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Monty Panesar

Mudhsuden Singh Panesar, known as Monty Panesar (born 25 April 1982 in Luton, Bedfordshire), is an English cricketer who currently plays for Sussex.

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"Mohammad Asif, Mitch Johnson and Monty Panesar are the toughest bowers I've faced" : AB de Villers
Celebrating Black History Month like Uni of Kent - the great Monty Panesar
Ab de Villiers : 'Monty Panesar,Mohammad Asif & Mitchell Johnson are the bowlers I struggled against in my career'
I have struggled against 3 bowlers in my whole life: Ab de villiers. 1) Monty Panesar. 2) M Asif. 3) Mitchell Johnson
AB de Villiers in his autobiography has rated Mohammad Asif as his most challenging opposition, along with Monty Panesar & Mitchell Johnson.
And it's all over, Monty Panesar run out after a mix up with Azhar. Sums up that innings, 142 all out in 35 overs, Worcs win by 311 runs.
On this day in 2009 James Anderson & Monty Panesar saved 1st Ashes Test with their defiant stand to seal a draw
we prefer to watch the football not Monty panesar or Anderson
2009 - James Anderson and Monty Panesar heroically batted out 11.3 overs to hold Australia to a draw...
Panesar's proudest moment with the bat. Today in 2009, Monty with Anderson batted 11.3 overs to save a Test v AUS
Every time Monty Panesar is mentioned it's always in conjunction with "his troubles", just let him get on with it FFS!!
Monty Panesar into Northants attack. Good to see him back after his troubles.
Monty Panesar is also back for who are bowling first
"I. have prepared for the worst case scenario, but it could be even worse than. that" - Monty Panesar, ready to face abuse in Australia
CONFIRMED: Former England spinner Monty Panesar will be arriving at Shardeloes to represent
Looked fine when I was up there! Interesting seeing Monty Panesar playing in goal while the Northants lads played football.
Love Imran Tahir, it's like watching a good Monty Panesar on steroids... hilarious but fantastic.. underestimated how clever a bowler he is.
What can cricketers do about mental illness?: Monty Panesar says his anxiety issues were brought on by loss o...
- on left Sachin Tendulkar, on right Monty Panesar!
you will never understand the joy of denying the Aussies a deserved win by having Monty Panesar block every ball for hours
Monty Panesar once copied and pasted a joke of mine. I let him away with it. Felt sorry for him if I'm honest!
7 from took him past Neil Fairbrother, Richard Hutton, & Monty Panesar to join Maurice Turnbull in 271st spot
Monty Panesar back in the wickets on emotional Northants return Well done
to share or not to share mceq1 low scores: thanks marie...who is monty panesar? The…
In the immortal words of Monty Panesar, “you haven’t seen me, alright?”
People like Sarah Taylor and Monty Panesar being open about their mental health does so much to normalise conditions.
I can associate with some of the experiences which Sarah Taylor and Monty Panesar have shared:
As I suggested a couple of months ago, Northants' best bet would be to prepare turners & play Panesar & White
Englands Monty Panesar reveals he has learned to accept he needs medication to help him deal with mental illness.
Former England cricket star powerless to stop Lincolnshire.
England spinner Monty Panesar was seen in action playing for Bedfordshire. Read -
Monty Panesar unable to put Lincolnshire cricketers in a spin: Panesar, who last pulled on an Engl...
Monty Panesar opens up about his own mental health issues ahead of Men's Health Week 13-19 June
Monty Panesar named in Northamptonshire squad to face Kent - SkySports
they have named Monty Panesar in their squad
Panesar named for Northants: Former England spinner Monty Panesar could make a long-awaited return to county ...
Jon taylors joined Wycombe on a swap deal for monty panesar
Northants head coach David Ripley on facing Kent, the new T20 ace, Monty Panesar and more...
Monty backs Ball and Vince: Jake Ball and James Vince deserve to be called-up to England's Test side, accordi...
Former England spinner Monty Panesar has backed Jake Ball and James Vince to impress
Gonna need Monty Panesar to spin out of this one
Playing Ander Herrera at attacking mid is like Monty Panesar opening the batting
Loco team up with flamboyant spin bowler Monty Panesar
red kites, corn buntings and a Monty Panesar! That's Bedfordshire for you!
Played Monty Panesar today,smashed him everywhere for one today! Well twice!
Bed. No staying up to watch monty panesar get a doin
What happened when Monty Panesar came to Bucks?'ll be upsetting those Zac advocates Monty Panesar Shane Warne and Kevin Pietersen. They'll be heartbroken
to be fair, that's what Shane Warne said of Monty Panesar's bowling
Monty Panesar attempting to revive England career back where it all began after making Northamptonshire retur...
Monty Panesar's county cricket return may be part-financed by the ECB after he revealed mental issues derailed his career
LAWRENCE BOOTH: Monty Panesar has set his sights on a Test return next winter after emerging from a dark period in which he was bedevilled
Monty Panesar reveals mental illness made him believe England team-mates were against him.
yes a joke :) (takes on Sangakkara being offered SL high commissioner role in UK) .
IF can become High Commissioner To then why not
What u get Mr President when u do daft things like offer DPL postings willy nilly. Ppl make fun of u!
Now BT sports is in for cricket rights of ECB. Brace your selves for Flintoff and monty panesar commentary partnership.
David Cameron reported to have asked Monty Panesar to be UK's Ambassador to Sri Lanka
Interesting how, unlike Monty Panesar, Moheen Ali seems to avoid racist ridicule. Perhaps Monty was bullied at school but Moheen wasn't?
..worrying. For me, Monty Panesar is where the answer lies.
Monty Panesar marked his first Essex appearance in four months with his 700th first-class wicket as visiting Surrey clos…
WICKET! Monty Panesar gets his 4th wicket. Tom Curran is bowled for 18 and Surrey are 331 for 9.
Panesar rises from the Ashes: Monty Panesar, surprisingly recalled to the Essex side at the Colchester Festiva...
thinking about Monty Panesar and Matthew Hayden :-o
Monty Panesar, Mohammad Yousuf are 2 of the top of my head.
England's last-wicket pair of Monty Panesar and Jimmy Anderson were batting to save the match
Raat Ali is as good a fielder as Monty Panesar. That technique (catching) was awesome
Imran Tahir looks completely lost in the field out there, the new Monty Panesar
he looked like Monty Panesar under that high ball, got nowhere near it
It will be if its watered properly by Monty Panesar.
Not sure if Imran Tahir or Monty Panesar... Terrible fielding...
4 years ago today I made Monty Panesar feel awkward by saying 'hello' to him.
WICKET Monty Panesar's entertaining innings of 38 comes to an end, caught at long-on. 416 for 9. Jesse Ryder 113.
100 for Jesse Ryder comes from 101 balls. Essex now 372 for 8 and Monty Panesar is 10 not out.
monty panesar, Dean Jones, a couple of Brit journalists from Sun, can't recollect their names.
When Monty met Monty: Monty Panesar and Colin Montgomorie swap professions for five years.
