The Village Cricketer has noticed an uncanny resemblence between Sam the Eagle, the eagle from The Muppet Show who exists to promote and protect wholesome American morals and values, and Bob Willis, Sky Sports cricket pundit and former England fast bowler who exists to criticise England’s management and players. The pictures below don’t quite do the likeness justice, but you’ll definitely see it if you watch Bob on the TV.

Bob Willis: Critical commentator

Bob Willis - critical and opinionated

Sam the Eagle: A muppet

Sam the Eagle - a muppet