Thursday, March 10, 2005

Cricket Uncut

Forget Cricinfo, if you want some really entertaining updates on the India-Pak match, keep checking Amit Varma’s India Uncut. Amit is filing match reports for The Guardian and simultaneously blogging on his laptop, which likes to hang like an ape exercising its triceps. There’s plenty of enjoyable, pithy writing here that shows what a refreshing alternative blogging provides to conventional-media reporting. I particularly enjoy his elucidation on cricket’s hoariest cliches, eg “fiery spell” and “glued to the crease”. And also have a personal fondness for the glorious uncertainties post because I once wrote a whole column (okay so it wasn’t a long column - just 350 words) on just that vile phrase.

Go ahead, read.

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