India and Sri Lanka: Divided by Borders, United by Boredom

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India and Sri Lanka: Divided by Borders, United by Boredom

Illustration: Sushant Ahire / Arré

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n Day 2 of the opening Test match between India and Sri Lanka, play was once again halted briefly because of rain. The players walked off the field and in typical Eden Gardens fashion, the groundsmen rushed out to cover the pitch as the players walked back to pavilion. As this was happening, the not-even-close-to-capacity crowd looked about as unenthusiastic as I will this December while attending the umpteenth winter wedding. Because it’s a show we’ve all seen before. Roughly 155 times.

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