Cricket pitches, masculinity & racial bias

If you follow cricket keenly, you have come across expert opinion on pitches. Typically – Australian pitches are fast & bouncy, English pitches support swing & seam while the Indian pitches aid spinners.

On the face of it, these variations are geographical, which is why teams from these countries have produced legendary bowlers accordingly. The fearsome Australian pacers like Lille, Thomson, British swing exponents like Underwood & Anderson & the famed Indian spin quartet.


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