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The Panama Women’s Cricket Team
The latest viral hoax photos circulating online claim to show shots of the Panama Women's Cricket Team. It doesn't take a degree in Photoshop to realize these women's buttocks have been digitally altered.

Fool Blogger has tracked down what appears to be one of the unaltered originals.

The Fakes:


The Real One:


What I don't know is whether this actually is the Panama Women's Cricket Team. A google search for "Panama Women's Cricket Team" simply brings up these photos.
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Posted by The Curator on Fri May 15, 2009


What I don't understand is why there would be a need to photoshop these nice bums at all... The original is more attractive than the fakes...
Posted by LaMa  in  Europe  on  Fri May 15, 2009  at  02:24 AM
As someone who writes about cricket, I can confirm that there is currently no Panama women's national side, just a men's side. For those interested, the US women's national side make its international debut on Sunday in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.
Posted by Andrew Nixon  in  England  on  Fri May 15, 2009  at  02:27 AM
Might be some sort of publicity thing, or perhaps a 'cheerleader' group..

But yeah, pretty blatant 'shop. Seriously, there's probably lost tribes that have never made contact with human beings lost in there somewhere...
Posted by Robin Bobcat  in  Californian Wierdo  on  Fri May 15, 2009  at  04:39 AM
jeeze not just their butts but their waists have been narrowed considerably too which makes their rears seem that much larger.
Posted by hulitoons  in  Abingdon, Maryland  on  Fri May 15, 2009  at  06:27 AM
Both of the girls in the original photo have a 2 on their shirts...so whatever they're doing is either the most confusing sport ever...or it's some kind of photo op...maybe a model shoot?
Posted by Maegan  in  Tampa, FL - USA  on  Fri May 15, 2009  at  08:53 AM
I second LaMa's statement. It must be a fetish thing.
Posted by KDP  in  Madill, OK  on  Fri May 15, 2009  at  09:59 AM
"As someone who writes about cricket, I can confirm that there is currently no Panama women's national side, just a men's side."
Thanks for that info Nixon! As well as the when the US International Women play.

I looked again and the 'artist' also made the thighs bigger to bulbous according to the original, more like a man's as well as sucking in the waists to Barbie size.

If you're going to 'enhance' for the sake of beauty, you'd be more subtle.

And Maegan, I agree about the '2' on each shirt...maybe that's the name of the team?
Posted by hulitoons  in  Abingdon, Maryland  on  Fri May 15, 2009  at  10:58 AM
The name of a team wouldn't be on the back of the shirt...or isn't in any sport I know of. The player's numbers are on the back of the team so coaches & other officials can keep track of where everyone is...and where they need to be.
Posted by Maegan  in  Tampa, FL - USA  on  Fri May 15, 2009  at  01:38 PM
Surely they are part of a POLO team, not cricket?
Posted by dylump  in  UK  on  Fri May 15, 2009  at  02:33 PM
Hahaha! A cricket team where every player is a gorgeous long haired brunette, all exactly the same height, all wearing skin tight uniforms with the number 2 front and back, and wearing calf-height high heeled leather boots!!! I want to know where to watch this "sport"!
There's some sort of watermark across the photoshopped "2 women walking". What I make out is "S8L8n8v8n8" repeated, in script. I don't know if there's a connection, but SLNVN (from Mexico) has a channel on YouTube.
Posted by Canadarm  on  Fri May 15, 2009  at  03:02 PM
Cricket must have a rather different reputation in the USA compared with the UK.
Posted by Mr henderson  in  Teddington UK  on  Fri May 15, 2009  at  05:20 PM
They're "Publicity Girls at the Copa del Rey Polo Finals", according to that website.
Posted by Accipiter  on  Fri May 15, 2009  at  07:35 PM
It's pretty obvious that it was altered they should not be in <a >cricket</a> with that butt!
Posted by antogonon  on  Fri May 15, 2009  at  11:05 PM
Mr Henderson, I don't think cricket has any reputation in the USA.
Posted by Razela  in  Chicago, IL  on  Sat May 16, 2009  at  03:58 AM
I've seen people playing cricket not too far from me.

I must admit though I was astonished
I didn't think Americans would play such a sport.
Posted by Sharruma  in  capable of finishing a coherent  on  Sat May 16, 2009  at  04:18 AM
The US actually has a long history of cricket - George Washington played the game - with the first mentions of cricket in the US being earlier than in some parts of England! They also played the first ever international match against Canada, in any sport not just in cricket, in 1844.
Posted by Andrew Nixon  in  England  on  Sat May 16, 2009  at  09:49 AM
I'm not a fan of sports, but I don't think athletes play in what look like high-heeled boots. I might be wrong, though.
Posted by pinkgummyworms  in  Oklahoma  on  Sat May 16, 2009  at  11:36 PM
Mmmm, big booty girls. If only they were real.
Posted by derek  on  Mon May 18, 2009  at  05:55 AM
Cricket is regularly played here (NW area of greater Toronto), there's a league and public playing fields. It's mainly but not exclusively the children of immigrant's from India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, the Caribbean.
As a child in Saskatchewan, we regularly played a variation of cricket called "stooks", using baseball bats and balls; the only significant difference was that the scoring was much simpler and the number of players was variable. Oh yes, and the batsman could hit the ball as many times as he wanted, which meant that he could bunt the ball then whack it while it was laying on the ground. This led to very interesting confrontations, with the batsman hovering over the ball, bat raised like a golf club, daring the defending player(s) to try to recover it and risk getting smote with the bat.
Posted by Canadarm  on  Mon May 18, 2009  at  10:26 AM
Another difference was that only the player holding the ball or the ball itself could knock down the wicket while the offensive team was running. But if you were hit with the ball between wickets, you were out. I have memories of carrying a bat while being chased over hill and dale, sometimes even through the school, trying to avoid an opposing player intent on beaning me with the baseball.
Hm,,,, we turned cricket into a blood sport,,,, but it was lively.
Posted by Canadarm  on  Mon May 18, 2009  at  10:36 AM
baby got backfield
Posted by Hairy Houdini  on  Mon May 18, 2009  at  02:56 PM
Turn cricket into a bloodsport?

The ball is slightly smaller and slightly heavier then a baseball and has been known to kill people.

Talking from experience (though luckily I was only knocked out).
Posted by veltyen  on  Tue May 19, 2009  at  01:50 AM
I want to be re-inserted into the matrix...
Posted by Darren  in  alabama  on  Wed May 20, 2009  at  02:13 PM
I think the fake ones are the real reals and the real one is the real fake.

...I like them round and big...
Posted by N E O  in  Everywhere and nowhere  on  Wed May 20, 2009  at  02:55 PM
...I'm telling Trinity
Posted by darren  in  alabama  on  Wed May 20, 2009  at  03:36 PM
Rather cellulite team than panama team
Posted by LondoninActon  in  London  on  Sat May 23, 2009  at  02:37 PM
Hey anybody can easily see that this is PS expertise has been used in this. cheers.
Posted by pankajtheviewspaper  in  India  on  Sat Oct 10, 2009  at  01:56 AM
Beauties! For the sake of it people also go on stadiums:)
Posted by Zdorov  in  Russia  on  Tue Dec 15, 2009  at  11:56 AM
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