Shake Hands First, Harbhajan

I agree with Samir Chopra’s take on Harbhajan’s needlessly exaggerated celebrations after taking Morkel’s wicket. Watching the highlights, I got the feeling Sunil Gavaskar did as well — he kept urging the Indians (and, by extension, us) to “spare a thought” for Hashim Amla, the real hero of the day.

The cameras didn’t catch any handshakes with him specifically. That’s sad, because we remember 2005 Edgbaston as much for the game’s drama as for Andrew Flintoff comforting a distraught Kasprowicz Lee. And, just in case you don’t, here it is:

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2 thoughts on “Shake Hands First, Harbhajan

  1. reina says:

    This is because Harbhajan is a giant, unmitigated ass. I speak from personal experience, and therefore this doesn’t surprise me in the least.

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