First-person reports from the stands
Bangladesh v West Indies, 1st T20I, Sylhet

December 19, 2018

Hope blows hot in cold Sylhet

West Indies put up a show for a fan holidaying in Bangladesh

Bangladesh v Sri Lanka, Asia Cup, Dubai

September 17, 2018

The days of being the underdog are gone

A Bangladesh fan's belief is reaffirmed after watching her team demolish Sri Lanka in the Asia Cup opener

West Indies v Bangladesh, Lauderhill

August 07, 2018

A feel of Dhaka in Florida

A dream come true for Bangladeshi fans in the USA

England v India, 2nd ODI, Lord's

July 16, 2018

No MSD and Mr Popular Jonny

A fan went to Lord's to relive wonderful old memories, but India's batting let him down

India v Australia, 2nd ODI, Kolkata

September 22, 2017

Fan Following: A night to rejoice at Eden Gardens

A hat-trick, runs for Kohli and a raucous Kolkata crowd cheering India on to victory

Pakistan v World XI, 3rd T20I, Lahore

September 16, 2017

Fan Following: Lights, camera, Pakistan!

This fan thoroughly enjoyed watching the deciding T20I in a series that marked the return of high-profile international cricket in Pakistan

England v South Africa, 1st Investec Test, Lord's, 4th day

July 09, 2017

'The most exhilarating day of Test cricket that I have witnessed'

Nineteen wickets on a see-saw day at Lord's was a brilliant advertisement for Test cricket

India v Pakistan, Champions Trophy, Edgbaston

June 05, 2017

A Birmingham hat-trick

A damp squib of a contest, but a fantastic day for an Indian fan in Birmingham

India v England, 3rd ODI, Kolkata

January 23, 2017

Eden Gardens turns on the magic again

A pitch with bounce, plenty of runs, a capacity crowd and a last-over finish all made it a day to remember

SA v SL, 2nd Test, Cape Town, 4th day

January 05, 2017

'Why did I bother buying day 5 tickets?'

No day five contest at Newlands after Kagiso Rabada took a ten-for to wrap up the series win for South Africa

India v England, 4th Test, Mumbai, 3rd day

December 10, 2016

The chants of Virat-Virat are here to stay

A see-saw day at the Wankhede, including a Kohli century and a boisterous crowd made it a memorable occasion

Australia v New Zealand, 1st ODI, Sydney

December 04, 2016

Smith and Guptill light up Sydney

Two memorable centuries, including the highest individual score at the ground, plenty of boundaries and a decent atmosphere at the SCG's first international of the home summer

Pakistan v West Indies, 1st T20I, Dubai

September 23, 2016

The Dubai sauna gives a suffocating welcome

The heat and the one-sided encounter were downers but this Pakistan was happy that at least his team won

England v Pakistan, 1st Test, Lord's, 4th day

July 18, 2016

A triumphant Lord's return

Pakistan thrilled one and all in their first Test at Lord's since 2010, giving their fans the experience of a lifetime

India v Bangladesh, World T20 2016, Group 2, Bangalore

March 25, 2016

A match that transcended the ordinary

A fan hears "the sound that will live on in my memory for the rest of my life" during the India-Bangladesh game

World T20 2016 qualifier, Group B

March 13, 2016

An 800-km train journey to watch two special wins

A long journey, queues and ticketing troubles could not take away from the great show that Afghanistan and Scotland put on in Nagpur

Islamabad United v Quetta Gladiators, PSL final 2016, Dubai

February 23, 2016

PSL's final rumble among dhols and Africa djembes

The quality of cricket was high, the noise levels in the ground were high. The only downer was the struggle to get into the stadium

South Africa v England, 1st T20I, Cape Town

February 20, 2016

Emoji masks, and alien dance moves

A packed house and a nail-biting finish, perfect for the T20 format, made it an exciting day at Newlands

South Africa v England, 2nd Test, Cape Town, 4th day

January 05, 2016

'The craziest group of people I have ever seen'

Perfect weather, a historic hundred, and plenty of singing in the stands made it a day to savour

Australia v NZ, 2nd Test, Adelaide, 1st day

November 28, 2015

That ball was hard to spot

There was the excitement of being part of history, but this fan in Adelaide is doubtful if he will be in favour of day-night Tests. Plus, he could not sight the ball well


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