Monthly Archives: April 2012

Kolkata 2001

The 1,535th test match took place on March the 11th, 2001 between India and Australia at the ground known as Eden Gardens in Kolkata, India. Australia had won the first match of the three test series in Mumbai by ten … Continue reading

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Lancashire v Warwickshire at Liverpool, County Championship Division One

Globalization. Some will argue for it: that it spreads democracy and capitalism, assisting the Third World into economic security. Most argue against it: because it destroys indigenous cultures, it wreaks havoc on the environment, it exploits cheap labor, it gives developed countries … Continue reading

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West Indies v Australia at Port of Spain, 2nd Test

*Caveat: Officially, the United Kingdom has a nuclear weapons program, not England. But for the sake of continuity, I am going to just use England in the post.  **Also, part two of this three part series is here.  Earlier today, … Continue reading

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Kings XI Punjab v Kolkata Knight Riders at Mohali, Indian Premiere League

Cricket. And nuclear weapons. They are an odd couple. I have talked about this before, here and here, and I think it might be a topic worth exploring some more. There are ten nations with full test status in cricket: … Continue reading

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Durham v Nottinghamshire at Chester-le-Street, County Championship Division One

Last Wednesday, April the 11th, was the one year anniversary of Limited Overs. I remember the day. I started up the twitter feed, the WordPress account, and the new gmail address, whilst sitting at my desk at the job I … Continue reading

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Middlesex v Surrey at Lord’s, County Championship Division One

I am watching the Marlins v the Phillies on ESPN3 as I type this…and it brings to mind a question: just how similar are baseball and cricket anyway? Now, many folks will debate which is better, but I feel no … Continue reading

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Cardinals vs Marlins at Miami, Major League Baseball

This morning, in Chennai, the fifth season of the Indian Premiere League opened with an eight wicket win for Mumbai over the hosts at the MA Chidabaram Stadium: Meanwhile, tonight, in Miami, the St. Louis Cardinals are playing the Miami … Continue reading

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