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TIME to declare? TIME magazine article on Sachin Tendulkar

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Despite its obvious American bias – in cultural terms, that is – I thoroughly enjoy reading TIME magazine every week. I was surprised and pleased to see an article by Bobby Ghosh titled “The God of Big Things” about the … Continue reading

Currying favour at the Sri Lankan High Commission

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Today (8 June) I went to the Sri Lankan High Commission in Hyde Park Gardens for – I couldn’t believe my luck when I was invited – a lunch reception with the Sri Lanka cricket team, which is currently touring … Continue reading

Flintoff plays at Lord's

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A Flintoff played at Lord’s today but it was not, alas, Andrew. John Flintoff (no relation) represented Sassay in the Village Cup Final. His team from North Yorkshire beat Shipton-under-Wychwood of Oxfordshire by seven wickets in the best Village Final … Continue reading

Free tickets for Pakistan vs. Australia at Headingley!

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I have two tickets per day for Pakistan vs Australia at Headingley in Leeds on 21 July and 24 July. I won the tickets in an MCC ballot but it now turns out that I’m unable to go. If anybody … Continue reading

Fine legs? Ladies' day at Lord's

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I spent yesterday’s sweltering afternoon at Lord’s, alternatively watching Middlesex vs. Northamptonshire outside or England vs. Bangladesh on the TV in the Bowlers’ Bar. Lord’s had decreed that Saturday 5 June was “Ladies’ Day”, in the tradition of the same … Continue reading

Project Front Foot

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Project Front Foot is a “kit for kids” campaign that aims to collect old, out-grown, cast-off and second-hand cricket kit and equipment and take it into Mumbai’s largest slum, Dharavi. A message from its founder Vic Mills: “Three weeks behind schedule, … Continue reading