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    Subcontinent Shuffle

    http://content-usa.cricinfo.com/colu...ry/289710.html

    I loved this part:

    It's strange, in fact, how India and Pakistan resemble each other so. On the field, there has been a spooky sameness; results and performances in South Africa were nearly identical, the Champions Trophy and World Cup, both failures. Both batting line-ups struggle in alien conditions, as fielders both are poor and both leaders increasingly embattled and embittered. Both now rebuild.

    Off it, they are cricket's Paris Hilton and Britney Spears. One, pure monied trash, influential for no other reason than having too much of it, the other straight-up trailer trash, cricket's true basket case. They are tabloid fodder, stumbling from one front page to another: religion, player factionalism, spats, coaching intrigues, politicking, doping and even possible murder. How much of the news that you have read about these two sides recently has been about their cricket?
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    Quote Originally Posted by silentstriker View Post
    Yeah I laughed out loud on reading that as well. Don't necessarily agree with it, but it's a funny comparison.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Richard View Post
    TBH.
    Why?


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    I think he's stunned that the author thinks Paris Hilton is famous for no reason other than her money. I mean, c'mon, you've seen her music video!
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    I think we all have...

    .. hang on, music video??
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    Quote Originally Posted by cpr View Post
    I think we all have...

    .. hang on, music video??
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    Quote Originally Posted by silentstriker View Post
    Why?
    Who'd have thought such a thing just a month ago?



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