2. The entire tennis pitch is not even 1/10th of Shoaib Akhtar’s run-up;
3. You don’t need to perch umpires on high chairs to negate the threat posed to his/her life and limb by violent players;
4. Spectators can follow the ball without resembling wind-up toys and risking serious spondylitis;
5. Players don’t make such a fuss over ball, asking for three even though (s) he would eventually need just one;
6. Ball boys are not made to crawl in full public view even though they are well past that stage in life, thus rendering them seriously vulnerable to ridicule from peers;
7. Cricketers don't need to lob the ball high up every now and then to reassure themselves that all is well with the gravitational force.
(P.S. It's the sound of Maria Sharapova in yellow treading on French Open’s red clay that provoked this post which can alternatively be called Why There Is No IPL In Tennis.)