The account of when you woke up and checked the score.
Author: Rahul Palaninathan
I’ve seen a dragon
They call him Shaheen Shah Afridi
The man who could’ve been better than McGrath playing Norwegian club cricket
Before you watch the likes of James Anderson and Mohammed Siraj rip apart batsmen with wobble seam, read this article on the tragedy of the father of the ball, the Dark Lord of Fast Bowling...
The slashing blade of Liam Livingstone and the monstrous future of the elegant backswing
We’ve known for a while that Liam Livingstone can hit a long ball but boy, does he hit a long ball. And it’s not just one fluky biff across the line carried by an abnormal wave of wind: he does it again and again and again. This Hundred, he has scored 348 runs (the most… Continue reading The slashing blade of Liam Livingstone and the monstrous future of the elegant backswing
The curse of the Chinaman: Why do left arm leg spinners rise and then fall?
It's been a while...
Reading with Rahul: Harold Larwood
Some of you may remember the piece I wrote about Harold Larwood for thefulltoss.com. Well it turns out I had written a separate review on the Larwood book that I had forgot to publish so just publishing now with a few tweaks.
Is seam better than swing?
The most shocking discovery in the history of TheSlowerBall!
CricTracker: What’s wrong with Virat Kohli?
Again? In yesterday's T20I against England, Virat Kohli was dismissed for a duck again. It had already happened twice in the England tests, a series in which he averaged 28.67. This is getting concerning. Kohli hasn't scored a century since the 23rd of November 2019. Just let that sink in. What began as brief lean… Continue reading CricTracker: What’s wrong with Virat Kohli?
My favourite player Brett Lee
Brett Lee shouldn't be my favourite player. He retired from professional cricket in January 2015. I only began watching cricket a month later, the start of the 2015 ODI world cup. I never watched Lee live, in person or on the TV. He's also Australian! And yet he is still my favourite player. I first… Continue reading My favourite player Brett Lee
Pant and Sundar, Fire and Ice