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What do you think about cricketers opting for numerologically suggested numbers on their jerseys??

Asked by cyrus irani, 26 Nov '08 03:35 pm
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Cricket introduced player numbering for the Cricket World Cup in 1999, where the captains wore the number 1 jersey and the rest of the squad was numbered between 2 and 14. The rules have since been relaxed to allow any player to wear a number between 1 and 99 in one-day cricket and other short forms of the game.

In Test cricket, player numbering is not used. However, a recent fashion that has been taken up by several nations is the process of giving a player making his Test debut an appearance number, along with his Test cap, for reasons of historical continuity. The number is in the order a player makes his Test debut. If two or more players make their debut in the same match, they are given numbers alphabetically based on surname. For example, Thomas Armitage is Test player #1 for England. He made his debut in the very first Test Match, against Australia, on March 15, 1877, and was first in alphabetical order amongst that England XI. Chris Tremlett is the most recent debutant for ...more
Answered by Jack Johnson, 27 Nov '08 08:50 am

 
  
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When it a matter of do or die, relying on numerology or feng sui is the easier option.
Answered by manoj thakur, 27 Nov '08 01:03 pm

 
  
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If they think it will bring them good luck --- be it so.
Answered by Good Citizen, 26 Nov '08 06:23 pm

 
  
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I dont believe in it at all. But its a individual's perception and they are entitled to their veiw for sure.
Answered by Lakshmi Rajesh, 26 Nov '08 05:51 pm

 
  
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I think its all rubbish and non-sense, they shuld better concentrate on their performances
Answered by Ipshita, 26 Nov '08 03:37 pm

 
  
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