Homer links to posts by Ducking Beamers on identities in the IPL. Beamers starts with:
Recently, I’ve found it difficult to make even the most basic points to
my friends — the importance of empirical evidence in rational debate,
for instance — but I want to take on a much complicated topic,
involving post-colonialism, sledging, and media coverage. Stay with me.
And the first comment in response:
so you are ashamed of your fellow indians…they didn’t act western
enough for you. I don’t think the problem is with indians i believe its
with you…your are ashamed how this will reflect with your WESTERN
Over in the West, Chrispy went to the Rose Bowl to see the England Lions take on New Zealand and has some great photographs to prove it.
And Patrick Kidd lists his probable XI:
So... Probable XI: Strauss, Cook, Vaughan, Pietersen, Bell,
Collingwood, Ambrose, Broad, Sidebottom, Anderson, Panesar. In other
words, no change bar the opening pair from the winter. I'd play Bopara
instead of Collingwood and Hoggard instead of Anderson. And warn Cook,
Vaughan and Bell that they owe a few big scores if they want to play
against South Africa. And what about Saqlain Mushtaq...
Finally, Nanda points to a wonderful cartoon site reflecting on the IPL.