A reader complements our post with a cavalcade of cricket beards. Another writes:

Sports Illustrated is insulting Pakistanis by leaving out the great beards from Saeed Anwar (who started the trend), Inzamam-ul-haq, and Mohammed Yousuf. They are far better than the average American efforts.

Another:

After enjoying your selection of sportsmen sporting beards, I was compelled to send my two favourites: Peter Disztil and Antal Roth, from the disappointing Hungary team at the Mexico '86 World Cup. When I was a young child, this pair used to give me nightmares.

One man's nightmare is another's dream.

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