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Mar 24, 2007


Can there be anything more outrageous than the "performance" of the Indian (men's) cricket team? Please! We lost to Sri Lanka and Bangladesh! Never mind if we lose out to these nations when it comes to boring concepts like maternal mortality rates. (We worship mother thats enough, who cares if a pregnant woman has more chances of being alive in these nations, than in India.) Hey, lets not forget, we are always (thankfully) better than Pakistan. (Never mind, if we care more about being better than Pakistan in cricket, than about the soldiers who have faulty artillery.)

We expect our cricketers to put in their best, but never expect any politician or government official (or for that matter ourselves) to give the best ALL the time or even most of the time. We find the amount cricketers get from endorsement deals outrageous, but think corruption is "practical".

7000 Indians die Everyday from Hunger. Yet, we still lament mainly about the Men in Blue. With this kind of attitude, our future, seems bleak and blue. Why care so much about a World Cup when there are citizens who have to worry about a Cup of Food.

Whats the point in wasting our time, watching the endless analysis? Surely we have better things to do, with precious minutes of our lives. Of course it would have been nice to win, but lets not lose our perspective.

Outrageous? Yes. But who is being more outrageous?


  1. good point. am picking this one for blog

  2. Very well said! I wish people could see that.

    It's a coincidence but I just read and left a comment on another blog, where the last post was about the World Cup loss. We claim that cricket is like a religion in our country but it's just our luck that most of us understand neither cricket or religion.

  3. your anguish is perfectly placed. all sports are nothing but entertainment, and i wonder how much our nation pays for entertainment, when the basic needs of our countrymen are not always met.

    the least i hope is that other sports start getting some importance now...expecting anything else is..well..hoping for a big miracle..

    will pray for the miracle though :)

  4. ghostoftomjoad, yes:)

    @$#!$# i dont have probs with people being entertained by cricket, but the media seems to be obsessed with cricket..praying along with u for a miracle


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