Mary Ormsby has written an excellent piece on Canadian wicketkeeper-batsman Ashish Bagai in today's Toronto Star. The young man is quickly becoming a star, and may well end up playing somewhere professionally in the near future if he asserts himself well at the World Cup next month. The lead of the article, along with a picture of Bagai, was on the front page of the Saturday Sports section, which may show a greater interest in cricket by the editorial staff of the Star.
The full text of the article can be found here
- my favourite line appears as a caption to the photo, "I am an Indian person, but I'm a Canadian athlete." Really sums up the right attitude to have as an expat cricketer!!!