Joe Root

We were the fans of ‘the 281 generation‘, as Rahul Bhattacharya called them. For genius, we had Sachin Tendulkar. For correctness and classicism, we had Rahul Dravid. For style, we had Laxman, and for madness, Sehwag. For occasional brilliance and eternal frustration, we had Ganguly. That they all retired en masse and Indian cricket hardly…

Gloating Rights

India beat Pakistan by 124 runs in their Champions Trophy, Group B, match on Sunday in Birmingham. For match reports: ESPN Cricinfo [Video autoplays. Careful.], Cricbuzz, Wisden India For match highlights: Hotstar I’m merely exercising my gloating rights here following the Indian win. It is news to no one that Pakistan are no longer ‘Pakistan’….

Fandom

“Virat Kohli is a great guy. Hope Anushka Sharma marries him.” – Nephew, aged 12, June 4, 2017. Kids these days.