French Cut

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

The marquee series

Sahil Rizwan


© Sahil Rizwan

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

Tell us what you think. Send us your feedback

© ESPN Sports Media Ltd.

Comments: 6 
. Your ESPN name '' will be used to display your comments. Please click here to edit this.
Comments have now been closed for this article

Posted by maverick_ind on (August 12, 2011, 8:34 GMT)

good one!!!!

Posted by Dale-force_winds_steyn_the_pitch on (August 11, 2011, 18:38 GMT)

Hahahahahahaha! Quality!

Posted by nadeeka2 on (August 11, 2011, 17:55 GMT)

It is sad that the series between the two best sides in the world has been less competitive than the Bangladesh-Zimbabwe match. Hopefully there will be a contest in the last match of the series.

Posted by dummy4fb on (August 11, 2011, 9:45 GMT)

Haha!! Who says truth is always bitter... It can be funny too!!!

Posted by Vivek.Bhandari on (August 11, 2011, 7:31 GMT)

Completely reflects my mood after 10 days of one-sided Test cricket of a so-called marquee series. Lovely work as usual by Rizwan.

Posted by KALPANA. on (August 11, 2011, 7:26 GMT)

ha ha ha that is NASTY.......!!!

Email this page to a friend Email Feedback Feedback Print Print
More in French Cut

Missing the big one

Doing good for others

Enough with the numbers already

Spare the selectors. Or maybe not

Gotta hold on to the past

You don't mess with the Dhoni. Or do you?

When too much isn't too much

The difficulty of perfect timing

Defending the defenders

The marquee series

The back-up plan

It's easy to be humble

There's always something weirder

No showdown

Injecting excitement

Mission impossible

The relief

The worst job

The lives of others

Single-minded focus

Subtlety is overrated

Weeding out imposters

The Strauss head-scratch

The Dhoni exception

Why cricketers play through pain

The bowler problem

Punter's breaking point

A little reverse psychology

The misfortunes of others

One-sided scheduling

A weighty problem

The Ijaz Butt way of being

IPL and the fan

Expect nothing

Dhoni's luck

You better rate Jacques, or else

Deep statistical analysis

A no-crisis situation

Kohli's problem

The Bhajji special

  • How I learnt to (nearly) bowl the doosra
    Ashley Mallett: An offie can't really bowl the legbreak without throwing, but that doesn't mean variations aren't possible
  • More bats than you can shake a stick at
    En route to Pune, Melinda Farrell makes a stop at Blades of Glory, a cricket museum that will leave your head spinning
  • UAE's IPL boy
    From floating around the fringes of the national team, Chirag Suri has received an unexpected boost in the pursuit of his cricketing dream. By Paul Radley
  • A mixed-up tale of two captains
    Jarrod Kimber: Smith's Australia were supposed to be distraught; Kohli's India were supposed to be jubilant. That's not how things panned out in Pune
  • Do India need a DRS coach?
    Polite Enquiries: Melinda Farrell and Jarrod Kimber field questions after a remarkable day of Test cricket in Pune
  • ESPN
  • ESPNF1
  • Scrum
  • Soccernet