Indian Cricket team meeting:
> All the kids were making lot of noise. Of course
> it would
> be wrong to say that everyone was making noise.
> who was sitting on the first bench, was very quiet
> usual. Only 2 minutes were left for sir to
> At sharp 9, John sir enters the class. Everyone
> take his
> "Good morning everybody", Sir said.
> "Good morning Sir", everyone said. Every one
> Harbhajan. He was still learning English. "Sat
> Sri Akaal
> Sirji". No need to tell who said this.
> "Ok, today we are going to learn about team
> spirit", Sir
> said. "What is timspi rit". Well, it was
> again! Sir many times felt that he should have
> his English classes before joining this course.
> In fact
> some times he felt like joining Punjabi classes,
> so that
> he could communicate with Bhaji!!
> "Beta, it is not timspi rit. It is Team Spirit"
> he said,
> trying to control his frustration.
> "Ok boys, so let's learn something about team
> Hey, Parthiv, how many times I have told you not
> to put
> your thumb in your mouth. Now you are in big
> boys. So
> act like a big kid. And how will you keep wickets
> if you
> put your thumb in mouth"
> Parthiv doesn't pay any attention.
> "PARTHIV", Sir shouts.
> "Parthiv, take the thumb out." Sachin says in his
> gentle voice. Parthiv immediately takes the thumb
> out and
> says - "I will always listen to you. SachinDada,
> You are
> my role model"
> Sachin gives a TVS Victor smile.
> "Grrrrrr.... I am the only DADA in this team! DO
> UNDERSTAND?" Sourav dada shouts from the last
> "Boys, don't fight. Today we are going to learn
> team spirit. Harbhajan! Why are you slapping
> "Sir, he calls me 'Sardar'"
> "But you are a Sardar, right?"
> "Sir, but he says - I can bowl well only at 12
> And since 12o'clock is lunch time, I will never
> bowl well"
> - Bhaji said very angrily.
> "Rahul, I always thought you were a quiet guy like
> "But Sir, he calls me 'Tortoise' because I score
> "But, they all call u Wall for your perfect
> right? And you should be proud of it" "I was sir.
> now I am not, because they sing a song - 'Rahul
> Dravid the
> Wall, Can't hit a single ball'"
> "Sourav, you are the captain of the side, you
> should make
> sure that boys don't fight with each other."
> "I tried, but they don't listen to me. Some of
> them still
> listen to Sachin only." Sourav said dejectedly.
> "Guys, no more fights. So we are going to learn
> team spirit. Team spirit is - playing for the
> team and
> not for yourself. Can anyone give me one example
> of team
> Everybody remained silent and as usual started
> down. "Ok, Nehra, give me a good example of team
> "Sir.. I don't know any. But I know a good
> example of
> lack of team spirit"
> "Ok, ok, tell me that."
> "When Sourav comes near his hundred, he forgets
> the team's
> requirement and plays slowly. That is a good
> example of
> lack of tam spirit" The whole class laughs.
> "Grrrr.... In next match Ajit will play in your
> And you will be the water boy" Roars Sourav.
> "This type of fighting is not good for our team.
> you are a senior member of the side. You should
> take care
> of the boys. ANIL!!! Why are you looking at the
> look at me."
> Some children say "Dhapanya, Dhapanya". Everyone
> "Sir, I forgot my lenses today."
> "So you should always keep your spects with you."
> "But sir, then these people call me 'Dhapanya'.
> Now I
> wear lenses, so I am not Dhapanya right?"
> "Is it? Then why do you call me 'jaadya' even
> though I
> have lost my weight" Said angry Dinesh Mongia.
> Now Ajit joins the fight. " And you call me
> Dasara' because I give too many runs"
> Dinesh defends himself, "I said that because you
> called me
> 'Navajyot Singh Sidhhu' when I said something
> "Enough of this!!" Said frustrated John Right.
> one thing we have learned today and that is -
> there is no
> team spirit in our side. By the way, no matter
> happens, you should not call anyone 'Navajyot
> Siddhu'. That hurts. Now we have learned what
> spirit is not. Let us now see what team spirit
> "Sir I have a shooting for TVS Victor" Sachin
> "And I have to go for Coca Cola" - Said Sehwag.
> "Hero Honda for me" Sourav.
> "Jam jam Jammy " said Rahul.
> One by one every one left the classroom.
> Only sir and Parthiv Patel were left. Parthiv was
> for his mom to pick him up. He still has his
> thumb in his
> mouth. Sir has anyway given up on this side.
> "Parthiv, I
> am going to teacher's room. Don't go anywhere.
> Your mom
> will come in few minutes. And don't forget to
> take your
> water bag home."
> Dejected sir went to the teachers' room, called
> the peon
> and told him to bring a VRS form!!!