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    Cricket fever pitching rather feverishly low

    It’s not quite the same thing. “Only 0.2% of Australians are watching.”  – Australian cricket fan on Twitter. Mind you, this was prior to the India/Australia match. And I have no idea if the figure is right. But it struck me as odd. Those of you who know me have no doubt been giggling over the status updates I have been making over the past few days relating to cricket. Tidbits of information like the fact that the West Indies have won the Cricket World Cup twice. That it started off in 1979. That sort of thing. It’s not that the Australians don’t like cricket, they do. But for some reason,…