The IPL might have the money but the ICC World Twenty20 has the quality. All the best players in world – except one – will be doing battle for their countries. Who will emerge and with what tactics? Nick Sadleir, who will be our man on the road, casts his eye over the competition.
Monthly Archives: October 2012
Over The Rainbow
Nick Sadleir was a seven-year-old growing up in Johannesburg when he watched an all-white South African cricket team readmitted into the international game. Here he puts into perspective where this different South African side’s Test series victory against England and rise to the top of the rankings ranks.
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South Africa may not be able to ditch the choking tag until they finally win a World Cup but the best side in the world on paper for the last two years proved that they are the best in Tests by comprehensively outplaying England. SPIN’s reporters were there. – By Nick Sadleir
A melange of traffic, people, poverty, wealth – throw in a chunk of Bollywood and a palette of colour and you have Mumbai, India’s most populous city.
From Delhi to Darjeeling – The Islander
New Delhi, India’s capital, is sprinkled with gems: incredible ancient monuments, magnificent museums, unbelievable shopping opportunities, a thriving arts scene and some of the subcontinent’s most delicious cuisine. Charming ruins lie in contrast to modern stadiums (Delhi hosted the 2010 Commonwealth Games) and metro systems.
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