Barnaby Haszard Morris

  • A sports journalist specializing in cricket and its culture in New Zealand, India, and the United Kingdom who has written for the Non-Resident Indian (NRI) organization
  • Owns and operates the "Behind the Sightscreen" cricket blog and "Jdanspsa Wyksu," a weblog for film, music, and culture


Barnaby Haszard Morris is a former writer for ThoughtCo who wrote articles about the sport of cricket for nearly four years and has written about arts, culture, and entertainment for a variety of publications around the world.

Although born in the United Kingdom, Morris moved to New Zealand and India in his youth, giving him a broad perspective on the world, especially as it related to cricket. After graduating from the University of Canterbury in New Zealand in 2006, Morris worked in public relations, English instruction, and copywriting.

He began work as a content writer and editor for in 2006 and wrote over 150 articles on topics including politics, culture, food, personal experiences, and sports like cricket and rugby. After a brief stint in radio monitoring, Morris returned to copywriting for the New Zealand Asian Foundation, which included coverage of cricket and other cultural events in the Wellington.

Morris operates two personal blogs: "Behind the Sightscreen," which is devoted to cricket match reviews and experiences, and "Jdanspsa Wyksu," a weblog for film, music, and cultures of Japan, New Zealand, India, and the United Kingdom.


Morris earned a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology, Film Studies, Anthropology, and French from the University of Canterbury in New Zealand in 2006.

Awards and Publications

  • Prefect and Sacristan of King's College of Auckland in 2002
  • "The Cost Of India's 25,000 Employment Visa Rule" for The NRI
  • Coverage of the Cricket World Cup 2015 for ThoughtCo
  • "Basics of the Cricket Pitch" for ThoughtCo
  • Operates two personal blogs: "Behind the Sightscreen" and "Jdanspsa Wyksu"

Barnaby Haszard Morris

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