‘This is the country of hospitality’ – Australia tour to Pakistan review

‘This is the country of hospitality’ – Australia tour to Pakistan review‘This is the country of hospitality’ – Australia tour to Pakistan review

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In the latest episode of the podcast we chat with cricket journalists Adam Collins and Bharat Sundaresan about their unforgettable trip – covering Australia’s first tour to Pakistan in 24 years. Note: Readers in India can now buy Mike Marqusee’s classic cricket book War Minus The Shooting on Flipkart and


The promise of 83… and the eventual disappointment

The promise of 83… and the eventual disappointmentThe promise of 83… and the eventual disappointment

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In the latest episode of the podcast, we discuss the recent Bollywood movie 83 – which retells the story of India’s miraculous victory in the 1983 World Cup. Note: Readers in India can now buy Mike Marqusee’s classic cricket book War Minus The Shooting on Flipkart and Amazon. Readers outside


Sport, history, race: the complexity of cricket in South Africa

Sport, history, race: the complexity of cricket in South AfricaSport, history, race: the complexity of cricket in South Africa

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In this episode, we chat with two journalists from South Africa – Firdose Moonda and Telford Vice. We explore South Africa’s win against India as well as the political issues that have loomed over the recent series. Note: Readers in India can now buy Mike Marqusee’s classic cricket book War


A freakish ten-for and a good old Indian dominance: India v NZ series review

A freakish ten-for and good old Indian dominance: India v NZ reviewA freakish ten-for and good old Indian dominance: India v NZ review

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We review the recent two-Test series between India and New Zealand – which India won 1-0. Talking Points: Is India v New Zealand a major rivalry? Or a filler between marquee series? New Zealand’s decision to pick Will Sommerville for both Tests India’s immense depth – winning comfortably despite so


From the pressbox to the BCCI: Nishant Arora interview (Part 2)From the pressbox to the BCCI: Nishant Arora interview (Part 2)

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Our guest this week is Nishant Arora who, over two decades, has worked in multiple capacities within cricket – as a TV journalist, player agent, and BCCI media manager, and ICC digital producer. Nishant had joined us in March to talk about his time as a junior cricketer and his friendship