World is a terrible place when not everyone plays cricketMy father used to point out that no cricketing nations had ever declared war on one another.
For the uninitated, the Indian Premier League is a major tournament between teams of world-class players who put themselves up for auction by the rival sponsors each year. The year after some Pakistan-based scum blew up a hotel in Bombay for the greater glory of their superstitions, nobody bought any Pakistani players. In response to such national humiliation, the Islamabad government swiftly issued an apology and began to crack down on religious terrorists. Equilibrium has been restored.