Clooneys love it, so does DiCaprio. Now, this goofy sport is winning over Indians
So what if it was a yellow plastic ball with holes that ricocheted off my paddle with a ‘thwack’ before fluttering towards my opponent who smoothly lobbed it over my head. For someone whose last brush with sports was playing dodgeball in school or wielding a mosquito bat in adult life, just tossing a ball across the net with a backhand swing, made for a sufficiently inflated ego and a glorious introduction to pickleball. Pickle what? A sporting craze — best described as a mashup of tennis, badminton and table tennis.