FAN FOLLOWING

First-person reports from the stands
India v Sri Lanka, World T20, final

April 07, 2014

This time for Sri Lanka

A fitting finale to what's been a fine exhibition of T20 cricket. Well played Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka v West Indies, World T20, semi-final

April 04, 2014

Save our hearing please

The cricket was fine despite the storm. If only the emcee had turned down the volume on them loudspeakers

Bangladesh v Australia, World T20, Group 2, Mirpur

April 03, 2014

Selfies don't save Bangladesh

It was a limp end to the home team's campaign, though the DJ temporarily raised spirits by playing a Miles number

Bangladesh v Pakistan, World T20, Group 2, Mirpur

March 31, 2014

Heartache in Dhaka

Flying halfway across the world to watch Bangladesh play? It can be painful

Bangladesh v India, World T20, Group 2, Mirpur

March 29, 2014

Frustration unlimited

It's hard to remain a loyal Bangladesh fan when the team continues to disappoint

Bangladesh v West Indies, World T20, Group 2, Mirpur

March 26, 2014

Bleak times for the Bangladesh fan

They have been loyal even during the side's more abject failures. And their faith is being tested some more

New Zealand v South Africa, World T20, Group 1, Chittagong

March 25, 2014

Smoking Steyn-gun

A T20 classic that made a 500km round trip completely worth the effort

Ireland v Netherlands, World Twenty20, Group B, Sylhet

March 22, 2014

Dutch surprise

Sylhet's last game of the men's World Twenty20 turned out to be a memorable one for everyone who watched it

Ireland v Zimbabwe, World T20, Group B, Sylhet

March 18, 2014

International cricket comes to Sylhet

So what if the home team wasn't playing?

Royal College v St Thomas' College, Colombo, first day

March 14, 2014

Blue rivals on a hot summer's day

The annual outing to a century-old cricket contest in Colombo

South Africa v Australia, third Test, Cape Town

March 04, 2014

Manly Mitch, and a funny DJ

Test cricket in Newlands means lots of colour, noise, and a bit of ogling

Bangladesh v Sri Lanka, 1st ODI, Mirpur

February 18, 2014

How could you do this to us, Tigers?

How does a team lose after having the opposition 67 for 8? Ask Bangladesh

Perth Scorchers v Hobart Hurricanes, Big Bash League final, Perth

February 08, 2014

The bridesmaid becomes the bride

The Scorchers win the BBL on their third attempt, in front of their home crowd

Bangladesh v Sri Lanka, 1st Test, Mirpur, 2nd day

January 29, 2014

Dropping it like the fielders

Sometimes your team's incompetence affects you profoundly

Bangladesh v Sri Lanka, 1st Test, Mirpur, 1st day

January 28, 2014

Losing weight while watching Bangladesh

Day one of a Dhaka Test? Be warned

Perth Scorchers v Sydney Thunder, Big Bash League, Perth

January 04, 2014

Orange is the hottest colour

A superb innings by Katich, a sharp run-out by Mitch Marsh, and a near-full house at the WACA

Australia v England, 5th Test, Sydney, 1st day

January 04, 2014

Stokes' six, and a bash for cash

A day out at the cricket with mates from England can be nice even if your team's four-down in the series

Australia v England, 4th Test, MCG, 3rd day

December 28, 2013

Mitch v KP

If it's Ashes cricket, there will be ego clashes

Australia v England, 4th Test, MCG, 2nd day

December 27, 2013

c Bell b Barmy Army

Supporters of both sides were out in full force on day two at the 'G

Australia v England, 4th Test, MCG, 1st day

December 27, 2013

Attrition and sparring on Boxing Day

When 90,000 people turned up to watch Kevin Pietersen play a responsible innings

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