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    The 'carpet-bombing' of cricket has meant that the men in blue are now the country's most recognizable faces, staring at you from every nook and corner of the land. One moment they are brand names selling you a cola, the very next they are warriors expected to vanquish all their rivals.

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    Re: carpet-bombing

    carpet bombing: noun: an extensive and systematic bombing intended to devastate a large target

    most recognizable faces All of them are immediately recognizable to the man in the street

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