Cricket Betting Site Betway
Page 3 of 6 FirstFirst 12345 ... LastLast
Results 31 to 45 of 81

Thread: Yardy flies home with depression

  1. #31
    State Captain Lostman's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2005
    Location
    NY
    Posts
    1,946
    Quote Originally Posted by wpdavid View Post
    Have you come across Danid Frith's book about cricketers who have taken their own lives?
    have read a lot of articles about it, but not the actual book.
    An old one.
    For as long as there is limited overs cricket - of ten, twenty or fifty overs - there will remain the Sri Lankan spinners' mid-innings choke

  2. #32
    Hall of Fame Member Marcuss's Avatar
    Join Date
    Feb 2009
    Location
    Here
    Posts
    17,445
    I wasn't a member when the Trescothick incident happened but I hope he wasn't subject to the same comments as Yardy here. Say what you want about his playing ability or the fact he wasn't 'even' in the Ashes squad the fact is the bloke's got depression. The finer intricacies are unknown to us but to me they're not important. Yardy's well being is the more important matter so I hope the best for him and that he gets all the support he needs.

  3. #33
    Hall of Fame Member TT Boy's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2005
    Location
    .
    Posts
    17,481

  4. #34
    Request Your Custom Title Now! Uppercut's Avatar
    Tournaments Won: 1
    Join Date
    Jul 2008
    Location
    .
    Posts
    30,113
    Quote Originally Posted by wpdavid View Post
    Have you come across Danid Frith's book about cricketers who have taken their own lives?
    Yeah, it looks interesting but I couldn't find a copy anywhere so I haven't read it.


  5. #35
    International Coach wpdavid's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2003
    Posts
    12,601
    And rather misguided, where he puts it down to simply not being good enough. Certainly wasn't the case with Trescothick, who had been in great form when it first became an issue late 2005.

    tbf it sounds like he tried to backtrack a tad in the second interview.

  6. #36
    Bun
    Bun is offline
    Banned
    Join Date
    Oct 2010
    Location
    Under the tree
    Posts
    3,116
    Quote Originally Posted by AlanJLegend View Post
    Poor guy, hope everything gets better for him and he can return to the English side soon.

    Really don't think it's appropriate to make jokes about this. Akmal's keeping is a funny thing, but depression is very much not.
    Agreed.

  7. #37
    Request Your Custom Title Now! Howe_zat's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2010
    Location
    Top floor, bottom buzzer
    Posts
    28,604
    Boycott. Such a self-centred moron.
    Join the CW Commentary Discord - https://discord.gg/2cYpfrf

  8. #38
    Virat Kohli (c) Jono's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2004
    Location
    Australia
    Posts
    65,366
    ****, I'm really not a fan of seeing Yardy on the cricket field (got nothing against him personally obviously), but this is awful news.

    Depression is such a complicated issue. Sad to see him leave a World Cup due to it. Sure he wasn't in the best XI anymore but all it would take is one injury and he'd almost be back in the fold. So for him to walk away from a World Cup it must be serious.
    "I am very happy and it will allow me to have lot more rice."

    Eoin Morgan on being given a rice cooker for being Man of the Match in a Dhaka Premier Division game.

  9. #39
    Cricketer Of The Year zaremba's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2008
    Location
    Burgess Hill
    Posts
    9,378
    His egocentricity is beyond parody. It's all about G. Boycott and how bloody great G. Boycott was and is. "I knew it, and I called it: Yardy isn't good enough. And now, look at me, I've been proved right. And by the way I was really bloody good at cricket." You couldn't ****ing make it up. What a complete ****.

