Monthly Archives: March 2013

Test Season in Review

With the IPL all set to start up next week, this year’s Test “season” (such as it is) has come to a close. Thankfully, it ended on a high note, but lots of other stuff worth noting happened, too. (For … Continue reading

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Guest Post – IPL Preview

A few days ago, fellow Minnesotan and cricket fan, JP Daugherty (on Twitter here, go give him a follow), e-mailed me a really fantastic 2013 IPL preview, and asked if I was interested in putting it up here on Limited … Continue reading

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Jesse Ryder

There is a real pall over my day today, and a real pall over the day of cricket fans the world over. Even though the vast majority of us do not Jesse Ryder personally, the news of his assault and … Continue reading

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A Life Without Cable

My name is Matt Becker, I am an American, I love European sport, I live in the midwest, and I do not have cable television. Or a dish. Or anything. This is my story. * Okay, that was overly dramatic, … Continue reading

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Interviewed

Here’s a link to an interview I did with Aussie journalist Tristan Lavalette. We talk cricket and culture and writing. Check it out!  And be sure to follow Tristan on Twitter at @stumped4aduck. 

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An Open Letter to American Sports Fans

Dear American Sports Fan: Last night, while you slept, on the other side of the world, 22 men battled to one of the most thrilling, nail biting, edge of your seat, and hard fought draws in recent memory. That’s right, … Continue reading

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Switzerland

Today I was doing some extra-curricular writing and started thinking about my status as an entirely neutral cricket fan. I have no dog, in any hunt, the world over. No County Cricket team, no IPL squad, no Test nation. No … Continue reading

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