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Hampshire try 'bubble football' training

Hampshire decided to play a game of indoor football in giant bubble suits - with some interesting results

ESPNcricinfo staff

January 14, 2014

Posted by Clavers on (January 15, 2014, 3:12 GMT)

Haha this is brilliant!! :D Two players going for the same ball, colliding and bouncing around like popcorn! :)

The players obviously haven't been playing this game for very long, because they haven't yet realised the optimal tactics for this sport; designate a couple of players as "goons" to go sneaking around the back of the play knocking the opposition players over.

I haven't seen such a fascinating sporting spectacle since certain Japanese TV game shows where the contestants are dressed up in ridiculous suits.

This idea has wonderful potential for further development. Teams should also include women, children possibly animals. Nothing more amusing than seeing a toddler bouncing around out of control after an ill-fated tackle. :D

The "bubbles" should be decorated in novel ways (cute animal heads etc) to add to the comic effect.

And the playing surface should be made more interesting, for example, surround it with a moat filled with rancid custard. Fun, fun, FUN!! :D

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