- Punter is Australian captain Ricky Ponting.He earned the name due to his liking for a flutter.
- Virgil is Michael Vaughan because of his likeness to a character from the Thunderbirds children’s show.
- Pigeon is McGrath. Courtesy his South Wales teammates, he has got this name due to the bird’s legs.
- Gilchrist is known as churchy.
- Bret Lee is known as Oswald.
- Mathew Hayden, with his dedication to physical fitness, is known as Hulk and unit.
- Michael Clarke has always been referred to as pup for his youthful looks on his debut in 2003 as a raw 22-year-old.
- Brad Hodge is Dodgeball.
- Brad Hogg is the postman, in reference to his former job.
- Ian Bell who has been called Boyband as well as Shermanator.
- Andrew Flintoff has been superfred, Mr.Infredible, but more recently Fredalo after his now-infamous late-night trip in pedalo in the early stages of the world cup.
- Monty Panesar is Parmesan Tony, an anagram of his own name.
Among the New Zealanders, batsman Peter Fulton is called Two-Metre Peter. At 6ft 8inches,Fulton is believed to be one of the tallest cricketers.
SOURCE:-The New Indian Express