We have a new sensory organ. By illustration let me take you to a world cup cricket match between India and Australia (which India, as it happens, won. And yet they say there is no justice on this earth.)

Indians love cricket and their reverence for their best cricketers is tantamount to religious awe. MS Dhoni is one of those best cricketers and they view him as something of a godhead.

(Of course the Indians are not alone in this. Some years ago I witnessed a grown man getting the autograph of an All Blacks captain at a dinner. The