9500

 

1. Shahid Afridi – An edible cricket ball.

 

2. Kamran Akmal – A watertight alibi.

 

3. Wahab Riaz – See above.

 

4. Ricky Ponting – Injury to Zaheer Khan.

 

5. Phil Hughes – Injury to Ricky Ponting.

 

6. AB de Villiers – ‘The God Delusion’ by Richard Dawkins.

 

7. Ravi Shastri – financial advice from CitiGroup, c. 2005. 

 

8. Shane Warne – An untraceable phone.

 

9. Jacques Kallis – A toupée, because anything would be less embarrassing than what he’s got right now. 

 

10. Sachin Tendulkar – A free pass through the nervous nineties.

 

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