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    Cricket Trophies: Good, Bad, Weird




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    Is that the Rod of Aesculapius? Nope. It’s just the T20 trophy held by Sri Lankan captain Tillakaratne Dilshan (left) and Australia Twenty20 captain Cameron White in Colombo on August 2, 2011.

    Let’s have a look at other eccentrically designed trophies in cricket.




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    Is that the Rod of Aesculapius? Nope. It’s just the T20 trophy held by Sri Lankan captain Tillakaratne Dilshan (left) and Australia Twenty20 captain Cameron White in Colombo on August 2, 2011.

    Let’s have a look at other eccentrically designed trophies in cricket.

    Sri Lanka captain Marvan Atapattu (L) receives what looks like a DNA model or a hollow hourglass — we can’t make up our minds — from the St. Vincent Prime Minister Dr. Ralph Gonsalves after beating West Indies in the ODI series on 11 June 2003.


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    Somewhere, there’s a giant bottle of Coca Cola waiting to be capped while Mohammad Azharuddin gets his prize after beating Australia in the Sharjah tri-series on April 25, 1998.


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    England’s Michael Vaughan poses with the artfully designed Basil D'Olivier trophy after beating South Africa at the Centurion Cricket Ground on January 25, 2005 in Pretoria, South Africa.


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    India captain Rahul Dravid (left) and Pakistan captain Inzaman-ul-Haq hold the DLF Trophy — which probably needed a specially chartered flight to be taken home — after sharing the ODI series in Abu Dhabi, 19 April 2006.


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    The Ashes Urn is cricket’s most iconic trophy, setting aside the relatively younger ODI World Cup.


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    Former Australia captain Ricky Ponting never missed a chance to let his opponents know who's in charge. In his July 2, 2007 picture, he poses with all the top prizes international cricket has to offer: the 2007 World Cup, the 2007 Champions Trophy, the Ashes Trophy, the ICC One Day International Championship Trophy, the ICC Test Championship Trophy and the Border Gavaskar Trophy.


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    You can only smile after winning a trophy like that. That’s what Mahela Jayawardene does after beating Bangladesh in a home Test series in Kandy, 14 July 2007.


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    Among all the silverware he won, Ricky Ponting also won this trophy which resembles Andrew Symonds with dreadlocks.


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    After beating Sri Lanka on their turf In October 2007, England’s Paul Collingwood poses with his prize — which looks suspiciously like the tumblers used to serve coffee in South Indian restaurants.


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    Ricky Ponting and Adam Gilchrist of Australia pose with the Muralitharan-Warne Trophy after a series win over Sri Lanka on November 20, 2007 in Hobart. The trophy has plaster sculptures of the bowling hands of Muttiah Muralitharan and Shane Warne, the two leading wicket takers in Test cricket


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    Brett Lee and Brad Hodge pose with the Sheffield Shield during the Sheffield Shield announcement at the MCG on July 16, 2008 in Melbourne, Australia


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    Umpire Rudi Koertzen poses with a trophy presented to him after his final Test between Pakistan and Australia played at Headingley Carnegie Stadium on July 24, 2010 in Leeds, England.



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    Alex Blackwell of Australia holds the Women's Ashes trophy after winning the match during day four of the Women's CBA Test match between Australia and England at Bankstown Oval on January 25, 2011 in Sydney, Australia


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