Cricket sets an example by appealing to more girls - News Summed Up

Cricket sets an example by appealing to more girls


In the 1980s the comedian Ben Elton had a set imagining “if men got periods”, in which blokes make it the stuff of after-dinner bragging. “I was just strolling out to bat,” Elton intoned in a deep-braying voice, “when would you believe it, my period started!”A few decades on and girls have sort of caught up. The sports our nation loves — cricket, tennis — and the all-white “English flag” football kit worn by the Lionesses at the Euros this month mean there will be more white worn by women in British sports this summer than even the most euphoric tampon advert. SponsoredOwen Slot, chief sports writer at The Times, gave this issue excellent coverage. I learnt that Wimbledon’s “whites only” dress


Source: The Times July 04, 2022 10:15 UTC



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