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Cricket in America


166 years after the first international cricket match was played between the USA and Canada in the USA, international cricket returned to where it all started in the year 2010.


The Grim Reaper: Curtly Ambrose


With the trademark white wristbands,the mini-rattle of his palms before delivery and his unique clapping and appealing followed by the vigorous hand-jiving celebration,Curtly Ambrose was indeed a sight to watch and left cricket lovers all around the world spell bound with some of his spells from hell. CW’s Ganesh Venkat captures five of his “in the zone” performances aka demolition jobs in Test matches.


Top ten Tendulkar ODI hundreds


Amidst the controversies, criticisms , media pundits and arm chair experts cursing Sachin Tendulkar finally got to the coveted 100th Hundred. It’s mind-boggling to just say that. Although it’s just a number here are Ten of the gems from dog pile.


Best cricketing moments of 2011


Towards the end of last year we shared some top moments picked solely by me, This year we wanted to do it differently and decided to pick the top moment of our CW staff members. Three Englishmen, an Irishman, a Kiwi and an Indian contributed to this exercise and relived their top moments of the year in their own words. Ofcourse the English were overjoyed with the Ashes, the Indian whitewash and county cricket, the Irishman with the defeat of England in the World Cup, the Kiwi was elated with beating Australia and for the Indian fan winning the world cup was the ultimate Nirvana. Here is the list in no particular order.