England trots out excuses

Some things never change particularly with the English cricket team. They start a new series with hope and conclude it in disarray.

However, they never fail to trot out jaded excuses. Along with their inconsistent performances they bring up the Ashes series and any other distractions they can think off. The only new one they have added to their lament is the IPL.

Possibly they were guilty at the start of the series of having half an eye on the Ashes, and other distractions, rather than their opponents here

England displays do not justify players' wages - Times Online


Blogger Soulberry said...

And the "taking the positives..."

That's almost like dopeheads taking their next dose

12/03/2009, 16:55  
Blogger Megha said...

they sound suspiciously like the India of yore...

12/03/2009, 16:57  
Anonymous scorpicity said...

Same Old England!! The home of alibis when it comes to cricket.

12/03/2009, 18:20  
Blogger Ottayan said...


You left out 'the learning curve'.:)

12/03/2009, 18:25  
Blogger Ottayan said...


Sometimes they do. However, the Ashes excuse is all their own.:)

12/03/2009, 18:25  
Blogger Ottayan said...

Scorpi my man where did you disappear?

Coming to the land of alibis they have honed it to a art.:)

12/03/2009, 18:26  
Blogger lviss said...

IPL excuse come in handy for all teams.The players also evince keen interest to play in IPL.It will definitely distract players as April approaches.

12/03/2009, 20:01  
Blogger Ottayan said...


Aren't they professionals? Why should a tournament distract them? :)

13/03/2009, 05:19  

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