Monday, 26 October 2020
Science & Tech
Mike Brearley: Like the way Virat Kohli uses his bowlers
John Michael Brearley, a much-respected and highly-admired former captain of England, spoke to The Telegraph on Saturday, on the eve of the India vs England ‘showdown’ in the 2019 World Cup at Edg...
By Lokendra Pratap Sahi in Birmingham
A deep understanding of the game of cricket
The Barefoot Coach by Paddy Upton, Westland Sport, Rs 800 and On Cricket by Mike Brearley, Constable, Rs 700...
By TCA Srinivasa Raghavan in
Play it again
Air India presents Tiger Pataudi Memorial Lecture, a joint initiative by The Bengal Club & The Telegraph in association with The Oberoi Grand Kolkata, will be held on the evening of Monday, March ...
By The Telegraph in Kolkata
Cricket writing: Mike Brearley or Shane Warne?
Warne’s account is, much like the man himself, candid: the bits on his international fame after the ‘Gatting ball’, the struggles in his personal life as well as the controversies — the inadve...
By Uddalak Mukherjee in
Mike’s ‘doosras’ leave all in splits
Mike Brearley the England captain met Mike Brearley the schoolboy in Calcutta on Wednesday evening.John Michael Brearley, who led England in the 31 of the 39 Tests he played, winning 17, recalled his ...
By Rith Basu in Calcutta
The cricketer who knows about life beyond the boundary
The Australian fast bowler, Rodney Hogg, famously said of the England cricket captain, Mike Brearley, that “he has a degree in people”. Long after the two men had retired from the game, Hogg invit...
By Ramachandra Guha in
England favourites, says Mike Brearley
John Michael Brearley, an iconic captain who led England to the final of the 1979 World Cup, has picked the hosts as “favourites” to win the 2019 edition. “If the wicket is flat, England may jus...
By Lokendra Pratap Sahi in London
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