Top ten tips for negotiating the 80s NZ Cricket Team Christmas party
Sport review #138
|Richard Irvine||Dec 10, 2020|
Being invited to the 80s NZ Cricket Team Christmas party is a great honour - you want to relax and enjoy the occasion, but not make a complete Warner of yourself. Prepare yourself by learning Sport Review’s top tips to be on your game. Have fun safely!
Don’t say “So if the 90s team was the Young Guns, does that make you guys the Old Guns?”
The recommended number of Chappell brothers to bring is one. You could do two at an absolute maximum, but you must include Ian
Don’t introduce Jeremy Coney and Richard Hadlee to sing Reunited on the karaoke without their express permission beforehand
Ewan Chatfield is not your ride home
Don’t play devil’s advocate for Australian umpires
Don’t say things like “Sheesh. That IPL money eh?”
Don’t suggest an improvised game of cricket using a bottle of scotch and Geoff Howarth’s car keys
Do stick to two drinks - best to leave early lest you find yourself arguing with a bouncer on Gary Troup’s behalf at 3am outside a central city nitespot
Thanks for reading - Richard
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