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eight ball

A name commonly given to a flight attitude indicator.
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My thanks to Mr Prior, who has notes of all the timeless Sykes Cup ties played between 1920 and 1959, and also confirmed that eight-ball overs were tried for one season in England in 1939, but were never taken up again at the end of the Second World War.
The World Eight-ball Championship -- with a prize pot of $235,000 -- take place in Fujairah in April next year
For the eight-ball title, Tourangeau defeated another Aboriginal competitor, Eddie Ray Carroll, a Cherokee from Nebraska.
But unfortunately for the real estate advisers, Trophy rules restricted him to two eight ball overs and Wragges recovered well, losing no more wickets scoring 154/2 in their allotted 16 eight-ball overs.
Gareth Potts, who won the 2008 World Eight-ball Championship, is to appear at Thornaby Snooker Centre.
Warne suffered in particular, going for 30 runs as eight-ball overs were introduced for the final, and McMillan's first dismissal of the tournament when the New Zealander was caught on the boundary by Jeewantha first ball of the innings hampered their chase.
Cardiff's former world eight-ball pool champion has already competed in the first event of the International Pool Tour in Las Vegas last month, which saw him among 120 other global pool stars shooting for a $350,000 first prize at each of the 10 events.
The ex-England batsman said: "We were behind the eight-ball for a long time.
Without him, we would have been a fair way further behind the eight-ball," he added.
The matches are of 15 eight-ball overs and the first match in the competition is on June 17.
And when Simon Jones struck three overs after the restart following an 83-minute delay for rain, the Windies had slumped to 113-4 and Old Rubber Lips himself was waxing lyrical about Harmison's electric eight-ball spell.
RACK 'EM up and prepare yourself for a game of eight-ball pool - internet style.