Tag Archives: Srilanka

Bird’s the word

Yuvraj Singh, the potential star to take the middle order spot in the Indian test squad, but for now warming up the bench, was caught in a huge uproar on the first day of the third test match between India and Sri Lanka. I scoured the newspapers, websites and blogs to find out what really happened.

Apparently, he was playing the role of “Bobby Boucher” for his team. As you very well know, India-Sri Lanka test matches are the worst thing to happen to…. test matches. In fact, CIA is  showing these test matches live to their prisoners enemy combatants at Guantanamo Bay as part of their remodeled psychological torture methods. In his efforts to be more funny than Adam Sandler (which is actually not that hard),  and entertain the sparse crowd at the P Saravanamuttu stadium, Yuvraj Singh flipped the bird, and all hell broke loose. He didn’t just flip any bird, it was the Jungle Fowl, The national bird of Sri Lanka. Oops!

I like flippin' birds for mah fans - Yuvraj

Yuvraj image source: Khaskhabar.com

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Backyard Cricket

I grew up in a small town in Tamilnadu with my 6 older brothers and the initial seeds for what later on became an obsession – Cricket, were sown there. My brothers were part of the local cricket team and used to go play practice matches almost every weekend and I would tag along. Sometimes, we would play in our cramped, narrow backyard as well.

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