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An American In Sydney: Is That Cricket?

  • Sky News, Tuesday, November 30, 2010 11:45 AM
An unsuspecting American woman whose Twitter account goes under the name of @theashes has been bombarded with messages from cricket fans.

She had no idea about the biennial series between Australia and England and she certainly had no inkling that the Test series had such a big army of fans.

Now, "Qantas wants to see @theashes In Australia. We'll fly her from New York To Australia for the Ashes!" the Australian airline tweeted on Monday. And Vodafone, too, has expressed an interest: "We want to #gettheashestotheashes so if @theashes can get over here we'll pony up #theashes tickets & a phone so she can tweet," the mobile phone group said.

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