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Much has been said by both the sides about whether R. Ashwin was right or not in running out Jos Butler in an IPL match last week.

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ICC must do this to stop controversies surrounding mankading!

Posted by on Apr 2, 2019 in Blog | 1 comment

ICC must do this to stop controversies surrounding mankading!

Much has been said by both the sides about whether R. Ashwin was right or not in running out Jos Butler in an IPL match last week. The side supporting Mankading has a solid rationale that A> It is within the rules. How can something such as spirit of the game override rules? B> In modern cricket, a batsman is runout by less than a centimeter. How can we then give an unfair advantage to a batsman who runs ahead by a few inches thereby running less after the ball is hit? C> Butler was run out earlier in his career in a similar fashion...

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Antonym of Love

Posted by on Feb 14, 2019 in Blog | 0 comments

Antonym of Love

I received a topic for impromptu speaking at a Toastmasters meeting many years ago, which was, ‘What is the word opposite of love? Is it hatred or anger or something else?’ I started thinking on this topic and realized that the answer is neither hate nor anger. I wrote a short poem on this topic later on. I am presenting that poem on this Valentine’s Day!  

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Implementation matters!!!

Posted by on Feb 11, 2019 in Blog | 0 comments

Implementation matters!!!

The Indian Cricket Team finished its long tour (82 days) of Australia & New Zealand on 10th February 2019. The team was successful in beating Australia in Australia in tests for the very first time! It won the Test Series in Australia 2-1, ODI series in Australia 2-1 and ODI series in NZ 4-1. It drew T20I series in Australia (It would have won if not for rains spoiling a match when they had a better chance of winning) and lost the T20I series in New Zealand 1-2. Overall it won more matches than it lost (10-6) and won more series than it...

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