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Tests of Character
Discover yourself by taking our quizzes
What sort of cheerleader do you want to see in cricket?
It seems they weren't happy with the cheerleaders in the World Twenty20. What would you like?
When a six is hit, they should:
Judge the quality of the delivery before dancing
Dive dramatically as if they had a chance to catch the ball
Show some muscle
When a wickets falls, they should:
Climb on top of each other to make a human pyramid of unseemly emotion
Understand the implications of the dismissal for the team and temper their moves accordingly
Roar like the Hulk
What should they do to entertain the crowd when the match slows down?
Come into the stands to take photos with the fans
Come up with jingoistic chants that rouse spectators to chant along
Engage them in a discussion on what the teams should do and then signal the opinions to the captains via charades
What should they do to warm up the crowd before the game?
Play a game with them where they guess the line-ups
Take lucky fans to the dressing room
Flaunt their team jerseys and painted faces
How should they entertain spectators during rain delays?
By getting drunk so that when the match resumes they can be more obnoxious than before
By getting wet
By distributing D/L sheets and calculators, of course
What should they wear?
The less the better
A look of astuteness
Do you think they distract from the game?
Not if they are students of the game
No, they are the game
Not if they are kept out of stands
Do you want to see them do stunts?
Like pulling statistical nuggets out of their hats? Yes!
Anything that will shut them up for a while
Any sort of strutting will do
How well should they know the game?
Well enough to play it at the international level, naturally
Enough to be commentators
Well enough to know that their opinions don't matter
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A match that transcended the ordinary
A fan hears "the sound that will live on in my memory for the rest of my life" during the India-Bangladesh game
An 800-km train journey to watch two special wins
A long journey, queues and ticketing troubles could not take away from the great show that Afghanistan and Scotland put on in Nagpur
PSL's final rumble among dhols and Africa djembes
The quality of cricket was high, the noise levels in the ground were high. The only downer was the struggle to get into the stadium
Emoji masks, and alien dance moves
A packed house and a nail-biting finish, perfect for the T20 format, made it an exciting day at Newlands
'The craziest group of people I have ever seen'
Perfect weather, a historic hundred, and plenty of singing in the stands made it a day to savour
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Kings XI's Shaun Marsh ruled out of IPL
Lions' middle order could have batted better - assistant coach
Steven Smith latest Supergiant to bow out of IPL
Moores declined Pakistan approach
'The current generation's preparation is as intense as Sachin's and Rahul's'
Sanjay Bangar, India's batting coach till recently, talks about how he approaches players with technical issues
The ball you're always trying to bowl
When your shoulder is sore, you feel like death, and you play on - hoping to produce the devastating dipper you long for
West Indies cricket needs Legends' clout
CARICOM should maximise the support of the region's greatest players as the two parties push for overhauling the WICB's present structure
Give first-class cricket its due
For struggling Test teams to get better, they need to strengthen their domestic cricket and ensure their best players aren't lost to T20
A method to find the real world champions
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