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Comments: 11 
Posted by   on (June 9, 2012, 10:29 GMT)

Now this is a good laugh, Billy running from the Gayleforce storm

Posted by   on (June 8, 2012, 20:16 GMT)

Can't wait to see Gayle in action at international level

Posted by Silver_Angels on (June 8, 2012, 14:55 GMT)

May be the newspaper reading should be the other way round, first Gayle returns Doctrove retires

Posted by   on (June 8, 2012, 14:33 GMT)

........ and Billy holding the phone with his left hand , great detail !

Posted by Muhtasim13 on (June 8, 2012, 14:16 GMT)

@Ali Yasir, Gayle is quite an aggressive batsman. So the point of the cartoon is that Doctrove retired because he was worried that one of Gayle's shots might hit him in the head. That's why Gayle asks the question in the cartoon =D

Posted by   on (June 8, 2012, 12:34 GMT)

please explain, cant understand

Posted by SushantBodke on (June 8, 2012, 12:17 GMT)

Good one, and Billy looks great!

Posted by megabala123 on (June 8, 2012, 11:24 GMT)

Great cartoon! Spot on! :) nice way to connect both the things :)

Cos i was really wondering - that they shd seriously allow a helmet for umpires.. when they are so closely escaping so many times - it is only time before something tragic happens .. y allow tat .. just give a helmet or do something :) better for em ..

Umpiring is becoming as risky a position as short leg and silly point :) he he he

Posted by rydberg on (June 8, 2012, 10:41 GMT)

simply awesome................

Posted by Bruisers on (June 8, 2012, 8:58 GMT)

Brilliant. absolutely brilliant. Keep it up!

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