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What sort of cricketing speech would you give?

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1. You are asked if you'd like to give the Spirit of Cricket lecture. You say:

2. What will be the topic of your speech?

3. Will there be any jokes in it?

4. Will you attack anyone in your speech?

5. Any motivational catchphrases to get the crowd going?

6. Your oratory idol?

7. What if someone heckles you?

8. Will you bring up the issue of technology?

9. Any tear-jerking moments in the speech?

10. How will you sign off?

  • Groovy tunes and a sunset at the SCG
    Fan Following: A sublime knock from Steven Smith, soaking in a sunset in the SCG members' pavilion and groovy music made the semi-final clash between Australia and India a memorable one
  • Come now, Mr Faulkner
    The Long Handle: The Australian allrounder would have us believe sledging is inevitable. Is it?
  • Wahab's roar, and mad Maxwell
    Fan Following: The Wahab v Watson subplot, a Geoffrey Edelsten lookalike and a clinical chase made for a great experience
  • Keeping a quarter-final streak alive
    Fan Following: Bringing a bugle out of hibernation and donning face-paint for a unique hat-trick of India's World Cup quarter-finals
  • A disappointing result, and a solemn farewell
    Fan Following: The quarter-final match between Sri Lanka and South Africa promised plenty of electric contests but turned out to be tepid. It was the last chance, however, to see two Sri Lankan greats in action for the last time in ODIs
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