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Cricket has some sporting individuals who have a funny name. From the Cook to Gambhir, meaning serious and some Justice, Blessing, Flower and Rose to Wet and Dry, here are some of the names that can tickle your funny bone.

News Nation Bureau | Updated : 04 February 2019, 03:11:11 PM
Cricket Funny names

Cricket Funny names

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Here is a list of some of the cricketing names that are funny and give more colour and fun to the lives of the cricketing fans.
Cricket Funny names

Cricket Funny names

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He is nicknamed the Chef, but Alastair Cook had a massive appetite for runs which made him an England legend. (Image credit: File photo)
Cricket Funny names

Cricket Funny names

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Gambhir is the Hindi word for Serious. Gautam Gambhir was serious in his dedication and passion to give his best for India every single time. (Image credit: File photo)
Cricket Funny names

Cricket Funny names

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He was a decent all-rounder who proved to be a Blessing in Disguise for Zimbabwe, that was how Blessing Mahwire is defined. (Image credit: File photo))
Cricket Funny names

Cricket Funny names

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He may have been Dry, but he was a sensational fielder as evidenced by his brilliant fielding during the 2008 Under-19 World Cup. (Image credit: File photo)
Cricket Funny names

Cricket Funny names

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There was not only a Dry in the South Africa set-up, there was also Friedel de Wet. de Wet had some sensational moments and almost won a game for South Africa against England. (Image credit: File photo)
Cricket Funny names

Cricket Funny names

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A friend in need is a friend in deed. That was how Zimbabwe benefited by having a Friend in the side, namely Travis Friend. (Image credit: File photo)
Cricket Funny names

Cricket Funny names

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Ilikena Lasarusa Talebulamaineiilikenamainavaleniveivakabulaimainakulalakebalau. The name speaks a thousand words. (Image credit: File photo)
Cricket Funny names

Cricket Funny names

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He may have been a Rose, but he was a thorn in the flesh of the opposition. (Image credit: File photo)
Cricket Funny names

Cricket Funny names

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His first name in Hindi means a dear one. Here is hoping Jaaneman Malan is dear to plenty of South Africans. (Image credit: File photo)
Cricket Funny names

Cricket Funny names

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Root has been Uprooted. This is a headline writer's pun. Joe Root, you have firmly entrenched yourself as a legend. (Image credit: File photo)
Cricket Funny names

Cricket Funny names

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The Buttler did it. England had a Cook who delivered and so did the Buttler. Jos Buttler remains England's ultimate aggressor. (Image credit: File photo)
Cricket Funny names

Cricket Funny names

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His middle name is Justice but he did not get a long run in the Zimbabwe side. Terrible injustice done to Justice Chibhabha. (Image credit: File photo)
Cricket Funny names

Cricket Funny names

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He blossomed a bit for Zimbabwe but he did not have that much of an impact as his brother.(Image credit: File photo)