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Alternative uses for Cricket Pitches
« on: May 14, 2013, 03:18:47 PM »

Fasteddie's home ground has a very interesting alternative use....




Yes, that is a Chinook landing....

And all the workmen on the buildings surrounding the ground were equally interested...

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Re: Alternative uses for Cricket Pitches
« Reply #1 on: May 14, 2013, 03:25:38 PM »

I was there on sunday watching the HAC play against the Three foresters. Will be playing there in a couple of weeks for the FT. Its a nice ground , but just a little too much concrete around it though. have played on it a few times over the year's a great wicket.
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Re: Alternative uses for Cricket Pitches
« Reply #2 on: May 14, 2013, 03:26:58 PM »

The new building has proven a worthy target for the big hitters at the HAC.

Our current favorite target is the London Law school. It's great fun smacking a window when the lawyers are studying at the weekends.

When you exit a Chinook from the rear it's lovely to get a warm blast from the jet wash as you lay down in all-round defence. I've enjoyed that on many a freezing cold insertion at night.
« Last Edit: May 14, 2013, 03:29:33 PM by fasteddie »
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Re: Alternative uses for Cricket Pitches
« Reply #3 on: May 14, 2013, 03:31:36 PM »

ive seen a normal single rotary helicopter used to dry a wicket/ outfield but a chinook is taking it a little far isnt it?

with the rain we are due in the next few days we may need a helping hand like that

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Re: Alternative uses for Cricket Pitches
« Reply #4 on: May 14, 2013, 03:37:43 PM »

I've enjoyed a warm blast when exiting from the rear on many a freezing cold insertion at night.
Fnar, fnar....
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Re: Alternative uses for Cricket Pitches
« Reply #5 on: May 14, 2013, 03:44:50 PM »

At FastEddie..so are you a team mate of the one and only Mr J Chaudry..sorry to go off topic.
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Re: Alternative uses for Cricket Pitches
« Reply #6 on: May 14, 2013, 06:08:32 PM »

We has Princess Anne's helicopter use out ground to land a couple of years ago. Cleared the leaves off the outfield a treat!
« Last Edit: May 14, 2013, 06:28:36 PM by CameronPye94 »
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Re: Alternative uses for Cricket Pitches
« Reply #7 on: May 14, 2013, 10:26:04 PM »

Fnar, fnar....

I couldn't resist an old war story.
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« Reply #8 on: May 14, 2013, 10:27:14 PM »

At FastEddie..so are you a team mate of the one and only Mr J Chaudry..sorry to go off topic.

I have that immense privilege. JC is a great team mate.
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Re: Alternative uses for Cricket Pitches
« Reply #9 on: May 14, 2013, 10:43:53 PM »

is it just because of the angle of the picture, but is one straight boundaries absolutely massive, and the other considerably smaller?
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Re: Alternative uses for Cricket Pitches
« Reply #10 on: May 15, 2013, 11:12:19 PM »

I have that immense privilege. JC is a great team mate.
He's one of my best mates, top lad!..he's asked me to turn out for you guys sometimes this season, I know I 'm definitely playing against you on the 9th of June for the RAC.
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