Samir Chopra

A personal view of a cultural passion

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A plane adds to the picturesque settings at Queenstown

Life outside the cricket stadium

Most fans are familiar with far-flung corners of the globe but often we don't know much about those places apart from the fact that they are cricketing venues

Australia in India 1979-80

Reluctant but brave

Indian fans knew little about the internal issues dogging Australia on their 1979 tour but, although they were to succumb over the course of a long, draining series, the likes of Kim Hughes and Allan Border left their mark