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

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

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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Comments: 3 
Posted by AidanFX on (October 9, 2011, 11:44 GMT)

This started funny, then got side tracked. It seemed like some kind of Dhoni apologetic (defense) or something,

Posted by sithnico on (October 6, 2011, 13:24 GMT)

How can you drag one topic into another one is just pathetic. i dont see any link between the top three strips and the next four. On top, MS Dhoni's winning streak in test was mostly due to coward decision to get draw out of courageous run chases(e.g. calling shop closed when 25 overs were still remaining against West indies).

Posted by   on (October 6, 2011, 13:18 GMT)

ah! this should've come out long ago!!

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