September 25, 2013, 12:50 pm
Cricket is one of the most popular sports in the world. In 2011, "The Economist" magazine had published an article underlining the popularity of the game. Cricket has influenced cultures and cricketers are seen as demi-gods. However, that’s largely true only for the male cricketers. The glory that women have brought to the game has rarely got its due. Sudatta Mukherjee looks back at the career of Claire Taylor, one of England’s premier batswoman, who holds the record of highest individual score at the Mecca of cricket — Lord’s Cricket Ground.