Often known as the gentleman's game By many a man and dame. Come twenty-first century And with it came, Certain claims And riddles to blame. To defame ' Many a big name, That professed a burning flame That the ball could be so easy to tame.
All the players soon lost all acclaim And soon became Staggering and lame. That was all it took to tarnish and shame, By losing that one sole aim' The very essence of the frame Of an over-hyped game That may never be the same!