Category Archives: Bangladesh

Semanus Mirabilis in Cricket

It’s been a remarkable week for cricket—one so full of improbable stories, unlikely heroes, and record-breaking achievements that I (Martin) can’t contain them in just one blog. One of the more astonishing facets of the last few days is that, … Continue reading

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Sachin Finally Does It

It wasn’t exactly a crunch game; nor was the opposition (Bangladesh) the fiercest; nor was the location (Mirpur) a locus classicus for cricket lovers. But no one will remember the place or opposition—or even the fact that India still managed … Continue reading

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Zimbabwe Returns!

At the turn of the century one of the most formidable cricket teams in the world was from Zimbabwe. The team regularly punched above its weight. Then political turmoil and retirements brought the team low. So low, in fact, that … Continue reading

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