The culture of cricket

The most talked about story in November was not the RBI governor’s decision to raise the repo rate again, Narendra Modi’s latest speech, or even Prince Charles’ visit to India. The story that eclipsed them all was not about the biggest newsmakers of the day, but about the Little Master: Sachin Tendulkar. You’re probably wondering … Continue reading The culture of cricket

It’s just not cricket

Cricket is the national sport of India. Well, technically, hockey (field not ice) is the national sport. It is probably more accurate to say cricket is the national pastime, much the same way baseball is in the US. Baseball and cricket actually have quite a lot in common. There are innings (singular and plural), batters, … Continue reading It’s just not cricket