It’s always overwhelming when you talk about the cricket’s two greatest players Sachin Tendulkar and Brian Lara, who have redefined the history of cricket. It’s not that easy to conclude who’s the best among Lara and Sachin, but with the statistical comparison, most of the cricket lovers can rate either Sachin or Lara as the World’s best batsman. -
My students are reading The Cricket in Times Square. I had them read about Chinatown, living in rural areas, and the history of crickets in China so that they could build background knowledge for some of the chapters in the novel. They also used this activity to distinguish their point of view from that of the author's on a specific topic.