JANUARY 10, 2013

No path from league to country

Samarth Shah: "So how does one get picked for the USA cricket team?” a colleague of mine asked me at lunch, a couple of years back
How does a player make himself visible to the national selectors without a domestic structure? © Peter Della Penna
DECEMBER 28, 2012

Tendulkar, the 'normaliser'

Samarth Shah: Following Sachin Tendulkar 's recent retirement from one-day internationals, a number of people shared their favorite memory of him
SEPTEMBER 22, 2012

Meeting a 9/11 victim's parents

Peter Della Penna: On a hot, sunny August day, I drove from my apartment in New Jersey into New York City to begin one of the more extraordinary days of my life
AUGUST 23, 2012

Floating through NYC with Anil Kumble

Peter Della Penna: “Your wish has been granted,” were the words I heard over the phone on Saturday night
AUGUST 11, 2012

A treat for fans off the field

Peter Della Penna: This weekend in south Florida, a pair of Twenty20 matches will be held at the Central Broward Regional Park between Jamaica and Trinidad & Tobago to celebrate the 50th anniversary of independence for each nation
SEPTEMBER 06, 2011

Time for enhanced fielding stats

Peter Della Penna: At the start of Australia’s commanding performance in the field on day two in Galle, Ricky Ponting took a spectacular catch at short cover to dismiss Tillakaratne Dilshan and gave Trent Copeland his first wicket in Test cricket
JUNE 30, 2011

A breath of fresh air

Peter Della Penna: It’s not often that cricketers in the USA get to experience an event that is properly organised
JUNE 03, 2011

Cricket comes to Cooperstown

Peter Della Penna: June 4 and 5 is being billed as “Cricket Weekend” in Cooperstown at the Baseball Hall of Fame
MARCH 30, 2011

Foes turn friends in America

Peter Della Penna: After observing so many instances of the two cultures coexisting peacefully within America, I scratch my head sometimes trying to figure out how it’s a rivalry at all
FEBRUARY 17, 2011

Then & Now – What sparks an athlete’s hopes and dreams

Peter Della Penna: Last week in Florida, Cameron Mirza, the 17-year-old batsman, set a USA Under-19 record for an individual score by finishing unbeaten on 118 against Argentina at the ICC Americas U-19 tournament
FEBRUARY 14, 2011

A temptress turns mistress and makes widows

Chuckworthy: India during the World Cup used to feel like a preoccupied mother
FEBRUARY 01, 2011

Ad nauseum

Chuckworthy: If this is any indication of what is to come during the World Cup – and from many available indicators, the South Africa v India series was just a dry run – one can rest assured it will be ad-vantage India
JANUARY 31, 2011

Rebuild, don't revamp

Samarth Shah: I'd make a plea for some patience from fans
JANUARY 10, 2011


Samarth Shah: Before I came to the US, I didn't realize how much of a role outfields play in shaping cricket technique
JANUARY 07, 2011

Bringing up my maiden century

Peter Della Penna: Heading into 2011, the tournament itineraries on tap for USA will hopefully lead to some new and exciting destinations, the first of which is Hong Kong later this month
DECEMBER 30, 2010

It could all get wishy-washy

Chuckworthy: Hopefully, the XI year of the XXI century AD will prove progressive for US cricket and UDRS in cricket
DECEMBER 23, 2010

An ironic history lesson at Lord’s

Peter Della Penna: Through history, many American sports have found a way to walk again after scandals that could have left them crippled forever
DECEMBER 20, 2010

The stars of USA cricket

Samarth Shah: In my opinion, the number one architect of USA's successful year, was Coach Clayton Lambert
DECEMBER 13, 2010

A humbling experience

Peter Della Penna: Perhaps one of the more peculiar things I’ve experienced in two years of covering the domestic cricket scene in America is the number of encounters I’ve had with former Test players from West Indies
DECEMBER 10, 2010

The right balance

Samarth Shah: Selling cricket to newer markets doesn't need added promotion of Twenty20s, which will adversely affect the balance between the three forms