Tag Archives: Canada

Under a Cloud from the First

Following the meting out of prison sentences to three Pakistan cricketers in the wake of theĀ “spot-fixing” controversy over illegal betting in cricket games, comedian and cricket fanatic Andy Zaltzman has been casting his skeptical eye over the history of the … Continue reading


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Russell Crowe m.i.a. in Cricket Town USA

Writing par’ner Martin hit me with a new concept: maiden. I had foolishly asked him what “m” stood for in what us baseball fans call “the box score.” “I don’t remember this in our book….” “Evander, we just could not … Continue reading

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The Games Have Begun!

So, the 2011 cricket World Cup is underway, and already Australia and India have thrashed their oppositions, and are looking set fair to do very well. Competition minnows, Kenya and Canada, were sadly thrashed, and look out of their depth. … Continue reading

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