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Taylor: Cricket match epitomizes fair play

The idea of sportsmanship, as opposed to gamesmanship, often seems like a nostalgic dream from the early days of amateur sports — not really relevant to today’s win-at-all-costs professional mentality. Most players in most sports would want to win fairly if they could, but the winning part is far more important to them than the ethical bit. If you have to resort to dirty tactics — and I’m not specifically talking about cheating, but about playing tricks on the opposition and bending the rules — to secure victory, then so be it.