In this first instalment of The Long Game – a new mini-series for Online Sport – Michael Rudling looks at three cricket ‘prodigies’ whose outstanding natural ability and potential left fans expecting more.
There is a memorable scene in the baseball film 42. Starting with a father and son watching a 1947 MLB game from the stands, they reminisce about old games and discuss what is to come: the archetypal father and son scenario. When African-American player Jackie Robinson walks out (played by Chadwick Boseman), the mood changes. […]