Not so much the spectators at Darjeeling, but the players!!!
It our latest TTF story David Cole from Ovington CC talks about the bad behaviour from drunken spectators including streaking http://www.takingthefield.com/stories/pitch-invasion-part-one . When I visited in May I was told to expect at least one streaker as there was a big race weekend on in York and there would be lots of jolly drunks heading home from the races and coming across the ground. I was quite excited and had my camera finger at the ready all afternoon – but they must have been feeling shy that day as I was to be disappointment. Anyway, my disappointment got me thinking about the history of streaking at cricket matches. I’ve been surprised to find very little material (ha ha, that’s almost a pun) here in the MCC library – perhaps it’s because no one wants to encourage streakers by making them famous.
I was surprised the learn that the first recorded…
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