Test Cricket & Time

Test cricket is not a three-hour Bollywood epic, or an ’80s-style four-hour Springsteen concert, or even a day at the beach. Test cricket junkies are more than just quantifiable “consumers” of cricket; they are emotional participants in an unscripted drama that becomes days of their lives. – Sharda Ugra “The Sport That Makes Clocks Melt”

Date queries ‘Fire in Babylon’

The title, Fire in Babylon, promised much. But do you really think that Sir Isaac Vivian Alexander Richards (KNH, OBE) and Cuthbert Gordon Greenidge (MBE) were in any way pioneering post-colonial heroes? …batsmen before them had been the best in the world in their time. But those players played before the Age of Television, beforeContinue reading “Date queries ‘Fire in Babylon’”