Australian fast bowler,Brett Geeves,announces his retirement from first-class cricket. He joins the growing legion of pacers who feel that their bodies cannot cope with the non-stop nature of the game. The toil and rigours defy the laws of bio-mechanics.
What he really meant:
“My back’s had it, mate. As for the Egyptians, they’re all crying: “Mummy!”
What he definitely didn’t:
“I’m off to play cricket in Cairo.”
Browsing cricketing articles can be a source of joy, especially when the writer knows what he’s talking about.
Aakash Chopra is one among few ex-cricketers who dons his thinking cap before typing words into his posts.
In his recent article “Reinventing The ODI,” the ex-India opener tackles the future of the 50-over format.
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The ICC ODI World Cup is almost upon us.
Practice matches—prior to the hurly-burly of the tournament—are in full swing. Teams are trying out combinations and players are trying out shots and deliveries—making sure that they are set for the real thing.