  10. #40
    Cricket Web: All-Time Legend fredfertang's Avatar
    Join Date
    May 2008
    Location
    Europe, on the outside looking in
    Posts
    20,107
    Given what I have just read about Boycs in Fred Titmus's 2005 autobiography he ought to bear in mind the old "People in glasshouses...." saying

    Or perhaps he thought Fred had taken the story to his grave

  11. #41
    Englishman BoyBrumby's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2004
    Location
    Gone too soon
    Posts
    47,096
    Quote Originally Posted by fredfertang View Post
    Given what I have just read about Boycs in Fred Titmus's 2005 autobiography he ought to bear in mind the old "People in glasshouses...." saying

    Or perhaps he thought Fred had taken the story to his grave
    Ah, don't be a tease.

    What did Fred say?

    Boycs was reportedly a reluctant tourist to the subcontinent tho. Usually blamed his spleen. Or lack thereof. Kinda ironic (arguably) the most splenetic commentator lacks the organ that begat the adjective.
    Last edited by BoyBrumby; 24-03-2011 at 02:23 PM. Reason: not one, but two typos...
    Cricket Web's current Premier League Tipping Champion

    - As featured in The Independent.

    "Ben Stokes, that most unlikely saint, worked the second of the two miracles he needs for his canonisation." - The Guardian's Andy Bell on the England all-rounder's Headingley ton

  12. #42
    Cricket Web: All-Time Legend fredfertang's Avatar
    Join Date
    May 2008
    Location
    Europe, on the outside looking in
    Posts
    20,107
    Sorry - should have said what I meant

    In 1978 Tony Greig was disciplined by the TCCB for accusing Boycs of ducking out of the 74/75 series 'cos he was frit of the quicks. Their real beef with him was his association with Packer but that's by the by - Fred, by then retired (almost) spoke out in support of Greig

    He then said he had a call from Boycott wanting to know why he'd said what he did - eventually Fred told him not to bother with the conversation 'cos he knew what he was up to (he believed Boycs was recording the conversation with a view to legal action)

    To Fred's astonishment rather than give him the broadside he expected Boycs then broke down in floods of tears and came out with a "why does everyone hate me" whine

  13. #43
    International Debutant Cruxdude's Avatar
    Join Date
    May 2009
    Location
    USA
    Posts
    2,719
    Feel sad for him. Wonder what is the issue with English cricketers and depression.

  14. #44
    Cricket Web: All-Time Legend morgieb's Avatar
    Join Date
    Feb 2007
    Location
    63*
    Posts
    22,082
    Tempted to joke about this, but I shouldn't. Hope for his sake he recovers quickly and doesn't end up like Tres.
    RIP Craig Walsh (Craig) 1985-2012
    RIP Hughesy 1988-2014. 63* for eternity.

  15. #45
    I can't believe I ate the whole thing NZTailender's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2002
    Location
    Auckland, New Zealand
    Posts
    25,159
    Think I'm one of few people on the forum to like him as a cricketer. Really sad to hear this. Hope he can get back to a good head space.
    President of SKAS - Kat is King | Proud member of CVAAS - One of the best | LRPLTAS - Rosco rocks!
    Go Tigers!
    R.I.P. Fardin & Craig

Page 3 of 6 FirstFirst 12345 ... LastLast


Thread Information

Users Browsing this Thread

There are currently 1 users browsing this thread. (0 members and 1 guests)

Similar Threads

  1. Form Rankings for Teams
    By Magrat Garlick in forum Cricket Chat
    Replies: 40
    Last Post: 20-10-2004, 04:37 AM
  2. Home advantage in Cricket..
    By Langeveldt in forum Cricket Chat
    Replies: 27
    Last Post: 07-05-2004, 09:07 PM
  3. Umpires For Future Series
    By umpire in forum Cricket Chat
    Replies: 4
    Last Post: 26-01-2004, 06:55 AM
  4. CW Home Grounds
    By Mr Mxyzptlk in forum CW Development League
    Replies: 21
    Last Post: 26-11-2003, 03:40 PM
  5. PROPOSAL- 2 home grounds
    By Simon in forum World Club Cricket
    Replies: 19
    Last Post: 05-02-2003, 01:05 AM

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •