Monthly Archive: December, 2015

Facing Fred Trueman at alititude

In Mexico City, at 2,500 metres above sea level, a cricket ball travels quicker through the air. One of England’s greatest fast bowlers sends you down a bouncer. What do you do? For… Continue reading

The other Antigua recreation ground

No sign of Sir Viv Richards in the colonial city of Antigua in Guatemala, but cricket was played here recently. A mixture of expats and Guatemalans enjoyed Sunday afternoon matches at the former… Continue reading

Pasties aplenty in Pachuca

Cornish pasties? In Mexico? What a treat. In the city of Pachuca and the town of Real del Monte – a two-hour bus ride east of Mexico City – there was an influx… Continue reading