Nawab (Ruler) of Pataudi Jr. about his own vision
In the country of the blind, the one-eyed man is the king. But in the keen-eyed world of cricket, a fellow with just one good eye must settle for something less than the perfection he once sought.
Two rival teams were playing and local feeling was running high. The timid umpire called the two captains together before the game and said, “Now the last thing I want is any unpleasantness.”
The tough captain glared at him. “Any other last wishes?” he growled.
The umpire had been hard on the bowler, no-balling him and turning down his every appeal.
“By the way,” asked the bowler, “how do you spell your name?”
“Britton,” said the umpire, “B-r-i-t-t-o-n.”
“Just as I thought,” murmured the bowler, “only one 'I'!”