Company: The REcreate Agency
Life is good for “Smiley”—Ismail, the star and captain of his posh English school’s cricket team. He’s got his sights set on being the youngest member of the First XI and having his name immortalised in Wisden.
But at the start of the season, new coach Mr. Eagles takes a particular dislike to him, for reasons he can’t quite put his finger on. No one seems to get it: his friends, his teammates, his parents. Soon, Ismail finds that cricket might not be the gentlemanly game he once thought it was…