Many cricket lovers may be under the impression that the opening game of the T20 World Cup is between SA and Australia this Sunday but, in case their attention was drawn to alternative sporting attractions last weekend and they missed the cricket, the tournament has started.    

The first six days of the World Cup belong to the dreamers and the romantics, the smaller, associate nations which are edging closer to full-time, professional status in the sense that they earn a modest living from the game and can, on a given day, compete with the big boys but will never become wealthy from the game. But they make memories to last a lifetime.    ..

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