View Post

Little and Large

by Bill Ricquier /

I write this on Sachin Tendulkar’s 47th birthday. He made his Test debut, against Pakistan in Karachi, a month before the fall of the Berlin Wall. … Read More

View Post

Time for a Break

by Bill Ricquier /

I saw an intriguing picture the other day while leafing through a book called Cricket – The Golden Age by Duncan Steer. You will see the image … Read More

View Post

Catch Me if You Can

by Bill Ricquier /

Records are made to be broken. That is certainly true of sport. In some ways it is almost the point of sport. Feats that appear … Read More

View Post

Clash of the Titans

by Bill Ricquier /

Who was the greater bowler, Muttiah Muralitharan or Shane Warne?  Such questions are almost impossible to answer. This is obviously the case with cricketers from … Read More

View Post

Going Viral

by Bill Ricquier /

On Friday 14 March 2020 COVID-19 made its first impact on international cricket, and we had our first, decidedly untantalising taste of the immediate and … Read More

View Post

Abdul Qadir

by Bill Ricquier /

The great Pakistan leg-spinner Abdul Qadir died last week. This article about him first appeared in my book, The Pakistani Masters. “Mummy, I want to … Read More