Then just as we were led to believe Dhoni and Raina were making for Dubai and the great pink pantherish
texture of the unveiling of the event someone queered the pitch.
Where he belongs in the pantheon of ballet greats is a debate for experts; all I can tell you is that, if he were a footballer, he would be an irresistible chimera incorporating the pantherish
power of Didier Drogba and the mesmerising mobility of Lionel Messi.
On the right, Ivor Novello, our very own Dear Ivor, weaver of maudlin musical dreams, the local lad who, in his pantherish
prime, owned The world's greatest profile.