Monty Panesar has got his mojo back (From Gazette)
"Ravindra Jadeja is poor man's Monty Panesar." Well said Mike Brearley...
- Monty Panesar has got his mojo back
Great to see Monty Panesar taking 11 wickets in the match for Essex against Glamorgan and apparently enjoying his cricket again...
Monty Panesar's hard work 'paying off' after 11 wkt haul in CC win over
Monty Panesar showing his class - Essex boss Grayson: Essex coach Paul Grayson has said Monty Panesar's match-...
MT Panesar stars in Essex win over Glamorgan
Panesar showing his class - Grayson: Essex coach Paul Grayson says Monty Panesar's match-winning showing again...
Everytime I pick an apple up I think I'm Monty Panesar
Not often you have lunch in the same place as ravi bopara, monty panesar and a Buddhist monk
matt_harris published Panesar spins Essex to victory at Glamorgan: MONTY PANESAR took match figures of 11-168 ...
11 wickets for Panesar against Glamorgan. That's what you call the Full Monty
your mates back! Monty Panesar ending with 11 scalps:
Think I may of dreamt of both LES DENNIS and MONTY PANESAR last night.DON'T ASK ;D
.finished off today, Monty Panesar ending with 11 scalps:
Essex stay in promotion hunt with win: Monty Panesar completed match figures of 11 for 168 as Essex kept up th...
Essex win by 63 runs, Monty Panesar 6-118.
196 - Since the start of 2011 Monty Panesar has taken 196 Championship wickets - the most by a spinner - with 11 five-wicket h…
Essex seal victory over Glamorgan: Monty Panesar takes 6-118, for match figures of 11-168, as Es... via
1 week of cohabiting and we've already turned into Monty Panesar & Peter Shilton chilling on the sofa
Monty Panesar dropped from Essex squad after failing to turn up to team meeting. England spinner had been named in Paul Grayson's side. Essex face Glamorgan in four-day match at Chelmsford. Either Moeen Ali or Samit Patel are to pip Panesar to Test place.
Gutted KP has been forced to retire from cricket! I'm sure to the ECB it makes perfect sense: Go to Australia, get absolutely whipped every game, and effectively taught how to play cricket, come back and announce that in "planning for the future" our best batsman, highest run scorer and the 1 player every team wished they had, is effectively being sacked?! If that's the case, better say thanks for the memories to James Anderson, Ian Bell, Matt Prior, Monty Panesar. (All over 30!)
So apparently, Monty Panesar had a cheeky session on Tinder after losing the Ashes.
Can't believe it. He's now behaving like Monty Panesar.
so Cricket Australia can call his conduct inappropriate
Monty Panesar just walked in at work! How good!
"I can't believe he tried to blame his FIFA loss on "feelin drowsy" Walcott looking l…
It's just been pointed out here that with your long fingers you would make a good spin bowler. Fancy replacing Monty Panesar?
Why does Walcott look like Monty Panesar here?
The latest edition of our documentary series "Nothing To Something" features Monty Panesar, the first Asian player to break into the England Cricket Team. Fo...
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Monty Panesar was the only player who could not hit a single four throughout the 2013/14 series in Australia.
Ground announcer stood down for 'inappropriate' introduction of Monty Panesar - via
Monty Panesar target of racial slur from public announcer David Nixon via
I remember some Sikh preachers saying Panesar is better than Bhajji coz he doesn't shave/trim. I wonder what they think of Monty nowadays!
Googled that for you and found this extreme leftwing source.
Screaming Monty panesar in an Indian accent doesn't quite have the same effect here as it does in East…
Monty Panesar can confirm that this is true >>>RT In Australia, its safer to Fcuk a prostitute than to pick a girl from a bar.
'The Sun' and Alastair Campbell, the Monty Panesar and Shane Warne of spin (in that order).
I thought it was some relation of Monty Panesar
“Will the real Monty Panesar please sit down?!
Theo Walcott looks like Monty Panesar in that hospital pic.
Monty Panesar will now play grade cricket in Australia for Western Suburbs District CC which means he will have another go at dating apps!
Bugger the tennis, have just become aware that Monty Panesar is playing grade cricket near my house on Saturday.
Didn't know Kieran was a fan of cricket, here he is with England Spinner Monty Panesar.
“Not sure if Theo Walcott... Or Monty Panesar. Why does he look like a sikh 😩 better looking than you
Indoor cricket league for street kids & slum kids in Delhi starts Sept. Founded by Monty Panesar. Any of you cricket nuts fancy coming to visit? Let me know.
Cricket legend Alan Davidson returns to crease 50 years on: Having a ball: Alan Davidson with Monty Panesar an...
Monty Panesar uses dating app Tinder to &blonde to hote (via
"Tell me Theo doesn't look Indian he looks like Monty Panesar
LOOOL I genuinely for this was Monty Panesar for a sec 😂😂
Last RT, Theo looks EXACTLY like Monty Panesar! He's even got the 'tash right.
England spinner Monty Panesar loves American girls, tries to lure blonde American to hotel room.
"Still think he looks like Monty Panesar here
i reckon all the monty panesar fans that sit beihind him will stick a bomb in the dugout to Try and get rid of him
Thanks for the Boyd Rankin experiment England but its time to send him the way of Monty Panesar.
Great photo of Blake Austin and Benji Marshall hanging out today. No way do I believe that that's Monty Panesar.
Axed Panesar stays behind in Sydney to learn more about cricket character: England spinner Monty Panesar, who ...
Ryan and Kai with Danny Green and Monty Panesar at the fundraiser cricket match
Guys Monty Panesar is playing in this match and he just walked out on the field with a ACCOMPANYING DRUMMING BAND
Never even knew what TINDER was till I heard the Monty panesar story!
Interesting vision that of Monty Panesar wearing a WT's cap. Hard not to like the guy now.
I thought Walcott was Monty Panesar in that picture for a second
Anyone else think theo looks like Monty Panesar in this photo!???
Theo looks like that Monty Panesar guy in that pic😂😂
Why is visiting Monty Panesar in hospital?
YUVI STEPS OUT OF HIS FATHER'S SHADOW:When Yuvraj Singh was in his early teens he came home one day with some medals he had won for skating. His father, Yograj Singh, glanced at them and threw them away. The skates were disposed of soon after. You cannot analyse Yuvraj's cricket career without going back to those childhood days, of a cement wicket at home and constant practice under lights. And his father. Yograj Singh played one Test for India at Wellington in 1981, a few months before Yuvraj was born. A volatile character, some say he was unlucky not to have played more. Indian cricket selection in those days was a murky business and Yograj swallowed his grief and threw himself into the world of Punjabi movies, starring in titles like Insaaf (Justice) and Jat Punjab Da (Jat of Punjab). Often a villain on screen, he was also the cricket parent from *** the game's answer to Jim Pierce and Yuri Sharapov. Apocryphal stories abound, including one of Yuvraj waiting his turn at a net session. Yograj stormed .. ...
Spinner Monty Panesar says the England players have no problem with Graeme Swann, who has described certain cricketers as being "up their own backsides" ...
