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Duncan Fletcher: What he said, really meant and definitely did not


What he said:

“We have got players who have scored 200s and 300s, you know, in their CVs.”

Duncan Fletcher that his Indian side has the players to pull off a miracle in the third Test at Edgbaston.The Indians were routed for 224 on the first day and it’s been a leather chase ever since in the field.

What he really meant:

“Sachin Tendulkar, VVS Laxman, Virender Sehwag, Rahul Dravid and Gautam Gambhir. Can you count them out?”

What he definitely didn’t:

“I wish those 200s and 300s could be added to the Indian score—at the start of each innings. Why do they have to start from zero all over?”

Lleyton Hewitt: What he said, really meant and definitely did not


Lleyton Hewitt

What he said:

“You’re retired for a long time once you’re retired.”

Lleyton Hewitt makes no apologies for continuing playing tennis despite being side-lined by injuries and indifferent form.

What he really meant:

“Retiring is like dying—you don’t come back. If you do, it’s a miracle.”

What he definitely didn’t:

“I’m retiring.”

 

IPL: Comedy, tragedy,numbers and Ishant Sharma


I can’t fathom what’s more comic or tragic— depending on your perspective.

Saurav Ganguly fans, who keep hoping for some miracle that will enable their hero to participate  in the IPL this year.

Or the split verdict announced by the Supreme Court on a petition filed by former BCCI President A C Muthiah challenging amendment of clause 6.2.4 allegedly promulgated to allow BCCI Secretary N Srinivasan to continues as an office-bearer while owning a stake in the Chennai Super Kings franchise.

At least, Dada fans’ hearts are in the right place—in Ganguly’s opinion.

But what can you say about a clear conflict of interest? Should N Srinivasan govern as an interested party?

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