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THE SARDAR OF SPIN, The Telegraph

In the third week of August, I got a call from a friend in Delhi, the great slow bowler Bishan Singh Bedi. ‘Everyone around me is shouting Anna Hazare! Anna Hazare!’, he said: ‘A few months the same people were shouting IPL! IPL’. ‘Instead of a Jan Lokpal Bill’, remarked Bedi, ‘what Parliament should have passed [...]

By |2012-06-03T20:49:44+00:00October 22nd, 2011|Categories: Culture|Tags: , |

THREE CHEERS FOR TEST CRICKET, The Telegraph

At close of play on the fourth day of the last Test of the recent India-Sri Lanka series, I rang up the legendary slow bowler Bishan Singh Bedi. The match was intriguingly poised. India needed a little over two hundred runs to win, and had seven wickets in hand. One of the overnight batsmen was Sachin [...]

By |2011-11-30T11:39:56+00:00August 14th, 2010|Categories: Culture|Tags: , , , , , , |