World class Aussie fast bowler Glenn McGrath was bowling to chicken farmer turned cricketer Eddo
Brandes, and as the rotund Zimbabwean played and missed yet again, McGrath said "Oi Brandes, why are you so bloody fat?
In an Australia v Zimbabwe match, McGrath couldn't stomach the fact that No 11 Eddo
Brandes was still in although he couldn't get his bat near the ball.
Perhaps it was all a ruse to mislead their group rivals - including England - but it was still galling to witness a display which produced a maximum partnership of just 26, between Guy Whittall and Eddo
Ever since poultry farmer Eddo
Brandes humiliated Graham Gooch's men at the 1992 World Cup, Zimbabwe have enjoyed regular hen parties at England's expense.
At 36, chicken farmer and pace bowler Eddo
Brandes is a bit of a wild card.
The first ball of the final over, bowled by wily Eddo
Brandes, was driven by Franks towards the long-off boundary.
England's tormentor-in-chief on the last tour, the celebrated chicken farmer Eddo
Brandes, may be in the Zimbabwe A side today along with several other experienced players.
Why are you so fat," another famous Aussie sledger, Glenn McGrath, shouted at Zimbabwean batsman Eddo
Brandes, after an unsuccessful delivery.
Zimbabwe captain Alistair Campbell had put Pakistan in to bat on a pitch which had some early-morning moisture and watched his pace bowlers, Eddo
Brandes, Craig Johnson and Heath Streak, reduce the home side to just 116 for seven before a late rally.
But the classic was Aussie Glenn McGrath to Zimbabwe tail-ender Eddo
Zimbabwe were 116 for seven in the 31st over before Paul Strang and Eddo
Brandes put on 58 in 83 balls for the eighth wicket.
GLENN McGRATH TO ZIMBABWE TAILENDER EDDO
BRANDES: "Why are you so fat?