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SonofDunc
19 Nov 09 21:47
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Very generous but very unusual.
Not sure how well off he is but you wouldn't come across many examples like this in sport. Top man imo. Good luck to him at Sussex and hope he comes good again.
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Report Birchola November 19, 2009 8:53 PM GMT
http://www.ecb.co.uk/news/domestic/counties/northamptonshire/panesar-pays-his-respects-to-northants,308439,EN.html


What a generous chap. Usually a departing player is seeking severance payments rather than the other way round.

The only similar gesture I can think of is when Emile Heskey contributed 100K to Leicester City out of his own pocket when they were in financial strife.

A true rarity.
Report thetitan November 19, 2009 8:58 PM GMT
bit weird that, cant imagine he's *that* well off...

money laundry imo
Report michael knight November 19, 2009 9:14 PM GMT
let's not forget his autobiography and xmas dvd - must have brought in millions.

Jokes aside, what a lovely gesture by the man. I doubt he is poor but given the relative short careers of sportsmen (and the fact he's not guaranteed to play international cricket again) 10k isnt exactly pocket change to the man.
Report master of multys November 19, 2009 9:25 PM GMT
owns a few corner shops, innit
Report thetitan November 19, 2009 10:10 PM GMT
^ totally ignorant poster, his name isnt monty patel ffs
Report master of multys November 19, 2009 10:41 PM GMT
lol
Report The magic man November 19, 2009 11:51 PM GMT
top man monty cant wait to see him next year really hope hes the new mushey cmon monty lad take us back where we belong
Report curious-cat November 20, 2009 7:27 AM GMT
top bloke
Report marychain1 November 20, 2009 9:45 AM GMT
What a superb gesture. If only a few other sportsmen were as quick to recognise the part the clubs and coaches have played in their rise to prominence. Well done Monty.
Report bin it November 20, 2009 10:44 AM GMT
Classy
Report michael knight November 20, 2009 4:05 PM GMT
Wonder if Hoggy is making a similar gesture to Yorks lol
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