Queen Roots for UK-India ties


The Queen slipped in a doosra by questioning Joe Root’s dismissal in the second England-India ODI in Nagpur in January when she accepted the new Indian high commissioner’s letter of commission at Buckingham Palace last Wednesday (15). Over her 60-year reign, the Queen, now 90, has acquired a lot of knowledge about a great many things, but it was not known that she follows cricket – it has generally been assumed that horse racing is her thing. It could be that Prince Philip, who does enjoy watching cricket, tipped her off about Root’s dismissal. Yashvardhan Kumar Sinha, who is India’s…

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