Death of a Gentleman : Film review

Starring: Ed Cowan, Lalit Modi, N Srinivasan, Giles Clarke Directors: Jarrod Kimber, Sam Collins Arrogance. Entitlement. Corruption. Greed. Watched a pre-screening of “Death of a Gentleman” on Thursday 23 July at the BFI Southbank. The movie starts with our heroes (Kimber and Collins) in Australia, making polite enquiries into whether test Read More …

Is cricket on it’s way to becoming a contact sport?

Who can ever forget Lillee kicking Miandad and Miandad rushing at him with his bat? A relic of a bygone era? Sample this. A week or so ago, Rilee Roussow was fined fifty per cent. of his match fees for shoulder-barging Tamim Iqbal during an ODI game. Tamim Iqbal is Read More …

Featuring (amongst others) Venky, Javagal, Tendulkar and the Ghost of Eden

A few things have happened in the world of cricket since we last posted. India lost 1-2 to Mustafizur in Bangladesh. Erstwhile bowling coach and leg-cutting champion Venkatesh Prasad whose “deceptive slower ball proved to be a useful weapon” was last seen having a hearty laugh while he tucked into his Read More …