May be the boy connected the ball or not but, Mohammad Rakibul Hasan, connect the shot perfectly. Wonderful photo.
It's not the pitcher's hand coming from the left as suggested by Alexa, it's the keeper's hand (who is standing behind the batsman)! Nevertheless, a good photo.
2007? Probably should be 2009, or the name of the cyclone is wrong. And climate change did not cause the cyclone, but climate change intensified or strengthened the cyclone. The boys back foot looks contorted.
I know absolutely nothing about cricket, but I immediately questioned how could the pitcher be behind the batter. Thanks for that information Shabbir
Children at play, always makes for good subject matter (in my opinion). And here in these harsh conditions, the fact that they play at all, just gives hope. I love the spirit, children can bring.
Just to put things in the correct perspective and to teach the viewers a little bit about cricket, the guy at the left is the wicket keeper. The pitcher is at extreme right. Next to the pitcher is the umpire and next to him is the other batsman. The guy to the left of the wickets is the fielder. Not bad then, learn cricket while admiring the picture.
@Ben Neill Ever watch Adrain Beltre hit a home run to left field?
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