Shadows On The Grass

On what turned out to be the final day of the New Zealand versus West Indies Test match at the Basin Reserve, I was...
Skipper's Diary

Review: The Skipper’s Diary

The New Zealand cricket team that toured England in 1949 was the fourth New Zealand team to do so. It would be fair to...

Review: Bevan Congdon: A Singular Man

Bevan Congdon is probably quite high up on the list of cricketers who you would choose to play for your life. New Zealand cricket...
Harry Graham

Review: Harry Graham, The Little Dasher

  In his poem, Gerontion, TS Eliot writes “History has many cunning passages” and the truth of that can be seen if we apply it...
Tingling Catch

The Poetry of Cricket: Part Two

This is a fascinating anthology that has been very well put together by Mark Pirie. It’s divided into various categories and nearly all of...
Bangladesh Cricket Museum

A Little Bit Of Pride Among The Memories

The first Test of 2017's series between the BLACKCAPS and Bangladesh showcased all of Test cricket's nuances. It started with talk of pitch condition...