A British gentleman is one who knows when to cease to be one.
While the centre of the ground was quite dark, lights were on in the grandstands with dozens of people still cleaning up after a late finish which saw the game go beyond 7.30pm
This could be clearly seen from the outside overflow areas of the press box.
It would have been the only moisture applied to the pitch for quite some time given the deliberate dry and dusty nature of the pitches presented in this Test series to blunt Australia’s pace attack and aid spinner Graeme Swann, the highest wicket-taker in the series.
Monty Panesar urinates on Bouncers.
England cricket star Monty Panesar has been fined by police after being caught urinating on nightclub bouncers in Brighton, the BBC understands.
The spin bowler, who plays for Sussex County Cricket Club, was fined for being drunk and disorderly outside the Shooshh club early on Monday morning.
Sussex Police said a 31-year-old man had received a fixed penalty notice for being drunk and disorderly.
Sussex County Cricket Club said it was investigating the incident.
It said in a statement: “Sussex County Cricket Club can confirm that an incident took place involving Monty Panesar in the early hours of Monday August 5Source;
It is not the first time the drunken antics of England’s players have made headlines:
According to reports, Flintoff urinated in the residence’s rose garden, but has always strenuously denied the allegation.
2007: Flintoff had to be ‘rescued’ from the sea in the early hours of the morning when trying to use a pedalo after another heavy drinking session.
2013: Bowler Monty Panesar (pictured above) urinated over a group of bouncers earlier this month after they had thrown him out of a nightclub in Brighton.
A group of young women had accused the 31-year-old of bothering them.
(The Daily Mail UK)