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    Default with straw instead of feet

    I waited till the Indian team did so well in the Caribbean and after having so well I found that our heroes were men with straw instead of feet. Then I decided that Chappell should not be humiliated in this country." Bala said sarcastically.

    Please explain the highlighted group of words?

    I know sarcastically mean (to insult someone in a humorous manner).

    But I couldn't understand to whom he sarcast in this context.

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    Default Re: with straw instead of feet

    The Indian team did really badly. Also, a man of straw is an idiom: http://www.usingenglish.com/referenc...-of-straw.html

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