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Dreams Of Bat And Ball


The Telegraph

When I was young, many of my dreams were about cricket. I was then obsessed with the game, which I played quite seriously at both school and university. My college eleven may have been the best in India: two of my team-mates went on to play Test cricket, while several others played in the Ranji and [...]

By |2015-06-09T22:06:09+00:00May 30th, 2015|Categories: Culture|Tags: , , |

AN ELEVEN OF THEIR OWN


The Telegraph

My favourite cricketing story, patriots will be pained to hear, has a Pakistani playing the lead role. Not against India, though, but against the West Indies. On a hot day in Bridgetown many years ago, Hanif Mohammad was battling to save a Test match. Among those watching him keep out the likes of Roy Gilchrist and [...]