" Lakhotia first came to me six months back with the idea of making an aluminium bat
. I really liked the idea and today when I see the finished product, I am really pleased.
Symonds says cricketing bodies should act fast, either tinkering with rules or schedules, to ensure 50-over cricket doesn"t go the same way as the aluminium bat
Cricket: Who tried to use an aluminium bat
in a Test match?
There was the creation of Kerry Packer's World Series Cricket, which threatened to split the world game before helping revolutionise it, the famous aluminium bat
that prompted a change in the game's laws, and the infamous mid-pitch set-to with Pakistan's Javed Miandad.
DENNIS LILLEE raised England's hackles by marching out to take guard with an aluminium bat
in Perth on the 1979-80 Ashes tour.
It is indeed surprising how the MCC, which had years ago turned down Dennis Lillee's attempt to use an aluminium bat
and the Swiss cheese bat with holes drilled into the blade for aerodynamic purposes, cleared this bat.
Then there was the aluminium bat
he used in a Test against England in Perth in 1979, the on-field incident with Pakistan's Javed Miandad in Perth in 1981, and the famous bet on the outcome of the Headingley Test in 1981 to name but three instances.
They were making their way home through the Bucktown district when they were beaten with an aluminium bat
before their handbags were stolen.
The South Armagh woman's condition was described as stable but critical last night two days after being attacked by a thug who beat her about the head with the aluminium bat
in the early hours of Friday morning.
Lewes Crown Court heard that Mr Thompson's martial arts training helped him to defend himself as his wife swung at him with the aluminium bat
. Under cross-examination by Miss Joanna Greenwood, QC, defending Thompson, he told the court: "I did three years martial arts about 20 years ago which included unarmed combat and it definitely helped in that situation."