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Heads & Tales | Trouser tussle

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First Published: Wed, Nov 24 2010. 08 58 PM IST

Comedy of errors: Srinath shares funny dressing room anecdotes. PTI photo
Comedy of errors: Srinath shares funny dressing room anecdotes. PTI photo
Updated: Wed, Nov 24 2010. 08 58 PM IST
Comedy of errors: Srinath shares funny dressing room anecdotes. PTI photo
After the lunch break one day during the 1992-93 Durban Test against South Africa, I walked into the field feeling nicely pumped up to do battle against the feisty South Africans. As soon as I reached my fielding position, I could hear Kapil Dev calling out to me from the dressing room. What is he doing in the dressing room, I thought. I soon discovered that he was admonishing me for wearing his trousers! In all the excitement of the Test, I had put on his pair, which was kept for drying in the dressing room. I had never seen ‘Paaji’ so furious before.
As told by Javagal Srinath in Caught and Told: Humorous Cricketing Anecdotes by Sandeep Patil and Clayton Murzello, Roli Books, 2007.
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First Published: Wed, Nov 24 2010. 08 58 PM IST