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'I hereby christen my new mystery ball Enrico Pallazzo'

And other such name-calling in this week's Twitter round-up

Alex Bowden

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Sulieman Benn is pumped after dismissing Ryan ten Doeschate, Netherlands v West Indies, Group B, World Cup 2011, Delhi, February 28, 2011
Sulieman Benn: don't call him to help you move house © AFP
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The enemy
Kevin Pietersen's got his sights set on a new opponent.

"Good luck treadmill!!"
@kevinpp24

So how's he doing?

"Defeated by the treadmill... I'll be back tomorrow!"

Is he trying to get to the end?

The Aussie
David Warner's been thinking about how other sports could be improved.

"How different would golf be if the crowd could abuse and sledge the players while they are hitting??"
@davidwarner31

Follow David Warner to find out how loads of other sports could be improved through sledging and abuse.

The mystery ball
Graeme Swann wants to get in on the action.

"Nathan Lyon has named his variation ball 'Jeff'. Magnificent. I hereby christen my new mystery ball 'Enrico Pallazzo'"
@Swannyg66

The next generation
Merv Hughes and Peter Siddle appear to have much in common, but Damien Fleming has identified one significant difference.

"Merv Hughes used to eat raw meat as preparation to bowl Fast PSiddle tucks into a Tofu Salad #NewAgeFBC"
@bowlologist

Does neither feel the need to consume carbohydrates before a prolonged bout of physical exertion?

The instruction
Sulieman Benn has some wisdom he wants to share.

"Don't ever unpack your bags....nothing is forever so enjoy your life and bless up the place when you get a little space"
@suliebenn

What if you've been to the supermarket and there's frozen food in the bags? You want us to leave it there defrosting? Not sure about this advice. Ice cream is definitely more enjoyable when it can boast some solidity. Ice cream may not be forever, but it definitely lasts a lot longer when stored correctly.

Tino Best's modesty corner
Tino took five wickets this week. He didn't have an option.

"I told u guys Giving up isn't an Option..now to get this hamstring nice and strong again....see u at the Caribbean T20 Jan8th 2013...."
@tinobest

Don't give up on that hamstring, Tino. Giving up isn't an option.

The film review
Paul Collingwood has been left slightly in the dark.

"Can anyone tell me how the new batman film ends? Nearly threw my pillow at the air hostess when she put my screen away with 10 mins left"
@Colly622

What's your philosophy?
Shaun Pollock, as usual.

"Although it is difficult, discipline is temporary discomfort that can lead to permanent or long term enjoyment!"
@7polly7

If discipline is temporary, is it really discipline? Surely you need to stick at it?

Nando's Watch
Last week Alex Hales was asking if anyone wanted to go to Nando's with him. Sounds like no one took him up on his offer.

"Nandos with @fletcherluke @Bailsthebadger and G.White.. First one in about 2 months, very excited!!"
@AlexHales1

That's a dangerously long gap for a cricketer. It's thought that after three months without Nando's, they turn into snooker players.

Smashwatch
Shane Warne's doing some damage.

"Just smashing 2 crispy bacon rolls in Singapore lounge, so good !!!!!!! X"
@warne888

And Chris Tremlett's planning to lay waste to an entire beast.

"Time to destroy a whole chicken..."
@ChrisTremlett33

The presumption
Ramnaresh Sarwan is feeling confident.

"About to make the best dinner ever!"
@ronniesarwan

That's a bit premature. Warne and Tremlett would be able to put him straight: food quality can only be properly evaluated once it has been smashed by the diner.

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