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MARCH 21, 2014

The Tendulkar-Brearley conundrum

The stereotype of the hero-worshipping Indian fan ignores evidence that seemingly skewed fandom is also present in supposedly more rational settings
Mike Brearley's Ashes success in 1981 has formed the basis for uncritical appreciation and biography © PA Photos
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JULY 15, 2012

Mahela and Misbah got it wrong

Mahela Jayawardene is a good batsman and comes across as a thoughtful, astute cricketer in most of his public pronouncements
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