Man dresses as cowboy for money

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It’s Dwayne Smith and it’s one of the half-hourly Mongoose cricket bat press releases we receive.

Dwayne Smith is the world's finest cricketing beach cowboy

We have a friend who had to be photographed as a cowboy once. We won’t say why. Not because it’s sinister, but because it sounds sinister if we leave the reason to your imagination.

Dwayne Smith's dignity is now available for purchase

Unlike Dwayne Smith, our friend had to do it in Manchester city centre when people were leaving work.

'This shot'll be the cool one Dwayne, honestly - now grin inanely and wink'

Dwayne Smith can count himself lucky.

We’ve put this as part of the ‘cricket bats in unusual places’ feature, because beach cowboys rarely use cricket bats as guns when they’re on merry-go-rounds.


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  1. How can we be sure that the second bat in the second photo is not a normal bat, just buried in the sand? You know, it’s handle doesn’t look extra long like the other one.
    Maybe there is actually only one Mongoose in the whole cricketing world?

  2. How can you bellow in a Blessed stylie, “BRING FORTH THE MONGOOSE”, if you are dressed like that?

  3. Well, Stuey Law managed to hit 103 with it at Bromley CC for Lashing’s yesterday…. so it can’t be that bad, can it? Wait, look at the oppo…

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