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British cricketers to play on Everest

Posted on Tuesday, 14 April, 2009 | Comment icon 8 comments | News tip by: sarah snow

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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."

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Comment icon #1 Posted by Eldorado on 14 April, 2009, 9:44
Like most matches........,after an hours play the English team will have a mountain to climb.
Comment icon #2 Posted by BlackRedLittleDevil on 14 April, 2009, 9:49
The extent english cricketers will go to win a game!! Oops, I'm out of here.
Comment icon #3 Posted by :PsYKoTiC:BeHAvIoR: on 14 April, 2009, 11:52
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 on 14 April, 2009, 12:18
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 on 14 April, 2009, 19:30
Hope nobody jumps off the boundary to try and catch a high ball!
Comment icon #6 Posted by sarah snow on 14 April, 2009, 22:30
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 on 14 April, 2009, 23:15
i bet they have high flying fun up there
Comment icon #8 Posted by lookingfortruth on 15 April, 2009, 4:14
Leave to the Brits to take sports to new heights!

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