take sports to new heights!


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