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Lick The Window Of Stupidity

Inspired by a certain yogurt advertising campaign, this is a phrase Yates has had floating around his mind for a while.  It occasionally gets an airing as part of the phrase “Better to lick the lid of life than the Window Of Stupidity”.  The last couple of days has seen the Window Of Stupidity take one hell of a licking thanks to the antics and poor management in the Aussie cricket team.

Yates has no issue with desires for professionalism.  Maybe Arthur & Clarke have seen the error of their ways so far and said “enough is enough”.  As a result they have screwed consistency and a clear message without drama and made themselves and Cricket Australia a laughing stock.  Ijaz Butt, Justin Vaughan and Ernest Hilaire must be wetting themselves with laughter.

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Mental Mickey?

Yates almost wet himself laughing this morning at the news that 4 of Australia’s touring squad in India have been dropped for the next test because they failed to complete a presentation about how the team could improve its performanes.

This has been described as “a breach of team protocol” but that is absolute b*ll*cks in Yates’ opinion.  Let us be more accurate in this assessment – it’s refusing to take part in mindless, pointless management games which suggest that Mickey Arthur hasn’t got a clue any more.

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