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    April 17, 2007

    What is it about Grenada?

    Grenada, a tiny island of just over 100,000 residents, has been the scene of some 'indiscretions' by at least two cricket teams at the World Cup. The slogan of the Grenada Board of Tourism is "Spice Up Your Life" and some cricketers definitely have been enjoying the Spice Isle to the maximum. Apparently Grenada has quite a party scene!

    On Good Friday (April 6) night, a group of West Indian cricketers were enjoying themselves at Grenada's Club Bananas, when an irrate fan accosted one player in particular and brandished a firearm at him. Maybe the fan was upset at seeing the West Indians partying only days before the crucial April 10 South Africa game while they were humiliated in their previous three Super 8 matches. Fortunately, no one was hurt during the incident. Team spokesman Imran Khan confirmed the incident and stressed that the player involved was not Brian Lara as had been reported in the media.

    Now comes word that several South African players were seen intoxicated after late night drinking also in Grenada last Saturday night. This was the night of their 5 wicket loss to New Zealand. It seems that they needed to drown their sorrows away as they stare down another disappointing World Cup campaign.

    To be fair, while these latest incidents happened in Grenada, teams have been enjoying themselves all over the Caribbean. England ex-vice captain Andrew Flintoff's drunken pedalo incident happened in St. Lucia, while West Indian team members have reportedly been spotted partying at clubs in Guyana and captain Lara was photographed enjoying the carnival at the Mas Camp in Jamaica during the first round.

    I wonder why we haven't heard stories about the Australians, Sri Lankans or New Zealanders out in the clubs. They must be too busy with their cricket. The party-poopers!

    (Cross posted from Rain, No Play)

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