Are you interested in who Fake IPL Player is? You can probably work it out if you’ve got the time and inclination.
We have neither. We have a built-in defence mechanism against mass enthusiasm. We detest all forms of enthusiasm and the greater the number of people interested in something, the more we feel our own interest ebb away.
We just checked and his last post has 614 comments. That’s out of our jurisdiction now. We’ve got to leave this issue to the sorts of people who like to engage with society; the sorts of people who are interested in what everyone’s thinking. We’ll go back to trying to force people to have no strong opinion about Ian Bell.
At first there was an element of intrigue about Fake IPL Player. Now we just think: ‘Ah, it’ll just be some guy.’ The chances of it being Sourav Ganguly are nonexistent, let’s be honest.