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Missing the stumps and the point... but only just

Subtlety is overrated

Sahil Rizwan

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Sahil Rizwan is a comic-strip writer who's always between unemployments. He blogs at The Vigil Idiot

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Posted by Hetal on (April 8, 2011, 22:44 GMT)

@satyam.sharma.. i will read out what this section states.... "Missing the stumps and the point... but only just". Hope that gives you another perspective on this cartoon strip and makes you laugh.

Posted by Dummy4 on (April 8, 2011, 11:29 GMT)

Ireland deserves a chance imo

Posted by Satyam on (April 8, 2011, 8:09 GMT)

Let me play devil's advocate here and defend ICC on this point as well instead of just bashing them as is predictable and fashionable nowadays. The world cup format was "bloated" *not* because of the number of matches but because of the large ratio of pointless (strong team vs minnows) matches to interesting ones. The 2015 world cup will maximize enjoyment and minimize time waste by attacking this real cause of "bloatedness". It is proposed to be a full round robin between all 10 test playing nations, and so the number of matches will continue to be large but the percentage of worthless/predictable matches (only those involving Zim and Ban) will reduce drastically. As for the associates, I do feel sorry, but frankly, except for a couple of matches by Ireland, all the matches involving minnows were predictable and boring.

Posted by ravinder on (April 7, 2011, 16:12 GMT)



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