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Yuvraj, Sehwag, Zaheer: Of grovelling, jelly beans and a retweet gone wrong

Wisden India logo Wisden India 13-09-2017

<p style="margin-bottom:1em;padding:0px 0.2em;font-size:13px;">There has been numerous instances in the gentleman's game when someone&rsquo;s mouth has operated a bit faster than their brain. Players, teams, and board presidents have all found out the hard way that sometimes it&rsquo;s best to keep opinions to themselves rather than broadcasting it to the entire world. If that&rsquo;s not possible, the cricket community would do well to steer clear of unwittingly offending Indian and West Indian players as poking the bear usually produces the best out of them.&nbsp;</p><p style="margin-bottom:1em;padding:0px 0.2em;font-size:13px;">Wisden India looks at ten instances of banter and barbs gone wrong.</p>

There has been numerous instances in the gentleman's game when someone’s mouth has operated a bit faster than their brain. Players, teams, and board presidents have all found out the hard way that sometimes it’s best to keep opinions to themselves rather than broadcasting it to the entire world. If that’s not possible, the cricket community would do well to steer clear of unwittingly offending Indian and West Indian players as poking the bear usually produces the best out of them. 

Wisden India looks at ten instances of banter and barbs gone wrong.

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