Monday, June 17, 2013

Adventures: Cricket at The Oval

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Last Thursday I met The Husband at The Oval to watch the end of the Sri Lanka vs England cricket one day international. I've never really been to watch a cricket match before - well, I did once - when I was at university - but - to be fair - I don't remember much of the cricket, all I know is we had a good time.

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We got ourselves some fancy-pants Pims and then some wine and beers and noshed on some indian-naan wraps, which are very delicious and un-diet.

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Was very fascinated by the Spider Cam - which Husband informed me that the very first time this kind of technology was used was actually in South Africa at the Soccer World Cup:

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I spent most of the game figuring out how to get on TV - 
But Warren persuaded me not to take off all my clothes and go streaking across the field -
And after that I couldn't think of any other way.

So settled for taking some selfies.

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The Oval grounds have huge boards inside the stadium 
which explain the different cricketing terms for the noobs like me - 

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{People were staring at me while Warr was taking this picture.
it's ok though - because at least I have my clothes on.}

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After the game we walked back to the station in the most beautiful sunset - 

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We walked right past a pub called The Beehive.

Ché: Lol. that pub is called The Beehive. Looks like it's buzzing in there.
*hahahahaha! lol. laughs at own joke*

Warr: Yeah! Total hive of activity!

Ché: No. No Warren. Don't do that. I already won this one.


First "real" cricketing experience: total success.


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Am busy editing some honeymoon pics - stay tuned!


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Caley said...

Oh goodness, is there ever a post of yours that I don't laugh hysterically at?! Umm, NO! Those beehive comments - too frikken funny!!
My husband used to play county cricket so I have spent many a day ay the cricket and always lots of fun - who would have thought, always seems to boring!
x

Keri Bainborough said...

This post makes me miss London! And you! Summer in London not too bad when the sun goes down so late! Xx

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