As you know, 42 is significant because:
“The number 42 is, in The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas Adams, ” Answer to the Ultimate Question of Life, the Universe, and Everything“, calculated by an enormous supercomputer named Deep Thought over a period of 7.5 million years. Unfortunately, no one knows what the question is.”
But this post is not about that. Not even the 1971 film “Summer of ’42”, which the older generation would remember as one of the more daring films of that period.
It is to remind you that exactly 42 years ago, Indian cricket touched its nadir with 42 all out at Lord’s:
Wisden’s match report: