Hit a six and go back to pavilion

Updated: 03 May 2008 18:10 IST

A cricket club in the UK has banned its players from hitting sixes - to protect neighbouring home owners.

Hit a six and go back to pavilion

London:

The cricket fans worldwide maybe relishing the rain of sixes at show in the ongoing Indian Premier League, a cricket club in the UK has banned its players from hitting sixes - to protect neighbouring home owners.

Players at Harrogate Cricket Club in North Yorks, have been cautioned that if they hit balls over the boundary towards the neighbouring houses, they will be declared out.

The borough council, which owns the ground, said it had received complaints from residents.

According to a report in The Daily Telegraph on Sunday, the cricketers, however, were sanguines.

Topics : Cricket Sreesanth
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