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

Injecting excitement

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 maverick_ind on (June 4, 2011, 7:28 GMT)

good one venu

Posted by Jim1207 on (June 2, 2011, 15:15 GMT)

Well Done

Posted by Jim1207 on (June 2, 2011, 15:13 GMT)

Venu, Good One.

Posted by KALPANA. on (June 2, 2011, 12:45 GMT)

GOOD THOUGHT. DILSHAN'S BEARD SPOT-ON. HOPE WE GET A BETTER CONTEST IN THE NEXT MATCH.

Posted by dummy4fb on (June 2, 2011, 11:51 GMT)

Good one. The rest is to fill the characters to meet 25.

Posted by Runners on (June 2, 2011, 9:54 GMT)

Loved the depiction of Dilshan(read his alternatingly missing goatee) :P

Posted by ROLAYH on (June 2, 2011, 9:51 GMT)

:-) good one....why do we have to type characters.. and well done or good one is all we want to say...:-)

Posted by dummy4fb on (June 2, 2011, 7:49 GMT)

one of the better ones in recent memory.. Thankfully u finally have ur attention on teams not called Pakistan..

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