- No IPL sides have made the last four, possibly resulting in a serious downturn in marketing synergies and the value of cricketainment assets everywhere. It seems home advantage and the first pick of everyone else’s players wasn’t enough.
- New South Wales, who had probably been the best team in the competition up to that point (and who may yet win the thing) were made to look foolish by Kieron Pollard when they should have cruised to victory. Could this be an Australian side choking?
- Bomb Scares are more popular than everyone thought, at least with people who use Facebook. Herschelle Gibbs is not such a fan.