Backyard cricket at 59 Gordon Ave underwent massive changes during its tumultuous history. The game was established with very clear and simple rules. Two players would compete in a match that had unlimited overs. Boundaries were scored by hitting the fence past the drain that Mum dug to stop the winter flooding, and by reaching the house itself. A six could only be scored if you hit the tree in...
A Tendulkar Ton and Ponting Pride
by Phil Knight. So, Tondulkar has finally climbed his invented Everest and Ponting still refuses to come down from the mountain top. For cricket followers the contrasting fortunes of the two great men has made fascinating reading over the last 12 months. The different way both players have been reviled and redeemed, by their respective media and countrymen, seems to say so much about the...
in the innermost depths of my sub-consciousness, cricket ranked a long way in...– http://www.online-literature.com/pg-wodehouse/3350/