Monday, 25 May 2009

Replacing the Genital Warts Dude

I will try to say as little of this as possible so you can keep down your dinner, but Rao Iftikhar has been selected to replace Shoaib Akhtar in Pakistan's World T20 squad.

In other better news, Albie is now up to 4% in the poll, in equal 5th place or so. He trails AB de Villiers by 41%. Out of a possible 800 people, 32 have voted for Albie. I think we can get there, I really can. Just vote for him. Don't you want to make my dreams come true? I could just stop writing altogether and you'd cry yourself to sleep mourning why you didn't vote for Albie when you had the chance.

A lot is at stake here, including Albie's pride, and therefore my own.

14 comments:

Anonymous said...

I voted for him :D Yay Albie.

Stani Army said...

I'm not voting Ames. The bloody percentages don't even add up to 100? Am I missing something or has the invisible man run off with some votes?

What kind of a man's name is Albie anyway?

Anonymous said...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wEWp2AEdWnY&feature=channel_page

Albie, Steyn, Amla & JP playing backyard cricket with some kids.

Afley said...

You know I love your blogs Amy, but i absolutely dont support you in this. Sorry to say, but this is a form of cheating. Even I like Albie, he is one of my favorite players. But you gotta believe it, AB deseres to get those awards. I mean, just look at his form mate! He's been helping RSA win numerous times! How can you induldge others to vote for someone who has made one of the least contributions in the Australian series?
Not right Amy. Sorry if my comments hurt you though:(

Anonymous said...

JP deserves it more than AB.

richie_141 said...

Fuck AB. Vote 1 Albie!!

Although JP might be our best bet at unseating AB...

Anonymous said...

The only way to unseat AB is to vote JP. But AB probably does deserve it, the best looker in the team by a mile and the best recent performer, the only SA who performed in the IPL. And all the chicks adore him. Is he the best looker in world cricket? SA probably has the best looker AB and the worst Graeme Smith. My god he's the ugliest man to have bestrode this planet.

boncam said...

Amy has every right to vote Albie and to tell all her followers about it. The award is the Supersport's Fans' Cricketer of the year. The fans are choosing their favourite. No matter what their rankings and ratings are. Just vote for the player you like.

Amy said...

Anon, I love you to death.

Stani, fuck off. While you're at it, vote for Johannes Albertus Morkel.

Anon 2 or something, I did see that. Albie blends into Dale for a lot of it. Thanks for the link, though.

Afley, your comments couldn't hurt me, I'm made from granite. As it turns out, this isn't cheating and AB doesn't deserve that award in my books. My heavily skewed, opinionated books, mind you. I don't look at things based on a player's figures. I do the seriously hard work of being biased in my head. And I think Albie being a little quiet in the recent ODI series is okay considering he exploded all over the place in the previous one against Australia.

Anon 3, you've got that right.

Richie, knew I could count on you. I hope you haven't just been praising Albie here and not voting for him, however. And if possible, I'm hoping to overthrow AB with JP.

Anon 4, of course the fans are only going to look at AB's appearance before they vote. The squealing teenage girls, anyway. As it turns out, when I look at AB's face, I feel the urge to punch it, so I'm not sure I fit the bill.

Boncam, woohoo. Keep defending my honour and you get a free prize.

boncam said...

Ha ha!

missjane said...

I have also voted, Amy. Twice, even. Sadly Albie is still only at 3%, but JP is up to 21%.

Smith is *seriously* unpopular round here. They should really have negative voting so that they can also measure who is the most disliked player.

Amy said...

MJ, now I know who my real friends are. To all you people who didn't vote for Albie, I bite my thumb at you. To those who did, hurrah!

I had no idea Graeme Smith was so unpopular until people commented saying so. I'd always thought people liked him to an extent, or at least they didn't vehemently hate him.

Sara said...

Darn! Why dont the points increase in that Poll? I voted for Albertus, 9 times! And its still the same! Pity...
And By the way, I cant believe that Smith is getting all those votes! I mean, 4%??? Does he even deserve -4%?? The only he can do is sit in the dugout with an injury! Pah! And people call him "Captain Courageous!" He should rather be known as "Patient Courageous!"
And Bingo! AB is down at 40% now!

Amy said...

I bet AB has his own fangroup sitting there clicking constantly to raise the votes for him. I wouldn't put it past him, or perhaps "the random Ampie du Preez", to organise it.