Actually, he touches on it a little bit, but Edward Craig’s blogs for The Wisden Cricketer are our kind of stuff. He’s in India for the cricket, but he’s mostly writing about mooching about and having a look at a place he’s never been to before.
We’re jealous. It takes us back to all the cricket conversations we had while we were in India. Most started ‘you look like Nasser Hussain’, which was weird, because we don’t really look anything like him. We’re not Indian for a start.
We particularly remember talking to an eight-year-old called Shaun on a bus in Karnataka. We asked him who his favourite cricketer was. It was Anil Kumble. We asked him who his favourite English cricketer was. For some reason, it was Bruce French.
Then he asked us what the major crops were in our home country, which was a bit embarrassing as we had no real idea.