On this week's LANSO Cyrus and Abbas talk about how the West indies team crumbled against India in the test series and how the empty stands were disappointing, which is in deep contrast to the Ashes where some quality cricket is taking place in front of house full crowds. Cyrus also briefly touches upon the New Zealand's tour of Sri Lanka and how that series is turning out to be a competitive one.
On super sporting Sunday we probably witnessed the best cricket world cup final of all time, but it came mired in controversy because of the rule to choose the victor. Comedian and sports podcaster Mikhail Almeida joins Cyrus Broacha to discuss the superb final and its repercussions on the future of cricket. Will it lead to cricket having a resurgence in England? Were the Kiwis the "real" winners of the match? And how does the 2019 world cup fare in the pantheon of world cups? All this and more on Left Arm Not So Orthodox - LANSO.
On this week's LANSO, as the world cup enters the business end of the tournament Cyrus is joined by stand-up comics and sports enthusiasts Aakash Mehta and Mikhail Almeida. The 3 of them discuss the likely outcomes of the two semi-finals between India and New Zealand and Australia and England and assess India's chances of going on to the final. They also briefly discuss Usman Khwaja and how the world cup will fuel the upcoming Ashes series between England and Australia.
On this week's LANSO Cyrus and Abbas are in the studio discussing the close matches that happened in the week gone by. India's nail biting clash with Afghanistan that exposed the chink in India's middle order, West Indies' heartbreaking loss against New Zealand and Bangladesh emerging as the dark horse of the tournament.
The world cup fever on LANSO continues. This week Cyrus is joined by comedian Aakash Mehta. The 2 of them review the India Australia game, asses what factors led to our dominating victory and also discuss about India’s upcoming games in the league stage.