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a black pool ball bearing the number 8

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At nought for one, Tom Maynard lined up at three again after his match-winning Middlesex innings and struck 14 from eight balls before edging a Ben Phillips delivery to wicket-keeper Josh Buttler.
Belying his age to make such telling use of conditions and tame the Lord's slope like an old hand, the left-armer took four wickets for no runs in eight balls.
India were left struggling when Ajantha Mendis (four for 73) reduced the hosts to 231 for seven in reply, but Kohli stayed firm throughout the innings to see his side home with eight balls left.
But he still managed to pot eight balls one after the other.
When the West Indies slumped to 19-5 after Starc claimed his fourth wicket in eight balls, they appeared in grave danger of falling short of their lowest ever ODI tally of 54, against South Africa in 2004.
But Suresh Raina (110 not out) and MS Dhoni (85 not out) saw India home with eight balls to spare.
1 Put the flour, suet, salt and parsley into a bowl and make a well, then slowly pour the water in and divide into eight balls.
But stripped of most of their regular attack, Shropshire were helpless to prevent Cumberland pacing themselves to a six-wicket win with eight balls to spare.
The England all-rounder, attempting to prove his fitness after recovering from an ankle injury, lasted just eight balls before he fell to Kent's impressive South African paceman Tyron Henderson.
Chasing 213 to win, Sussex were never in the hunt and were dismissed for 175 with eight balls left to slip to their first defeat in four games.
SOMERSET needed just eight balls to complete their county championship victory over Yorkshire at Taunton yesterday - but they lost two wickets in the process.
But their bid to become the first visiting county to top 200 at Brewood since Durham in 1991 was denied by Alan Richardson (five for 62), who claimed the last three wickets in eight balls with the total stuck on 199.
Pakistan needed 146 for victory with all wickets remaining, but Pollock took four wickets in eight balls.
But Lancashire, who are out to retain the Benson and Hedges Cup against Northants in Saturday's Lord's final, edged a one-wicket victory with eight balls remaining.
Having recorded a maiden tour victory earlier this week, England went into the Commonwealth Bank Series contest with increased confidence but a spell of three wickets in eight balls proved terminal.