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Earth Hour – well, Earth Half-Hour – hits the Indian Premier League.

Posted by Tim B. on 04/20/2008 at 12:01 PM
    1. The pitch was apparently prepared on a post-greenhouse apocalypse bare earth and dust model.  Hence some low scores.

      Posted by anthony_r on 2008 04 20 at 05:56 PM • permalink


    1. Did Roebuck get a nod to commentate on this circus? I don’t think I’ve heard him so far, and would be embarrassed if I missed his chirpy self.

      Posted by mehaul on 2008 04 20 at 07:31 PM • permalink


    1. No toilets – eeeccchhh. Not cool.

      I suppose you’d have to take a dump in your Esky.

      Posted by Pig Head Sucker on 2008 04 20 at 08:17 PM • permalink


    1. Bangalore torpedoed.

      Posted by stackja1945 on 2008 04 20 at 08:33 PM • permalink


  1. I bet the terrible pitch was part of some bribe paid to influence the result.  This is a perfect league for the betting moguls to control.  Can’t imagine that it is just incompetence as it was soooo bad.
    The sine qua non of ‘a good game’ of 20/20 is an even pitch in favour of the batters.
    That’s elementary PR.
    Of course, we have all conveniently forgotten that India is rthe capital of cricket betting corruption.

    Posted by Barrie on 2008 04 21 at 12:56 AM • permalink