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#OnTheUp: Swann’s jig, Warner’s leap, and the Spirit of Cricket

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India’s second win in a row against Pakistan, especially, got the community back home excited.

While the on-field action was great, the Spirit of Cricket wasn't forgotten.

Earlier in the script, while India, Pakistan, Bangladesh and Afghanistan made it to the Super Four, Hong Kong bowed out – along with Sri Lanka – but only after winning a lot of hearts, and forcing rethinks.

Talking of hearts …

There was dancing at Isa Guha’s wedding, but wonder if it matched up to this.

Elsewhere, David Warner made his comeback to Australian grade cricket with a century for his club.

Brendon McCullum’s analogy, though, was something else.

Ravindra Jadeja shared an important message in an interesting way.

And then there was the Indian team’s beat-the-heat plan.

Biltong, beaches and dog-hair-covered sofas –you get a thumbs-up for this, Dale Steyn.

On the subject of pets …

On a different pitch, Tiger Woods won his first event in over five years – and there were enough cricketers keeping track.

PakistanGraeme Swann 03/24/1979BangladeshIndiaSri LankaDavid Warner 10/27/1986AfghanistanHong Kong, China