Tagged with international sport

Cricketers and Ghosts

I’ve always thought that sports people are a rather sensible lot, but I guess there’s always an element of luck in what they do, which may leave them open to superstition. But here’s a small article from yesterday’s I that made me wonder what’s going on in cricket: “Pakistan cricketer Haris Sohail was left “visibly … Continue reading

Aborigines And Cricket

This is a story I heard of a while ago and it still intrigues me. Almost 150 years ago, a team of Australian aborigines came to England for the first cricket tour. This is the subject of an exhibition at the British Musum later this year, called Indigenous Australia: Enduring Civilisation. The exhibition curator Dr … Continue reading