Daily Archives: October 26, 2012




It’s the ball with the best name in cricket – or in any other sport for that matter. And sweet jesus are they hard to hit…I know, I’ve been bowled LBW dozens of times when as a kid cricketer I faced pre-pubescent googly leg-spinners. Check the video for proper grip […]

Cricket tutorial: How to bowl a googly



Leave it to the production whizzes at Nike to produce a shoe for the billions of people outside North America and western Europe for whom cricket is more than a religion – and to the Nike marketing savants to call it the “Nike Googly.” Brill, as they say across the […]

Best gear: Nike cricket shoes