Sunday, January 27

"Applaud the applause"

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Gavaskar's latest statement is, "You must compliment the Indian team for applauding Gilchrist". Basically, according to him, once someone starts applauding, it should never stop. Team 1 applauds, Team 2 applauds the applause, Team 1 applauds the applause for the applause and so on, till we start a new game called 'applause cricket'.

Just like Bucknor was sent back to Jamaica for his bloopers, I think it's time Sunil Gavaskar also discontinues his commentary contract citing senility.

6 comments:

  1. Dude,

    It is compliment..not complement..Use spell check like I do:-))..
    But yeah, post is really funny...

    BTW, if you get the chance, go watch Cloverfield.It is an amazing movie...
    -PJ

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  2. Thank you, Mr Shangu! Point taken, correction made!

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  3. Sunil Gavaskar has always been a selfish Indian. He Calls himself an Indian, but he is not a patriotic one. If he with his position in ICC cannot call a spade a spade for India, what good is he to this country.
    Harsha Bhogle and he should be sent away from raking money in for their so called expert opinion.
    I have more regard and feel proud of Anil Kumble. He is a patriot.
    Go and settle in Australia Gavaskar, I am sure your son will make a better aussie cricketer.
    India is not for you !

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  4. Hey anonymous, thanks for that, but I don't think Sunil Gavaskar loves Australia! He takes every chance possible to criticise them. And I truly have a lot of respect for Harsha Bhogle and his knowledgeable commentary.

    Anyway, thanks for the comment and keep them coming, it's great hearing from you!

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  5. Sid..No More The KidFebruary 06, 2008 1:35 PM

    Rohan-- absolutely agree that gavaskar's problem is not that he is not patriotic but that he is too much of a patriot :) Extremely biased and embarassingly so.
    I also agree with wat you say about harsha Bhogle- he is fun, while also knowledgeable . he infuses humor even while rattling off dry stats.
    I remember one in NZL, when Siddhu slogs and misses a ball, Bhogle goes- 'And Siddhu tries to test how far the boundaries at the park are- the ball goes only as far as wicketkeeper paroroe's gloves"
    During our last tour to Australia , a local newspaper article described him as the "sexiest voice on air" . When teased about it by fellow commentators on air, Bhogle says-" I was really pleased to notice that the article was written by a lady" :)

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  6. Hehe, I don't know about 'sexiest voice', Sid! But yeah, deeply knwoledgeable, for sure.

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