While England players were expected to introspect on their shoddy on-field showing, 31-year-old Monty Panesar, according to report, was busy confessing his love for American girls and invited Alison to his hotel apartment for the night.
Monty Panesar was caught out trying to tempt a blonde to his room at the team's hotel using phone dating app Tinder after England slumped to a humiliating defeat.
Monty Panesar, English Cricketer/Bowler 'clean bowled by maiden'.He is caught out trying to tempt 'blonde' to his room ! Another controversy @ Monty.
Monty Panesar bowled nine maidens in the recently concluded Ashes series. Clearly, he wasn't satisfied.
Cricket Martyn Moxon has urged England's selectors to decide where they want Joe Root to bat - and keep him there. Root has opened, batted at six and then three for England, with varying degrees of success. He started the current Ashes series at No 6 but moved up to three when Jonathan Trott flew home. He scored just one 50 before being dropped for the final Test. In the summer Ashes series he opened with skipper Alastair Cook, scoring a brilliant 180 at Lord's. Moxon - Root's director of cricket at Yorkshire - says the selectors have to make up their minds what they want him to be. "He has been moved around a little bit and needs a bit of stability," he told Sky Sports News. "I think they have got to decide where they want him to bat and let him bat in that position, whether that's opening or at six. They need to decide and keep him that position - we've seen what he's capable of. "He's definitely a batsman for the future for England. I think he will learn a lot (from the series). I think every player wi ...
Monty Panesar tried to tempt American blonde to his hotel room hours after humiliating Ashes defeat to Australia:
Don't know that Monty Panesar is the ladies man??
England bowler Monty Panesar has been left red-faced after a woman he met on Tinder exposed his attempts to lure her to his hotel room just hours after his side’s Ashes loss in the Melbourne Test.
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Looks like England spinner Monty Panesar has been struggling with form – both on and off the field. According to a report from British tabloid the Daily Mirror, Panesar had attempted to put England’s humiliating... Cricketer Monty Panesar invites an American to room, criticized
Monty Panesar tried to lure a Blonde into his apartment over Tinder. No Aussie Blonde, or woman in fact, would want to associate with a 5-0, emotional and weak pom. She swiped left.
Monty Panesar trying (and failing) to chat up girls on Tinder 4 hours after losing the Ashes is already my favourite story of 2014.
God bless the ashes the great monty panesar got caught trying to get a girl back to the hotel using tinder
England cricket flop Monty Panesar has attempted to put his teams humiliating Ashes defeat behind him – by trying to tempt a blonde back to the team's hotel room using the dating app Tinder.
Monty Panesar allegedly invited a blonde backpacker to his room after exchanging messages with the girl on Tinder. Panesar was dropped by England after playing poorly against Australia in Melbourne.
Monty Panesar restoring a bit of pride for English cricket
JUST IN: Monty Panesar harasses American blonde after defeat -
While former Bedford School pupil Alistair Cook was apologising for England's Ashes performance, Old Bedford Modernian Monty Panesar was supposedly trying to entice a blonde backpacker back to his hotel room thereby showing the benefits of a proper education
Author : Pritam Sharma Monty Panesar harrasses American blonde after Ashes defeat English cricketer Monty Panesar finds himself in yet another controversy after few English newspapers reported that he tried to tempt an American lady to his room at the team’s hotel after losing the 4th Ashes Test...
How to play spin... by Monty Panesar.
Australia completes the Ashes whitewash (pinkwash). Michael Clarke becomes first to be a part of ashes whitewash wins twice. Alastair Cook and Monty Panesar become the first to be the part of ashes whitewash lose twice. Congrats Aussies.
Monty Panesar got dropped for this bloke?
Somewhat racist Aussie TV coverage. Discussion on number of overseas-born players in current England team. Editor cuts to close up shot of Monty Panesar, born in Luton!
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Goodbye Monty Panesar: farewell then, Monty. For now. Maybe, who knows, for good. You were the Montster, the Sikh of Tweak, the Montosaurus, the Patka-Prestidigitator, the Hertfordshire Hypnotist, the M1 Interchange Magician. Possibly you will remain all of these things. Just in your spare time, or perhaps when you play, often disappointingly, for Essex.
Monty Panesar's disappearing act epitomises England's Ashes disarray - The Guardian (blog) The Guardian (blog) Monty Panesar's disappearing act epitomises England's Ashes disarrayThe Guardian (blog)Already Panesar's non-appearance in Sydney has deprived him of the chance to improve on his genuinely appalling record in Australia, perhaps the worst of any Englishman to make the trip. ... Plus, of course, Swann has blighted the last six years of ... January 03, 2014 at 11:15PM
Australia named an unchanged team, which, given injury issues, was a bit of a surprise. Nathan Coulter-Nile was widely expected to replace Ryan Harris but once again had to wait for his test debut. Alex Doolan was named in the squad with hopes of replacing Shane Watson, but didn't get his debut either. And even the long-suffering James Faulkner missed out for the 9th time in 10 tests - 9 lots of 12th man duties! Perennial 12th man anyone? Thank goodness for ODI and T20 matches! At least they were nice enough to let him play a T20 Big Bash league match. And George Bailey was extraordinarily lucky to get a 5th test.   For England, reports came in that Monty Panesar was injured, which, like the supposed stress illness to Jonathan Trott and the supposed retirement of Graeme Swann, seemed to be covering up someone who was out of form more than anything else. So Scott Borthwick got to make his debut. Garry Ballance was expected to make his debut too, but at the expense of Michael Carberry with Joe Root going i ...
Joy of six for Stokes but centurion Smith prevents collapse and Carberry duck puts Aussies in good stead for whitewash Ben Stokes takes six wickets on first day of fifth Test in Sydney Steve Smith prevents Aussie collapse with sublime 115 Brad Haddin chips in with 75 after Australia reduced to 97 for five Michael Carberry dismissed for a duck by Mitchell Johnson Gary Ballance, Scott Borthwick and Boyd Rankin make Test debuts Joe Root, Tim Bresnan and Monty Panesar drop out
Gee England must not rate Monty Panesar if he gets dropped for this useless *** Has he landed one ball on the pitch yet.
Gary Ballance will make his Test debut for England alongside Boyd Rankin who replaces Tim Bresnan. Scott Borthwick could be a third debutant in place of Monty Panesar
"Is the end of him? They have lost faith in him as a player and a person" Michael Vaughan, Ex-England captain talking about Monty Panesar. Harsh words!!! But I agree!
Three english debuts in fifth ashes... After the loss in series as 4~0 England made debuts of Batsman Gary Ballance, spinner Scott Borthwick and paceman Boyd Rankin have come into the team XI at the expense of Monty Panesar, Joe Root and Tim Bresnan. Can they stop the winning proud of kangaroos (Australia)
England spinner Monty Panesar is a doubt for the final Ashes Test in Sydney because of a calf injury. Durham leg spinner Scott Borthwick could come...
