...when television starts dictating the make up of teams you may as well ask Shah Rukh Khan to pad up and hit the winning runs.
When Gilchrist and the Chargers eventually lifted that ostentatious trophy the Wanderers was barely a third full. That's a damning indictment on Modi and the IPL for getting their priorities totally warped.
Captaincy is not for everyone. Rahul Dravid seemed relieved and relaxed without it. Sourav Ganguly looked lost when deprived of its oxygen. Gautam Gambhir won every game when Sehwag was out injured. Sachin Tendulkar looked as weary as Atlas. Yuvraj looked bored. MS Dhoni wasn't always unflappable. Warne did what he could with a weak side. Kumble appeared to shed 10 years. Gilchrist was everywhere.