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A rookie’s day out at Lord’s: is cricket best appreciated slowly? | Amy Lawrence

As a self-confessed cricket agnostic, something simpler to understand appeals but I’m in the minority among Test fans in the Edrich Stand for England v PakistanNeehan Khaunte is into the final few hours of a family holiday in London, and best has unquestionably been saved til last. This 13-year-old from Goa cannot believe where he is, and what he is watching. Wearing an England cricket shirt, he is sitting in the lower tier of the Edrich Stand at Lord’s, his face fixed in a beatific daze. Back home Neehan is...

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Published By: theguardian.com - Friday, 25 May