Shahid Afridi the bowler

Shahid Afridi seems to be quite the Twenty20 bowler. As skchai said in the comments: “Perhaps that is another aspect of his “Afridiness” – he is only effective bowling to other Afridis (not the members of his Pashtun clan, but rather players who play like him).” Perhaps the ‘what would

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England v Australia

We heard that England were playing Australia yesterday, but we didn’t pay any attention. We’re not going to bother checking, but it’s pretty safe to assume that England won handsomely. Comments to the contrary will be vigorously deleted. Yes, you can delete something ‘vigorously’ – but only when that something

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Shahid Afridi starts his World Cup

Because the Twenty20 World Cup is Shahid Afridi’s, surely. Against Scotland yesterday, he hit 22 off seven balls, which is actually useful in Twenty20 cricket and then took 4-19, which is useful in any form of cricket. We originally thought that Twenty20 cricket wouldn’t show Afridi in his best light.

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