Good morning (evening) and welcome to Day One of the 5th and final Test of the 2013/14 Ashes Series. have made three changes to the team – debuts going to batsman Gary Ballance who replaces Joe Root, Scott Borthwick who comes in for Monty Panesar and Boyd Rankin who replaces Tim Bresnan. Cricket Australia's team remains unchanged.
Joe Root and Tim Bresnan have been dropped, and Monty Panesar is out injured.
England's Ashes series has gone from bad to worse, with spinner Monty Panesar straining his calf ahead of the final Test at the SCG. miss the 5th and final Ashes Test LIVE TOMORROW on Channel 9!
Early Morning here in Sydney The Australian press are full of the 5 nil white wash they are convinced will happen. The wicket looks green so I suspect the quickies will be happy, Mitchell Johnson apparently is bristling with delightful. England need to play Rankin in the pace attack. It also looks like Scott Borthwick will get the nod ahead of Monty Panesar, it was only six weeks ago that Borthwick and Brad Haddin were team mates playing for Northern District. Haddin insists he will not go easy on the youngster if he is picked. There has been plenty said about the Aussie attack and how they will decimate England but I am not so sure class completely disappears overnight,so let's hope that England find some grit and determination and make a fist of this last test.
England have concerns over the fitness of spinner Monty Panesar for the fifth Ashes Test, captain Alastair Cook says.
England wicketkeeper Matt Prior has been ruled out of the 5th Test while spinner Monty Panesar is doubtful.
Afternoon News Headlines: The Federal Government will deliver on its jobs promise & it says the opposition claims to contrary are nothing more than spin. A study has found Australian home prices jumped by 10% in 2013 driven by low interest rates.. The rescue of passengers from a ship stuck in an ice field is delayed yet again. A man has been charged with murder over an fatal incident in Western Australia. The English cricket team are sweating on the fitness of spinner Monty Panesar ahead of the final test starting tomorrow at the SCG. Football Federation Australia are on the verge of selling the Western Sydney Wanderers.
INJURY NEWS. England spinner Monty Panesar has strained his calf at training, which could help Scott Borthwick to make his Test debut at the SCG. -Josh
James Faulkner may play tomorrow in place for Ryan Harris. Australia will go in to the final test heavy favorites @ $1.55 against Englands $4.50. Scott Borthwick in line for an Ashes debut for spinner Monty Panesar.
The Ashes: England look set to debut Scott Borthwick for the final test in Sydney starting tomorrow. Borthwick will be the first capped leg-spinner in 13 years for England. It been said that Monty Panesar has a strained calf and Borthwick will take his spot There's also been word that Boyd Rankin and Gary Ballance could also make their debuts for Tim Bresnan and Michael Carberry respectively
Well, here's the Ashes series from 2006 onwards. Yep, I was awake so why not. 2006-07: Australia came into this series keen to win back the Ashes they'd surrendered at the Oval 15 months prior. England arrived missing their best batsman and captain Michael Vaughan, their first choice opener Marcus Trescothick and their No.1 strike bowler Steve Harmison desperately low on confidence. In the first test Australia won the toss, batted, and Harmison infamously bowled the first delivery to second slip. Hayden, Ponting and Hussey all scored hundreds as Australia racked 600. England's response, apart from Ian Bell, was insipid and they didn't notch 200. Stuart Clark and McGrath having some fun. Despite leading by over 400, Australia batted again, which gave Langer the chance to score a hundred. In their second innings, Bell, Pietersen and Collingwood all showed some fight for England with 50s. IT was hard to believe that the England team who won the toss and notched up 6-551 at Adelaide was the same side who had ...
JonPhipps commented Monty Panesar set for England chance as Graeme Swann retires Essex spinner Monty Panesar looks set to be handed the chance to become England's number one spinner after the shock retirement of Graeme Swann. Swann, 34, announced his retirement from all formats of cricket with immediate effect last night, and tipped the Essex man as his replacement. Panesar is now the only senior spinner in the England squad and is set to win his 50th Test cap in the Boxing Day Test at Melbourne. Panesar joined Essex on loan last summer after a troubled spell both on and off...
Extremely proud to receive a New Year Honour, "The British Empire Medal" (BEM), by Her Majesty for voluntary services to charity and community over the past ten years. Causes I believe in passionately and continue to challenge and support. A big thanks goes out to Baljit Rihal JP for the nomination. I would finally like to add none of this would be possible without the exceptional volunteers and charitable organisations I have had the pleasure of working with. I feel this Honour represents your achievements as much as mine and I'm proud to be able to share this with Baljit Jassal, Aman Jassal, Akash Jassal, Baljit Rihal, Sunny Bains, Gurpreet Bains, Gaurav, Rhiane, Monty Panesar, Karl Sanghera, Ranjit Sahota, Ashvin Gounder, Kaleem Ali, Wai Yu, Concorde Rangers FC, Rupinder Kaur, Harinder Singh, Anna Heer, Bee Kaur, Manpreet Billan, Pam Malhi, Priya Walia, Parvy Rakar, Ricky Cheema, Rik Basra, Joban Shergill, Jaskomal Foundation, Delete Blood Cancer, Bhav, Anthony Nolan, Mary Brew, Mary Barry, Steve Edwar ...
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LATE BREAKING NEWS: Alastair Cook has been dropped. Monty Panesar is expected to take over the captaincy and opening bat duties.
Right so that's 4-0 in the cricket. I am keen to know why Monty Panesar is in the team if Alistair Cook doesnt let him bowl. He only got 5 overs in the 2nd innings!
England cricket team have embarrassed themselves in Australia, Monty Panesar was playing for my bloody local cricket team last year!
Australian captain Michael Clarke won the toss and elected to field first against England in the Boxing Day # AshesTest at Melbourne Cricket Ground. Australia went in with an unchanged side while England replaced the recently retired Graeme Swann with Monty Panesar and wicket-keeper Matt Prior with Jonny Bairstow.
The Ashes 2013/14: Britain choose Jonny Bairstow, Monty Panesar for 4th test at the MCG
My Boxing Day: Doing my essays for Fellowship Modules... - *** It's 32 degrees in the shade... - *** Thinking of others on holiday/at the beach/drinking... - *** (Late entry: Every time I write *** some wanker called Brad *** comes up on FB - that really *** ; but Listening to the cricket on my new digital radio! - Awesome So, throw me a bone Aussie 11 and get a couple more out please. Even better, not Pieterson. I'd prefer to see him stranded on 99 when Monty Panesar falls on his stumps avoiding a fast ball from Nathan Lion. Ah, schadenfraude, a dish best served when your day *** .. *** off Brad!)
and Monty panesar Is England's answer to Don Bradman.
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I actually thought monty would of opened the batting
English loyal!!! Bet she can't stand Monty Panesar the ***
We're under way at the MCG - in team news Matt Prior has been dropped in place of Johnny Bairstow and the retired Graeme Swann has been replaced by Monty Panesar. The Aussies, urn already in hand, remain unchanged
I'm glad Monty Panesar is playing. He's my third favourite Monty after Monty Burns and the guy that used to do the weather...
