Watch: Ranting woman has tantrum at cricket players after exercise routine interrupted for scheduled match

A Sydney woman made sure her thoughts were known to cricket players over the weekend after she threw a tantrum at them when they asked her to leave the field so they could play their scheduled match safely.

The woman was going through an exercise routine when she was interrupted by umpires and asked to get off the playing field at Trumper Oval in Paddington so the the third-grade match between Eastern Suburbs and Campbelltown-Camden could go ahead.

But rather than see the safety side of things, the woman argued she had every right to exercise on the pitch, yelling at officials and players during the toss before yelling more abuse as she left the field.

"This is a cricket field," a player from Eastern Suburbs explains. "We've paid money for this."

"And I don't pay rates?" the woman replied to scoffed laughter from players and spectators on the sideline.

The woman made one more dig before finally leaving the field.

"Bunch of testosterone … get off. Don’t you have any manners?"

Eastern Suburbs player Ollie Pope got the last laugh after he posted a video of the incident to social media with an ingenious caption.

"When all you wanna do is a few sit ups at deep square?"

Eastern Suburbs went on to win the game, defending their total of 225 by skittling Campbelltown-Camden's order for 73.


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Watch: Aussie master blaster eyeing Eden Park's short boundaries

Australian batsman Chris Lynn is licking his lips at the thought of New Zealand's short boundaries in the T20 tri-series with New Zealand and England, as his side prepare to come across the ditch following last night's opening win in Sydney.

Lynn, 27, top scored for Australia with 44 from 33 balls in the hosts' seven-wicket win, and is widely regarded as one of the biggest hitters in world cricket, picking up $2 million for his services in the recent Indian Premier League player auction.

With his success on Australia's bigger grounds, the thought of playing in New Zealand is a tantalising proposition for Lynn, and a surely terrifying thought for the Kiwi bowlers.

"I always love a short boundary," Lynn said after the match.

"I've never been to New Zealand, so I'm going in with an open mind."

"Where are we playing? Eden Park? There's some short boundaries on and off, but let me get off the mark first and then we'll see where we go."

The Black Caps will face Australia at Eden Park on February 16.

Chris Lynn is looking forward to playing on the small NZ grounds. Source: 1 NEWS


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'He's a force' - Ross Taylor sings praises of Colin de Grandhomme after Australia defeat

Black Caps batsman Ross Taylor has praised teammate Colin de Grandhomme, after the all-rounder played the lone hand in New Zealand's seven-wicket loss to Australia in Sydney last night.

As New Zealand's top order failed against an inexperienced Australian attack, de Grandhomme offered the only resistance, scoring 34 from 24 balls, with three sixes to end the innings and lift the Black Caps' score to 117/9 from their 20 overs.

Speaking after the loss, Taylor credited de Grandhomme for his fighting display.

"He's played a couple of those innings, not only in the Twenty20 format," he said.

"Even though he's 30-odd, he's still young in experience, and I'm sure over the next little while hopefully we'll get to see more of him."

"He's a force, not only in Twenty20, but one-day cricket as well."

The Black Caps' all-rounder was top scorer for NZ in their seven-wicket loss last night. Source: 1 NEWS