Korbo Lorbo Jeetbo
by Devanshu Mehta
Today is a day for the Bengali.
My favorite non-Indian opener in the world was just named one of the four Wisden Cricketers of the Year. Tamim Iqbal, here’s hoping you play multiple 40 over ODI innings some day and the rest of your team doesn’t get bowled out before then.
The Bangladesh-Australia series begins tomorrow, and they couldn’t find the time for one Test match. Fifteen Australians fly all the way to Bangladesh for only three days of international cricket? A shame.
For those of you in the US, ESPN3 will stream that series live.
Finally, the IPL. The game is about to begin, and Kolkatta is my favorite team.
The IPL is a “cult of personality” event, and so I’ll stick with the players that excite me the most for now. KKR has:
- Eoin Morgan
- Shakib al Hasan
- Ryan ten Doeschate
- Yusuf Pathan
That’s all I need.
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