Monty Panesar is England's best spinner. That's quite depressing.
Monty Panesar is no Graeme Swann. Pointless to have left out Finn for him, who I am afraid is going to get hammered all over the MCG.
Love how Monty Panesar was one of the only people singing the national anthem even though he's not even English
Monty Panesar singing the english anthem LOL
Things have come full circle for Monty Panesar.he is England's leading spinner again.
Monty Panesar having it to the national anthem! 🙌
Let's look at Swann's original statement, shall we? "“It really annoys me when people out there take it for granted and get above their station... it’s the most privileged thing any man can do... some people playing the game at the minute have no idea how far up their own backsides they are. It will bite them on the *** one day and when it does I hope they look back and are embarrassed about how they carry on." Now he's claiming that he's not talking about the English team. I call bullish!t. What make these comments about the opposing team? He doesn't know the ins and outs. Why make this comment about past members of the English cricket team? Surely they don't still have the same hod over him as they once did when they played. Why make this comment about a different sport at your retirement, like Monty Panesar suggested? Seems like an awful waste of your 15 minutes of fame. Poor form, Swann. Poor form. Methinks you were trying to create a diversion so people wouldn't ask why you were leaving ...
Warne gives Panesar some advice: Don't try to get too funky Monty.
YOUR SAY | Will Monty Panesar get the job done for England?
Jonny Bairstow plays in Melbourne for England, Matt Prior dropped. Monty Panesar replaces the retired Graeme Swann. Aussies unchanged
ECB: Jonny Bairstow replaces Matt Prior in England's team for the fourth Test, while Monty Panesar comes in for retired Graeme Swann   10% Off
Fingers crossed Monty Panesar can take another chance that's come his way and seal his place in the side for the next couple of years
I'm just delighted Monty panesar is back
Congratulations to Monty Panesar on reaching his 50th test match. Let's hope he celebrates the landmark in style
Monty panesar has played 50 tests. Wow.
Bo, no Scott Borthwick for England. Monty Panesar playing instead.Prior dropped for Bairstow.Could be the end of his test career.
Ian Bell will be England's vice-captain, and Monty Panesar wins his 50th Test cap
Clarke confirms Australia will take and unchanged team into the Boxing Day Test while England select Jonny Bairstow and Monty Panesar
Australia name an unchanged team, while England bring in Monty Panesar for Graeme Swann and Johnny Bairstow replaces Matt Prior
Dont agree with Panesar playing. Should be planning for the future after retirement. Dont see how Monty will benefit in future
Eng batting, put in. Panesar and bairstow both in. 50 caps for Monty
The Monty Panesar era is here again!
England team: Jonny Bairstow replaces Matt Prior and Monty Panesar comes in for Graeme Swann.
Jonny Bairstow to replace Matt Prior,. Monty Panesar to replace Graeme Swann.
Sky really don't need the world's biggest television to remind me where Monty Panesar would probably bat
Australia v England, 4th Test, Melbourne Boxing Day passions still running high Big Picture Test cricket's biggest day of the year will carry plenty of significance even though the destiny of the Ashes has been swiftly decided. Australia's march to a 3-0 margin from as many matches caused a major outpouring of joy and relief across the host nation, while England was caught up in a similar level of disbelief, anger and finger-pointing. Having had a few days to get their heads around the fact that the Urn will not be flying north at the end of the series, the combatants now commence a contest that may lose the merest fraction of tension but very little intrigue. If anything the result in Perth means that Melbourne will be focused more strongly on individuals rather than teams - players on both sides will be fighting for validation, vindication and some extra points over opponents they have fought across eight matches and two nations already this year. Australia have shown absolutely no desire to rein themse ...
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Boxing Day Test PREVIEW Australia will look to field the same line-up from the last test, whilst its more than likely Monty Panesar will return to the XI for England and Jonny Bairstow could get a run after a shocker at the WACA for Matt Prior. - Josh
Good morning, and Merry Christmas to you all. A quick summary of what’s up on the homepage at the moment: - Two young boys are missing after being taken by a man in Loganlea last night. Police say the man is known to the boys. - Brisbane’s Anglican archbishop says his thoughts are with young children this Christmas, following what has been a “faith-shaking” year for the church. - NASA astronauts have endured a “mini blizzard” to fix part of the International Space Station during a Christmas Eve spacewalk. - Australia’s batsmen have vowed to go after English spinner Monty Panesar in the Boxing Day Test tomorrow.
ASHES hero Steve Smith is promising England spinner Monty Panesar the same treatment as Graeme Swann despite Australia having the urn in their keeping.
The on-field battle might be over, but the contest rages on in to move out Graeme Swann, perhaps bring in Monty Panesar. Is David Warner's golden run over? Will Mitchell Johnson turn in another blinding spell? Plenty to think about - waiting for Boxing Day
After going through a generation and more with players like Richard Illingworth, Phil Tufnell, Ian Salisbury, Peter Such, Robert Croft, Ashley Giles etc, England found a real world class spinner in Graeme Swann. I feel, it will be another generation before they could find another one. Please Note :- Monty Panesar is not England's next great spinner. He is just Ravindra Jadeja without the knighthood, 3 triple centuries and the fielding brilliance.
Australia batsmen David Warner and Steve Smith vow to attack Monty Panesar's bowling in the fourth Ashes Test.
England call up Scott Borthwick & James Tredwell England have called Durham leg-spinner Scott Borthwick and Kent off-spinner James Tredwell into their Ashes squad following Graeme Swann's retirement. Borthwick, 23, could win his first Test cap on Boxing Day, though slow left-armer Monty Panesar is favourite to replace Swann for that game. Tredwell, 31, has one Test appearance and will not arrive in time to play. Two spinners are unlikely to play in Melbourne, but could feature in the fifth and final encounter in Sydney. England have already surrendered the Ashes after losing the first three Tests. Swann announced his shock retirement on Sunday after taking only seven wickets so far in the series. The 34-year-old former Nottinghamshire player is sixth on the list of England wicket-takers with 255 in 60 Tests. Tredwell took 6-181 in his solitary Test match appearance, in Bangladesh three years ago, but has also played in 24 one-day internationals and seven Twenty20 internationals. He was travelling to Aust ...
The Ashes 2013-14 Panesar favoured for Swann role George Dobell December 23, 2013 Monty Panesar defended Graeme Swann against allegations that he attacked team mates in his farewell media conference It says much for England's reliance upon Graeme Swann for so long that they have reacted to news of his retirement by calling up two men to replace him. The decision to add Scott Borthwick, a leg-spinning all-rounder from Durham, and James Tredwell, the off-spinner from Kent, to the squad also suggests a certain lack of confidence in Monty Panesar. Panesar's left-arm spin may well come into the side for the Melbourne Test starting on Boxing Day, but there are no guarantees about a longer term position in the team. It is not hard to see the differing attractions of Borthwick, Tredwell or Panesar. Borthwick is a talented batsman - he scored 1,000 Championship runs for Durham in the 2013 season having won a promotion to No. 3 in the order - and, as a legspinner, can find turn on pitches on which finger spinners g ...
