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Pakistan in New Zealand, 2016-17

The everlasting airport SIM-card machine blues

Dec 1, 2016: Our correspondent struggles with technology in New Zealand, then with the lack of it, and ponders the lax application of ecologically sound policies

Andrew Fidel Fernando

Spit happens

Nov 29, 2016: Our correspondent loses her beauty sleep covering the ball-tampering saga but squeezes in a Melbourne walk and a Hobart museum

Firdose Moonda

Across the pond the long way

Nov 15, 2016: Firdose Moonda journeys across the Indian Ocean to follow her team, who start the series down under with a bang

Firdose Moonda

Other fish to fry

Aug 25, 2016: With cricket thin on the ground, our correspondent goes looking for seafood and strange fruit

Karthik Krishnaswamy

Wild about Zimbabwe

Aug 12, 2016: Our correspondent gets up close to a bunch of rhinos, and also happens to cover a couple of Tests by the by

Firdose Moonda

Eat like a West Indian

Aug 8, 2016: Our correspondent chows down on local delights on the first leg of his tour

Karthik Krishnaswamy

Love and longing at the Rec

Jul 27, 2016: As the Carnival brings life to the Antigua Recreation Ground, nostalgia for its cricketing legacy envelopes you

Karthik Krishnaswamy

Guyana at last

Jun 26, 2016: A visiting cricket writer makes it to the final cricket stadium on his bucket list - and other points in the Caribbean

Nicholas Sadleir

All good in Great Britain

Jun 16, 2016: Our correspondent spots the lesser spotted non-golfing cricket commentator, has fisticuffs with a machine, and gets in on some free guided tour action

Andrew Fidel Fernando

The mystery of the reluctant cabbies, and a Raavana warning

Apr 2, 2016: Our correspondent goes on a culinary bender through Kolkata, Bangalore and Delhi, no thanks to the taxi and rickshaw drivers of the land

Andrew Fidel Fernando

Chinese food, multilingual barbers, CNG adventures

Feb 15, 2016: It's all in a week's work for our correspondent in the Bangladesh capital and nearby

Vishal Dikshit

City of blinding brake lights

Feb 3, 2016: Our correspondent snarls as the traffic does likewise around him, and struggles with limited vegetarian meal options

Vishal Dikshit

Sri Lanka in South Africa, 2016-17

Jozi v CPT: let the fur fly

Jan 19, 2016: What do Capetonians think about Johannesburg? Our correspondent finds himself listening in on some harsh opinions

Andrew Fidel Fernando

The bawling-baby shortage blues

Dec 24, 2015: Where have all the crying infants gone? Our correspondent is pleasantly surprised by the well-behaved tiny tots and demure houses of ill repute in New Zealand

Andrew Fidel Fernando

Downbeat on the South Africa beat

Dec 9, 2015: Our correspondent battles spoilsport cops on the weary last leg of South Africa's dismal tour of India

Firdose Moonda

Brimful of Bangalore

Nov 23, 2015: It drips all week but our intrepid correspondent is not easily deterred

Firdose Moonda

Five puppies, four colleagues, two cities, one Test

Nov 11, 2015: Our correspondent samples Mumbai's nightlife, explores Chandigarh on two wheels, and makes canine friends

Firdose Moonda

Playing with Vaughany, spin with Warnie

Nov 6, 2015: Our correspondent rubs shoulders with the stars, and soaks up the desert sun of the UAE

Andrew McGlashan

The Sinhalese speakers club

Sep 3, 2015: What better place to brush up your language skills than the Sri Lankan capital?

Sharda Ugra

Planes, trains, tuk-tuks, and a meeting with the Malingas

Aug 19, 2015: From Colombo to Galle and back: a tale of wedding processions, rather large fish, and rickshaw roulette

Sharda Ugra
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