Category Archive: Mexico

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

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

Throwing a curveball

Meet Rodrigo Martinez, who used to play baseball to a professional level – but who fell in love with cricket after going to watch a Big Bash game in Australia. Now he spends… Continue reading

‘You’ll need a machete to play the cut shot’

As we approached the nets of Cancun White Tigers CC, on the outskirts of Cancun, the opening scene from Raiders of the Lost Ark the nets of Cancun White Tigers CC sprang to mind.… Continue reading