You Have Got to Be Kidding Me
by Devanshu Mehta
India will travel all the way to South Africa for a single T20 match on the 30th of March. Nagraj Gollapudi writes:
The Twenty20 takes place three days after South Africa finish their tour of New Zealand with three back-to-back Tests. It is also a week after the end of the Asia Cup, and five days before the start of the IPL in Chennai.
In a recent episode of the podcast CouchTalk, Gideon Haigh suggested that this match was a you-scratch-my-back-i’ll-scratch-yours gesture.
And they’re calling it the Mandela Cup. If I was Mandela, I’d start some uncivil disobedience right about now.