We review the India v England match in Lucknow – and chat about the other themes emerging in the World Cup.
- The brutal simplicity of Mohammad Shami
- Jasprit Bumrah: the bowler with the joystick
- Rohit Sharma: the ultimate problem-solver
- England’s awful batting slump
- Joe Root lbw Bumrah 0
- Ben Stokes – reckless or calculated?
- Pakistan’s problem with no big hitting and no quality spin
- New Zealand losing with respectability
- The furore over umpire’s call
- Bangladesh’s forgettable World Cup campaign
Siddhartha Vaidyanathan (@sidvee)
Mahesh Sethuraman (@cornerd)
- World Cup weekly review – Kartikeya Date – Cricktingview Substack
- This is Mohammad Shami’s World Cup – Andrew Fidel Fernando – ESPNcricinfo
- Sky Sports Cricket podcast – Nasser Hussain and Eoin Morgan dissect England’s loss – Spotify
- Wasay & Iffi – YouTube
- What we talk about when we talk about umpiring – 81allout podcast
- Do we judge umpires on ridiculously high standards? – 81allout podcast
- Buy War Minus the Shooting by Mike Marqusee – Amazon
- War Minus the Shooting – Revisiting the 1996 World Cup through a classic book – 81allout podcast
- Buy Cricket Beyond the Bazaar by Mike Coward – Amazon
Lead image from here.