ICC Women’s World Cup 2017: Crowning glory continues to elude a deserving career

ICC Women’s World Cup 2017: Crowning glory continues to elude a deserving career

It wasn’t quite Indian women’s cricket’s Balwinder Singh Sandhu moment, but it came close. Sandhu did it in the 1983 World Cup final, bowling a vicious delivery and knocking out Gordon Greenidge’s off-stump. Just three days ago, Jhulan Goswami bowled an away-goer to Meg Lanning in the Women’s World Cup semi final — arguably the ball of the tournament — that angled in and straightened after pitching, hitting the top of off. Lanning, the biggest star in women’s cricket — aptly nicknamed as the Megastar — went for a duck…

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THE ELECTION OVER, GALA SEASON CONTINUES, WITH SWISS INSTITUTE CELEBRATING 30 YEARS

THE ELECTION OVER, GALA SEASON CONTINUES, WITH SWISS INSTITUTE CELEBRATING 30 YEARS

On Thursday, in the basement of the Williamsburgh Savings Bank, an event space in Brooklyn where the Swiss Institute was having its annual benefit dinner and celebrating its 30th anniversary, one dealer told me that an art handler had asked him how his week had been. “That’s kind of an unconscionable question,” he said. “Jesus—how has my week been?” An artist said she had not been sober since Tuesday. A collector said he was kicking himself for giving all that money to the Hillary Clinton campaign, money down the toilet. “I could have…

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