England offspinner Graeme Swann, who ended his career abruptly, announcing his retirement from international cricket in the middle of the Ashes series, felt Monty Panesar is the man for the job for the remaining two Tests against Australia.
Swann quits all cricket Spinner walks out midway through Ashes series Swann, 34, has had a Commonwealth Bank Ashes series to forget, and revealed Australia clinching the Ashes series with thumping Test victories in Brisbane, Adelaide and Perth had played a part in his decision to walk out on the team mid-way through the series. "I know people will be surprised by the suddenness of the decision and the fact that I’m making myself unavailable for the final two Tests of the Ashes series," Swann said. "I’d hoped that, when we walked out for the fifth Test in Sydney on January 3, it would have been with a chance of winning or retaining the Ashes. But that has gone now," Swann was quoted in the Daily Mail. In a statement released by the England and Wales Cricket Board, Swann said: "After a great deal of consideration I have decided to call it a day on my international and first-class career," Swann said. "This decision has been very difficult seeing as the England team has been my family for seven years now ...
Spent the day at the G! Met James Anderson, Johnny Bairstow, Monty Panesar, Matt Prior, Chris Tremlett, Doug Bollinger, Mitchell Johnson, David Warner, Nathan Lyon, Chris Rogers and Steve Smith... and got signatures from all! Day made :D
Stuart Broad may have his knockers, but he came out to bat with an injury to help his country in a test they were almost certain to lose. On the other hand Graham Swan has decided its too hot and too hard so he is going home. Just 4 days before the 4th of 5 tests you have abandoned your team mates, you weak human. Monty Panesar you Christmas gift has come from Graham Swan.
Shame about Graeme Swann retiring. Would he of retired if England were 3-0 up? Think he walked before being dropped. Shame but reopens the door for Monty Panesar.
With swann retiring surely England need to stick with Ben Stokes to compensate for the useless batting ability of Monty panesar
Typical of Swann to desert his colleagues when the going gets tough. Always a selfish player IMO. He should have been disciplined over his rape comments and now wont be. Compare how cricket establishment treated Monty Panesar and how they protected Swann. Wonder why? Also Flowers should have been sacked for the embarrassment this tour has become.
The playing of Graeme Swann in Perth was 1 dumb decision too many for England, as was the leaving out of a bowler whom had claimed a 5-for on the same ground in the corresponding match of the 2006-7 series(i.e. Monty Panesar). Swann's publicly announced retirement came 1 match TOO LATE for team England. Swann's numbers in India & Sharjah(vs Pakistan) in preceding southern hemisphere summers were only made to look good because of Panesar's involvement in the same games.
Cricket Australia are facing possible legal action for defamation from the ground announcer who was stood down for allegedly making racist remarks about Monty Panesar.
Monty Panesar was welcomed to Australia this winter by open racism. I am watching this powerful film by John Pilger that should shame all Australians, and remind us all that the death of Nelson Mandela could easily enable the world to become even less equal and even less interested in justice. Let them keep the Ashes.
ENGLAND spinner Monty Panesar will make his debut for the Wests Magpies in the Sydney Grade Cricket competition at Waverley Oval on Saturday.
England spinner Monty Panesar to play for Sydney Grade team Wests Magpies on Saturday help://
Team News:   Australia:   Word is that Australia are going to make a change, with Ryan Harris injuring his knee while fielding on day 5 of the 3rd test. While the injury is not serious, and he may yet play, the word is that he will be left out for precautionary reasons. Of course, if he is declared fit, then he will play. If he plays, then it is very likely to be an unchanged 11 for the 4th test in a row - a big statement indeed. If he does not, then there are 4 people in line to replace him - 2 fast bowlers (Doug Bollinger and Nathan Coulter-Nile) and 2 spinners (Steve O'Keefe and Xavier Doherty). Melbourne tends to be better for spinners than fast bowlers, but only just, and, all things being equal, 2 spin and 2 pace is usually the best way to go. The problem is that Australia does not really have good spinners to take advantage of the conditions so they may choose to just go with 1 spinner and retain the 3 pace bowlers. Realistically, Doug Bollinger is a huge favourite to play if they go with 3 fast ...
Great win Australia. Even Clarkey's got a beer in his hand. All is right in the cricket world again. Been trying to think of a Pommy player actually born in England. The only one we could come up with was Monty Panesar.
XI: Picking a Team of Cricket's Biggest Dummies Tino Best (West Indies) Fast bowlers, unlike their batting colleagues, have always carried a reputation of being—how shall we phrase this?—not exactly the brightest of individuals, with the Bajan paceman proving a case in point during his country’s tour of England back in 2004. The tourists were heading for a heavy defeat at the home of cricket in the opening Test when Tino came out to bat, with the West Indian then made to look rather foolish by England’s Andrew Flintoff. The big Lancastrian was caught on the stump microphone at Lord’s baiting Best to hit spinner Ashley Giles for a maximum, saying in jest: "Mind the windows, Tino!" However, instead of ignoring Freddie’s jibes and concentrating on trying to save the Test, Best just could not resist, only to be promptly stumped for three. Not clever cricket... Kevin Pietersen (England) The South Africa-born batsman was alleged by a national newspaper to have texted his compatriots in the oppositio ...
Pietersen, bell and prior hang your heads in shame, a batting average as good as monty panesar for this series!!!
Ashes Test series Australia VA England 3d teat (69/2) Australia have won the toss and chosen to bat, Clarke's luck holds in his 100th Test, that's three out of three in the series. "It looks a fantastic wicket," he says, before confirming an unchanged line-up. Hup, hup, Pup. Cook declares it's not the end of the world to bowl first (though it may be when Johnson gets a crack, ooh, around tea tomorrow). Cook was presented with a silver cap before the toss, much like the one Kevin Pietersen got a couple of weeks ago, to mark his 100th. When it comes to a two-horse race, however, silver is second best - and England have several furlongs to make up. Australia 1 Chris Rogers, 2 David Warner, 3 Shane Watson, 4 Michael Clarke (capt), 5 Steven Smith, 6 George Bailey, 7 Brad Haddin (wk), 8 Mitchell Johnson, 9 Peter Siddle, 10 Ryan Harris, 11 Nathan Lyon. Toss T-minus 1: The England team is in... and Graeme Swann is in it. Just the one change, Tim Bresnan replacing Monty Panesar from the team in Adelaide. So four h ...
what I don't understand is Andy Flower said that 'changes were going to be made' in this test match. Seems their conclusion was that Monty Panesar was the reason they lost so badly. Were they watching the same two tests as me?
the third Ashes Test has started Australia won the toss and are batting first. the only change is Monty Panesar out Tim Bresnan in for england there are no changes for Australia
Australia have WON the toss and will BAT first! Australia are unchanged and Tim Bresnan comes in for England at Monty Panesar's
WACA Test, Aussies have won the toss and are going to bat. Unchanged team for the Aussies, 3 quicks and Lyon the spinner. England have Tim Bresnan in for Monty Panesar. Scott
Former England captain Michael Vaughn says Chris Tremlett will come into the side for Monty Panesar
Dedicated to the cricket god 'Sachin Tendulkar, a set of 5 questions for you to crack..! 1) Two wards in . were named after Sachin and Vinod Kambli, after the duo shared a 664-run unbroken partnership in a school tournament.Fill in the blanks! 2) Whos the only Indian player(with more than 50 matches to his credit) to play all his ODIs with Sachin? 3) Connect Hansie Cronje (South Africa), Ujesh Ranchod (Zimbabwe), Ruwan Kalpage (Sri Lanka), Mark Ealham (England), Neil Johnson (Zimbabwe), Jacob Oram (New Zealand), Monty Panesar (England), Cameron White (Australia), Peter Siddle (Australia), Peter George (Australia) and Andy McKay (New Zealand) 4) Whos the only T20 wicket of Sachin? 5) What is kept as the most precious gift by Sachin, Gifted bY Ramakanth Achrekar when he remained unbeated in nets?
