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Satire Saturday | Premier League’s ‘ghosts’ call upon the common man to help save English football and the world

‘Hear ye, hear ye. The great international distraction is finally back and with it all the drama, action and a total lack of social distancing that the world has always wanted. It’s brilliant, it’s beautiful and it’s on TV again, giving mortals hope again that a world beyond Netflix binging exists.’
Siddhant Lazar
featuresports8 days ago

Satire Saturday | ICC plans to revolutionise cricket; including changes like face masks and sanitizers

It is the middle of summer in the hot and dry country - Dubai, where incidentally is also ICC’s headquarters and the hottest point of our discussion - the meeting which plans to revolutionize cricket. The council, headed by the chairman, Shashank Manohar is all set to make a big decision.
Aakash Sivasubramaniam
featuresports15 days ago

Satire Saturday | Indian players lambast Rohit Sharma for his controversial Insta Live

'Hey Virat, Can you stop Rohit, please? He is putting us in danger' - Kohli woke up to this message from Ravi Shastri. Unable to figure out what that meant, Virat kept his phone aside and went back to his afternoon nap. However, little did he know that a storm was brewing.
Bastab K Parida
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Satire Saturday | Cricket Australia erase Warner, Smith bans from history after ICC’s ball-tampering u-turn

CA chief Kevin Roberts, in a startling revelation, has confirmed that the board has erased the bans of the unholy trio of Steve Smith, David Warner and Bancroft from record amidst speculation of ICC legalizing ball-tampering. The trio are further set to be honoured with a lifetime achievement award.
Anirudh Suresh
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Satire Saturday | Coronavirus becomes football’s cure as it drags the sport back from its moral vacuum

May 16 is the day that the lockdown on the footballing world is officially over. It’s the date that the first of the four major European leagues resumes with the second joining a month later. Like a gorgeous flower, football is starting to open its petals again, but what world are we stepping into?
Siddhant Lazar
featuresportsa month ago

Satire Saturday | Virat Kohli and BCCI stop MS Dhoni from announcing retirement on Instagram Live

As sensational as the headline is, in this week’s episode of Satire Saturday, we will be looking at how the trend of Instagram Live has caught the attention of everyone. Yuvraj Singh too has joined the rooster with his own segment on the dreaded platform during the COVID-19 lockdown.
Aakash Sivasubramaniam
featuresportsa month ago

Satire Saturday | How Virat Kohli’s betrayal left Tim Paine ashamed and embarrassed

On March 11, 2020, Amazon Prime released ‘The Test’, a documentary which captures the journey of Australia right after the Sandpaper gate all the way up to their Ashes triumph in England. The documentary portrayed a vast range of emotions and showcased the humanitarian side of the players.
Anirudh Suresh
featuresports2 months ago

Satire Saturday | BCCI set to host IPL after God cancels the year ‘2020’

In March, a pandemic turned the world - including the world of cricket - upside down, with everything scheduled either postponed or cancelled, IPL being no different. The mega-tournament was postponed from March 29 to April 15 and that was just the beginning of the entire-IPL-rescheduling saga.
Aakash Sivasubramaniam
featuresports2 months ago

Satire Saturday | Franchises take to Whatsapp groups to address player queries

Will IPL be cancelled? Will it miraculously start on April 15? Will it be rescheduled to September? Will it replace the World T20? Oh, these are just a few questions posed by players to their franchises. And of course, to solve all player queries, franchises resorted to the only solution they knew.
Anirudh Suresh
featuresports2 months ago

Satire Saturday | Sourav Ganguly calls Ehsan Mani to make up for COVID-19-induced losses

It is an unprecedented time for the cricket world and easily the worst since World War - II. The losses that cricket has been suffering is way beyond comprehension. And that eventually forced the BCCI boss to keep the board’s ego aside and call Pakistan to schedule a tour to make up for the losses.
Bastab K Parida