Tag Archives: Indian Premier League
The Motherland of Baseball
In Right off the Bat, Martin and I trace the contours of international-baseball competition. Such count the Olympics (including Hitler’s infamous 1936 Games), the World Baseball Classic, and the far older European Baseball Championship. Some of the all-time largest crowds, … Continue reading
Is This the End of the West Indies as a Cricketing Entity?
For reasons that were at once predictable and shocking, the past week has seen developments that it’s not being grandiose to say may lead to the end of the West Indies cricket team. In a dispute over money (isn’t it … Continue reading
A Country for Old Men
Among its benefits to the world of cricket (bringing in the dough, providing a three-hour runfest for millions), the Indian Premier League is turning into a great venue for the superannuated cricketers of yore looking to earn the big bucks … Continue reading
Lights! Camera! No Ball!
Away from the hurly-burly of the Indian Premier League, the bright lights of Pakistan’s tour of the West Indies, Sri Lanka’s forthcoming tour of England, and any of the professional domestic tournaments, the game of cricket continues to be played … Continue reading
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