Cricket Movies and TV Series to watch during the lock-down

If you are running out of ideas on what to watch while in isolation, we've got you covered. Here are some of the best movies, documentaries, and series that you can binge-watch to survive this outbreak.

 Fire in Babylon - (2010)

This documentary captures the rise of the legendary 1970s West Indies cricket team under the leadership of Sir Clive Lloyd. The film follows the Caribbean calypsos establishing a new brand of raw and ruthless cricket. It presents exclusive behind the scene footage, interviews of the legends, and insight into a golden era of cricket.

The Edge - (2019)

The Edge Film covers the dramatic rise and fall of the England Cricket Team from 2009 to 2013. Featuring incredible unseen footage from the period and compelling new interviews from star players and coaching staff, The Edge Film explores the ruthless intensity of the game, the impact it can have on players’ mental health and the extreme price of success.

Selection Day - (2018)

This Netflix series follows the incredible journey of two talented brothers who move to Mumbai with their father to take part in the trials for the prestigious Mumbai cricket team. 

The Test: A New Era for Australia’s Team - (2020)

The Test follows the Australian cricket team as they strive to rebuild a reputation in the world of Test Cricket after the sandpaper-gate scandal of 2018. This Amazon original documentary series was well-received by fans of the game for its realistic treatment and portrayal of the controversy. 

Main Hoon Shahid Afridi - (2013)

A Pakistani boy whose only dream is to become the next Shahid Afridi finds his passion on a standstill when the only club he could access goes bankrupt. Will he be able to conquer all odds to achieve his dream? 

Lagaan - (2001)

An Oscar nominee for the best foreign-language film, Lagaan is surely one of the most iconic cricket films ever made. The plot is set in British India where a team of local villagers take on British officers in an exciting match.  

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