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The Cricket World Cup is over, but don’t be too fretful

Stuff – New Zealand captain Kane Williamson, “one of the best yet least obtrusive batsmen in the world”, plays a sweep shot in the Cricket World Cup final, with England wicketkeeper Jos Buttler watching intently.

Summary

  • New Zealand captain Kane Williamson, “one of the best yet least obtrusive batsmen in the world”, plays a sweep shot in the Cricket World Cup final, with England wicketkeeper Jos Buttler watching intently.
  • OPINION: So the Cricket World Cup is over.
  • Oh yeah oh yeah, verily I say unto you, the All Blacks are coming again soon, resurrected like Jesus, with games against the loathsome Aussies and the boorish Boks and then, oh glory be, the big one, the real World Cup, the one we already own and on which our identity is founded, oh boy oh boy, how could we have forgotten?
  • And nothing is more tribal and competitive than sport.
  • And presiding over this crowd of virtue the incomparable Kane, Captain Paradox, young yet wise, demure yet steely, polite yet unbudgeable, one of the best yet least obtrusive batsmen in the world.


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Written by Cric Editor

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