Welcome to my new blog, "Why Cricket Matters" where we'll look at life, the universe and the odd picket fence. If you've played the game, watched the game, or had cause to drive within a few blocks of the game, there'll be something here for you.
The door is open and the kettle is on, so join me for a chat about this great game and where it fits into the big picture. For as anyone who has played cricket will tell you, it is the experiences gained and lessons learned that are of the truest value. The intensity of the pitched battle is a blink while the memory of the same lingers somewhat longer. However, it is the people, places and friendships that last well beyond the time when stumps are drawn. Perhaps that's why cricket matters?
Let's find out......