Category: Cricket

Meeting Tom and delving into his passion for sport

There were two reasons I gave up the chance last Friday to listen to British climber Mick Fowler speak about four spectacular climbs in Tibet – Siguniang, Grosvenor, Kajaqiao, and Manamcho. First, my friend Tuhin Sinha was launching his book…

Queering the pitch

A sub-continental cricket ground is a veritable beehive of activity on the eve of a Test match. The teams fine tune their game at the nets, hordes of media personnel look for the slightest of cues from the practice sessions,…

The Viru-Gauti show: destined for greatness

Virender Sehwag’s individual brilliance may have caused many to overlook the sterling contribution by his opening partner Gautam Gambhir – and that of the pair itself. They have reminded me of the days when Roy Fredericks and Gordon Greendige opened…