Saturday, May 19, 2007

Not so all-round any more

An interesting article from the International Herald Tribune on a dying breed: the English sportsman capable of playing both cricket and football at highly competitive levels). It says something about how specialized sport has become that the very idea now strikes us a as a bit bizarre.

And I notice its still raining in Chittagoing. Ho-hum. Is it just me or does it seem like the Indian team always seems to be involved in more than its fair share of meaningless series, matches and what-have-you? Does the rain, the pointlessness follow them wherever they go?