Years ago in our neighbourhood, many small cricket teams had sprouted up. More than the in-field antics the outfield theatrics would be prioritised. The bats should be from a particular brand or should have a particular logo (aka Malik) or the uniforms. The uniforms were a big element of the team branding. It served as a recognition and would give their team a psychological edge over others. For example the team wearing Australian jerseys was seen as a good team. None of them would want to have to have the same clichéd green jersey.
In the England team which often blamed their lose on one player who didn’t pray Fajr This team’s bowling was spearheaded by Javed, famously known as Jimmy Anderson after the lanky English bowler. He had the same run up, and same side on action. He would swing it like his rolemodel speedster.
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