August 11, 2015
By SB Tang I wrote a short piece for The New Daily on 9 August 2015 about Michael Clarke. In summary: he retires as one of our all-time greats. Update: a longer version of this piece ran on The Guardian Sport Network on 28 August 2015. My edit of the longer version of this piece appears below. ***** Michael […]
August 4, 2015
By SB Tang Here’s my 2000 word piece for Wisden India defending Michael Clarke.
January 13, 2015
By SB Tang Note: an edited version of this article appeared in The Guardian Sport Network. In Mikhail Bulgakov’s The Master and Margarita, the Devil, disguised as a foreign professor, and his retinue visit Soviet-era Moscow. During the course of their visit, the Devil’s interpreter, Koroviev, explains to a Muscovite that even in the strictly-regulated housing market […]
August 23, 2014
Note: this piece was published on The Guardian Sport Network on 23 August 2014. By SB Tang Once upon a time, there was a left-handed opening batsman. He was born in a small country town in one of Australia’s northern states and grew up on a remote farm, dreaming of playing cricket for Australia. He broke into […]