Anyone else going to Trent Bridge tomorrow should be aware that there is a complete ban on spectators taking booze into the cricket. This is because – after paying upwards of £40 a ticket – they want to make a killing on the bar sales too.

I’ll discuss in more depth at some stage soon, however as taking beer into the cricket in Australia is something that has been banned for years, The Village Cricketer has found some Aussie pearls of wisdom around how to get sloshed at the cricket on illicit take-in.

Some of the best include:

  • Hip flask down the pants
  • Water melons can be injected with vodka
  • Just line up behind someone going in with an esky
  • Fill up those blue water bottle containers that you normally fill with water and freeze