The common paths of Oz and India

2008-02-02 00:00

Relations between India and Australia have reached their lowest point.

For many years, and in many ways, Australia and India have followed a common path. They had to free themselves from the patronage of the MCC and the old powers in London. Throughout its formative years, and far into its adulthood, cricket was directed by the same people or their descendants who seized control of it in the middle of the 19th century — the old guard who tried to keep the game as pure as homogenised milk. publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

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