All posts tagged cricket

Five things we learned at the MCG
December 29, 2011, 3 Comments

1. James Pattinson – best young fast bowler in many years There is something raw and beautiful in seeing a young fast ...

Australia v. India – Few thoughts from Day One of the First Test
December 26, 2011, Comments Off

There seemed to be a great deal of surprise when Michael Clarke elected to bat having won the toss. The ‘experts’ sa ...

Sport Critical Digest 18.12.11
December 18, 2011, Comments Off

1. Dravid delivers a straight batted speech: Rahul Dravid became the first Indian to deliver the Sir Donald Bradman Orat ...

Sport Critical Digest: 6.12.11
December 6, 2011, 4 Comments

The Critical Digest Week 1: (28.11.11- 4.12.11)

Cricket’s Troubled Geniuses: A Review of “Bishan” and “Golden Boy: The Bad Old Days of Australian Cricket”
December 1, 2011, Comments Off

Imagine Lord’s on a brilliant summer’s day, bathed in soft, golden sunshine. At the batting crease is a lith ...

XI Things learned from the Irani Trophy and the Champions League T20
October 6, 2011, Comments Off

I wanted write about the 1962-level disaster that was the Indian tour of England. The wounds are still raw though and th ...

M.A.K. Pataudi – An Indubitable Genius
September 23, 2011, 3 Comments

I lost a contact lens, while walking home today. I am short sighted on both my eyes and with my right eye partly – onl ...

A Year in Sport
September 12, 2011, 3 Comments

Celebrating 1 year of CriticalTwenties!

Harsha Bhogle at Oxford
August 15, 2011, 7 Comments

After a sandwich lunch this afternoon, I had the pleasure of hearing a man I have long admired – Harsha Bhogle. He ...

Of Ian Bell, the late-cut and artistic batting
July 31, 2011, 1 Comment

I was a fan of Ian Bell even before I had ever seen him play Test cricket. Not that I had watched him play enough in Cou ...