...and a Bit of Cricket

As the carnival unfolded in a foreign field, the crowds were sober by Indian standards, actresses in luxury boxes tried to look jubilant, food sellers made money, and batting technique made a triumphant return

Mercury Rising

Things heat up in South Africa as the news of a player revolt afflicts Kolkata Knight Riders, good old hands continue to infuse classical cricket into T20, and Indian fans go crazy

The Willow of Wright

The story of Salix Alba Caerulea, the preferred variety of willow in cricket bats used by top batsmen, begins in an Essex plantation of a family firm that’s now run by its fourth generation

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