PAPER REVIEW: Chelsea in for Rooney. THE SUN: Arsenal had a horror night - they lost, had a man sent off, dropped to second in the group and will now face a Champions League giant. Also: John Terry admitted Chelsea need to sharpen their killer instinct if they are to compete with Europe's elite. DAILY MIRROR: Chelsea are on red alert to make a second bid for Wayne Rooney after it emerged the England striker is still waiting for a new Manchester United contract offer. Also: Two late goals dealt Arsenal a devastating Champions League setback last night. THE TIMES: Arsenal's fine season continued last night as they progressed beyond the Champions League group stage for the fourteenth season in a row despite a 2-0 defeat by Napoli in Italy. Also: If there is one player who has become a symbol for Manchester United's shortcomings in the eyes of the club's supporters this season, it is Ashley Young. DAILY MAIL: Didi Hamann fears Manchester City's 'ridiculous and scandalous' Champions League blunder in Munich wi ...
Monty Panesar and Ryan Harris doubts for third Ashes Test:
Andy Flower has said he believes England can fight back against Australia, despite heavy defeats in the first two Tests. England travel to Perth, where the third Test will begin on Friday, trailing 2-0 in the series and in imminent danger of losing the Ashes and Flower, the team director, said his players would have to improve their level of performance. England have never come from two behind to win an Ashes series and, although a draw would be enough for them to retain the urn, their record at the WACA does not inspire confidence, with one Test victory in 12 visits. Flower, however, questioned the suggestion that Australia's desire has so far been greater than England's. "I know that we can fight back into the series, absolutely," Flower said. "We have a history of playing competitive cricket and I know we have a mixture of experienced and young players, but a lot of these players have done some amazing things for England in the recent past, and we are going to have to fight for that to happen again. "Q ...
Our Ella Bella with Monty Panesar at the Ashes flag ceremony. How cool.
England must consider dropping spinners Graeme Swann and Monty Panesar for the third Test in Perth, says Alec Stewart.
Watching cricket in my younger years tail enders could never bat real well , they tried hard but once you got to 7 down the innings closed in the next over or 2. Nowadays teams bat all the way down but does England produce spinners who just can't bat. John Embury , Phil Tuffnell and Monty Panesar rate as the best worst bats pommies send out to bat. Can't wait for the Perth test and watch the soap dodgers dodge, weave and eventually get drilled by a that red ball with 6 stitches on it. Cook, Bell, Peterson you are all going to get your stumps up Rooted!!!
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Team for Perth (Mr Flower please note): 1 Alastair Cook - improved captaincy but woeful batting (I'd prefer it the other way round!) 2 Michael Carberry - looks calm and assured and has hopeful played his numpty shot for the series 3 Joe Root - in this spot for years to come; great second innings display 4 Kevin Pietersen - needs to act like he cares but still our most likely game-changer 5 Ian Bell - class act and will hopefully avoid the Smith hoodoo again 6 Ben Stokes - showed a lot of bottle on debut and deserves another go 7 Matt Prior - safe for now (just) 8 Tim Bresnan - need a gutsy bloke with bat and ball 9 Stuart Broad - too brainless with the bat for an all-rounder but handles to sledging well 10 Steven Finn - no point in taking three big guys to carry drinks and he is a proven wicket-taker 11 Monty Panesar - out-bowled Swann here and the bounce at Perth will serve him better. So, a rest for Jimmy so he can bowl us to victory in Melbourne and Sydney and a prolonged net session for Swanny to ge . ...
Second Test Wrap-Up. 2013/14 Commonwealth Bank Series. Second Test Match: Australia v England December 5,6,7,8, 9 2013. Played at: Adelaide Oval, Adelaide. Toss: Australia (Bat) Team Changes: Australia: No Change England: IN: Ben Stokes, Monty Panesar. OUT: Chris Tremlett, Jonathan Trott. Australia 9/570 dec, & 3/132 dec. Defeated England 172 & 312. Australia won by 218 runs. Umpires: K Dharmasena (Sri Lanka) and M Erasmus (South Africa) The Australians have continued their strong start to the series, winning the second test in Adelaide. A fairly comprehensive performance once again, the Aussies needed only four days and just under an hour on Day 5 to dismantle the visitors. Another all-round performance sees them with a 2-0 series lead, which will be difficult to break, with the third test in Perth just four days away. Michael Clarke won the toss and after some fireworks from David Warner early, he was sent packing for 29, in an opening session that contained three brief rain delays. Chris Rogers was sol ...
LIVE | ENG 312 | "Australia are 2 up in the series and they'll be hard to stop!"- Taylor. Monty Panesar caught on the drive off the bowling of Harris who finishes with 3 wickets...
Dear santa,i dont want much for christmas,but theres one thing i'd it is.when i wake up in the morning i would like to see monty panesar still batting for england.and england getting the draw.oh and Mitchell Johnson in hospital after stuart broad smashed his head in with the bat.
I am a cricket fan like all of you and I just felt like compiling a video about the new sensation Monty Panesar who plays for England and sparks when needed ...
Watching Monty Panesar (England's new "Phil Tufnell") doing some catching practice, lol. It's easy when there is no pressure
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Mitchell Johnson produced a blood-curdling display of world-class fast bowling to destroy England in the second Test in Adelaide. Johnson's sustained menace bore comparison with the great fast-bowling spells of the modern age as he took 5 for 16 in five overs immediately after lunch to leave England in a state of bewilderment. England lost their last seven wickets for 61 runs in a wholesale collapse as bad as any they suffered during the days when they arrived in Australia as lambs to the slaughter. They will fear that lamb is back on the menu. They conceded a first-innings lead of 398 and with the match barely past its mid-point now face the ever-growing likelihood of going 2-0 down in the five-Test series. And Perth, Johnson's adopted home ground, the fastest, bounciest track in Australia, is up next. With two days remaining, Australia's lead is already 530 runs: more than England have managed in three innings combined in this Ashes series. David Warner's easeful 83 not out dominated a low-key final ses ...
