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After being asked to prepare a prank-turner, the curators have decided that they will henceforth grow turnips on the turf, so that the hosts have enough to eat apart from their words at the end of the match. Complimenting the effort of the curators, Indian skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni has promised to be the chief guest for the best turnip competition that will be organised at the end of every Test match. Monty Panesar too was invited, but had to decline, for he was busy giving a speech to the House of Commons on how to bowl spin in the sub-continent. Beamer: Has MSD ever been to Spin City?

2012 Yahoo! Cricket Beamer Awards

Ladies and Gentlemen, it’s that time of the year when we give away seven awards, to honour the efforts of human beings who managed to hit the ball with the handle of the bat, and ran out batsmen after the ball had been driven down the ground for four. You’ve got the gist of things, go ahead and look at the gallery, and give away your own funny awards in the comments section below. Do us a favour, call it a beamer!

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