Ervine

Irv

and Ervine and Irvine
n. a police officer. (see also Charlie Irvine.) Tsup, Irv? Tell Ervine to go catch a speeder or something.

Ervine

verb
See Irv
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Zimbabwe competed well in their recent one-day series against New Zealand, losing 2-1, and CRAIG ERVINE can continue his fine form.
CRAIG Ervine scored his maiden one-day international century to guide Zimbabwe to a stunning seven-wicket victory over World Cup finalists New Zealand in the first ODI match at Harare.
The visitors recovered from 39 for four with Sean Ervine top-scoring with 49 from 35 balls.
But Wagg returned and trapped Ervine lbw for 49 from 35 balls which included three fours and two sixes.
AN accomplished century by Sean Ervine has given Hampshire a scent of their first LV=County Championship victory of the season, against Warwickshire at Edgbaston.
Kyle Abbott, Matt Coles and Sean Ervine earlier claimed three wickets each, Ervine returning marginally the best figures of three for 36.
Sean Ervine made an unbeaten ton for Hampshire against depleted Glamorgan.
Walters became the first Glamorgan batsman to score a half century before he was dismissed by Sean Ervine with impressive Hampshire wicketkeeper Michael Bates taking the catch.
Mr Ervine said the main reason for resigning was his need to return to employment.
The hosts' wicketkeeper, Niall O'Brien, walked on 22 as he mistimed his scoop shot off Wood and was easily caught by Ervine at backward point.
Collingwood looked set for a century until he lifted Sean Ervine to mid-off where Liam Dawson clutched the catch.
Taibu hit nine fours in his 99-ball innings, and added 181 runs for the third wicket with Craig Ervine (85).
Earlier, Tatenda Taibu (98 from 99 balls) and Craig Ervine (85 off 81 balls) rescued Zimbabwe from a terrible start to propel the Africans to a total of 298-9.
Skipper Elton Chigumbura joined Craig Ervine, but even before their partnership could get off the blocks, Johnson bowled a fast in- swinger that thudded into Ervine's pads.
ALL-ROUNDER Sean Ervine has shunned the chance to play for Zimbabwe at the forthcoming World Cup and has instead opted to continue his Hampshire career.