Been back in India for about a week. Came upon this scene while walking around my house in Gurgaon.
A dusty patch of land surrounded by overgrown weeds.
Within minutes, a cricket match (the Thums Up Trophy?) commenced.
Naturally, I could not resist and asked to join in. The players were happy to oblige. I swung my bat every ball with no other thought but to hit it as far as possible. I scrambled in the dust to field the red tennis ball. I bowled loopy leggies since anything quick-ish was outlawed. Several of the classic gully cricket rules were on display. Read More