Kaka & Cricket – 1

Kaka was a popular fictional character and the subject of many a joke in Gujarat, India in the ’60s. Supposed to be a middle aged, rustic, and down to earth man, he was brazen in his views and outspoken. Here’s one such –

The cricket world cup was being played in India. Kaka was the captain of the Indian team. Kaka and his Aussie counterpart went out for the toss. Upon examining the pitch, the Aussie captain was not appreciative of the grass thereon and opined accordingly. Kaka, coming from a rural background and pretty rough in his behaviour, coolly said,”Have your players come to play cricket or graze on this pitch”?

 

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