A Mars Bar at Good Length

by Devanshu Mehta

Steven Lynch makes a list of the beefiest cricketers in history.

On Ranatunga:

Shane Warne was once despairing of luring Ranatunga out of his crease to maximise the possibility of a stumping: wicketkeeper Ian Healy helpfully advised: “Put a Mars bar on a good length, that should do it.” Ranatunga, whose bat once sported an advert for “Sam’s Chicken and Ribs”, shot back “if you do, I bet David Boon will get there first”.

And some epic bit of sledging from the portly Jimmy Ormond:

[Ormond was]¬†berated by Mark Waugh as not good enough for Test cricket, he replied: “At least I’m the best cricketer in my family.”

Also, anyone remember Dwayne Leverock’s moment of glory?

Dwayne Leverock of Bermuda

Dwayne Leverock of Bermuda takes Robin Uthappa's catch at the 2007 World Cup