A Bolivian view of cricket
7Number of weeks taken to confirm pre-tournament near-certainties Australia as 2007 World Cup champions.
Also: The number of close or slightly close matches in those seven weeks.
Also: The number of people in the universe who thought that one good match per week made for a ceaselessly riveting tournament. Six of them were confused Bolivian farmers who misheard the question.
Also: The number of weeks it takes a kangaroo to find a mate, get pregnant and start a family.
Also: The number of weeks it took Austria and Prussia to start, wage and end an entire war in 1866.
Andy Zaltzman is a stand-up comedian, a regular on the BBC Radio 4, and a writer