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Terms and phrases you won't find in the cricket lexicon


© Deepak Gopalakrishnan and Tony Sebastian

Deepak Gopalakrishnan and Tony Sebastian have been the bane of society since they discovered puns. They blog here and here

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Comments: 5 
Posted by chuck.of.all.trades on (September 7, 2010, 5:37 GMT)

Hi! Thanks for your feedback, guys. As the creator of this strip, I apologize for the joke not being too apparent. Perhaps an explanation is in order.

Earlier last week, the mysterious blogger called the Fake IPL Player revealed himself. Also, Harbhajan Singh's full name is Harbhajan Singh Plaha - hence the connect.

As recommended, we shall buck up with the strip and hopefully you'll like what we have for you over the coming weeks.

Thanks, Deepak Gopalakrishnan

Posted by   on (September 6, 2010, 15:42 GMT)

Wasn't something good. Mostly expected something related to spot-fixing scenario but suddenly shifted to Harbhajan Singh who is rarely in news and slap-incident was way long back.

Posted by   on (September 6, 2010, 8:08 GMT)

wow... this is bad!!! I fail to understand why cricinfo even put up dis cartoon here... its really bad!!!!

Posted by vikran on (September 6, 2010, 7:26 GMT)

I dont think its you towelie...these jokes have been bouncers to me for a while now.....Really guys you need to buck up with this strip

Posted by Towelie on (September 5, 2010, 22:26 GMT)

Is it just me or these jokes sux? Are these some kind of Indian Jokes? Seems like something got lost in translation. Guys these need to be more mainstream...More effort needed. Looks like like Cricinfo is running out of content..

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