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Full name Noah Mann
Born 1783, Northchapel, Sussex
Died 1825, London (aged 42 years days)
Major teams Marylebone Cricket Club
Relation Father - N Mann
|First-class debut||Marylebone Cricket Club v Middlesex XI at Lord's (Old), May 18-19, 1807 scorecard|
|Last First-class||Marylebone Cricket Club v Hampshire XI at Lord's, Jun 22-23, 1818 scorecard|
Noah Mann was engaged by MCC as a bowler for about 16 years and he frequently appeared in MCC matches, mainly at Lord's. In 1822 he umpired in one of the game's most controversial matches when John Willes was no-balled for bolwing round-arm and stormed out of cricket forever.
A gutting loss to England, after leading the series 1-0, has thrown up some glaring inadequacies in the Indian team but there is little being said or done in terms of improvement
After 8-0, MS Dhoni could look forward to building a team from scratch; now, there is nothing left for him to contribute. Free him from the Test captaincy and he could yet give back in other ways
For all MS Dhoni's many trophies and accomplishments, Test cricket continues to resist his magic and indefinitely postpone his motorbike ride into the sunset
Sri Lanka's marks out of 10 following their 2-0 series win against Pakistan
Former players react to India's humiliating 1-3 series defeat in England
Why does the man who is possibly England's greatest fast bowler occasionally turn into Mr Hyde on the field?
With too great an emphasis on limited-overs cricket, MS Dhoni's side have a set of skills and a level of concentration that are not commensurate with the necessities of Tests