Ball-tampering Series/Tournaments: South Africa tour of United Arab Emirates * Banning bowlers from sweating, generating saliva, and otherwise secreting any kind of bodily fluid that can then be smeared disgustingly upon the ball in the hopes of influencing its behaviour or totally grossing out batsmen. * Continuing to deny Adnan Akmal his curious request for wearing whilst keeping wicket a special, zipper-laden black leather mask he otherwise keeps safely hidden in his bedroom. * No-balling bowlers for non full-tosses. The practice of gratuitously bouncing the ball against an abrasive pitch - and getting it needlessly scuffed up in the process -- before it reaches the batsman, or "bowling", has for long been looked upon with deep suspicion by batsmen, who consider the act a devious form of open sabotage. "Frankly, this has been going on for far too long," said one long-suffering batsman, "and right under our noses, too." * No-balling bowlers regardless of what they do. * A return to underarm bowling. Peo ...
2013-14 Commonwealth Bank Ashes | 2nd Test | Adelaide Oval | Day 3 | Final Session Australia 9/570 declared [158] & 3/132 [39] | England 172 [68.2] | Australia lead by 530 runs! At STUMPS: David Warner 83* [117] | Steve Smith 23* [54] If the Australians weren’t in control of the 2nd Test at STUMPS yesterday, they well and truly are tonight. A magnificent performance from Mitchell Johnson has loosened England’s grip on the urn quite significantly. 7/40 for the fast left-arm quick, in his best bowling performance since demoralising South Africa at the WACA in 2008/09, and it left England all out for 172 after being 3/111 at one point. Australia got off to a shaky start. They were 2/4 and then 3/65 when Michael Clarke was cleaned bowled by Monty Panesar, but Australia were still well and truly in control of the match. David Warner and Steven Smith have steadied the ship, and Australia went to STUMPS at 3/132, with a lead of 530. Now, it is expected to rain tomorrow after lunch. Look for David Warner, who ...
At the end of day 3 Australia are in bat and lead England by 530 runs. Another very strong performance from the Aussies! Lets hope they keep it up! HIGHLIGHT OF THE DAY - Mitchell Johnson taking the last wicket of Monty Panesar and Claiming 7/40 from 17.2 overs! Simply amazing!
Well batted Bell and Carbs. If only the rest had shown the same guts and bravery as them and Monty Panesar, we might not be using words like pathetic and spineless.
Monty Panesar just tried to dance up on my girlfriend
Damning stat Nr 1: What do Cook, Pieterson, Stokes, Prior, Broad, Swann & Anderson all have in common?? None of them batted as well as Monty Panesar!!!
You may have noticed that i have made no mention of the cricket in Adelaide. This is because I am speechless!!! Monty Panesar bats for nearly an hour yet our middle order crumbles like a block of Wensleydale. Hats off to Carberry and Bell but it was mostly pathetic. I haven't heard it but apparently Geoffrey Boycott was apoplectic during the collapse. I knew this Aussie team were not as bad as it appeared but we are making them look like their predecessors from the 1990's. Really poor batting on a decent pitch.
I am a little confused as to the purpose of this site. It's called "FREETHINKERS",and one of it's functions is to provoke discussion.I thought. In practical terms,it appears that it's just a site for C & P of interesting and thought provoking articles. It's certainly not a site for "FREETALKERS". I try and post opinions of my OWN on occasions .be they right or wrong. .and sometimes invite views from others. Now I realise that you are not duty bound to engage in conversation with me.or read anything that I post.but am sometimes miffed when there is absolutely no response at all. I recently posted something I thought of interest " * Cricket Australia has issued a joke photo of four Monty Panesar Seik lookalike men dressed in Teletubbies colours. This was removed as it was considered in "Bad taste". I can see absolutely no reason for's called humour. Who had it removed? Probably the pc fraternity thinking that Seiks would be offended. Do you think that it was in bad taste. * The only response was fr ...
Who'd have thought; England's top three batsmen on form; Bell, Carberry ... And Monty Panesar?
You can't expect to win, retain or remotely compete in an Ashes series if Monty Panesar is your third most disciplined batsman.
Good grief! BBC sport. If you're just waking up... consider yourself lucky you slept through what we've had to watch. Resuming on 35-1 overnight, England were indebted to Michael Carberry (60) and Ian Bell (72 not out) as many of the other batsmen played some rather daft shots, Mitchell Johnson bowled at the speed of light and took 7-40. Only a last-wicket stand of 37 between Bell and a brave Monty Panesar - who was hit several times after facing a rash of (arguably intimidatory) bouncers - stretched the England score to 172 all out. Australia, leading by 398, opted not to enforce the follow-on... and are sitting pretty.
England all out for 172! Johnson picks up his 7th wicket by bowling Monty Panesar! Will Australia enforce the follow-on, I don't recommend it! Come back take the lead from 404 to about 600 and let's England fight it out for a day and a half or about 135 or so overs!
Monty Panesar is much better player than Suresh Raina & comfortable on bouncy pitches.
The definition of pain and disappointment...waking up at 4.10 in the morning with a monstrous hangover, primarily to have a wazz and to peel the tongue from the roof of your pie hole, when you decide to flick on the Ashes and are met with the image of Monty Panesar grinning through the grill of a helmet. Can't wait to see what Sir Geoffrey makes of this. Not good enough.
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Watching monty panesar paints lol drying stuff
England team for next test: Brian Close*, John Edrich, David Steele, Robin Smith, Ian Bell, Alastair Cook, Michael Carberry (feign injury when in the field, get sub fielder who can catch on), Jack Russell+, Monty Panesar, Bob Willis, Devon Malcolm.
Mitchell Johnson what a fireing bowling spell 3 wickets in the last over and now he is on hattrik with last man monty panesar arrive on the crease Eng 134-9
Monty Panesar's time for his maiden test double century... unless Bell lets him down!
7closing fielders n bowled a length bowl,rattling the mid stump...Mitch6/ is no.11,Monty Panesar󾍇
The last person in the world I'd like to be right now is Monty Panesar.
A Sikh like Monty Panesar running is just a compensation for another Sikh like Milkha Singh.
Shane Warne on Monty Panesar not getting to a catch: "There was a second or two where it was up in the air for a long time."
Graeme Swann savoured the chance of bowling in tandem with Monty Panesar as England turned to spin in the second Ashes Test.
Australia reach 273-5 on opening day of 2nd Ashes Test ADELAIDE: Stuart Broad took two wickets as England took the honors on Thursday´s opening day of the second Ashes Test, restricting Australia to 273-5 on a docile pitch made for scoring runs. Skipper Michael Clarke, who won the toss and chose to bat, was unbeaten on 48 at stumps, having shared an important 83-run fifth-wicket stand with George Bailey (53) after Australia lost three quick wickets just before tea, negating a strong start which saw the hosts coast to 155-1. Australia´s top-order all made starts but were out to poor shots, except Steve Smith who was bowled by recalled spinner Monty Panesar. England could have been in an even better position but dropped three catches in the last session including Michael Carberry´s sitter off Brad Haddin just before stumps. (AP)
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