Pippa Middleton is being sledged for writing this explanation of cricket for the Americans in Vanity Fair:
A batsman goes out and is then in until he gets out. This goes on until the last batsman is out, apart from one who is still in and therefore not out.'
Excuse my presumption, but surely she has her tongue firmly wedged up her cheek. And just as surely the critics are jumping on her because she has form in the dumb statement department.
And anyway, the "batsman goes out" routine is about as old as the "who's on first" routine, so if critics want to stick the boots in, stick them into Pippa for pinching an old joke.