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In pictures: Bush plays cricket

Bush and cricketers

US President George W Bush meets Pakistani cricketers Inzamam-ul-Haq (left) and Salman Butt in the grounds of the US embassy in Islamabad.

Bush warms up at crease

After receiving instructions from the Pakistani captain, the president takes to the crease with a cricket bat.

Bush faces bouncer

A high delivery strikes the president on his shoulder.

Bush strikes ball

The president starts to get the hang of things, hitting the ball high and hard.

Bush gets ready to bowl

He then tries his hand at bowling.

Bush throws ball

The president is better acquainted with baseball techniques than cricket.

Bush with president of Pakistani cricket board

President Bush later admits he still has some way to go before becoming a capable cricketer.

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