Awaiting The Final Clash

Another trial for mixing cricket and poetry…

New Zealand skipper Kane Williamson with England skipper Eoin Morgan after the toss at Lord's
Kane Williamson (NZ) and Eoin Morgan (England) Copyright: @ cricketworldcup

Awaiting the Final Clash

“You’ve to study,”

I tell myself,

Not only me, everyone does,

Out I look to the bookshelf,

“Don’t let homework pass!”

But my poor mind goes over St. John’s Wood,

“Come on,” I scold, “You’re up to no good!”

But what to do, mind had already gone over,

To a historic place called Lord’s,

A real fight is going on…

Not with arrows, not with swords,

But with bats and balls—

I can’t wait, I can’t take it more,

It’s the ICC World Cup finals!

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Courage

 Alex Carey suffered a big cut on his chin after being struck by the ball
Alex Carey after getting hurt from Archer
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These days, poetry has given me a new language to express myself. Every thought, every emotions, every feelings can be expressed through it.

Alex Tyson Carey’s courage at the 2nd semi-final of the ICC Cricket Tournament really shook my heart. And at last I’ve got a way to express it.

Dedicated to Carey,

Courage

Courage is not bragging

Or boasting in front of the world,

Nor it is a miracle

Promising no falls—

But it is, indeed, a promise

To get up back again,

To put on a smile

In front of sadness and pain;

To be level head

In the darkest of days,

To shine like a star,

In the darkest of nights;

To fight,

To fight on till the end;

And if defeat comes,

Accepting it the gallant way.


For anyone who wishes to know more about the courage shown by the Australian wicket keeper-batsman, here is a link:

https://www.thesun.co.uk/sport/9484917/australian-alex-carey-horror-cut-jofra-archer-cricket-world-cup-semi-final/

Have a great day and weekend ahead!

A Player Who Touched My Heart

If I were to name one of the starring players of ICC World Cup 2019, one player to get amazing catches, one player to have a high strike-rate, then for me, that player is no one other than….

Alex Tyson Carey

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I would ramble on his great stats or history as a cricketer, but let me tell you he was really one of the greatest wicket-keeper- batsman. Yesterday, even though Aussies lost, Carey’s game won my heart. Great player and really great personality. ❤

Here’s a bit of quick info about it:

Full name Alex Tyson Carey

Born August 27, 1991, Loxton, South Australia

Current age 27 years 314 days

Major teams Australia, Adelaide Strikers, South Australia,South Australia Under-19s, South Australia Under-23s

Playing role Wicketkeeper batsman

Batting style Left-hand bat

Fielding position Wicketkeeper

All the best, Carey, for your future matches! You are my star…! ❤ 🙂