BREAKING NEWS/GREAT STUFF FOR BARBADIANS – ICC RELENTS: BOTTLED WATER ALLOWED FOR CWC 2007 MATCHES, JURY STILL OUT ON CONCH-SHELL


Perhaps we may yet see a conch shell blowing at a match? It seems the CWC Security Directorate and the ICC have relaxed their draconian dicta on bottled water, this can now be brought into match venues, with immediate effect. This is to make sure that people don’t fall and faint!


However, they’re taking off the bottle tops as you enter a match venue.


Apparently the decision decision was taken with ?security and medical considerations in mind and with a view to making sure fans have access to as much water as possible while enjoying the cricket in the Caribbean?s tropical environs. Water will not be permitted in any other types of containers and no liquid other than water will be allowed in plastic bottles.


?This is strictly a health matter and not a question of CWC?s safety and security policies being relaxed. {Editor’s Note: YEEEAH, RIIIIGHT!!!!} We have been monitoring the weather forecasts throughout the region and the temperatures and humidity are projected to be high.


?The health of all persons at the stadia is of critical importance and keeping well hydrated is a major factor,? noted Dr. Marion Bullock DuCasse, who’s the Chair of CWC?s Medical, Health & Anti-Doping Directorate.

CWC 2007, she added, will continue its ongoing assessment of this situation throughout the tournament.


HOW TO AVOID KEELING OVER AT CWC 2007 MATCHES

  • Drink liquids regularly throughout the course of the day, not just when you feel thirsty, since you’re baking in high UV rays, cut back on the rum and only get back to regular dosage when day is cloudy or sun is low towards horizon
  • If you feel thirsty, it is a sign that you may have already lost important fluids and could become dehydrated – rum is a diuretic and although you feeling nice, it does not mean you slaked your parched throat
  • Remember that glass and plastic bottles are not permitted to be brought into the venue. The only exception is bottled water with the cap removed. But we all know some bugger is gonna find a way to smuggle the booze in, then Free Press will have a field day!
  • If you are consuming alcohol or other caffeinated beverages, remember that they can decrease fluid intake or increase fluid loss – I just said that, dopey!
  • It you are feeling faint or dizzy, go to the nearest Medical Station at the stadium – but do not expect to get anywhere in a hurry, when all else fails? Rum could be the answer for shot nerves… JK-JK-JK!!

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  1. its about time. like i said on my blog people can talk about this is how its done in North America at sporting arenas but cricket is a different fish. You’re there the whole day so you need your liquids.

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